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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, one skate park, 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

(918) 596-PARK (7275)

Upcoming Special Events

  • Sparky's Spooktacular Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 21 at McClure Park, from 1:30 - 4 p.m. Free. Flyer Information
  • Tulsa Hurricane Youth Basketball League - Season starts December 9. $55 Early bird registration: September 12-30. Beginning October 1, registration fee is $65. Flyer Information coming soon! Register Now.


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