About Parks and Recreation

Our Mission:


To provide City-wide recreational, cultural, educational, and passive programs and support activities for all age groups in the most safe, efficient, and cost effective manner using available City resources and facilities.

Our Core Services:


Administrative Division

- Oversees all Parks & Recreation Divisions, City Recognized Sports Organizations, handles all league scheduling and pavilion reservations, general administrative office duties, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meetings and Special Events. Makes final decision on parks maintenance issues and handles all Park & Recreation related questions, complaints and comments by the residents. Offers a wide variety of programs for youth, teens, adults and seniors.

City Recognized Sports Leagues:

All sports leagues are run by private organizations within the City of Parkland and utilize City fields. The City is responsible for the scheduling of fields, purchasing required equipment and ensuring that the field scheduling website is updated with current information. The City also issues short term permits for residents to utilize City fields for non sports league events.

Tennis:

The City of Parkland Tennis Program is provided on a contractual basis with the goal of offering a variety of tennis programs and events for all abilities and levels of play and to present a professional tennis support staff in a clean and well-organized facility. The contracted Tennis Director oversees and manages the Terramar Tennis Facility, manages the teaching staff in order to provide proper instruction and professionalism and offers a wide variety of tennis instruction and league play for adults and children.

Concessions:

Provides concessions in the City Parks which are provided on a contractual basis. Rio's Concessions was awarded the bid for Concessions and began serving park patrons in February 2011. Rio's provides park patrons with a quality product as well as exceptional customer services.

Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center (P-REC) and Amphitheater:

The P-REC and Amphitheater were completed in January 2008. The P-REC provides residents fitness and enrichment programming in a 24,000 square foot indoor climate-controlled environment.  It includes a full-court gymnasium with stage, fitness facility, aerobics room, and multi-purpose rooms that house a variety of art, recreational, and cultural activities.  The Amphitheater is home to the Eats 'N Beats concert series and a focal point of Pine Trails Park.