Parks & Recreation

 "Our mission is to provide the citizens of Mitchell a high-quality parks and recreation system in the most cost-effective manner supported through reliable and sustainable funding sources that will contribute to the quality of life and economic vitality of the city." 
“Our vision is to provide high quality parks, recreation facilities and programs that citizens and visitors desire and will support financially that creates a destination city of choice now and for future generations.”

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Seasonal Part-time positions are available for summer and other seasons, as well!

The Parks and Recreation department maintains parks, which include numerous playgrounds, lake access, open space, urban forest, and sports fields; they offer recreational programming for all ages and abilities; and they operate a community recreation center, which provides for health and wellness activities and education, an 18-hole golf course, a 2-sheet ice arena, a cemetery, and an outdoor aquatic center.