Learn about the City of Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department
The Department of Recreation and Parks enriches the quality of life for the Annapolis community by providing recreational, educational, and wellness within facilities, parks, and natural open spaces.
The Department of Recreation and Parks Department develops and implements quality recreation and leisure programs, activities, and events for all citizens of Annapolis, regardless of financial, economic, or educational status. Additionally, the Department maintains and preserves the City’s park system, open spaces, and trails.
The Department of Recreation and Parks is driven by a “Servant Leadership” philosophy that emphasizes increased service to others by encouraging shared decision making and a sense of community involvement.
Mission- Annapolis Recreation and Parks enriches the quality of life by providing recreational, educational and wellness programs in facilities, parks and waterways. (updated February 2022)
Vision - To enhance the lives and wellness of all citizens and communities. (updated February 2022)