Mission Statement

To provide memorable experiences in parks and recreation that enrich our communities.


The mission of Wheeling Park District reflects our commitment to our guests and our community. YOU are the driving force behind all the Park District offers. The Park District is dedicated to creating a place where people of all ages and backgrounds find memorable experiences in parks and recreation. Whether in a class, on a field, in the gym, at the fitness center, in the water or at a park, the Park District is dedicated to enriching the community through recreation.

"The future of the Park District will be determined by our communities," says Executive Director Jan Buchs. "We embrace the diversity of needs within our communities, and welcome everyone to experience parks and recreation with the Wheeling Park District."

Vision Statement

To become the provider of choice in parks and recreation within the communities that we serve.

 

The three primary focus areas to achieve this vision are:

1. Participation

The Wheeling Park District commits to continually reach out to the community, seeking input to identify valid park, recreation services, and facility needs.

2. Open Space

The Wheeling Park District commits to strike a balance between maintaining its facilities and preserving open space within the existing urban environment.

3. Partnerships

The Wheeling Park District commits to build purposeful partnerships that are of civic priority, fiscally responsible and enhance the community.