Parks & Recreation

About the Department

The mission of Aurora Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich individuals of the community by providing a wide range of recreational programs and clean, safe parks. The department shall also endeavor to preserve the cultural, historical and environmental resources of the City of Aurora. Parks and Recreation creates community through people, parks, and programs. We focus on:

  • Facilitating community problem solving
  • Fostering human development
  • Increasing cultural unity
  • Promoting health and wellness
  • Protecting environmental resources
  • Providing recreational experiences
  • Strengthening community image and sense of place
  • Strengthening safety and security
  • Supporting economic development

A Message From the Director of Parks & Recreation, Laura Holman.

 I am proud to live in our beautiful community and honored to serve as Director of Aurora’s Parks and Recreation Department. Our team works hard to provide top quality services in the areas of Community Education, Community Events, Parks, Recreation Facilities, Senior Services, and Sports Programming. Please review the information provided on these website pages for more information. Contact me directly at 330.562.1204 or if I can help.

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