City of St Joseph Parks and Recreation
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  • Howard Ice Arena Updates 

    This website works best on a computer or tablet.  It is not an app for a phone. 

    Reservations are required to assist with capacity limits and contact tracing if needed.  Please click on the pictures below for open skate and stick & puck reservations.  You will need to create an account to register. Masks are required inside the warming hut and on the ice.  Thank you for your understanding.
  • Spring Baseball & Softball 

    Planning is underway for spring baseball and softball.  Registration is now available. Games will begin in early May. At this time, masks are required during athletics in the state of Michigan.  This may or may not change. We anticipate physical distancing and hand washing will also continue to be priorities through spring.

    Langley Ave Reconstruction to begin March 15th.  If you normally visit the ice arena via Langley Ave, please use Niles Ave after March 15th. Additional information on the project is available on the City of St Joseph Engineering page.  Click here.

Howard Ice Arena
Open Skate Reservations at the Howard Ice Arena - please click here to register for open skate times.
Open Skate
Hockey Skates
Stick & Puck Reservations
Stick & Puck
Special Event Application Available Here
Special Event Application
Special Event
Skills Poster
Accepting applications for Seasonal Summer Laborer Positions
Job Openings

Welcome to City of St Joseph Parks and Recreation

We are proud to provide you with our activity registration system and website. Please Create an Account with all your household information. The data provided - emergency contacts, medical information, etc. - will help us better serve you. You need an account to reserve a facility or register for an activity. If you need assistance, please call 269-983-6341 or email