Our Mission

Our Mission:  Stark Parks mission is to preserve, manage, and connect natural areas to serve the community through recreation, conservation and education.

Our Vision:  Stark Parks will be recognized as an essential community asset.

Our Values:

1. Integrity/Trust

2. Teamwork

3. Customer Service

4. Environmental Stewardship

5. Work Ethic

6. Respect for Each Other

7. Community Partnerships

8. We have fun!

Board of Commissioners

The Stark County Park District is an independent political subdivision created and governed by Section 1545 of the Ohio Revised Code. A volunteer five-member Park Commission is appointed by the Probate Court and governs the Park District. 

Members of the Park Commission are very interested in your thoughts and comments, and invite members of the public to the monthly meetings. 

Park Board of Commissioners

Board Members

(left to right)

Andrew Hayden, Chairperson

Denise Freeland, Vice-Chairperson

Charles Ringer

Patricia Quick

Bill Bryan

2017 Meeting Schedule

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2 PM at the Sippo Lake Clubhouse Special Agenda  Agenda
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2 PM at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park  Agenda
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2 PM at the Sippo Lake Clubhouse
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 2 PM at the Sippo Lake Clubhouse

Contact the Park Board

Contact the Board of Commissioners

Members of the Park Board of Commissioners are interested in your feedback and invite residents to attend monthly meetings.