Fairfield IA Parks Department

Find Fairfield, Iowa parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.

Jefferson County Parks 2003 Libertyville Road Fairfield IA 52556 641-472-4421

About the Fairfield Parks Department

The Fairfield Parks Department usually refers to a Jefferson County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Fairfield, IA. These include Fairfield public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Fairfield parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Fairfield, Iowa
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Fairfield Parks Department jobs and employment
Fairfield Public Parks

The maintenance of Fairfield Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Jefferson County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Fairfield parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Fairfield Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Fairfield. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Fairfield community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Fairfield park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Fairfield Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Fairfield Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Fairfield community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Fairfield 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Fairfield

Fairfield State Parks are the responsibility of the Iowa State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.