Parks and Recreation

A peach of a place to play!

Under the direction of the Mayor and City Council, and guided by recommendations from a strong citizen Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the staff of the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department (RPAR) provides the citizens of our community with life-enriching recreational opportunities. Our staff prides itself on delivering quality customer service. Parks and Recreation is more than just fun and games! It also includes providing our citizens with wholesome recreational and athletic opportunities while developing and maintaining proper facilities in which to foster the concepts of equality, fair play, teamwork, and responsibility. Similarly, we continue to develop new partnerships to enhance recreational opportunities in our community. It is our desire to provide the best array of local recreational opportunities possible, delivered in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.  
You’re the reason we do what we do.
Our Vision:

RPAR strives to inspire and sustain a passion for recreation and leisure experiences that enhance the quality of life for the entire community. 
Our Mission:
RPAR seeks to enrich the life of every citizen we serve by improving the quality of their lives by providing diversified and safe recreational activities in an effective, equitable, and responsible manner.
Our Values:
  • Providing quality and value
  • Respecting the past
  • Fostering diversity
  • Planning with a purpose
  • Communicating effectively
  • Demonstrating fiscal responsibility

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