The Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Department provides services to residents and guests that help make Shakopee a great place to live, work, and play. The Department is responsible for:
Our work is guided by the City’s appointed Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Environmental Advisory Committee. If you are not able to find the information you are looking for on this site, please call 952-233-9500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- coordinating the development and use of the City’s 920-acre park and open space system;
- operating special facilities such as the Community Center, Enigma Teen Center, Ice Arena, Aquatic Park, Joe Schleper Stadium, and the Youth Building;
- ensuring that the City's natural resources are protected during the development process and enhanced after development is complete;
- providing a wide range of recreation and sports programs for youth, adults and senior populations, and work closely with the city's nine affiliated youth sports associations, three adult sports leagues, and two town baseball teams;
- maintaining and operating the City's government buildings through our facilities division;
- coordinating city efforts to ensure that all city programs, services and facilities are barrier free for individuals with disabilities.
City Council approves changes to tree management ordinance
The Shakopee City Council has approved revisions to its tree management ordinance, which will require property owners to seek a city permit when altering the woodland on lots greater than 2.5 acres. See the revised Ordinance No. 866.
City of Shakopee named 'Tree City USA'
The City earned a Tree City USA designation for the fifth year in a row.
Summer 2013 Parks and Rec Brochure is now available
City sets temporary tree removal moratorium
Moratorium affects only parcels 1 acre or larger and provides time to research tree management regulations.
Community Center schedule by facility is now available.
Shakopee Parks & Rec is now on FACEBOOK