Parks and Recreation

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The Meridian Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to enhance the community’s quality of life by providing innovatively designed parks, connected pathways, and diverse recreational opportunities for all citizens.

The Meridian Parks & Recreation Department’s administrative offices are located on the 2nd floor of Meridian City Hall. We also have a maintenance facility located at 1700 E. Lanark, off Locust Grove Road between Pine Street and Franklin Road.

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Parks & Recreation News & Notes: 

Summer 2016 Activity Guide Release Date

Our Summer 2016 Activity Guide will be released on Friday, May 13 2016, and registrations for Summer sessions will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016. It will appear as an insert in the May 16 issue of the Meridian Press newspaper and will also be mailed to the majority of Meridian homes. Copies are also available at the Meridian Parks and Recreation Department Office on the 2nd floor of Meridian City Hall. Our current guide can always be accessed online at: 


2015 Annual Report

 To learn more about the Meridian Parks and Recreation Department -- our recent accomplishments and future plans -- please take a moment to review our 2015 Annual Newsletter.

2015 Annual Newsletter

Picnic Shelter Reservations  

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Picnic Shelter Reservations are now closed for the winter season. We will resume taking picnic shelter reservations on Monday, February 1, 2016, at 8:00 am. Picnic shelter reservations can be made Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, excluding major holidays, by calling (208) 888-3579.

If you wish to reserve a picnic shelter or playing field in any of our City parks, you must do so by calling us at (208) 888-3579 or by visiting our office in person on the 2nd floor of Meridian City Hall, located at 33 E. Broadway Avenue in downtown Meridian. Payment via credit card or check is required at the time of reservation. Tentative reservations or "holds" cannot be made.

To learn more about shelter options or to check shelter availability, please CLICK HERE


Parks and Rec

33. E. Broadway Ave.
Suite 206
Meridian, Idaho 83642

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Phone: 208-888-3579

Fax: 208-898-5501