Parks & Recreation Board


The Mission of the Parks & Recreation Board is to advise the City Council in the acquisition, development, improvement, equipment, and maintenance of all:

  • Athletic fields
  • Crouch Event Center at Bicentennial Park
  • Other recreation facilities
  • Parks
  • Public playgrounds

The Parks & Recreation Board also recommends policies that will benefit and promote the leisure and recreational needs of the community.

Membership & Organization

The Parks & Recreation Board consists of seven members. Vacancies will be appointed by the City Council.


Regular meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall located at 201 E. Main Street in Crowley.

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Duties & Responsibilities

The Parks & Recreation Board shall review and make recommendations:

  • About the five-year Capital Improvement Plan in its annual progress report summarizing its activities and accomplishments
  • Concerning recreational activities on any of the properties controlled by the city
  • Concerning the Parks & Recreation budget
  • Relating to management of a public park and recreation program
  • Relating to the conduct on public playgrounds, athletic fields, concession rights, and other recreation facilities and activities that employ the leisure time of the citizenry

Members & Terms

  • jbeck [at] (Jerry Beck), Council Liaison
  • Militza Metz, Staff/Secretary
  • Brett Pohoreske, Place 1, Term ending June 30, 2023
  • Alkena "Rene" Alford, Place 2, Term ending June 30, 2024
  • James Hotopp, Place 3, Term ending June 30, 2023
  • Jessica Blanchard, Place 4, Term ending June 30, 2024
  • Anthony Camell, Place 5, Term ending June 30, 2023
  • Lezo Foley, Place 6, Term ending June 30, 2024
  • Darlene Hornback, Place 7, Term ending June 30, 2023