About the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the Mayor and the City Council on Parks and Recreation matters of long-range and citywide importance. Public participation is encouraged in all Commission business, and the Commission is often sought out by the public as a place to voice their concerns and opinions. The members of the Commission serve staggered, three-year terms. Member must:

  • Possess a strong interest in and have knowledge about the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation system.
  • Attend monthly meetings in addition to serving on subcommittees and task forces.
  • Represent the Commission in its dealings with City departments, citizen groups, and outside agencies.

2022-2026 Department Strategic Plan Bylaws

Parks and Recreation Commission Members

Glaser-Kelly, Jazmin - Chair 
Montez, Antonio - Vice Chair
Espinosa, Rafael
Paschal, Lucas
Burns, Dave 
Flamm, Andy 
Paulson, Theresa  
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Parks and Recreation Commission Meetings

NOTICE: The July 11, 2024 Parks & Recreation Commission meeting at Hazel Park Recreation Center has been canceled. Agenda items will be carried over to the August 8 meeting at Rice Recreation Center. 

Next Meeting:

Thursday, August 8, 2024 
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 

Rice Recreation Center
1021 Marion St
Saint Paul, MN 55117

  • Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm at recreation centers in Saint Paul.
  • Agendas and meeting materials will be posted online the Friday before the meeting.
  • Public comments can be submitted by email with “PRC PUBLIC COMMENT” in the subject line. Comments and materials submitted by 12pm the day before the meeting will be provided to the Parks and Recreation Commission for their review.
  • Subscribe online to receive monthly meeting alerts.
  • Regular business meetings of the Parks and Recreation Commission are open to the public.
  • All meetings are held in-person.

Last Edited: July 11, 2024