Leisure Activities

  1. Boomers and Beyond

    Boomers and Beyond programs focus on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, and healthy lifestyles.

  2. Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddleboard

    Get your family and friends together and canoe the beautiful St. Joseph River! Also a great idea for clubs, businesses and groups of all ages!

  3. Disc Golf

    Bring your friends and family to this 18-hole course.

  4. Geocaching

    Join the hunt for hidden “geocaches” in St. Joseph County Parks.

  5. Hayrides

    Enjoy this colorful time of year with a tractor drawn hayride!

  6. Mountain Bike Trails

    Explore the outdoors at Bendix Woods County Park! Enjoy the 6.6 mile mountain bike trail.

  7. Running Wild

    The Running Wild 5K Run is professionally chip-timed with disposable chips on park wooded and open field trails, park roads, grass and gravel.

  1. Wed Aug. 2

    Wild Wednesdays at the Playground - Coyotes Did you know that coyotes love to eat mice, rabbits, apples and strawberries? Find out more about these adaptable creatures!
  2. Sat Aug. 5

    Youth Canoe and Kayak Lessons Ages 10-15 This is a great lesson for those looking to get their kids comfortable in and around the water. A certified instructor will work on basic water safety, basic strokes and techniques, and most importantly… how to have fun! All equipment provided. Registration and payment are required by August 2.
  3. Mon Aug. 7

    Ultimate Warrior Camp Boys and Girls Entering Grades 3-6 St. Joseph County Parks is partnering with Jump Starts Sports to offer a week of fitness, fun and “Survivor” type team challenges! Kids will stay busy with obstacle courses, relays, disc golf, canoeing and many other fun activities. Register online by entering our zip code, 46637 at jumpstartsports.com.
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