Department Information

The Appleton Parks, Recreation manages and operates a variety of recreation programs for youth, adults and seniors. Appleton Parks and Recreation is also responsible for the operation of 30 City parks, two outdoor pools, one indoor pool, over 8 miles of recreation trails, and several special recreation areas. Special areas include an 18 hole golf course, central city plaza, and historic sites.

Mission Statement:
"Building communities and enriching lives where we live, work and play."



Customer Service Center: (920) 832-5905

1st Floor City Hall at 100 N. Appleton Street, Appleton WI  54911  Map

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1976, Appleton WI  54912-1976

Fax: (920) 993-3103  Email


Office: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Please call us at (920) 832-3900, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for recorded information about programs, special events, weather related cancellations, registration, etc.


Dean Gazza

Director, Parks, Recreation & Facilities Management

(920) 832-3919  Email

Facilities & Grounds Operation Center

1819 E. Witzke Boulevard, Appleton WI  54911  Map

Click here for the Parks and Recreation staff directory.


Department Contact:
Phone: (920) 832-5905
Fax: (920) 993-3103

Mailing Address:

100 N. Appleton St.

Appleton, WI 54911




Office: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


"Building communities and enriching lives where we live, work and play."

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