About Us

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Recreation Administration provides a wide variety of functions including oversight to:

  • Classes
  • Cultural arts
  • Junior Lifeguard program
  • Lifeguard services
  • Programs
  • Senior services
  • Special events
  • Sports


The department is responsible for:

  • Administration of agreements
  • Budget
  • Concessions
  • Grants
  • Park facilities
  • Other related activities.

The department also provides staff support for Recreation and Fine Arts and the Historical Museum citizen advisory commissions.

Mission & Vision

The vision of the Department is to create community through people, parks, and programs. The mission of the department is to:

  • Foster human development
  • Increase cultural unity
  • Strengthen community image and a sense of place
  • Support economic development
  • Strengthen safety and security
  • Promote health and wellness
  • Protect environmental resources
  • Facilitate community problem solving
  • Provide recreational experiences

Questions? Call Recreation & Community Services at 805-986-6542 or email recreation@cityofporthueneme.org.