Posted on: October 20, 2017

City Seeking Community Input on Future Recreational Space Along the Reconstructed Bee Branch Creek

As part of the Bee Branch Watershed Flood Mitigation Project, the City of Dubuque plans to redevelop the former Blum Co. properties located at 411 and 501 E. 15th St.

into a flood mitigation maintenance facility that includes space for public use and an outdoor recreational space abutting the reconstructed Bee Branch Creek.

The site operated as a scrap yard and recycling facility for over 50 years and is currently conta...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Dubuque Scores High on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, has issued its 2017 Municipal Equality Index.

The Municipal Equality Index is a ranking of municipalities across the country based on the inclusiveness of their laws, policies, and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) residents.  Dubuque’s score for 2...

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MEI 2017: See Your City's Score Dubuque News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

City Awarded Grant for Eagle Point Park Restoration

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded the City of Dubuque a grant of $200,000 from Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP).

The grant money will be used for Phase 2 Implementation of the Environmental Restoration Management Plan at Eagle Point Park, a 164-acre community park that opened in 1909 on Dubuque’s northeast side. Eagle Point Park is owned by the City of Dubuque and m...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

‘Business of the Arts’ event on Nov. 2

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The City has included an evening event to its exploration of the relationship between arts and business on Thursday, Nov. 2. A “Business of the Arts” presentation will be held 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at The Smokestack at 62 E. Seventh Street.

The City of Dubuque has included an evening event to its exploration of the relationship between arts and business on Thursday, Nov. 2. A “Business of the Arts” presentation will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at T...

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Registration Information Dubuque News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dubuque Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Dubuque would like to remind residents of their options for leaf and yard debris disposal.

The City encourages mulching, mowing, and backyard composting as economical and beneficial leaf management options, but offers several other options for yard debris management.

As part of the City’s April-November collection service, leaves and o...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Annual Luncheon Connects Arts and Business Communities

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The City's Second Annual Arts and Business Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Grand River Center. Local businesses and arts organizations are invited to attend.

The City of Dubuque’s Second Annual Arts and Business Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Grand River Center at 500 Bell Street.  Local businesses and arts organizations are invited to attend t...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  Currently the Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  STARTING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, THE LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THR...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 28, 2017

NEW Office Hours at the Leisure Services Department

Starting on Monday, August 28th, the Leisure Services Department will be OPEN from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 4, 2016

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: September 15, 2017

Adult Basketball and Volleyball Leagues / Players' Pool

BASKETBALL.  14-game schedule begins play the week of October 23rd for ages 18 and older.  Schedules have been emailed to team managers, as well as posted on the website at Team SideLine.  Any questions, please contact Program S...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Special Fall Rate at the Bunker Hill Golf Course

Bunker Hill Golf Course is offering a Special Fall Rate.  As of October 1st thru the end of the golf season (Sunday, November 19th), the weekday 9-hole rate of $13.00 (price does not include golf cart) applies all day, seven days per week.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Leisure Services FALL 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2017 brochure is available.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-r...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring activities brochure will be available on Friday, December 15th.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter-Spring activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is cha...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Fall Scholarship Forms Available

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is offering Fall 2017 Scholarships for resident low-income qualifying families.  Completed forms must be submitted in person* at the Leisure Services Department or the Multicultural Family Center to...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Fall Session of Playtime for Tots

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 Leisure Services Department is offering a Fall session of Playtime for Tots.  Session II began on Monday, October 16th and will continue through Friday, December 8th (no program on November 23rd and 24th).  Teacher: Ms. Nancy (Schmid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fall Festival at the Upper Bee Branch Amphitheater - Saturday, October 21st

The Leisure Services Department is hosting a free Fall Festival at the Bee Branch Creek Greenway on Saturday, October 21st, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  This family friendly event will feature Halloween games, activities, and arts and crafts for all...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 26, 2016

City Parks are OPEN thru October 22, 2017 / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are open for the 2017 season through Sunday, October 22nd.

The Leisure Services Department reminds you that you can reserve your pavilion(s) online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and click on the Reserve a Park Pavilion button. Th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Miller Riverview Park & Campground - October 29th is Last Night of Camping for 2017 Season

Don’t forget to subscribe to "Notify Me" for Miller Riverview Camping Reservations Updates to get email alerts, as well as any information pertaining to the Miller Riverview Park and Campground.

Camping reservations must be made ONLINE....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Leisure Services Department - Open Gyms starting late October

The Leisure Services Department is offering FREE Open Gyms. See below for more information.

GRANNY BASKETBALL.  Granny Basketball will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road.  FREE Admission.  Bring your own basketball.

October dates are: &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina - 2017 Season Closing on Sunday, October 29th

The Port of Dubuque Marina is a 70 slip transient marina in downtown Dubuque, Iowa, located at mile 579.4 of the upper Mississippi River inside the protected Ice Harbor. Guests can spend a day, night or a few hours enjoying the many downtown and/or Port o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Lunch With Santa - Saturday, December 9th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Golf Course to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 9th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

During the lunch, visitors are encouraged to vi...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 26, 2017

NEW at Leisure Services Department - Active Adults Classes

The Leisure Services Department invites seniors of all ages to participate in the activities and programs offered.  Activities and programs range from arts and cultural experiences, dance, fitness enrichment, health and social services, nutrition...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver Elementary School, 2007 Radford Road

Learn about all of the possibilities of Adaptive Sports in a fun non-competitive, yet challenging environment! Each month will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport.

Target population for Adaptive Sports Open Gym is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports.  This is open to EVERYONE, whether you have a disability or not, and all ages.  A lim...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

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 our activity listing.  Pre-registration is required; except for the Halloween Costume Party ($5 payable at the door).  NOTE:  Dates/Menus subject to change.

UNIFIED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE.  On Tuesdays, October ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an After School Sports program to grade 4 and grade 5 students, conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. (Sports programs meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal.)

VOLLEYBALL practice schedules were emailed to parents on Wednesday, October 18th, with practices beginning the week of October 23rd.

TENNIS registration deadline is Thursday, November 9th or when each school reaches its maximum of 25 participants. &nbs...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2016

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 of 2018? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $300.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $225.  The F...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2017 Pet Park Passes On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2017 through April 30th, 2018)

Our 2017 Pet Park season passes are on sale. Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents or $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet par...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 5, 2016

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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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet!

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Please check your home for any unused medication that needs to be properly disposed of and consider bringing it to Sam's on October 28th.

Please check your home for any unused medication and consider dropping it off for proper disposal at Sam's Club on October 28th (see flier for additional information). Unused medication and "sharps" are also accepted 24/7/365 at the Dubuque Law ...

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Police

Posted on: October 16, 2017

White Street Closure - 2600 block

White Street will be closed in the 2600 block for private water service repair from 8 AM Monday 10/16 to 5 PM Monday 10/23. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour routes. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regar...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Elm St. and 17th St. Intersection Road Closure

The intersection of Elm St. and 17th St. will be closed for Bee Branch-related work starting Monday, August 21, for approximately 90 days.

This first phase of the 17th St./W. Locust St. Storm Sewer Improvement Project includes the installation a new 12 ft. x 7 ft. square concrete box culvert, high-capacity catch basins, the relocation of underground utilities, and street and sidewalk reconst...

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See map of the area. Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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Click here to view a map of the area. Street Detours & Closures