The Bremen Parks & Recreation Commission is the governing authority over the City's Parks & Recreation. The Commission was created and assigned through the Bremen Mayor and City Council to oversee the operation of the Parks & Recreation Department. That every person has a right to enjoy their leisure time, and that the Commission has created the Bremen Parks & Recreation Department to provide citizens of Bremen with parks and organized leisure activities so as to improve the quality of their lives. The Bremen Parks & Recreation Department has existed as a Youth Athletic provider for over forty years. In 2001 the City under the leadership of Mayor Sharon Sewell decided to grow and diversify the Department.