The Department of Recreation and Community Services strives to promote healthy lifestyles, personal development and fun by offering recreational and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities. These programs are designed to:
- Improve the academic achievement of students during non-school hours through tutoring and Community Learning Center activities.
- Strengthen family bonds via classes and programs that promote fitness, creativity, and other shared experiences.
- Reduce crime in neighborhoods by offering youth constructive after-school activities in a safe, structured environment.
- Enhance the general well-being of residents through a wide variety of youth-and adult-enrichment programs.
Milwaukee Recreation's mission is to enrich and strengthen the community by promoting healthy lifestyles, personal development, and fun through memorable recreational and educational experiences for people of all ages and abilities.
To be the leading provider of quality and affordable recreation services in the Milwaukee community.