Parks & Open Areas

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Responsibilities

Saratoga Springs Parks and Open Areas Department is committed to providing safe, well maintained parks, trails, and landscapes of city property. As employees of these public sites of this City, we will serve the citizens with integrity.

As a department, we are dedicated to the following statements:

  • Excellence: We will strive for excellence through sustainable park maintenance, proper employee training and supervision that leads by example. We will have constant determination to make the parks a better place.
  • Service: We will be helpful and fulfill our tasks to serve the public, the organizations that use our parks, and our fellow employees.
  • Safety: We will provide a safe recreational environment for the public through proper maintenance, inspections and timely repairs. We will strive for an accident free, safe work place by properly training all employees and eliminating or minimizing possible hazards.

The Parks Department maintains City-owned parks and open spaces. There are currently 29 City Parks; acreage totaling more than 260 acres. There are 18 Park Pavilions throughout the City. Pavilion rentals are available at select parks.