Under this Department's umbrella is Wadena's primary recreational facilities including the Wadena Legion Community Hall, Aquatic Centre, Fitness Centre, McClymont Sports & Fair Grounds, Recreation Centre, which is home of the Wadena ice rink. In addition to managing the operations, programming and maintenance of these facilities, Parks & Recreation also takes care of the town's municipal grounds and green spaces, parks, and trails.
Director: Chad Glasser
Foreman: Lawrence "Rambo" Buhay
Parks & Recreation employs a number of staff seasonally to assist in taking care of our municipal green spaces, flower pots, running the kids summer Play Program, as well as lifeguards and instructors for the Aquatic Center. We thank our summer students for their hard work!