The Public Services Department is responsible for maintaining the city’s parks. It is our mission to keep Carver’s parks clean and maintained so that our residents can continue to enjoy quality recreation experiences.

Our staff maintains:

– Community Park*

– Gazebo Park*

– Bluff Park

– Lions Park*

– Olsen Park

– Overlook Park

– Riverside Park

– Depot Park

*Community Park, Gazebo Park, and Lions Park have picnic shelters that may be rented. To request use of a Carver park shelter please fill out this form.

NOTE:  City parks are closed and must be vacated between the hours of 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM unless prior written permission from the City has been obtained.

The Public Services Department employee hours are generally from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. but there is a fluctuation from winter to summer hours. They may be reached at (952) 448-5353 or at the following e-mail address:


Chad Shell – Public Services Director –
Paul Schultz – Public Services Superintendent –