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 Welcome to Meridian Parks & Recreation



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Our Mission:

The Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to enhance the community’s quality of life by providing well-designed and properly maintained parks and recreational opportunities for all citizens.

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 Parks & Recreation News & Notes:    


If you wish to RESERVE A PICNIC SHELTER in any of our City parks, you must do so by calling us at (208) 888-3579 or by visiting our office in person on the 2nd floor of Meridian City Hall, located at 33 E. Broadway Avenue in downtown Meridian. Payment via credit card or check is required at the time of reservation. Tentative resevations or "holds" cannot be made. To learn more about shelter options or to check availability, please click here:  (Note:  No more 2014 shelter reservations will be made for dates after October 22, 2014. After this date, all shelters will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Shelter reservations for 2015 will open on Monday, February 3, 2015.)  


Bring your little ghosts and goblins out for a free night of family fun at TRICK OR TREAT AND DANCE TO THE BEAT. This 2nd annual event will be held Wednesday, October 29, from 6:00 - 8:30 pm, at Meridian City Hall. Participation is free, but please "treat" the Meridian Food Bank by bringing a canned or non-perishable food item(s) to donate! This is an outdoor event, so make sure everyone is dressed appropriately! If you have a business or organization who would like to distribute candy you provide from your decorated car, truck or van, please contact Ken Corder at 489-0535 for more information or submit the application form that can be found here.


Looking for a service project? RAKE UP MERIDIAN is set for Saturday, November 15. Volunteers are needed to rake the yards of Meridian seniors and disabled residents who are unable to rake their own leaves. If you'd like to volunteer to rake -- or you know of an elderly or disabled neighbor who could use a hand with raking -- please let us know!  Contact Konrad McDannel at 685-7748 or via e-mail at The deadline to register is October 31st.  (To have their yard raked, residents must be over age 65 or disabled, live within the Meridian City limits, and curently reside in the home whose yard is to raked. Sorry, no county addresses or large acreages.) 

Plans are well under way for a variety of Christmas activities in Meridian from December 1 - 6, 2015. These include the Meridian City Hall Christmas Bazaar, the Winter Lights Run, the Winter Lights Parade, and the Children's Winterland Festival. To learn more, visit


























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