Parks and Recreation Divisions

Administration
  • Achieves community-driven strategic direction through interactive planning, engaging with residents through public process to determine priorities
  • Maintains department-wide accreditation through the National Recreation and Park Association and Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies, ensuring a management system of best practices
  • Manages 55 full-time and 500 part-time employees and a nearly $20 million annual operating budget
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Golf
  • Manages an 18-hole, award-winning golf course
  • Manages construction and maintenance of course
  • Offers tournaments, leagues, lessons and daily fee user golf opportunities
  • Provides food and beverage options through the Clubhouse Grill, including summer happy hours with live music on the patio and expanded seasonal menus
  • Maintains Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Designation

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Parks
  • Provides direction and long-range planning
  • Designs and constructs new parks, open space, trails and recreation facilities
  • Performs major upgrades to existing parks and trails
  • Oversees natural resource planning and education
  • Manages horticulture and natural resources, including turf, trees, shrubs, flowers and trails
  • Manages athletic fields, plowing, irrigation, streetscapes and pavilions, restrooms and playgrounds

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Recreation
  • Manages Recreation Center, Miller Activity Complex, two outdoor pools, three splash pads, a state-licensed preschool along with special event facilities
  • Manages indoor and outdoor programming within areas listed above, with focus on inclusion, community character, community culture, connection and healthy lifestyles
  • Utilizes sales and use tax revenue to support free special events, concerts, scholarships and lower membership use costs



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