Mission, Vision & Core Value Statements 

Mission Statement: The mission of the City of Owatonna’s Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich the quality of life for our community and visitors by providing a variety of green spaces, trails, facilities, programs, and services to promote health, wellness, learning, and having fun.

Vision Statement: Owatonna’s Parks and Recreation Department will be recognized as a quality parks and recreation operation, and as a regional destination hub for innovative trends creating a vibrant park system that is welcoming for everyone in the community.  

Core Value Statement:  We do this through delivering high quality customer service, protecting the recreational assets, utilizing industry best practices, leveraging our network of partners, and embracing health and wellness, respect, and collaboration.