Parks Department

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Mission Statement

The Town of Chesterton Parks and Recreation Department strives to enrich the community through our commitment to public service by providing quality recreational facilities, parks, trails, and programs. These mission areas include:

  • Promote health and wellness
  • Provide diversified recreational facilities and programs
  • Strengthen community image and sense of place
  • Efficiently utilize resources and demonstrate fiscal responsibility 
  • Develop and cultivate community partnerships 
  • Support economic development 
  • Protect environmental resources 

Vision Statement

To create a community through people, parks, and programs. This vision is based on the belief that through quality recreation facilities, programs and people, a vibrant and dynamic community will be created and continually enhanced.