Welcome to the Dallas Park & Recreation Department website.  The department is one of the largest municipal park systems in the country and manages a multitude of diverse facilities and recreational programs.  The links below provide you with a snapshot of the department including it's organization, history and services and let you know the various ways you can participate and get involved. 
  1. About the Park & Recreation Department

    Explore the history, organizational structure and awards received by the Dallas Park & Recreation Department.

  2. Park and Recreation Board

    This 15 member board is appointed by the City Council and governs the Park & Recreation Department.

  3. Park Rules & Ordinances

    Browse the rules and ordinances that may apply to the Dallas Park system.

  4. Park Projects

    Stay up to date on the latest park developments and plans for the future.

  5. Volunteers

    Volunteering is a great way to connect to the community and make a difference in your neighborhood.

  6. Dallas Parks Foundation

    The Dallas Parks Foundation is 501c3 established to support development of new recreational amenities for the Dallas Park system.

  1. Get Involved

    There are many ways to get involved with the Dallas Park & Recreation Department. Become a volunteer, join a friends group, organize a friends group, or share your thoughts and comments with us by using your "community voice"

  2. Media

    View the latest press releases related to the Park & Recreation Department, request an interview or subscribe to media releases.

  3. Employment

    Information for those interested in employment opportunities with the Dallas Park and Recreation Department

  4. FAQs

    Find the answers to most commonly asked questions.

  5. Links

    Visit helpful websites and resources.

  6. Contact Us

    Get in contact with parks and recreation employees and staff.