Seeking part-time seasonal Reserve Officers
The City of St. Joseph Public Safety Department is accepting applications for part-time seasonal Reserve Police Officers.Read more ...
Community Meeting State of the City Update - City Hall - 10/23
Get involved in what your government and community are doing!Read more ...
Special Coastal Resiliency Training Workshops on October 25, November 1, and November 15
For additional information on the workshops, please click here.
Building Department Continues to Seek Bids
The Building Department continues to seek bids. To view the contracts and addendums, please click on the links below.Read more ...
IMPORTANT: Press Release: Information about House Bill 4503/Senate Bill 329 and Short-Term Rentals
It is important for residents to educate themselves regarding House Bill 4503 and Senate Bill 329. Please click on information from the Michigan Municipal League and others through a Letter and Press Release explaining the effect these two bills will have on our community.Read more ...
Request for Proposal - Mobile Led Light Tower
Proposals will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.Read more ...
City Seeking Crossing Guards
The City of St. Joseph is seeking permanent and substitute school crossing guards.Read more ...
Press Release - New Voting Equipment for November 7th Election
Berrien County has received new voting equipment that will be used in the November 7th election.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
To view preliminary plans for the following parks, click on it:
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
City residents receive two annual park passes at no charge each year and can obtain them through the City Clerk's Office; be sure to bring your driver's license and license plate # for residency verification. These annual stickers exempt you from parking fees at Tiscornia, Lions Beach and the Elm Street lot (below the bluff) parking lots. For non-residents, you may obtain a parking pass, whether daily or seasonal, right at the parking meters located within each of the three parks.