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P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Parks & Recreation
Rainmaker Splash Park ~ photo by Ketchum Parks & RecreationRainmaker SP ribbon cutting Sept 2013.jpg
"The FUN Department!" 

Est. 1971


Ketchum Parks and Recreation Facebook page


 

We invite you to explore the Parks and Recreation Department pages for more information on our complimentary services and programs. Click the links for more information, directions and forms:
  • Parks Division - Parks & Natural Resources Superintendent Juerg Stauffacher and his staff manage and maintain fourteen parks and natural areas and care for over $2 million worth of community forestry assets. Noxious weed mitigation, snow removal, and city beautification are also among the division's responsibilities.
  • Recreation Division - Recreation Supervisor John Kearney and his staff invite thousands of children and adults each year to programs, sports tournaments and organized activities in Ketchum. Activities may be viewed and payments are accepted here.
  • The seasonal Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink at Atkinson Park is open seven days a week from the December holidays through Presidents' week, weather permitting. The rink is closed until Dec 2014.
  • Park reservations and special events are the purview of Arts & Events Coordinator Sharon Arms. Click the links for forms, venue descriptions and more.  
  • The Ketchum Arts Commission is supported by our department. View this page for information on the KAC's public art initiatives.
  • The Ketchum Events Commission is a fledgling citizen-driven effort whose mission is to encourage quality events for Ketchum and its visitors. 
  • View locations of City parks and natural areas here.

For inquiries feel free to call us at 208.726.7820 or visit us at Atkinson Park located at 900 Third Avenue North just west of Hemingway Elementary School. Take Warm Springs Road to Eighth Street, left (west, toward Baldy) on Eighth, right on Third Avenue. Our Recreation Center and administrative offices are located in the beige building behind the soccer field/ice rink.


Registration for the After School Program and other youth activities is ongoing. Click the green button at the top of this page to register for a program.

Our Mission
It is the mission of the Ketchum Parks and Recreation Department to provide a safe, healthy, and accessible parks and natural resources system, and to provide exceptional youth and adult recreation opportunities for the citizens of Ketchum and visitors to our community.

Ketchum Parks and Recreation Department Brochure

Our Vision 
  • To continue our 40+ year legacy of excellence in service and best management practices; 
  • To grow and adapt our parks, open space, and natural resources system and our public recreation access and program offerings complimentary to the values of the citizens of Ketchum and visitors to our community; 
  • To achieve our goals and those of the City of Ketchum through collaborative teamwork and enthusiastic recognition of our service to the community.

       

Additional Information
  • Partnerships are integral to our success.
  • Check out Ketchum Parks & Recreation on Facebook
  • View the staff directory to find specific members of the department.

 

Contact Us
Jennifer Smith
Director of Parks And Recreation
jsmith@ketchumidaho.org

900 Third Avenue North
P.O. Box 2315
Ketchum, ID 83340

PH:
FAX:
208.726.7820
208.726.8234