Parks & Recreation

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Welcome to Parks & Recreation
Discover what Murphy Parks and Recreation Department has to offer. There is an array of activities, facilities, and services to meet the varied recreational needs and interests of our city's diverse population.

Parks Department Vision Statement
Establish a premier parks and recreation system that is among the best in smaller communities in the DFW area. Create a park system that will improve the appearance of Murphy. Provide a variety of recreation facilities and programs to meet the ultimate needs and desires of Murphy’s growing population. Preserve and enhance Murphy’s open space and natural resources. Develop a network of pedestrian and bike trails throughout Murphy. Maintain parks in a superior condition. Work with public and private entities to provide resources to acquire, develop, and maintain parks, open spaces, and recreation facilities.

Parks Department Mission Statement
Naturally enriching community spirit through distinctive parks and recreation programs. Promoting and addressing the role of parks and recreation in supporting quality of life and active family lifestyles of residents and visitors.
Recreation Department Vision Statement
“Recreate Murphy” by making life better and always moving forward.

Recreation Department Mission Statement
The City of Murphy Recreation Department is committed to creating, establishing and maintaining a strong sense of community for all ages, by offering programs, activities and events that will foster an atmosphere that enriches the quality of life of our community.  We will provide exceptional customer service that leaves a lasting impression on our residents and guests.
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