2017 Pavilion Reservations are now being accepted!
Rainbow Garden-Smiley Children's Garden
Smiley's Children's Garden
Welcome to our website! We have packed this website with a great deal of information that will help you become familiar with the City of Van Wert Parks and Recreation Department. Hopefully any questions that you may have on programs, special events and services that we provide can be answered all in one place.
The mission of the Van Wert Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life of all residents, while providing places and opportunities for people to develop a healthy life style.
To achieve this mission we strive to:
Provide clean, safe parks to play and explore healthy leisure activities.
Serve park visitors with a professional, well trained and helpful staff.
Create awareness of the benefits of a healthy life style through programming.
Offer healthy enjoyable recreation opportunities.
Cooperate with organizations and other recreation agencies in furthering our mission.