The Parks and Recreation Department enhances the quality of life in Guilford by providing attractive, well-maintained areas and facilities for active and passive leisure pursuits. We offer affordable structured activities for all age groups that are recreational, social, cultural, physical, and creative; and we provide various social and health services.
Our services benefit INDIVIDUALS with better health, fitness, self-esteem, and creative expression; the COMMUNITY through connected families, community pride, support for youth, and a lifeline for the elderly; they ENVIRONMENT with open space, wildlife habitats, and oxygen-producing green areas; the ECONOMY through enhanced land values, reduced healthcare costs, and reduced crime and vandalism.
The benefits are endless. The Parks and Recreation Department endeavors to provide for the residents a caring and sincere atmosphere that values input from each individual.
Parks & Recreation Commission
- Claire Kinkade Dunn, Chairwoman
- Laura Hartmann, Vice Chairwoman
- Suzanne McDermott
- John Jagielski
- Bradley Kronstat
- Diane VanSteenbergen
- Tara Hunt Melvin
- Lawrence Rooney
- Susan Welsh
- Kathy Stewart, Clerk