Parks & Recreation

Discover the Opportunities 

Inver Grove Heights Parks & Recreation Department provides the community with a variety of sports and recreational programs for all ages, as well as numerous special events and outings.

We also oversee and maintain 28 parks with scenic views, miles of paved and unpaved trails, and many amenities including playgrounds, fishing piers, sledding hills, outdoor rinks, warming houses and pavilions, parking, restrooms, BBQ pits, Disc Golf Course, Off-leash Dog areas and much more. View our parks and their locations and amenities on our sidebar.

Safety: We care deeply about the safety of our IGH community members and visitors. We and our vendors follow several guidelines and regulations (ASTM, CSPC and ADA safety and accessibility standards) when building amenities in our parks, including our playgrounds. Learn more.

Accessibility: Our goal is to make it possible for everyone, including persons with disabilities, to take advantage of the park system and its offerings. 

We strive to make the parks available for everyone with accessible facilities and the availability of adaptive equipment. Please call 651-450-2585 to request special services.

Publications and Registration

Job Opportunities

  • Visit the Job Postings page to view current opportunities (full-time, part-time, seasonal)

  1. try hockey for free

    Open Skate on Sunday, Sept. 22 dedicated to "Try Hockey for Free"

    From 3-4:30 p.m. at the East Rink in the VMCC, open skate will be dedicated for those wanting to "Try Hockey for Free" with the Inver Grove Heights Hockey Association! Read on...
  2. pickleball courts

    New Outdoor Pickleball Courts now open at North Valley Park!

    As of Aug. 16, 2019, the brand new courts are ready for use! Located at 2800 70th St. E. Read on...
  3. IGH fall 2019 parks and rec brochure front cover

    Fall 2019 Parks & Recreation Brochure Now Available!

    Our Fall 2019 Parks & Rec brochure is now available! Chock full of programs, events and activities for all ages during this crisp, beautiful time of year! Register online, in-person or over the phone (651-450-2585). Read more...
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  1. Eric Carlson

    Parks and Recreation Director

  2. Julie Dorshak

    Recreation Superintendent

  3. Brian Swoboda

    Parks Superintendent

  4. Dana Lindsey

    Interim Guest Services Supervisor

  5. Todd Fredrickson

    Operations and Maintenance Manager

  6. Judy Wonick

    Office Support
    Phone: 651-450-2585

  7. Matt Moynihan

    Golf Course Operations Superintendent

  8. Joel Metz

    Golf Course Superintendent