The Parks and Recreation Board is responsible for policy creation functioning the operation for all park and recreation related areas within the city. The Parks & Recreation Board membership and duties are defined in Chapter 145 of the Findlay Codified Ordinances and include:

  • the preparation and continuous update of a five-year capital improvement program
  • park maintenance
  • the operation of the Riverside Park swimming pool, The Cube, and recreational use of the reservoir system

The Findlay Service Director serves as Chair of the board. The City Engineer also sits on the board. Three board members are appointed by the Mayor to three year terms. The rest of the board is comprised of appointments from Findlay City Council, Findlay City Schools, the Hancock Park District, Hancock Regional Planning Commission.

Board Members

Term Expiration
Brian A. Thomas, Chairman Service Director & City Engineer none
Greg Meyers Mayoral appointment December 31, 2022
Ben Taylor Mayoral appointment  December 31, 2021
Colin Earl Mayoral appointment  December 31, 2020
Dennis Doolittle Findlay City Schools representative none
Matt Cooper Findlay City Schools representative none
Gary E. Pruitt Hancock Park District none
Matt Cordonnier Hancock Regional Planning Commission none
Grant Russel Findlay City Council none
Josh Palmer Findlay City Council none

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