Meet the Director
Native Georgian, Reginald Moore, is the current executive director of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks. He and his wife Johnetta, along with their three children Janel, Reagan, and Reginald Jr. relocated to Baltimore, MD in 2017.
After attending Georgia College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, Moore then went on to obtain a Masters of Public Administration from Georgia College & State University. Currently, he attends the Concordia University of Chicago with a hope to obtain his Ph.D.in Sports Administration with a concentration in Recreation. In addition, he has obtained the following certifications: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (National Recreation and Parks Association); Certified Financial Officer (University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute); and Certified Youth Sports Administration (National Youth Sports Alliance).
Mr. Moore was appointed in the spring of 2017 by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh to serve as the director of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks. Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Director of Parks and Recreation of Macon-Bibb County for two years and Assistant Director for five years.
As the Director, Mr. Moore is responsible for overseeing the stewardship of the City’s 262 parks, 43 recreation centers, 170 athletic fields, 120 playgrounds, 110 tennis courts, 101 basketball courts, 12 neighborhood pools, six large swimming pools, three indoor pools, and two splash pads. He also administers 700 full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff of 10 divisions within the agency. His mission is to build healthy communities through people, parks, and programs, which will benefit all park visitors for generations to come. Moore is a strong believer in quality customer service, responsive government, and the preservation of quality parks and recreational facilities. Director Moore continues to use his eighteen years of local government experience to raise the bar for communities.
Moore is a board member of the National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officers. He is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association, Macon-Bibb County General Employees’ Pension Fund Board, Macon-Bibb County Credit Union Association Board, Cherry Blossom Festival Board, and Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Board.