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
  • Hannah Grove
  • Megan Hart
  • Kim Mehrkens
  • Jack Vietti

Program Instructors

  • Nancy Cortez
    • Barre Blast
    • Body Toning for Seniors
    • Bounce 'n' Burn
    • Cardio Blast
    • SilverSneakers Classic
    • Swiss Ball Body Toning
    • Tone it Up
  • Shannon Harback
    • Arts + Crafts
    • PeeWee Sports
  • Lisa Heberg
    • Total Body Fitness
    • Water Aerobics


  • Alana Christianson
  • Annake Esposito
  • Liam Griel
  • Hannah Grove
  • Kaitlyn Hunt
  • Lindsey Hunt
  • Keely Pickett
  • Naomi Routien

Park Maintenance Staff

  • Jim Bednar
  • Carey Jaicomo
  • Jim Legg
  • Tim Scott

Rec Center Maintenance Staff

  • Leroy Curtiss
  • Carey Jaicomo
  • Marvin Miller