Administration - Includes Administrative staff, Park Ranger Supervisor and staff, and the Director of Paducah Parks and Recreation. Administrative staff handles Special Event Permits, scheduling of Facilities, sale of Oak Grove Cemetery lots, assisting with budget preparation and budget monitoring. Park Ranger Supervisor implements the Park Ranger Program which helps provide security in our Parks, as well as other City facilities. The Director oversees the planning and new development of facilities within Paducah Parks and Recreation as well as manages the divisons within Paducah Parks and Recreation.
Parks Maintenance - Includes the Parks Maintenance Superintendent, Supervisor, and laborer positions. Responsible for maintaining park facilities and amenities including the maintenance/operation of Oak Grove Cemetery. Parks Maintenance also supports special events, activities, and festivals and maintains playing surfaces of sports facilities.
Recreation - Includes the Recreation Superintendent, Specialist positions, and part - time and seasonal staff. Charged with providing quality recreation programs and leisure activities at a reasonable cost to the participant. This division oversees the operations and programming of the Paducah Recreation Center and the Noble Park Pool, as well as the programing of children's events and programs, leisure and fitness classes, and adult and youth sports, in multiple locations throughout the City Parks system.
Special Events - Includes the Special Events Coordinator and part-time staff. Tasked with the operation of the Farmers’ Market and the organization and operation of Riverfront Concert Series and Live on the River events, in addition to other large-scale community special events, including the Independence Day Celebration, Veterans Day Parade, and the Christmas Parade.
|Mark Thompson||Director||270-444-8508 x9|
|Les Evans||Parks Maintenance Superintendent||270-444-8508 x8|
|Amie Clark||Recreation Superintendent||270-444-8508 x6|
|Molly Tomasallo Johnson||Special Events Coordinator||270-444-8508 x7|
|Mallory McVey||Recreation Specialist||270-444-8508 x5|
|Taylor Morsching||Recreation Specialist||270-444-8508 x4|
|Lessa Wilson||Executive Assistant I||270-444-8508 x3|
|Mary Wurth||Administrative Assistant III||270-444-8508 x 2|
|Vacant||Administrative Assistant II||270-444-8508 x1|
|Luther Hayes||Cemetery Sexton||270-444-8508|
|Ed Sanders||Parks Maintenance Supevisor||270-444-8508|
|General Info||Questions not answered in the FAQ||270-444-8508|
|Program Changes and Rain Outs||
Recent cancellations and program changes