Improving Lives Through People, Parks and Play
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation was created as a result of civic-minded citizens who wanted to coordinate recreation activities throughout the County, build more park space, trails infrastructure, and manage the rapid growth of recreation programs for the benefit of county residents.
As a result, Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation was formed on May 11, 1946. Ten days later, the organization dedicated its first park, Evergreen Park, located in Millcreek City.
Over the past 70 years, the division has grown in size and scope, now managing and maintaining 103 parks, 6 golf courses, over 20 recreation facilities, as well as trails and open space — staying true to our mission of "Improving Lives Through People, Parks and Play."
Our Leadership Team
Associate Division Director - Fiscal Operations
Associate Division Director - Golf
Associate Division Director - Parks
Associate Division Director - Planning & Development
Associate Division Director - Recreation
Communications & Public Relations Manager
Human Resources Manager
Recreation Section Manager
Special Projects Manager
Special Services Manager