About Us


Parks. Programs. People.

Mission Statement

To deliver park and recreation experiences that promote healthy lifestyles, enhanced social connections, and fun in our community.

Vision Statement

To be the chief provider of leisure services through the preservation and expansion of facilities, parks, programs, and greenspace for residents to enjoy.

Meet the Staff

Taylor Baxter, M.A., CPRP Director taylor.baxter@pontiac.org Ext. 4401 Bio
Lori Gould Office Manager lori.gould@pontiac.org Ext. 4402 Bio
Shannon Harback Recreation Supervisor shannon.harback@pontiac.org Ext. 4404 Bio
Mitchell Fransen Marketing Manager mitchell.fransen@pontiac.org Ext. 4403  
Maryssa McCoy A.I.R. Coordinator maryssa.mccoy@pontiac.org Ext. 4405 Bio
Marvin Miller Custodian N/A

Rec Center Front Desk Staff

  • Cindi Arnold
  • Nancy Cortez
  • Rikki Ledford
  • Kim Mehrkens
  • Becky Six
  • Jack Vietti

Program Instructors

  • Nancy Cortez
    • Barre Blast
    • Body Toning for Seniors
    • Cardio Blast
    • Cycling Saturdays
    • SilverSneakers Classic
    • Swiss Ball Body Toning
    • Tone it Up
  • Shannon Harback
    • Arts + Crafts
  • Lisa Heberg
    • Evening Cycling
    • Total Body Fitness
    • Water Aerobics

Natatorium Pool Lifeguards

  • Tristin Blair
  • Ashley Branz
  • Alana Christianson
  • Annake Esposito
  • Hannah Grove
  • Lindsey Hunt
  • Mason Monahan
  • Keely Pickett

Park Maintenance Staff

  • Jim Bednar
  • Carey Jaicomo
  • Tim Scott

Rec Center Maintenance Staff

  • Leroy Curtiss
  • Carey Jaicomo
  • Marvin Miller