Parks & Recreation Dept. 

600 11th St.
Room 209
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

940-761-7490

940-767-1090



The Parks & Recreation Department is proud to serve the citizens of Wichita Falls. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our community members and visitors by enhancing the beauty of the city and providing innovative recreational programs.

We strive to make our city a more enjoyable place in which to live by providing the public with colorful landscaped medians, aesthetically pleasing parks, and an extensive hiking / biking trail system.

Our recreation staff is well trained and highly motivated to meet your needs. We design our services to provide opportunities for you and your family to participate in both leisure and recreational activities.



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Murphy, Jack Director of Parks & Recreation 940.761.7490
Jensen, Lisa Administrative Secretary 940.761.7491

Cemetery Division 

3315 9th St.
Parks Maintenance Bldg.
Wichita Falls, TX 76309

940-761-7491

940-761-8875



The City owns four municipal cemeteries -- Riverside, Rosemont, Hillcrest, and Lakeview.
They are maintained and operated by the Cemetery Division of the Parks Department. Operations include opening and closings of graves, selling of cemetery property, and location of gravesites.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Harris, James Senior Maintenance Worker 940.761.7491

Library 

600 11th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

940-767-0868

940-720-6672

Link: WFPL Website

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Daly, Lesley Library Administrator 940.767.0868
Morrison, Rebecca Assistant Administrator 940.767.0868

Lot Mowing Division 

3315 9th St.
Parks Maintenance Bldg.
Wichita Falls, TX 76309

940-761-7605

940-761-8875



This division of the Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for mowing and cleaning up vacant lots.
They maintain City owned vacant properties on a regular basis and privately owned vacant properties as requested by Code Enforcement when they are in violation of the City ordinance.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Foster, Cheryl Parks Maintenance Coordinator 940.761.7605

Parks Maintenance Division 

3315 9th St.
Parks Maintenance Bldg.
Wichita Falls, TX 76309

940-761-7491

940-761-8875



The Parks Maintenance Division provides upkeep of 37 parks totaling almost 1,100 acres. They perform weekly maintenance of over 50 miles of street medians and triangles, 11 ornamental median structures, 9 major highway interchange areas, 12 public building grounds, and a 5 acre RV Park. The division also maintains over 13 miles of concrete hiking and biking trails and trail amenities along the Wichita River and Holliday Creek.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Points, Terry Parks General Services Supt. 940.761.7491
Foster, Cheryl Parks Maintenance Coordinator 940.761.7605

Recreation Division 

600 11th St.
Room 209
Wichita Falls, TX 76302

940-761-7490

940-767-1090

Link: Recreation Information Website

The Recreation Division is a public service, non-discriminatory entity striving to provide leisure needs of our community. We offer a variety of programs for all ages, ranging from dance to fitness, arts, crafts, dog obedience, adult athletics, special events, senior-adult activities and more!!



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Geil, Kathy 50+ Zone Senior Program Coordinator 940.761.7604
McGee, Scott Recreation Services Administrator 940.761.7492
Pence, Travis Athletics Program Coordinator 940.761.7497
Hames, Kim Parks & Rec. Program Director 940.761.7496
Robinson, Karen Administrative Secretary 940.761.7489
Qadeer, Michele Senior Administrative Clerk 940.761.7490