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.
3. Customer Service
4. Environmental Stewardship
5. Work Ethic
6. Respect for Each Other
7. Community Partnerships
8. We have fun!
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.
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Andrew Hayden, Chairperson
Denise Freeland, Vice-Chairperson
Members of the Park Board of Commissioners are interested in your feedback and invite residents to attend monthly meetings.
Find a series of 20 different caches that have been placed across Stark County for the Cache4Coins GeoTour kicking off on Dec. 31, 2016. Travel to peaceful reservoirs, surround yourself… More
Stark Parks is turning fifty and we’re inviting you to a year-long celebration! Feb. 17th kicked off our official 50th birthday and we’ve got a brand new look at StarkParks.com. Take… More
Stark Parks Volunteers and their accomplishments were celebrated at a 1967 retro-themed Recognition Dinner on Nov. 16 at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park. The theme paid homage… More
On Saturday, December 2, meet the big guy himself from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as Stark Parks and the Stark County District Library welcomes Santa to the Exploration… More