City Commission Agenda for 7/28/2014 at 6 p.m.
To view the agenda for Monday evening, please click here.
2014 Sidewalk Project
Construction for the 2014 Sidewalk Project is coming to a close with all concrete work expected to be complete by the end of today.Read more...
Bits & Pieces 7-24-2014
To view the most recent Bits & Pieces from the City Manager, please click here.
Press Release: AEP Scam
Press Release issued by Director Mark Clapp, St. Joseph Public Safety Department.
Whirlpool Compass Fountain Closed for Repair
The contractor started removing the old caulk last Wednesday and continues today, Tuesday, July 22ndRead more...
Movies in the Park
To check out the lineup of free movies each Saturday throughout the months of July and August in Whirlpool Centennial Park,Read more...
Synopsis of 7-14-2014 City Commission Meeting
To view the Synopsis from the City Commission meeting held Monday, July 14, 2014, please click here.
Press Release - Damage to Property
To view the Press Release dated 6-2-2014 and to see photographs of the suspect involved with damaging property using spray paint, please click here.
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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.