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Parks and Recreation
Approved Amount: $ 0
Approved FTE: 0.00
Department Director: Sarah Hensley - Director
Department Website:
Department Phone: 512-974-6700

Department Mission:
The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide diverse programs and experiences to the public by creating sustainable natural spaces and public places in order to inspire Austin to learn, play, protect and connect.

Department Goals:

Align accessible and diverse programs and services with community needs and interests.

Ensure the parks system preserves recreational and natural spaces to serve as a respite from urban life.

Expand and improve access to parks and facilities for all.

Activate and enhance urban park spaces to provide flexible and diverse programming.