About Us

Our Focus

The Park People organization supports the Milwaukee County Parks by promoting the value of educating stakeholders about Milwaukee County parks, encouraging park improvement through Friends Groups, coordinating Weed-Out® programs and accepting and honoring donor intent of charitable contributions while balancing long term park viability.


Our Values: as an organization, we adhere to our core values

  • We consider the park systems one of our community’s most precious resources
  • We believe in maintaining and protecting the natural beauty of our park system
  • We strive to improve community awareness, appreciation & engagement in the park systems
  • We maintain a lean operating budget and responsibly manage our resources to ensure our fiscal strength

Our Vision: a treasured park system

We believe that through our work we can help ensure a truly vibrant, viable system of parks that will offer quality recreational experiences for all citizens. Our successes lay the foundation of a treasured park system.