Parks, Culture and Recreation
City Chief of Parks, Culture & Recreation | Department Director: Anna America
Mission & Vision Statement: To create, provide and preserve quality parks and recreation opportunities that meet community needs for the health and well-being for all Tulsa citizens.
Quick Facts: Tulsa Parks manages 135 parks covering roughly 6,553 acres. This includes the Redbud Valley Nature Preserve, two specialty centers, and six community centers with various amenities including, fitness facilities, gymnasiums, art studio space and meeting rooms. There are 57 miles of walking trails, two skate parks, three dog parks, and five swimming pools. In addition, there are 227 sports fields*, 99 playgrounds, 94 tennis courts, 8 outdoor pickleball courts, 13 water playgrounds, 18 splash pads, 96 picnic shelters, 4 golf courses and 8 disc golf courses.**
*132 diamond fields and 95 rectangular fields
**29 basketball courts and 36 half courts
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Other Department News & Highlights
- NEW! Enrollment for our fall recreation programs and events is now open! Our fall programs runs September through November 2022. Visit https://guide.tulsaparks.org/ to see all our program options, and enroll online or contact one of our community centers.
- NEW! Check out our monthly newsletter to learn about upcoming recreation programs and events at our community centers in May, and be sure to enroll/register ASAP!
- As of Monday, August 30, the Redbud Valley Nature Preserve is closed to the public until further notice. The growing popularity of the preserve throughout the pandemic has increased foot traffic, as well as instances of vandalism, damaging the environment and the ecosystem. Read the full press release online.
- Tulsa Park has presented it final draft Master Plan to the City Council, parks staff, and the public and is now working on finalizing the plan's documentation and implementation. You can learn more about survey results, watch past presentation and review our final draft here.
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