Parks & Recreation Director
Parvin Neloms, Jr was hired as Director of Parks and Recreation in February of 2014. Prior to joining the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, he was employed with the City of Durham, North Carolina Parks and Recreation Department where he served as Assistant Director for Recreation Programs.In the past, Mr. Neloms has held various titles in the parks and recreation field from Recreation Leader up to Director of Parks and Recreation.
His educational background consists of a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Administration with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Science degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University.
His hobbies are mentoring youth, educating those on the importance health and wellness, reading and working in church ministry. Mr. Neloms comes to the City of Miami Gardens with exceptional community and programming experience and expertise in the field of parks and recreation.
"T.E.A.M. - Together, Everyone, Achieves, More"
"The Parks and Recreation Department strives to preserve, enhance and protect open spaces and to enrich the quality of life for our community for this and future generations. We will provide the highest standard of excellence in public services through improving our community's health and wellness."
Parks and Recreation Department
Through the department, the City of Miami Gardens offers a wide variety of activities. From after-school and camp programs, senior clubs, fitness and sports development, there’s always something to do. The department is committed to creating community through people, parks, and programs.