News Flash

Posted on: January 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.    

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telepho...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground is CLOSED due to Flooding

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is CLOSED due to flooding and will be closed until further notice. Online reservations will not be accepted at this time and all camping reservations will be refunded until the campground re-opens.

When the campgrou...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 17, 2018

FREE Family Fishing Day at the Lower Bee Branch - Saturday, June 23rd

Join us for a FREE Family Fishing Day at the Lower Bee Branch! Each child will learn about fish, fish habitat and fishing techniques. All ages are invited!

Fish species found in the creek include bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike and yellow perch.  Registration begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 23rd; event is from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Participants are asked to meet at the basin overlook ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Rec 'n Roll Trailer

Be looking for our Rec ' n Roll Trailer this summer in our City parks, Flora Pool, Port of Dubuque Marina and the Bunker Hill Golf Course...

The Rec 'n Roll trailer is filled with an imagination playground, games and activities, and more, to provide fun and enjoyment for everyone, wherever you may be!  Look for us at these events and more:

Teen Movie Nights at Jackson Park on ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Leisure Services SUMMER 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 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 ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 23, 2018

2018 Season Pool Passes On Sale - Pools Open for 2018 Season

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) for the 2018 summer season are available at the Leisure Services Department.

The Flora Park and Nicholas J. Sutton swimming pools are officially open for the 2018 season.  Flora Pool operating hours for OPEN SWIM are as follows:

Sunday thru Thursday, 1-5 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm

Friday and Saturday, 1-5 pm only (private pool par...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 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.

Appl...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 5, 2018

City Parks Are Open / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Pavilions/Council Ring Areas are available to rent in A.Y. McDonald, Eagle Point, Flora, Jackson, Miller Riverview, Murphy, Port of Dubuque and Washington Parks.

Reservations may be made online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks (for most pavilions) o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Come and Play Golf at the Bunker Hill Golf Course

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is OPEN for the 2018 season.  Feel free to stop by the Pro Shop to purchase golf merchandise, gift cards, as well as your 2018 Bunker Hill Golf Course season membership.  Don't forget to reserve your 2018 Bunk...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina is OPEN for the 2018 season.  Current Marina hours through September 9th are as follows:

Monday's through Thursday's: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Friday's and Saturday's: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday's: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Summer Session

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.

The 2018 Summer session dates for Playtime for Tots is June 4th through July 27th.  Refer to our Summer 2018 brochure for more Playtime for Tots information.  Teacher: Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.  Openings remain in th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 30, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale

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 non-reside...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina, 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade - Saturday, August 4th

The Port of Dubuque Marina presents...Retro Boat Show. This is the theme for our 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade to take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Come join us on Saturday, August 4th at dusk (around 9:00 pm) in the Port of Dubuque for our 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade.

A FREE musical performance on the River Museum Plaza will begin at 6:00 pm.  At dusk, boats of all makes and models will b...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 3, 2018

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 Leisure Services Department is ope...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 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 F...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 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 afternoons. The facility is ...

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