The Parks and Recreation Department is funded through user fees and the proceeds of a dedicated $0.05 sales tax. Parks and Recreation Director Tim Younker and his staff are responsible for operating and maintaining the hundreds of acres of park land, numerous picnic shelters / sites, a community center, swimming pool, all fields, and the city's 9-hole golf course.
Park Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at St. Ann Community Center. Please call ahead the week of the meeting to arrange for someone to meet you at the entrance and escort you to the meeting room. (December and January meetings are only 'as needed' please call ahead regarding those.) (314) 429-4545