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Created in 2019 to support Greenwood’s Parks & Recreation Department, the Greenwood Parks Foundation strives to preserve, protect and enhance public parks, green spaces and recreational programming throughout the city to improve the quality of life for all residents.

Greenwood’s Parks & Recreation Department currently cares for 14 parks spanning 271 acres, more than 20 miles of linear trails and a variety of high-quality recreational facilities including Freedom Springs Aquatic Center and the Greenwood Community Center, home to Kid City and The Gym. The Foundation’s goal is to help the Parks Department grow, cultivate, expand and improve its facilities and programming to provide all with access to green spaces, outdoor fun and creative programming.

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Rob Taggart

Director of Parks & Recreation

Rob Taggart

Rob Taggart

Director of Parks & Recreation

Rob Taggart has served as executive director of the Greenwood Parks & Recreation Department since 2013 and is a founding member of the Greenwood Parks Foundation. As executive director, Rob has overseen tremendous transformation and expansion of Greenwood’s parks and recreational facilities, including the opening of the Freedom Springs Aquatic Center, City Center Park, the remodeled Greenwood Community Center and the Play Pocket Trail. A landscape architect by trade, Rob is passionately committed to offering diverse and dynamic public recreation assets and programming.

Beau Taylor

Board Member

Beau Taylor

Beau Taylor

Board Member

Beau Taylor has been a dentist at his family owned dental practice here in Greenwood since 2007. He works with his wife, Julia, and his father, Gary, who started the practice in 1974. He is a founding board member of the Greenwood Parks Foundation as well as a third-generation graduate of Greenwood High School. Beau, Julia and their three children enjoy visiting the parks and utilizing the Parks Department’s many wonderful services.

Don Weir

Board Member

Don Weir

Don Weir

Board Member

Donald P. Weir, Ed.D., is retired from IU Health, where he was coordinator for the Department of Employee Development. He specialized in leadership development programs and has resided in Greenwood for 22 years with his wife, Sharon, and their three children.

Krista Taggart

Board Member

Krista Taggart

Krista Taggart

Board Member

Krista Taggart is an attorney at Endress+Hauser, Inc., in Greenwood. Previously, she served for six years as corporation counsel for the City of Greenwood, where she enjoyed representing the Parks & Recreation Department in exciting projects such as creation of City Center Park, design and construction of Freedom Springs Aquatic Center, and the remodel of the Greenwood Community Center. Krista loves spending time in Greenwood parks with husband Ryan, daughter Rory and two dogs.

Brett Haworth

Board Member

Brett Haworth

Brett Haworth

Board Member

Brett Haworth is owner of the Greenwood law firm Henn Haworth Cummings + Page, which has a diverse practice handling matters of business law, employment law, personal injury law, family law, criminal law and estate planning. Brett grew up on the south side of Indianapolis and is a proud Greenwood resident. His sons John and William can frequently be found at Greenwood’s many parks, Freedom Springs Aquatic Center and Greenwood Community Center.