Parks and Recreation

The Chariton Parks and Recreation Department provides recreational opportunities to the City of Chariton and its residents, as well as maintains and develops plans for public parks and recreational areas.  These responsibilities include the operation and maintenance for the Vredenburg-Chariton Family Aquatic Center and the Chariton Community Center. The Parks and Recreation Director is Hannah McGourty. 

Yocom Park Master Plan: 


Yocom Park Master Plan was done in 2020-2021. More discussion will be happening in the up coming months. 

Parks and Recreation Facilities:


Vredenburg-Chariton Family Aquatic Center 


For questions or concerns please contact Hannah McGourty, Parks and Recreation Director at Chariton City Hall by calling 641-774-5991. The Parks and Recreation Department's e-mail is Our office is located at Chariton City Hall, 115 S. Main Street, Chariton, Iowa.