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Parks & Recreation Initiatives

The improvement of our parks and recreational opportunities in the Town and overall wellness of our community is major focus of the Town.  Here are the latest initiatives from the Town.

Parks and Recreation Plan

The Town, in partnership with the Village of Monticello, developed a Master Parks and Recreation Plan, identified the parks and recreational needs of the community and developed strategies for redevelopment of existing parks, methods to implement recreational activities in the Town and an overall overview of the existing status of our facilities. The Town is actively working to implement these strategies. [Download Park Development Plan]

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Town of Thompson Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee was formed in May of 2018. The 13-member committee includes members of the public representing different geographic areas of the town, parks and recreation staff, and elected officials from both the Town of Thompson and the Village of Monticello. The purpose of the advisory committee is to work with elected officials and the public to provide input on current and future parks and recreational needs and to develop a Parks and Recreation Plan for the Town of Thompson.

The committee is currently in the process of developing a Town of Thompson Parks and Recreation Plan. The Town of Thompson Parks and Recreation Plan is an action-based plan that supports the continued development of the Town’s parks system through potential upgrades, programming improvements and public input. The plan creates a vision for Town of Thompson’s parks and recreation program that is grounded in extensive