Standish Parks & Recreation is on a mission to build a healthy, connected, and inclusive community by promoting resources and opportunities that improve quality of life.
Our vision is to be a leader in promoting community health and well-being through fun, progressive, and memorable parks and recreation experiences and activities that bring people together and create a sense of belonging.
Create FUN: We are committed to providing enjoyment to the community through events, parks, and programs that present the opportunity to build skills, increase health, and self-esteem.
Act with INTEGRITY and ACCOUNTABILITY: We are committed to accepting responsibility for our decisions and actions, to being honest, professional, and to treating people with kindness, compassion, and respect.
Embrace CHANGE and Foster DIVERSITY: We are committed to embracing change and will seek to cultivate a wide variety of equitable park and recreational programs and opportunities for all.
Provide SAFE, WELL-DESIGNED, and MAINTAINED parks and facilities: We are committed to maximizing community resources, providing prompt, efficient service, and striving to make improvements as necessary.
Create CONNECTION and COLLABORATION: We believe that valuing people, building relationships, seeking, and maintaining partnerships with community organizations and individuals is essential to enriching and strengthening the community we serve.
Promote HEALTH and WELL-BEING: We are committed to advocating for healthier choices and opportunities that enhance physical and mental health and well-being.
Demonstrate FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: We are committed to building and preserving a cost-effective, fiscally responsible parks and recreation department that meets the community’s needs and priorities.
VALUE OUR WORKFORCE: We value our paid and volunteer staff who are the key ingredient to our success, and we commit to creating a participative, team-oriented organization including career development and training opportunities, meaningful recognition, and open communication.
Our Youth Sports Philosophy
Keep it simple. Make it fun.
Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Rd Standish, ME 04084
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm; closed Fridays
Parks & Recreation Department Office: (207) 642-2875
Before/After School Program & Summer Rec Camp Phone: (207) 572-6211
Tax I.D. 01-6000378
Program Registration Information
Standish Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer our convenient activity registration system and website. To get started please Create an Account with all your household information. The data provided; emergency contacts,allergies info & more, will help us better serve you. This info will also automatically fill out your registration forms. When you’re ready to complete a registration form for activities be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page.