Parks and Recreation

    Parks and Recreation Bureau

The Bureau of Parks & Recreation is responsible for the maintenance and operation of 17 cemeteries (covering 63 acres); 15 neighborhood parks, public grounds, city trees, green spaces, and flower beds . The Parks department also maintains grounds and athletic fields at 5 school sites. The Bureau also preserve city trees, green spaces and flower beds, comprising approximately 100 acres. The City Tree Warden is responsible for the protection and care of public trees. The Recreation Division provides a full array of programs and services for residents, guests and visitors of all ages and abilities.


Parks Listing
Cemetery Burial Directory - by name

Cemetery Burial Directory - by lot

Contact Us
City Center Plaza
16 Cony Street
Augusta, ME 04330

Hours: M-F  7:45am-4:30pm

Bruce Chase, Parks and Recreation Director- P: (207) 626-2352 - E-Mail:
Chris Blodgett, Parks Supervisor - E-Mail:
Rich Wurpel, Parks Supervisor/Horticulturist - E-Mail:
Wendy Somes, Administrative Assistant/ Cemeteries - P: (207) 626-2350 - E-Mail:
David Gallant, Recreation Coordinator - P: (207) 626-2350 - E-Mail: 
Whitney Leonard, Recreation Clerk - P: (207) 626-2350 - E-Mail:

Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to questions relating to trees, landscape, and parks!