Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB)

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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. Find meeting agendas and instructions on how to join below:

2021 Meeting Agendas & Minutes

August 11, 2021

Download the agenda(PDF, 308KB)

July 14, 2021

Download the agenda(PDF, 306KB)

June 9, 2021

Download meeting materials: 

To participate or give public comment, email Arthur.Gilkison@denvergov.org for an electronic invitation and/or call-in number.

June 5, 2021

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board will be holding their annual retreat on June 5, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The public is invited to observe the retreat. There will be a public comment opportunity at 9:00 a.m. If you are interested in speaking during public comment, email Arthur.gilkison@denvergov.org by 5:00.p.m. on June 4. 

Register in advance for this meeting. 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Download the retreat agenda(PDF, 123KB)


May 12, 2021

Download the agenda(PDF, 312KB)

Notice of 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.

Review the draft plan(PDF, 4MB) | View the plan presentation(PDF, 3MB)
This is a draft of the Strategic Acquisition Plan document provided in advance of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) public hearing on May 12, 2021. Denver Parks and Recreation will continue making edits and adjustments to the document based on continued feedback received from the PRAB and the public. The final document will be before the PRAB on June 9, 2021.


April 14, 2021

Agenda(PDF, 275KB)

Game Plan Overview Presentation(PDF, 6MB)


March 10, 2021

Agenda(PDF, 276KB) | Minutes(PDF, 247KB)


February 10, 2021


January 13, 2021 

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)

 

 

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