About Parks & Recreation

Our Mission

To serve the community. We provide programs, services, and events along with recreational facilities and natural resources to help our community enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

Our Vision

To create lifelong memories and a healthier community for all to enjoy!

The City of Chaska is a growing community with an interesting past and an exciting future. City employees and officials work hard to make Chaska the Best Small Town in MN. It’s rich history in brick manufacturing is still evident today, with it’s many unique brick buildings seen throughout the city. Chaska is home to numerous parks, trails, fields, a community center, a curling center and many other amenities that contribute to the well-being of those who live or visit here. The Chaska Parks and Recreation department creates opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to explore and enjoy this friendly community.

The City of Chaska has one of the best parks, trails and open space systems in the metropolitan area. Walkers, hikers and bikers enjoy over 60 miles of trails. City and neighborhood parks are located throughout the city, many with amenities such as playground equipment, picnic shelters and grills. Chaska Lions Park includes two off-leash dog areas and Firemen’s Park features a boardwalk, Clayhole Beach, interactive fountain, performance stage and paddleboat/paddleboard rentals. Athletic Park is home to the Chaska Cubs baseball team.

In addition to our parks, Chaska has beautiful facilities! 

  • The Chaska Community Center is everything that you’re looking for in a local community center and so much more.  Swim, run, skate, lift, hit the courts, take a class, explore your creativity, hone your skills or discover new ones. 
  • The Chaska Curling Center is the national training site for USA Curling. Whether you are new to curling or an advanced player, there is something for you to enjoy.
  • The Chaska Event Center is a meeting/banquet venue hosting events up to 340 people.  With a beautiful banquet room featuring a large fireplace and the adjacent outdoor amenities of Firemen's Park, this venue is exceptional for your special event.

The Chaska Parks and Recreation Department is continuously devoted to making the City of Chaska the Best Small Town in Minnesota.  Come explore everything there is to enjoy!

If you have any question please feel free to contact us by phone, e-mail, or mail:

City of Chaska Department of Parks and Recreation
1661 Park Ridge Drive
Chaska, MN 55318