Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Department

Administration Staff:

NameJob Title
Chandra AlpoughDirector
Dominique GobertAdministrative Aide
Johnny BrownRecreation Coordinator
Harriet CollinsFacilities Maintenance Manager
Harry Chevalier 
Recreation Technician I
Pauline Como 
Recreation Technician I
Geraldine HuntRecreation Technician II
Tammy King
Aquatics Specialist
Courtney BalqueCustodian


Strengthening the community through high quality recreational programs, safe, fun and accessible parks and state of the art facilities that create memorable life experiences.
We are committed to making Port Arthur the best place to live, work and play by providing safe and aesthetically pleasing parks and facilities; along with diverse and innovative programming that will build a strong community and enhance the quality of life for our citizens.


The Port Arthur Parks and Recreation Department strives:
  • To connect residents through parks and recreation.
  • To provide residents, visitors and city personnel opportunities to improve their health and fitness.
  • To offer parks, open space and recreation amenities that are diverse to the community.


The Parks and Recreation Department works to:
  • Be the source of information for parks and recreation opportunities city-wide.
  • Provide access where children, youths and adults can participate in high quality, fun and accessible physical and social activities.
  • Tailor programs and services to the demographics and needs of the community.