Department Divisions and Contacts - Parks and Recreation

Department Divisions

Administration - Administration is responsible for all planning and new development of the Parks Department. Administrative staff handles Special Event Permits, scheduling of Facilities, sale of Oak Grove Cemetery lots, assisting with budget preparation and budget monitoring.  This division oversees all other divisions within the Department along with the supervision of park security through the Park Ranger program. 

Parks Maintenance - Parks Maintenance is responsible for maintaining park facilities and amenities.  Parks Maintenance also supports special events, activities, and festivals city-wide and maintains playing surfaces of athletic fields and facilities. The maintenance/operation of Oak Grove Cemetery, Brockenborough Rotary Health Park Sprayground and Coleman Sprayground fall under the Maintenance Division. 

Recreation and Events - The Recreation and Events Division provides quality recreation programs, classes, events, and athletic leagues at a reasonable cost to the participant. This division is responsible for overseeing the operations and programs at the Paducah Recreation Center, Noble Park Pool, Spray Pads, and the Paducah Farmer's Market.  This division also oversees the organization and operation of larger community events including Easter Eggstravaganza, Movies in the Parks, Independence Day Celebration, Christmas Parade, and others.  


Contact Us

Name Title Phone Number
Director 270-444-8508 x2328
Assistant Director of Recreation 270-444-8508 x2329
Assistant Director of Parks 270-444-8508 x3445
Recreation Superintendent 270-444-8508 x2331
James Weems Recreation Specialist 270-444-8508 x3255
  Senior Administrative Assistant 270-444-8508 x2326
Mary Wurth Senior Administrative Assistant 270-444-8508 x2327
LaMiira Askew Administrative Assistant 270-444-8508 x2343
Questions not answered in the FAQ 270-444-8508
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