In the April 1980 general election, the citizens of USD 260 voted to create a 1 mill levy tax assessment for the establishment of an organized recreation program throughout USD 260. The vote was made possible through a joint resolution drawn by the City of Derby and the USD 260 board in accordance with state statutes.
The Derby Recreation Commission is an autonomous governmental body governed by a five-member board. The board is appointed by the city of Derby (two members) the school board (two members) and an at-large appointment.
Mission Statement Embrace the spirit of community by creating innovative environments that promote a culture of lifelong personal growth.
Inspire the highest quality of life through exceptional experiences.