We provide a system of attractive, safe, clean, accessible, interconnected parks throughout the city and coordinate a variety of passive and active recreational activities.
Create healthy lives, happy people and a strong community
Continuous improvement and customer service
Innovation – The department encourages an organizational culture that values new ideas and is not afraid of change or a different way of doing things. We’re nimble enough to move resources to meet the changing needs of our customer, community and staff.
Community Enrichment – We provide opportunities for activities, life-long learning and stewardship of quality public spaces that enhance the lives of the community we serve. We work, so many can play.
Excellence – We’re laser focused and consistently challenge ourselves to perform every task at the highest level capable by each team member, inspired to do better and be better. We enlist national accreditation standards, which enable the department to implement best practices in all functions of the organization.
Exceptional Customer Service – Our staff is empowered to make informed decisions and provide creative solutions for our customers. Many of these decisions are gained through experiences and creating a culture based on listening and balancing needs in order to exceed our customer’s expectations.