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"
To create and maintain unparalleled recreational opportunities, unique high quality parks, trails and public spaces, enhancing our community with exceptional customer service. We will also offer a variety of inclusive services for the betterment of the residents ensuring residents receive the highest possible standards.
The City of Miami Gardens Parks & Recreation Department will provide safe, inclusive, environmentally friendly parks, trails and recreation facilities. We vow to be key contributors in creating destination recreation programs, great neighborhood parks and outstanding cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. Parks & Recreation will play an integral role in balanced development and redevelopment of the community. We will facilitate economic, cultural, and tourism opportunities and will be a primary factor in the pride of our residents.