About Us

Putting Smiles on Faces

We are in the business of putting smiles on faces. Our park and recreation system is one of the best in Minnesota, including:

  • Maintaining and operating 3 large facilities:
    • Civic Center
    • Community Center
    • Recreation Center
  • Over 40 park units ranging from:
    • Large nature areas on rivers
    • Small neighborhood parks
    • Historical sites downtown and Hermann on the hill
    • Athletic complexes hosting leagues and tournaments
    • Miles of trails for family and fitness
  • A multitude of offered athletic and arts programs, along with special events for young and old throughout the year. Our annual budget is $3.8 million with nearly 100 employees throughout the year
  • Economic development by providing facilities to host large trade shows and conventions, along with maintaining a vast and diverse park and recreation system to attract workers and families to our community
  • Health care by providing parks, health programs and fitness facilities
  • Family values by leading and encouraging wholesome activities and places
  • Safety and security by providing countless safe and healthy opportunities to recreate, grow, and socialize through positive play

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