City Of Doral
City Of Doral
City Of Doral
About Doral
Department of Parks and Recreation

The City of Doral’s Parks & Recreation Department offers various programs, events and activities that cater to City residents of all ages. From world class facilities to annual signature events, the Parks & Recreation Department is second to none in customer satisfaction and quality programming. To prove that, the City of Doral’s Parks & Recreation Department has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognition in recent years. Most notably, we were a recipient of the Play City USA award six straight years (2010-2015), we were a finalist for the National Gold Medal Award (2013), and we were recipients of the Agency Excellence Award (2014). These awards are a testament to the amazing impact our parks have on our wonderful residents.

City of Doral

Mission Statement : To serve our community by relentlessly pursuing the highest quality of life through the delivery of efficient, sustainable, transparent ethical and accountable government.

The City of Doral offers a wide range of services through its departments including the Office of the City Manager, Office of the City Clerk, Finance Department, Community Development Department, Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Department, and Police Department. Described as the premier place to live, work and play, our many assets provide for a superior quality of life in an urban center known for its commerce.

What is the Parks and Recreation Master Plan?

The Parks & Recreation Master Plan provides City residents general information on future park construction/improvement projects. It depicts the location of all current and future park sites, explains potential phases of each project and breaks down costs and potential funding sources.

The City of Doral is updating the Parks System Master Plan. Key elements of the plan to include:

  • An updated evaluation of the City’s existing parks and recreation system
  • Assessment of the City’s needs and priorities, including significant public participation
  • Analysis of parks facility levels of service
  • Development of a long-range vision for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • Specific emphasis on the potential development of Doral Central Park to include conceptual designs
  • Cost estimates for each design
  • Potential phasing of project
  • Potential funding sources for design and development.
  • & More!

The Team

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf

Since 1967, our reputation for providing Leadership+Design® in the fields of planning, architecture, and landscape architecture has been focused on collaboration, direct interaction, and an innovative design approach. Our dedication to quality, innovation and sustainability is why we are recognized locally and nationally for our various projects, including almost 100 award winning efforts in the last decade.  To us, Leadership means that we propose direction and solutions within the framework of our clients' needs, that are based on current leading thinking, trends, and importantly, our experience. We are team players. We lead. We do not stand passively by allowing time to pass and opportunities to be squandered.

We design with purpose, aiming to create places and spaces that hold meaning for our clients, the users of our designs, and the public. We plan and design true "places" that are timelessly beautiful, highly functional, and economical within our clients' budget. We plan with purpose and flexibility. We create solutions within the framework of our clients’ vision and budget. We design places that are beautiful, functional and sustainable. We inspire. We collaborate. We achieve!

PROS Consulting

Since the firm was established in 1995, PROS has completed more than 900 projects in over 47 states and numerous projects internationally in six countries.

Management consulting and planning services offered by PROS span the full spectrum of planning needs for public agencies, and are grouped into the following practice areas:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Master Planning
  • Operations, Maintenance and Organizational Development
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Feasibility Studies and Business Planning
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Web Design and Development
  • Customer Service Training

The project will be led by Neelay Bhatt with strategic oversight by Leon Younger and supported by Will Younger and Sarah Durham from the PROS Team.

Barth Associates, LLC

Barth Associates, LLC was founded to help communities “harness the power” of their parks and recreation system to become more resilient and sustainable.

Our services include

  • Facilitation
  • Strategic planning
  • Parks and recreation system planning
  • Park master planning
  • Greenway and trail master planning
  • Natural resource management planning
  • Implementation planning
  • Public involvement

ETC Leisure Vision

The ability to Effectively Listen & Involve Citizens and Clients has given ETC Institute a reputation as one of the premier public policy market research firms in the country. ETC Institute’s services focus on involving citizens, users, and stakeholders in the decision making process and developing creative and sustainable funding strategies.

Core services of the firm involve conducting statistically valid phone and mail/phone services and related market research. They have conducted more than 600 surveys for parks and recreation systems in 46 states across the Country for a wide variety of projects including parks and recreation master plans, strategic plans and feasibility studies.

Established in 1992, ETC Institute helped secure funding for more than $2 billion of parks and recreation projects. PROS Consulting and ETC Institute have teamed on more than 300 similar parks and recreation projects.