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 and 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.


  • Tim Brinks, Director of Parks and Recreation 
  • Raini DeBarr, Administrative Assistant
  • Tom Thousand Sr., Parks Superintendent
  • Matt DeBarr, Recreation Leader
  • Patty Marshall, Senior Coordinator

Park Board

Members of the Park Board include: 

  • Jan DiLorenzo (Ward 1) 
  • Becky Buckley (Ward 2)
  • Nancy Scott (Ward 3)
  • Joan Zoll (Ward 4)
  • Heather Langford (Member at Large) 

Additional Information

Park Board meetings are typically 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



Next Meeting: Monday, August 21:  August Agenda                          

                          Monday, September 18

                          Monday, October 16


Play Ground Assessment Report

Can be found in documents section of website