The mission of the Lakeland Parks & Recreation Department is to promote and enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Lakeland by providing superior service and opportunities in recreation, golf, library, cemetery, and park experiences.
“Our Core Values”
Honesty We will always be truthful and fair
Responsibility We will take ownership of all that we do to earn the public’s trust
Excellence We will always strive for the best
Service We will exceed our customer’s expectations by providing exceptional value and quality
To build a vibrant community with a superior quality of life
To create an exceptional city that celebrates diversity, offers safe, attractive neighborhoods; economic opportunity; quality public spaces; cultural enrichment and visual beauty