Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB)

The Denver Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) is comprised of 19 members appointed by each City Council member, the Mayor, and Denver Public Schools. Advisory Board members work closely with their appointing authority, the community and the Department to be stewards of the Denver Parks & Recreation system.

View the Advisory Board Roster(PDF, 110KB)

Regularly scheduled meetings are open to the public and occur on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. To request a recording of a previous meeting, or to sign up for public speaking time at an upcoming PRAB meeting, email Arthur.gilkison@denvergov.org.

Click here to register and attend

Have something to share with PRAB? Submit comments or questions online.

Mission Statement

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) Mission Statement
Revised January 12, 2011:

Support the values of sustainability, equity, engagement and sound economics, as detailed in the Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) Game Plan.

Provide advice to the Department, which encompasses the diverse views of representatives from all Council Districts, the Mayor's Office, the Parks People, registered neighborhood organizations, local nonprofits, and the Denver community at-large.

Position Denver's parks and recreation centers in ways that fulfill the present needs of Denver residents, while respecting the past and planning for the future.

 Advisory Board Bylaws(PDF, 32KB)

Advisory Board Roster(PDF, 110KB)

 


Meeting Materials:

January 10, 2024

February 14, 2024

March 13, 2024

April 10, 2024

May 8, 2024


Archive Meeting Materials

2021
November 10, 2021
October 13, 2021
September 22, 2021
August 11, 2021
July 14, 2021
June 9, 2021
June 5, 2021

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board held their annual retreat on June 5, 2021 with the public invited to observe the retreat and provide public comment.

May 12, 2021

Public Hearing:
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board heard public comments on the proposed Strategic Acquisition Plan on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the regular meeting, currently being held online through Zoom. View the plan presentation(PDF, 3MB).

April 14, 2021
March 10, 2021
February 10, 2021
January 13, 2021 
2019