Creating Community and Quality of Life Through People, Parks, & Programs.
13120 W. 13th Ave Airway Heights, WA. 99001 | (509) 244-4845 | email@example.com
To improve the quality of life for all residents, by providing a wide variety of quality and wholesome leisure activities that meet the community’s recreational needs and interests. To promote a leisure services system that includes well maintained parks and public areas and remain committed to effectively utilizing all available resources to sustain the confidence of those we serve.
|Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Staff:|
J.C. Kennedy: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Director
Andrew Gardner: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Supervisor
Glenn Pike: Parks Maintenance Coordinator
Glen Horton: Parks & Recreation Coordinator
Kody Hodgen: Recreation Assistant
Forest Bingham: Recreation Assistant
Michael Dinsmoor: Recreation Assistant
Lupita Castro: Recreation Assistant
Mika Norrish: Recreation Assistant
|Parks Advisory Board||Senior Advisory Commission||Youth Advisory Commission|
Jacob Powers - President
Merlene Olmsted - Chair
WE Strengthen Community Image & Sense of Place Parks & Recreation facilities, programs and community events are key factors in strengthening community image and creating a sense of place.
WE Support Economic Development Parks & Recreation programs and facilities attract and retain businesses & residents, as well as tourists. Parks and recreation generates income for the community and for local businesses.
WE Strengthen Safety & Security Park and Recreation professionals provide safe environments for recreation activities and design programs & services specifically to reduce criminal activity.
WE Promote Health & Wellness Participation in recreation activities improves physical, social and emotional health that positively impacts community health and wellness.
WE Foster Human Development Parks & Rec services foster social, intellectual, physical & emotional development.
WE Increase Cultural Unity Parks & Recreation increases cultural unity through experiences that promote cultural understanding and celebrate diversity.
WE Protect Environmental Resources By acquiring and protecting valuable areas as open space, greenways, areas, and natural resources are protected and habitat required for the survival of diverse species is preserved. WE Provide Recreational Experiences Through programmed and self-facilitated recreation, a variety of benefits to individuals, families, neighborhoods, and communities are achieved. Recreational experiences are important as an end in themselves for personal enjoyment.
WE Facilitate Community Problem Solving Park and Recreation professionals possess facilitation and leadership skills that can be applied to resolve community problems and issues.
Parks and Recreation in Airway Heights provides the Space to Learn & Play, to be Safe & Secure, and to Create & Imagine"We provide the place, space and experiences that build high self-esteem and the feeling of living a full life..." "We should be the first choice for Health and Wellness. We are the most proactive and economical solution for people of all ages and abilities to Stay Healthy and Happy"
The Value of Parks & Recreation
A message from the Washington Recreation & Park Association
Move to Raise
Generation of Kids
The City of Airway Heights is a proud supporter of First Lady Michelle Obama's
Let's Move! initiative.
Visit www.letsmove.gov for more information and learn how you can help.
To be added to our mailing list of upcoming programs and events email your first and last name to firstname.lastname@example.org
Links:National Recreation & Park Association Washington Recreation & Park Association
Spokane County Raceway Park Spokane Parks & Recreation Department
Washington State Parks
Idaho State Parks