Service Priorities & Mission

Mission Statement


The mission of the Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department is to be a leading partner in preserving, developing, and promoting Valparaiso's unique quality of life.

Core Values


The Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department values being:
  • Boldly proactive
  • Creatively frugal
  • Honestly accountable
  • Respectfully compassionate
  • Surprisingly responsive

Service Priorities


As a provider of services, the department places a priority on the following:
  • Courtesy
  • Presentation and efficiency
  • Safety

For More Information


For more information about the Parks and Recreation Department, contact us at 219.462.5144.