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Jeffrey P. Ehlers, Director 

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     Tonawanda, NY 14223
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Mission Statement
The Town of Tonawanda Department of Youth, Parks and Recreation will be responsible for providing quality facilities, grounds, programs and leisure and family enrichment services to all residents of the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore.
The Town of Tonawanda Department of Youth, Parks and Recreation will strive to exceed the future demands of growth and change in our community while keeping true to the tradition and values that have made the Town of Tonawanda a good place to live, work and play.

We will establish a network of youth development and family enrichment programs and services that enable youth to acquire assets to become productive, functional and fully integrated members of the community. 

We will maintain facilities, buildings and grounds to the highest safety standards and ensure that they are clean, bright and aesthetically pleasing. 

We will enhance the quality of life for all residents by providing physical, social, cultural, natural, intellectual and passive programming for all ages. 

We will have a qualified, dedicated and motivated staff. We will operate in a professional manner with an eye on providing quality services and leadership.

Youth, Parks & Recreation FAQ's

No, you don’t, although residents will pay a reduced as compared to non-residents. Aquatic and Fitness Center

The temperatures are approximately 82, 84 and 102 degrees, respectively.

You must be 60 years old to join. Senior Citizen Center