About Parks & Recreation

Department Mission

To develop, promote, collaborate and deliver leisure programs and facilities that target the leisure service needs of the Apple Valley community.  The course of the leisure services offerings are in direct response to and align with our community interests. 

To accomplish this mission, the following goals have been established:

  • Provide quality customer service
  • Hire, train, and maintain professional, respectful, competent, and responsive staff who attend to the needs of customers
  • Practice fiscal responsibility
  • Promote and elevate how the Apple Valley Parks and Recreation Department enhances the quality of life for our residents
  • Provide and promote diverse recreational opportunities, services, facilities and trails that further enrich the quality of life for our residents

Current Parks and Recreation Brochure

  1. Apple Valley Mid-Winter Fest

    The annual Mid-Winter Fest celebration will be filled with "Family Activities" at the Apple Valley Community Center and Hayes Park Saturday, February 1, 2020. More information on Mid Winter Fest
  2. Frozen Apple Concert Series - The Dweebs - January 18, 2020

    The Dweebs will be performing at Bogart's Entertainment Center January 18, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The first set of the concert is free and is sponsored by the Apple Valley Arts Foundation. A cover charge applies for the second set. More information on the Frozen Apple Concert
  3. Apple Valley Mid-Winter Fest

    The annual Mid-Winter Fest celebration will be filled with "Family Activities" at the Apple Valley Community Center and Hayes Park Saturday, February 1, 2020. More information on Mid Winter Fest
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