514 S. First Street Watertown, WI 53094

WATERTOWN PARKS, RECREATION, & FORESTRY DEPARTMENT


Welcome to the City of Watertown Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department! We are happy to have you. We hope you find everything you are looking for on this site, however, if there is information you seek that is not available here, please contact us  and we will try to help you get the answers you need.

                Mission Statement

The City of Watertown Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department is committed to enriching lives, fostering a strong and healthy community, and preserving the natural and cultural assets that make our area a great place to live, work, and play.  

                The Visions of Our Department

  1. The City of Watertown Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department is to create a vibrant and inclusive community where people of all ages and backgrounds can connect with nature, engage in healthy and active lifestyles, foster a sense of belonging, and experience the joy of leisure and cultural enrichment.
  2. The City of Watertown Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department aspires to be a leader in promoting the well-being of our community by providing exceptional parks, facilities, programs, and services that enhance the physical, mental, and social health of our residents.


Meet our Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Staff
Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry- Kristine Butteris
          Parks Supervisor - Jeff Doyle
                  City Forester - Ryan Thurow
          Recreation Program Manager - Jarrod Folkman
          Aquatics Manager - Ali Nicholson
          Event Program Coordinator - Steph Juhl
          Senior Center Director/Office Manager - Andrea Draeger


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Register Online:  https://watertownwi.recdesk.com

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