Recreation Board

The Sweetwater County Recreation Board is a seven member citizen's Governing Board. Sweetwater County Recreation Board members are appointed by the Sweetwater County Commissioners.

The Recreation Board manages 13 recreational facilities located throughout Sweetwater County. All parks are open year round, from daylight to dusk. Parks can also be reserved Memorial Day through Labor Day for special events, but overnight camping is not permitted.

Board meetings are held every 4th Wednesday of each month, 5:30 PM, in the upstairs conference room, Suite 231 of Sweetwater County Health and Human Services building (333 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, WY).  If you would like to be on the agenda, please contact our office at least 1 week prior to the meeting.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high quality parks, facilities, and recreation services that enhance residents’ lives through responsible and effective management of resources.

Our Board Members

Name
Title/Position
Telephone
  • Matt Backstrom
    President
    307-399-1751
  • Jason Faigl
    Board Member
    307-371-9991
  • Richard Baxter
    Board Member
    307-922-5450
  • Keaton West
    Board Member
    307-389-5977
  • Rick Rockey
    Vice President
    307-382-8496
  • Traci Ciepiela
    Secretary - Treasurer
    307-922-1840
  • Pat Dorigatti
    Board Member
    307-922-5450