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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.  NOTE: Our office will be closed on Monday, December 24th; Tuesday, December 25th; Monday,...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Are You Interested in Working for the Leisure Services Department?

Throughout the year, the Leisure Services Department has job openings for seasonal employment in a variety of areas such as after-school sports/program leaders, swim instructors, gym supervisors, officials, playground leaders, et cetera.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, all job applications need to be completed electronically.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships Still Available

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are available for pickup. As of December 4th, we have several scholarships still available!! See below for important scholarship information.

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are based...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Leisure Services WINTER - SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter - Spring 2018-2019 brochures will be available during the day on Friday, December 14th!

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter - Spring 2019 activities:

1. Starting on Wednesday, December 26th at 9:00 am, you may register ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hostin...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Playtime for Tots - Session Dates for Winter-Spring

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Mon-Fri) for 3 and 4 year-olds. It is designed to be a structured recreational program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

Winter-Spring 2019 session dates are:  January 7th - March 1st and March 18th-May 10th.  Registration fliers are now available.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.  Registration has begun (December 3rd) for...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Active Adults Enrichment Classes

The Leisure Services Department is offering Active Adults Enrichment Classes during the Fall and Winter months. Please see list below.

We welcome all adults to join us for the following classes.  Pre-registration is required.

Chair Yoga & So Much More!.  We have added another session of Chair Yoga.  Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting on Tue...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course is CLOSED for the 2018 Season

Thank you for a great 2018 golf season at the Bunker Hill Golf Course.  As of Friday, November 16th, Bunker Hill was CLOSED.  We look forward to seeing you all in the Spring of 2019.

Don't forget to stop by the Pro Shop to purchase your 2...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2018

City Parks Are Officially CLOSED for the 2018 Season / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Please note that City Parks are officially CLOSED* for the 2018 season and will re-open on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  (*NOTE:  The water has been turned off in City of Dubuque parks (restrooms, drinking fountains, pavilions, etc.), but th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

FREE Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

Leisure Services is offering FREE Open Gyms on Monday evenings for Granny Basketball and Friday evenings for Family Open Basketball. See below for more details.

Granny Basketball Open Gym will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

TONIGHT - December 10th

January 7th, 14th and 28th

February 4th, 18th and 25th

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) through Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. See below for more information.

FREE WEEKEND OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 3rd, 2019, at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street). 

GRADES 3 THRU 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures still have classes available to register for! Please see information below regarding registration information.

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2018 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payment accepted by MasterCard or V...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 31, 2018

After School Care Program - Fulton / Marshall / Prescott Elementary Schools

The Leisure Services Department provides FREE after school care at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for grades K-5. See below for more information.

Our FREE After School Care Program began on Tuesday, September 4th for grades Kindergarten - grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, intellectual, social and recreational activities.  We aim to give students a safe and secure en...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 26, 2018

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - Basketball / Track

The Leisure Services Department provides an after school sports program for grades 4 and 5 conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. See below for more information.

BASKETBALL will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of February 18th.  Fee is $20

TRACK will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of April 8th.  Fee is $20

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development & physical activity.

See below for upcoming Fall 2018 Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date.

Intro To Snow Sports on Sunday, January 13th

Intro To Snow Sports on Sunday, February 3rd

SPECIAL OLYMPICS WINTER GAMES wil...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale (season is May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019)

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 Pet Park season passes.  (NOTE:  Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.)  

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Softball Field Practices

If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org.  The McAleece Recreation Complex will ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 23 Months in Advance

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools for the summer? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $250.

The Flora and/or...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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