General Information

Mission Statement

To be committed to wholesome, family oriented recreation in a fiscally responsible manner that interprets the culture and history of the community while expanding recreation opportunities in a healthy and safe environment for all generations of city residents. 

"Creating Community Through People, Parks  and Programs"

The governing body of the Parks and Recreation Department consists of a Director of Parks and Recreation hired to execute the policies and manage the general affairs of a five member board of trustees.

Trustees are community members who serve voluntarily for five year terms without compensation. The Director is assisted by the Belleville Parks and Recreation Department Assistant Director who’s responsible for all daily departmental operations, who oversees all maintenance of facilities and grounds. The Director and Assistant Director are supported by a staff of dedicated, hard working employees.

City Code of Ordinances

Read Belleville's Code of Ordinance Chapter 94: Parks and Recreation for rules and regulations  for our city's parks.


Belleville Named a Tree City USA

Read the Letter from the Arbor Day Foundation naming Belleville a Tree City USA.