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The Parks and Recreation Department offers indoor and outdoor leisure and recreation opportunities to Richardson citizens and corporate residents year-round. The department presents award-winning special events, festivals, and activities.
On-going programs are offered year round by the Department. To learn more, choose a page from the menu on the left.

The Department is responsible for the maintenance of city parks, swimming pools, medians, roadsides, city-owned drainage easements, and street sweeping. The Parks and Recreation Department plants more than 60 acres of wildflowers each year.

Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan

Mission Statement
To enrich our community through innovative recreation and leisure experiences.

Vision Statement
To provide beautiful, clean, safe parks and facilities, quality leisure activities, and nationally acclaimed special events, while preserving and protecting the region's natural resources with dedicated professionals seeking innovative and proactive ways to accomplish community desires and departmental goals.


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