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Parks and Recreation Goals

Parks and Recreation Department

To enhance the quality of life through recreation, parks, natural areas and strive to inspire exceptional experiences for the physical, social and emotional well- being of participants.

To be committed to tradition while enhancing our future by providing resources to revolutionize recreation.

Core Values
Restore:        Committed to stay true to our roots while building a future that empowers individuals.
Explore:        Optimizing results by discovering more efficient processes.
Valiant:          Empowering staff to take risks, grow and learn.
Revitalize:     To encourage healthy lifestyles and be mindful or our natural resources.
Everlasting:   Continue to provide recreation, parks and facilities that will create opportunities and encourage lasting camaraderie.
Community:   Providing an environment where all participants feel socially, physically, and emotionally secure.

Goals and Objectives

  • To maintain an ongoing Parks and Recreation Department, as defined by law, staffed and responsive to residents of the Town of Dyer.

  • To consider the role of the Parks and Recreation Department as an essential and valued governmental service, established under the State statutes, for the benefit of all residents and for which appropriate and adequate financial resources must be established.

  • To acquire, preserve and maintain acceptable land for public parks, recreation, open space and scenic purposes according to the needs of the citizens of the Town.

  • To provide year-round opportunities for wholesome recreation experiences that relate to the leisure needs and desires of all citizens.

  • To establish and maintain facilities, programs, policy and personal relationships with other public departments and agencies consistent with public needs and the purpose and function of the Parks and Recreation Department.

Park Board Goals and Objectives

The Dyer Park Board has been created under Indiana statute to, among other items, exercise general supervision of and make rules for the department along with establishing rules governing the use of the parks and recreation facilities by the public.

Town of Dyer Parks and Recreation 5 Year Plan ~ 2017-2021


Updated Current Park and Recreation 5 Year Master Plan: Executive Summary and Amendments