Recreation

FY 2024 ANNUAL BUDGET

The Recreation Division provides recreation opportunities for community members of all ages and interests. Program areas include aquatics, athletics, leisure activity instruction, specialized recreation, outdoor skating rinks and community events.


Objectives:

  • Provide a diverse selection of programs, services, and facilities that focus on healthy lifestyles, social equity, and collaboration within the community.
  • Provide a comprehensive variety of low-cost recreation activities for adults and children.
  • Create a sense of community, enhance neighborhoods, and promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Coordinate the use of park facilities including pavilions, stadiums, athletic fields, and neighborhood shelters.
  • Provide high-quality social and recreational activities for special populations.
  • Manage a comprehensive volunteer program for athletic coaches and park facilities.

Outputs:

  • Increased communication with the community and customers through use of technology and social media resources.
  • Organized activities, events, and instruction. Provide a list of opportunities available to the public for registration.
  • Offer winter recreational opportunities that are accessible in each geographical area of the community.
  • Partnership with Eau Claire Area School District summer school programs.
  • Partnership with other organizations and businesses to provide specialized recreational opportunities.
  • Promote low cost opportunities available to the community.
  • Provide safe and maintained facilities for all recreational activities and events.
  • Concession operations that follow safe food management practices and offer a variety of product selections.

Recreation Expenditure Summary