Youth & Adult Programs

2021 Summer Activities

Several activities are planned for summer 2021 including swimming lessons, youth and adult tennis, baseball, softball, and our playground explorations program. See our activities brochure for full details!

2021 Adult Athletics

Softball and Volleyball Leagues

Create your own team and join us this summer for our slow-pitch softball and volleyball leagues! The registration deadline for both leagues is April 9, 2021. 

2021 After School Sports

4th and 5th Grade After School Track

April 12 - May 10, Two practices per week for 90 minutes following school dismissal
The students will learn track fundamentals, team concepts, and sportsmanship with an emphasis on participation, fitness, and fun! Each school will receive eight practices of instruction beginning the week of April 12, followed by a City-wide track meet on Monday, May 10 at Dubuque Senior High School's Dalzell Field. Cost is $24 and the deadline to register is Thursday, April 1. The program is free for those who are income-qualified.

Ways to Register

  1. Online Registration
    Online Registration is available 24 hours/day for most Recreation Division classes. We have teamed with the Active Network to provide this service using a valid credit card; a convenience fee will be charged.
  2. Mail-in
    You can mail your registration to Leisure Services, 2200 Bunker Hill Rd., Dubuque, IA 52001.
  3. Fax or E-Mail
    To 563.589.4391 or, 24 hours/day using Master Card or Visa.
  4. Walk-in Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 2200 Bunker Hill Rd.
  5. After Hours Drop-off
    Place your form and payment in a sealed envelope and drop it in the mail slot in the office door

Registration Form

Programs limited to a certain number of participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis with Dubuque residents are given preference. You should receive a confirmation receipt within two weeks. 


Payment must be included with any registration to be accepted.  Fees may be paid by credit card or checks payable to Leisure Services Department.  Credit Card payments may only be made online, in person or by phone.

Financial Assistance

To assist low-income residents, the Leisure Services Department allows individuals or families to register for some Recreation Division programs/classes for free or at a reduced price. Appropriate identification and current benefit card must be available, or an income form will need to be completed. For more information please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563.589.4263.