About the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Foundation

Enhancing quality of life for the future of West Lafayette.

Learn More About What We Do

The West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Foundation works to guarantee that current and future generations continue to enjoy our parks, trails and greenways, open spaces, and recreational programs that enhance the quality of life in our community.

Why We Exist

The Foundation works to ensure that we protect our valuable parks and recreation resources, develop park spaces, and preserve future greenspaces as the community grows.

Our Mission & Vision

To solicit, receive, and provide funds and property, and to receive gifts, bequests, and memorials, for securing, developing, maintaining, and informing the public about facilities and programs for West Lafayette Parks and Recreation.

Join Us

Meetings are held at 12:00 pm at Margerum City Hall, in the Bean Room, located at 222 N. Chauncey Avenue, West Lafayette IN 47906.

  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022
Improving Lives

We're Making an Impact

We're improving lives for people in West Lafayette

520
+
acres of land preserved as greenspace
150
+
park & recreation programs offered
40
+
miles of paved and foot path trails
3500
+
volunteer hours to support park programming

Meet Our Team

President

Brandt Patz

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Vice President

Clay Koehler

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Treasurer

Chris Bradford

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Board Member

Dr. Martin Jischke

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Board Member

Dr. Chris Ladisch

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Board Member

Jim Whelan

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Board Member

Dr. Tom Turpin

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Board Member

Joan Low

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Board Member

Dustin Smith

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Executive Director, WL Parks and Recreation Superintendent

Kathryn Lozano

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Support Our Parks

Help secure our parks for this generation and the next!

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