The mission of the Geneseo Park District is to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing a positive recreational experience for all. The board, administrative and support staff are committed to fulfilling the mission.
It is the vision of the Geneseo Park District to provide quality parks and recreational opportunities for the benefit and enrichment of our community today and in the future.
The Geneseo Park District Board works to provide the best possible park and recreation services to our residents and visitors. We have been, as a community, extremely lucky to have the facilities available where people can play, relax, learn and enjoy. The efforts and dedication made by the past and present staff and board members have made these great facilities possible. It is our hope that we continue to improve the quality of life through our parks and recreation facilities for you. We value your ideas and opinions and strive to serve you.
The Geneseo Park District is a subdivision of the state of Illinois and is organized under the Park District Code of the state of Illinois; contributions made to the park district are tax deductible as a charitable contribution by the donor. It is its purpose to provide wholesome recreation opportunities that contribute to the Geneseo well-being of all citizens, by establishing and maintaining a comprehensive public park and recreation system.
The Geneseo Park District was organized in May of 1953 by the vote of its people. The district encompasses some 144 square miles and takes in the City of Geneseo and parts of nine other townships (Hanna, Phoenix, Loraine, Osco, Atkinson, Cornwall, Munson, Edford, and all of Geneseo). It is governed by a board of 5 elected commissioners who serve 4-year terms.