To provide premium services through diverse and innovative parks, recreation and natural resource opportunities.
The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). To achieve accreditation, the Department was required to meet over 144 standards covering all operations contained in leisure services. These professional standards serve as an aid for improving performance and maintaining quality. They provide parks and recreation agencies with an ability to evaluate their operations, while achieving and maintaining a level of efficiency and effectiveness. The Parks and Recreation Department achieved accreditation in 2001 and 2006, and 2011.