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Posted on: September 13, 2018

11th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference Slated Oct. 2-3

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Civil rights legend Andrew Young and former Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be featured speakers at the 11th annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference in Dubuque on Oct. 2 and 3.

Ambassador Young is a former U.S. congressman, mayor of Atlanta, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. He and Vilsack will share the stage at the conference's keynote luncheon on the first day of the event. Their presentation will focus on the impact...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Public Invited to Soil Quality Restoration Demonstration at Valentine Park

The public is invited to attend a demonstration on soil quality restoration (SQR) on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Valentine Park, 860 Valentine Dr. in Dubuque. An alternate rain date is Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The demonstration, hosted by the Catfish Creek Watershed Management Authority (CCWMA) and the City of Dubuque, is education and promotion of a new cost share program that offers all landowners within the Catfish Creek Watershed financial incentives to ins...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

City Seeks Input on Curbside Collection Operations

A study currently under way will review current curbside collection operations and evaluate potential options for automating the collection for trash, seek community input to develop a path towards Zero Waste, and evaluate financial models for funding.

The City of Dubuque is collaborating with Foth, a science and engineering consulting firm, to review the City’s curbside collection operations and start planning a path towards Zero Waste.  The study will review current curbside collect...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Bell Named Dubuque’s Sustainable Community Coordinator

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Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen has appointed Gina Bell as the City’s sustainable community coordinator. Bell, a Dubuque native, will begin her employment with the City on Monday, Oct 1.

“Gina’s background in sustainability and economic development and her engagement work with diverse communities make her tremendously qualified for this important position,” said Van Milligen.  “Her skills and philosophy combined with her understa...

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Posted on: September 1, 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.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground is RE-OPENING on Wednesday, September 12th

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department announces that the Miller Riverview Park and Campground will be RE-OPENING on Wednesday, September 12th.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures are available! Please see information below regarding Fall registration dates for online, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person.

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 7, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are now available for pickup. 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: August 22, 2018

After School Care Program

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: August 1, 2018

2018 City Expo - Tuesday, September 18th

Mark your calendar for our City Expo on Tuesday, September 18th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Five Flags Center.

More information to come.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

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.

SOCCER will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of September 17th.  Fee is $20

VOLLEYBALL will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of October 22nd.  Fee is $20.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Lunch with Santa at Bunker Hill - Saturday, December 8th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Clubhouse to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 8th. Pre-registration is required. See below for more info.

During the luncheon on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, visitors are encouraged to visit with Santa, as well as stop by our holiday craft stations to decorate their own cookie or create an ornament.

This is a family event, so all ages are w...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 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, except for the Halloween Costume Party - $5 fee payable at the door.

Bowling on the following Saturdays: September 8th, 1...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

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

Learn about all the possibilities of FREE Adaptive Sports in a fun, non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Each month we will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. See below for more info:

Target population is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports (open to everyone and for all ages). Limited number of sports chairs available; contact Aulanda for more information at 563-495-1575....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Fall Registration

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.

Registration is now taking place for our 2018 Fall sessions of Playtime for Tots.  Session I began on Monday, August 20th and goes through Friday, October 12th.  Session II will begin on Monday, October 15th and goes through Friday, Dece...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 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 16, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Rec 'n Roll Trailer

Be looking for our Rec ' n Roll Trailer this summer throughout the City of Dubuque.  The Rec 'n Roll trailer is filled with an imagination playground, games and activities, and more, to provide fun and enjoyment for everyone, wherever yo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Adult Athletics - Fall Softball / Winter Basketball & Volleyball Leagues

If you are interested in participating in our Fall 2018 softball, Winter adult basketball and/or adult volleyball leagues, please contact us.  Registration materials are available.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground / "Halloween in the Park"

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is OPEN.  (re-opened on July 25th)  Online camping reservations* can be made at https://properties.camping.com/miller-riverview-park-and-campground/reservations.  For campground updates, ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

City Parks Are Open thru Sunday, October 28th / 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.  CLOSING DATE FOR ALL CITY PARKS FOR THE 2018 SEASON IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course / Special Fall Rates begin October 1st

Need some stress relief?  Come tee it up for a lot of fun at the Bunker Hill Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course conveniently located in the rolling hills of central Dubuque.  Our golf course is user-friendly, as well as a test for all l...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina / Bicycles for Rent

The Port of Dubuque Marina offers free docking for up to three (3) hours on weekdays.  Transient slips are available for overnight stays in the Marina, the charge is $1.25 per foot of the boat.  Reservations can be made online at www.por...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 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: August 1, 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. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 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.  (NOTE:  All 2018 Flora Pool private party dates are already reserved.)

Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Sa...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 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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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying two subjects who allegedly forced open a vending machine and stole the money inside.

The incident occurred at the Super 8, 2730 Dodge St, in Dubuque on 08/25/18 around 10:20 PM.  The subjects are possibly associated with a blue Chevy truck that had a white barrel in the bed.  If you have information, or if you want to se...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly passed a forged check at Casey’s General Store, 4003 Peru Rd in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 04/05/18.  If you have information, or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl’s, 2595 NW Arterial in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/07/18 at approximately 11:45 AM.  The subject is possibly associated with a maroon 2006 Chevy Trailblazer.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Sycamore Street Lane Closure - between 16th and 14th

The southbound lane of Sycamore Street will be closed for emergency sewer by-pass pumping between 16th and 14th Streets until further notice. The northbound lane will remain open. Southbound motorists will need to follow the posted detour. Map available a...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: September 14, 2018

17th St. Closure between Jackson and Central

Due to Bee Branch Project related storm sewer improvements, 17th St. between Jackson St. and Central Ave. is now closed for approximately 30 days.

Please note, Jackson St. and Central Ave. are both open to traffic. Currently, the intersections of 17th and Washington and 17th and White streets are closed.  Click here to see a map of the area. 

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: September 13, 2018

E. 15th Street Closure - between Cedar and Sycamore

E. 15th Street will be closed for sanitary sewer by-pass pumping between Cedar and Sycamore from 7 AM tomorrow, Friday September 14th to 5 PM Friday September 21st.

No thru traffic will be allowed and access to private driveways will be maintained.  Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours.  If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Dep...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Elm Street Cul-de-Sac Closure

The Elm Street cul-de-sac will close permanently for the construction of a surface parking lot starting at 7 AM tomorrow, Wednesday September 12. Motorists will not be allowed to park within the cul-de-sac during construction, and the Elm Street cul-de-sa...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: September 7, 2018

CLOSURE EXTENSION UPDATE: JFK Lane Closures - between Daykin and Wacker

The two northbound lanes and center turn lane of JFK will continue to be closed for pavement replacement between Daykin and Wacker from Monday September 10 to 5PM Monday September 24.

Northbound motorists will be merged and shifted to the inside southbound lane, and southbound motorists will be merged to the outside southbound lane and two-way traffic will be maintained.  Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. &nb...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2018

JFK Turn-Lane Addition at NW Arterial

Work will begin Tuesday, September 4, on the addition of a 250-foot right turn lane for southbound motorists on JFK at the NW Arterial.

Southbound motorists will be shifted to the center turn lane and two-way traffic will be maintained during this time.  The duration of the work will be approximately four (4) weeks.  Motorists are urged to use caution in the area of temp...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2018

7th Street Closure at Washington Street

The 30-inch Sanitary Sewer Force Main Relocation (Phase III) Project on Washington Street will move into Stage 2 and 7th Street will be closed at Washington starting at 7 AM tomorrow, Friday 8/31.

On-street parking on 7th Street will be removed between Washington and Jackson to accommodate this work.  7th Street motorists will be allowed to alternate using a by-pass lane around the closure zone.  Washington Street between 7th and ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 29, 2018

17th Street Closure - from Washington St. up to White St.

Due to Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer capacity improvements, 17th St. will close from Washington St. up to White St. on Thursday, August 30.

A map available of all current city detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-4270. Please note: closure dates/times are...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Washington Street Closure - between E. 7th and E. 9th

The 30-inch Sanitary Sewer Force Main Relocation (Phase III) Project on Washington Street between E. 7th and E. 9th is scheduled to begin on Monday 8/20.

Washington Street will be closed to accommodate this work.  The project is expected to last approximately three months.  Motorists will need to follow the posted detour routes during this closure.  Crews will begin mobilization ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Intersection of 22nd St. and Jackson St.

Due to the 22nd St. Storm Sewer Capacity Improvement Project, the intersection of 22nd St. and Jackson St. will close on Thursday, June 7.

The intersection of 22nd St. and Washington St. is also closed due to the project. Both intersections are scheduled to open in early October. Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour route. Click here to see a map of the area. For more information ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

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Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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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

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