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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero
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About Parks & Rec


The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life through the preservation and maintenance of park lands, the provision of quality leisure time activities, and the provision of special facilities which would otherwise not be available to the Lansing residents.  Picture is of the arch at Durant Park.

Lansing Park Board

The Lansing Park Board is an 8 member citizens advisory board. It receives its authority from the Lansing City Charter and exists for the purpose of providing recommendations to the Mayor on programs and policies related to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Citizen Advisory Groups

See a listing of Citizen Advisory Groups.

Capital Improvement Projects

Your Lansing Park Millage Fund provides much needed dollars to keep our park system well maintained and safe for all users.

Employment & Internships

Lansing Parks & Recreation provides part time and seasonal employment throughout the year. We employ lifeguards, score keepers and umpires, activity leaders and co-ordinators.

Municipal Cemeteries

City of Lansing Municipal Cemeteries services the Greater Lansing and surrounding areas with affordable interment of loved ones. The City of Lansing Municipal Cemeteries recognizes that families are choosing to inter loved ones in a more affordable yet dignified manner; therefore, we offer full burials, cremains burials, columbarium interments and columbarium towers.  The Municipal Cemeteries are noted among Historical Cemetery Associations having many of Lansing's notable dignitaries, military heroes, and loved ones interred. Please click on the "Municipal Cemeteries" link above for further information.

Brett Kaschinske
Parks & Recreation Dept.
200 North Foster Street
2nd Floor
Lansing, MI 48912

Here at Lansing Parks and Recreation we strive to provide all of the Lansing community with quality recreational opportunities. One way we do this is through our youth scholarship program. In the economic climate of today we are finding more families in need of this financial assistance. Your donation will help us ensure we are able to offer scholarships to Lansing youth who request assistance.


Please visit the site above or click on our Facebook Site to link to the Go Fund Site