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Who We Are

Our mission: The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department exists to provide professional and diverse leisure opportunities through inclusive programs, facilities, parks and open space, ensuring that Greensboro is a desirable place to work, live and play.

Our vision: We see ourselves as leaders, building better lives to build a better community.

Our focus: Community outreach and strategic planning

Our values: Honesty, integrity, stewardship, respect, and innovation

Our foundation: All programs, services, facilities, parks, and gardens are driven by achieving these four pillars:

  1. Enhancing quality of life
  2. Improving health and wellness
  3. Conserving natural resources
  4. Creating great economic impacts.

Our tagline: Better Lives, Better Community. Come Join Us!

What We Do

There are numerous opportunities to get involved with the City of Greensboro! Join us for a special event, adopt one of our many parks or trails, or gather a group for a one-time project. Whether you're volunteering for a day or for a decade, your service helps our local government to ensure that Greensboro is a desirable place to work, live and play.