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Mission Statement

To advance the physical, mental, and social well-being of New Orleanians by providing safe and welcoming environments for recreational, athletic, and cultural experiences.


A sustainable and innovative organization that transforms lives.

"Something for everyone"

More about NORD Commission

In 2010, voters approved a City Council ordinance to reform NORD, through the creation of the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission, comprised of 13 community leaders appointed by the Mayor.  It also provided for the formation of the NORD Foundation, a nonprofit organization to serve as a fundraising body.  NORD Foundation’s generous board members represent many of the City’s leading businesses.

We’re re-building NORD into an organization to be proud of; it’s what our City deserves.  Please come have fun with us!


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