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