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Park and Recreation

Director: Anna America

Mission Statement: To provide and preserve quality parks and recreation opportunities for all Tulsa citizens.

Vision Statement: To create a quality park system that meets the community's need for recreation and learning opportunities to benefit health and well-being.

Tulsa Parks manages 135 parks covering roughly 8,652 acres. This includes two nature centers, six community centers, four with fitness facilities, gymnasiums and all have meeting rooms. There are 57 miles of walking trails, two skate parks, two dog parks, and five swimming pools. In addition, there are 185 sports fields, 94 playgrounds, 104  tennis courts, 8 outdoor pickleball courts, 13 water playgrounds, 18 splash pads, 72 picnic shelters, 4 golf courses and 8 disc golf courses.

Contact Details: You can email us at tulsaparks@cityoftulsa.org or call (918) 596-PARK (7275).


Let Us Know What You Think & Want in YOUR Tulsa Parks!

Tulsa’s Parks wants to know what is important to Tulsa residents in their City park system, and invites you to provide your input and feedback as part of their “Let’s Talk Tulsa Parks” community engagement program to help answer questions like, “What would make the parks you love even better? What programs could improve community health and wellbeing?” among other topics.


This information will help prioritize current and future taxpayer funds and projects, as well as advise a renewed Parks Master Plan to focus efforts and resources over the next five years.


There are many ways for residents to participate now through the end of October, including:

Visit www.cityoftulsa.org/letstalktulsaparks for more details and updates.


Recreation Programs

NEW: Student Support Camp Registration NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC! 

Great news for parents and students of 1st through 6th graders. Our Student Support Camps have additional openings after we first opened them up to City employees last week

These camps are situated at several different community centers and feature pod-style learning areas where kids can complete their virtual/distance learning coursework under the supervision of a support aide. They’re open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please note: child will need to bring their own non-refrigerated lunch, a snack and all materials needed to complete their learning, like laptops, course materials, etc. Also, support aides aren’t teachers, but they will be there to supervise and assist children when possible and as needed.

There will be multiple COVID precautions in place, and there will be about 10 students per pod, with an Aide supervising each pod. Camps are expected to last through December, and we’ll re-evaluate based on need at that time.

To register your child(ren):

Fall Recreation Programs Start September 1 and Enrollment is NOW OPEN!


We're Hiring

NEW: Student Support Camp Aides Needed for Immediate Hire

Tulsa Parks is seeking applications for the immediate hire of temporary staff members for our Student Support Camps. This position starts at $12 per hour, with a 40-hour work week Monday through Friday. Candidates should be at least 18 years old, have at least a high school diploma or GED, and experience working with children. To apply, please email your resume to ojimmerson@cityoftulsa.org  or call (918) 596-7275.

You can access all careers at the City of Tulsa through our Employment Opportunity Job Board


Stay Connected

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