Parks & Recreation

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.

Staff 

  • Tim Younker, Director of Parks and Recreation 
  • Raini DeBarr, Administrative Aide
  • Gary Tennyson, Parks Superintendent
  • Matt DeBarr, Recreation Leader
  • Patty Marshall, Senior Coordinator

Park Board


Members of the Park Board include:
  • Prajedes (Pete) de los Santos (Ward 1)
  • Becky Buckley (Ward 2)
  • Mary Godfrey, Chairman (Ward 3)
  • Joan Zoll (Ward 4)

Additional Information


Park Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at St. Ann Community Center. December and January meetings are only 'as needed' please call ahead regarding those. (314) 429-4545

Park Board Agenda