Freeborn County Parks Department

Find Freeborn County Minnesota 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.

Freeborn County Parks 3300 Bridge Avenue Albert Lea MN 56007 507-377-5188

About the Freeborn County Parks Department

The Freeborn County Parks Department usually refers to a Freeborn 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 Freeborn County, MN. These include Freeborn County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

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

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

Community Park Programs & Events

The Freeborn County 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 Freeborn County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Freeborn County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Freeborn County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Freeborn County

Freeborn County State Parks are the responsibility of the Minnesota 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.