The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to enhance the leisure time of all residential and corporate citizens by providing and facilitating appropriate recreational facilities, programs, and activities.
The Parks and Recreation Department is located in the Maryland Heights Centre at 2344 McKelvey Road. Residents of Maryland Heights are welcome to participate in any of our programs at a reduced rate once a resident discount card has been purchased. Non-residents may participate in most of our programs for a higher rate than our resident rate. Resident of Bridgeton or Creve Coeur? Click here for information.
Coordinates recreation programs, special events and sports leagues for all ages throughout the city at various locations and facilities. This division is responsible for all room or pavilion reservations.
Operates facilities that offer a variety of recreation, sports, arts and city services. These include Maryland Heights Centre, Aquaport, city parks and the Government Center.
Responsible for the maintenance of the city's parks, recreation facilities, Government Center and various beautification projects. Activities include mowing, snow removal, construction, park trash cleanup and other park-related maintenance.