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Job Opening: Seasonal Parks Laborer
Make the most of our gorgeous Michigan summers by working outdoors as a Seasonal Parks Laborer with the City of St. Joseph!Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2021 Water Service Asphalt Patches
Sealed bids will be received until 3:00 pm on May 4, 2021 by the City of St. Joseph Clerks Office, 700 Broad St. St. Joseph, Michigan 49085. For additional information, please click here.
Job Opening: Water & Sewer Serviceperson
The City of St. Joseph is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Water & Sewer Serviceperson. Knowledge of water and sewer systems is desirable.Read more ...
City Spring Leaf Collection
To view the schedule for the Spring Leaf Collection please click on it.
“Through a partnership with Spectrum Health Lakeland, Lake Michigan College, and the City of St. Joseph, a three-part virtual panel discussion will explore how historical laws, policies, and practices laid the foundation for today’s racial inequities.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) 2022 Willa Drive & Lester Avenue Reconstruction Project
The City of St. Joseph invites interested Consultants to submit information regarding their experience, qualifications, and fees for providing professional engineering services for the Willa Drive & Lester Avenue Reconstruction Project.Read more ...
Job Opening: Athletic Field Groundskeeper
The City of St. Joseph is currently accepting applications for the position of Athletic Field Groundskeeper in the Public Works Department.Read more ...
Job Opening: Seasonal Laborer
The City of St. Joseph is currently accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Laborer in the Public Works Department.Read more ...
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John and Dede Howard Ice Arena
Located off of Willa Drive and adjacent to Whittlesey Park, the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena is a great, family-friendly, ice arena within the City of St. Joseph to bring your friends and family.
Ice Arena Manager: Carrie Ogonowski
Address: 2414 Willa Drive (Whittlesey Park)
Phone: (269) 983-8795
The ice arena is seasonal. The Ice Arena closed March 21, 2021 for the season.
The John and Dede Howard Ice Arena was made possible by a generous donation from local residents John and Dede Howard. It has been a great resource to the City by providing fun, family-friendly recreation for the community. Some of the programs the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena hosts are open skating, club hockey, and also our Summer Recreation Program.
The John and Dede Howard Ice Arena is a partially enclosed, refrigerated NHL-sized (200' x 85') outdoor Arena. The Arena is open to the weather outside; however, it has a roof above it to help protect it from some of the weather's elements. The Arena is subject to weather. Weather may alter the printed schedule of ice times and also the opening and closing dates of the facility. Please either check the news feed of the website or contact the facility to inquire about weather-related closings.
Ice Rink Amenities
- Concession Stand - Currently Closed
- Enclosed Roof
- Open Skate
- Rental (for personal use or club)
- Skate Rental
- Warming Shelter
For information about renting/reserving the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena, please click here.
Wind: 9.94 m/h
19 Apr 2021
20 Apr 2021
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