October 24th City Commission meeting to begin at 6 pm
Be advised that the City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, October 24th will begin at 6 p.m (not 7 p.m. as is noted in the City Calendar). If you have any questions, please contact us at 269-983-5541. We apologize for any inconvenience.
October City Connection Newsletter
We hope you enjoy the City of St. Joseph's bi-monthly city newsletter, City Connection. You can sign up and receive it through email. To do so, sign-up is located on the right side of the Home Page.
City of St. Joseph holding Auction on Saturday, October 29th at 10 am
Please be advised that the City of St. Joseph is holding an auction on Saturday, October 29th at 10 a.m. For details on venue and types of items for sale, please click on the Press Release and Big Bear flyer.
Sewer Televising Update
Sewer cleaning and televising is underway as part of the City’s SAW (Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater) Grant work.Read more ...
Press Release: City of St. Joseph Offers Pickleball
The City of St. Joseph is now offering open Pickleball at the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena. To view the 8-17-16 Press Release, please click here.
Infrastructure takes Priority as St. Joseph Awarded $1 million in Grant Funds
The City of St. Joseph is proud to announce that we have qualified for approximately $1,000,000 in Storm Water, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) grant funds to help the City establish a formal Asset Management Plan (AMP) for its public infrastructure.Read more ...
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Looking for something fun to do? St. Joseph offers 17 parks encompassing more than 200 acres, with a variety of recreational opportunities. Whether you prefer an afternoon of fishing, relaxing on one of our beaches, taking a stroll along picturesque trails, or hitting the skateboard park, you're sure to find it here. Current Beach Conditions
- City Boat Launch
- Dickinson Park
- John and Dede Howard Family Trail
- John and Dede Howard Ice Arena
- John E.N. Howard Band Shell
- Kiwanis Park
- Lions Park Beach
- Lookout Park
- Margaret B. Upton Arboretum
- Milton Park
- Riverview Park
- Tiny Tots Park
- Tiscornia Beach
- West Basin Marina
- Whirlpool Centennial Park | Compass Fountain
- Whittlesey Park
2016 - 2020 Parks & Recreation Master Plan
The purpose of the 5-year Parks & Recreation Master Plan is to provide a guide for future park planning in the community for the next five years. In addition, the plan allows for potential funding from the State of Michigan for citizen desired
Berrien County Parks
Silver Beach, although located on Lake Street in the City of St. Joseph, this popular bathing beach is operated by Berrien County Parks and Recreation. Click here for information about County owned parks and beaches.
Park Facility Rental
The City of St. Joseph recognizes the uniquely attractive setting of its parks and welcomes use of its park facilities for various family activities, including weddings on both Lions and Tiscornia beaches. If you would like more information such as hours, fees, dates, rules and regulations, or to speak with someone directly about availability for your event, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 983-6325.
City residents receive two annual park passes at no charge each year; non-residents may purchase an annual pass through the City Clerk's Office beginning April 1. These annual stickers exempt you from parking fees at both Tiscornia, Lions Beach and the Elm Street lot (below the bluff) parking lots. To obtain a parking pass, simply visit the City Clerk's Office, be sure to bring your driver's license for residency verification. Parking passes must be permanently affixed to the lower corner of your vehicle's driver side window.