Mission, Vision and Values

----Girls at picnic.jpgMission

Provide opportunities for individual growth and community connections through parks and recreation.


To inspire our community to live happier and healthier lives by providing exceptional opportunities to play, learn and grow.


  • Fun: Providing enjoyable experiences in the workplace and community.
  • Accountability: High standards of performance,ethics, efficiency, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Community: Aligning services and programs with needs while growing connections with residents.
  • Empathy: Providing a safe, cooperative, inclusive atmosphere for all.

Rolling Meadows Park District at a Glance

The Rolling Meadows Park District was formed in 1958 and celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2018. The District is professionally accredited as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency a program of the Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association. Rolling Meadows Park District has also been a finalist four times for the National Gold Medal award for excellence in parks and recreation management.

Parks Directory

Park Board of Commissioners

Donna Bisesi, Liz Bolash, Bill Cooley, Emily Ford, Kim Meehan, Jay Sullivan and Mark Votruba.

Size and Scope of Services

Total Number of Acres: 151
Total Number of Parks: 11
Total Number of Facilities: 6
Regular Full-time Employees: 37
Part-time & Seasonal Employees: 160

Finance Facts

Tax Base (Equalized Assessed Valuation): $765,286,584
Tax Rate: .6186 cents per $100 assessed value
P.D. Taxes on $200,000 home (estimated): $286
2023 Operating Budget: $6,571,000
Last Approved Tax Referendum: 1971

Community Demographics

Population (2020 census): 23,004
Number of households: 8,491
Median Household Income (2020 census): $78,609