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Parks & Recreation Staff

Randy Distad
Parks and Recreation Director

Missie Kohlbeck
Recreation Supervisor

Nicole Gorman
Recreation Supervisor

Jeremy Pire
Parks & Facilities Supervisor

Parks & Recreation Department

The Parks and Recreation Department provides a diverse offering of services, programs, and facilities resulting in a high quality of life for Farmington residents.

Mission Statement

The Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to provide quality facilities, parks, programs and environment that fulfills customer expectations, improves the quality of life, and promotes community unity.

Vision Statements:

  • Expand the city’s indoor and outdoor recreational facilities

  • Communicate and publicize the city’s trail system

  • Eliminate all barriers

  • Re-assess existing programs and introduce new programs

  • Create a diverse and premiere park system

  • Utilize technology to improve efficiencies

  • Keep communicating

  • Explore and create partnerships

Pictured clockwise: Lake Julia Park playground and Prairie Waterway Trail.

Prairie Waterway Trail

The Department of Parks and Recreation provides parks, trails and recreation facilities and activities that create a sense of community and an increased quality of life for its
residents of all ages.

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online registration and facility reservation Rec Programs &
Facility Rental


City of Farmington • 430 Third Street • Farmington, MN 55024 • 651-280-6800