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Saginaw County Parks and Recreation Commission is a county-wide organization that operates seven parks throughout the county; Imerman Memorial Park, Veterans Memorial Park, Ringwood Forest, Price Nature Center, William H. Haithco Recreation Area, the Saginaw Valley Rail Trail and Saginaw River Headwaters Rec Area. These parks provide nearly 900 acres of parkland, including 21 miles of hiking trails, two boat launches, four fishing access sites, a swimming beach, picnic shelters, and many diverse recreation programs.

Commission Members:

Ruth Averill - Chairman

Tim Courtney - Vice Chairman

Brian J. Wendling - Secretary

Delena Spates-Allen

Darwin Baranski

Rob Brown

Deb Kestner

Sheldon Matthews

David Sommers

Demond Tibbs

If you wish to contact any of the Parks Commissioners, please e-mail

Brian Keenan-Lechel


Jeanette Fiers

Outdoor Recreation and Events Coordinator

Fred Raymond

Park Specialist

Jordan Beal

Operation Supervisor

Tom Kowalski

Parks Foreman

Mary Williams

Office Coordinator