St. Joseph Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Meeting Scheduled
There is a meeting of the St. Joseph Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the City Manager's Office, 2nd Floor, 700 Broad Street.
Error noted in "City Connection" Newsletter
Please be advised that the front page story regarding leaf and brush collection in the March/April "City Connection" newsletter has two errors within its content.Read more...
Employment: Water/Sewer Foreman Position Available
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Water/Sewer Foreman to supervise crews engaged in both emergency repair and routine system maintenance operations of the water distribution and sewer systems.Read more...
Employment: Superintendent of Parks and Grounds Position Available
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Superintendent of Parks and Grounds to oversee the maintenance of city parks and cemeteries.Read more...
Fire Station Exterior Renovations Request for Bids
The City of St. Joseph is seekig sealed bids for Fire Station Exterior Renovations until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015.Read more...
Planning Commission Special Meeting, Thursday, March 26th at 4:30 p.m.
There will be a Planning Commission Special Meeting held Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. in the Commission Chambers, 2nd floor, 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, Michigan.Read more...
Invitation to Bid for Auditing Services
The City of St. Joseph will be accepting sealed bids for Auditing Services until 12:00 noon on Friday, March 27, 2015.Read more...
Lighthouse Forever Fund 1-12-2015 Press Release
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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.