Our Mission is to unite and grow lives by preserving parks and encouraging play.

Denton Parks and Recreation Mission

To unite and grow lives by preserving parks and encouraging play.


UNITE internally and within the community


GROW lives physically, mentally, and emotionally


We work hard,

so you can PLAY hard 

Parks and Recreation Core Values

Above all, we encourage play to inspire smiles.

Strive to Innovate

Seek to improve business operations

Show Compassion

Demonstrate we

genuinely care

Create Value

Provide quality service of great value

Display Integrity

Serve with candor, transparency & sincerity

Strategic Plan Key Focus Area Strategies

Denton's Long Range Planning

The City of Denton Strategic Plan is an action-oriented road map that will help the City achieve its vision. It defines who we are, where we want to go, and how we plan to get there.


Denton takes great pride in looking towards the future. There are many aspects involved in making this a better place for everyone to live and every day we strive to move in the direction of our overall comprehensive plan. Explore the City's plans here.


Denton Parks and Recreation, 601 E. Hickory St., Suite B, Denton, TX 76201

City of Denton Core Values  |  Outstanding Customer Service, Fiscal Responsibility, Transparency, Integrity

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