Mission, Vision & Values

Our Commitment to You!

Mission Statement

The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to our culturally diverse population through leadership with community involvement, dedicated staff and sound management.

Vision Statement

An innovative park district that creatively adapts to our evolving community and provides exceptional parks, recreation and cultural arts that benefit all.

Values Statement

  • Accountability… We will work to achieve the most effective and efficient use of our financial resources while striving for the best return on the use of our assets.
  • Excellence… We will strive for the best in everything we do.
  • Integrity… We will practice steadfast adherence to a high moral and ethical code, and we will reliably deliver on what we say we are going to do.
  • Service Oriented… We will focus our efforts on our customers and will operate the District based on the needs of the community.
  • Working Together… We will work WITH one another.
  • Sustainability… The Board and staff will use a collaborative and cooperative team based approach that results in the best possible decisions for the long term greater good of the entire community.

Strategic Plan