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Enliven. Enrich. Engage. Parks Are for Everyone.

Parks and recreational spaces are crucial to thriving cities and towns. They are where area residents can meet and interact, gather for events and activities, and develop a sense of community.

We believe in the power of good design. We also believe in making parks easy to maintain so that you can spend your tax dollars smartly. It’s how we make sure that today’s plans are enjoyed in the future. With nearly 300 completed parks projects, we have seen the positive impact they have had in their communities.


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Uplifting Outdoor Experiences

Talk to an expert

Jennifer Smith

“Creating park spaces is a public job.

“From design to upkeep, we plan and build with the public’s best interest in mind, every time.”

Jennifer Smith, EI
Site Development Designer

The Klingner Method for Parks & Recreation

Building a parks and rec facility isn’t just a project: it’s a promise to the future of your community. We take that seriously. That’s why we take more than just the technical aspects into account. Our method involves:

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Providing Connections & Reinventing Open Space

New Parks and rec spaces are often the result of both private initiative and public interest joining forces for community improvement. There are so many valuable amenities that can be combined to create engaging spaces.

Your park isn’t a blueprint. It’s not a photograph. It’s a living space for people to use and enjoy for decades to come.

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  • Nature Paths
  • Bike Trails
  • Walking Trails
  • Multiuse Paths
A marina at a riverfront park


  • Boat Ramps
  • Excursion Docks
  • Fishing Pier
  • Floating Piers
  • Interactive Flood Walls
  • Marinas
  • Overlooks
  • Riverboat Docks
  • Water’s Edge Experiences
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  • Botanical Gardens
  • Campgrounds
  • Dog Parks
  • Event Lawns
  • Fountains
  • Ice Rinks
  • Playgrounds
  • Plazas
  • Spraygrounds
Football stadium


  • Baseball Fields
  • Football Fields
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Soccer Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Tracks
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  • Bandstands
  • Parking Lots
  • Pavilions
  • Press Boxes
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters
  • Stadiums
Interpretive signage in a park


  • Lighting
  • Seating & Tables
  • Signage / Wayfinding

We Build Parks That Reflect Your Community

Your community is unique. You don’t want a cookie-cutter park. You want something that is yours. And that’s how we design.


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We’re Local

Our team lives and works in the communities we serve. We know how to bring your values, and ours, to every project. From understanding the local topography to interacting with all your citizens, our local touch is the backbone of your project.

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Multidisciplinary Expertise

Our team has all the expertise you need under one roof. You don’t have to search for multiple consultants and overlapping bids. We work as a team so that every action taken is cohesive. It’s how you control costs and ensure your project gets done when you need it.

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Our Work. Your Play. Let’s Get Started.

We’d love to hear about the plans you have for your next parks and rec project. Let’s talk.