Accepting resumes for Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors
The City of St. Joseph is accepting resumes for the positions of Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors.Read more ...
Agenda for City Commission meeting 10-12-2015
To view the agenda for the City Commission meeting being held Monday, October 12, 2015 at 7 p.m., please click on it. A friendly reminder that there is a community meeting for Precinct 2 being held at 6 p.m.
Master Plan Public Open House - October 21st at 6 pm
Please join us on Wednesday, October 21 from 6 - 8 p.m. at City Hall, 700 Broad Street, 2nd floor, as we unveil our draft Master Plan.Read more ...
Park Street Bridge Project Udate 9-30-2015
The bridge deck pour for the south lane of the Park Street Bridge Project has been bumped one additional day.Read more ...
Botham Avenue Roadway Project
September 28th Update Follows:
This an update of the Botham Avenue Reconstruction Project for the week of September 28th.Read more ...
Next Community/Precinct Meeting Monday, October 12th at 6 pm
Please join the City Commission and staff as we update our residents on what is happening at City Hall.Read more ...
North Pier Lighthouses Rehabilitation Update 9-22-2015
Last week, the contractor media blasted and prime painted 75% of the outer light.Read more ...
St. Joseph Today Executive Director Position
The St. Joseph Today Board of Directors are looking to fill the position of St. Joseph Today's Executive Director.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
2011 - 2015 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.