Parks Commission


The Parks Commission was re-established by the Village Board in 2008. The commission's goal is to implement elements within the Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan that was adopted December 2007. The Parks Commission shall direct its attention to the physical improvement, maintenance, and use of all village parks and facilities, and shall work closely with the Shorewood Recreation Department, School District, and community groups.


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave, Shorewood, WI 53211

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Check the Village Calendar or Agenda Center to view upcoming meetings or sign up to receive meeting notices under the Notify Me button.
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​How to Join

If you are interested in joining the Commission, please see the links below. The application will be kept on file and considered when there is a committee vacancy.
VOLUNTEER FORM (printable)
VOLUNTEER FORM (online and fillable)


  • Chair Ellen Eckman, term expires 2019
  • Sam Essak, term expires 2018
  • Niki Skinner, term expires 2020
  • Mark Schill, term expires 2020
  • Jaime Jacoby, term expires 2019
  • Kathy Yanoff, term expires 2020
  • Jenny Vulpas, term expires 2018
  • Trustee Liaison Michael Maher

Staff Liaison

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, 2015

Shorewood's parks plan was recently updated from the 2007 plan.  The plan evaluates each parks and open space conditions and make recommendations.  The Parks Commission reviews the recommendations and creates an implementation plan and prioritizes each item.

Click here to link to the Parks Plan,

located under Shorewood Parks.

Parks Information

To find out more about Shorewood parks or how to make a donation to the parks, click here.