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Hunter Safety - Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Michigan DNR and the City of St. Johns are sponsoring a Hunter’s Safety Training course. This course will be a home study and a field day taking place on October 14. For more information or to print off a registration form, Click Here!

Fall Programs - Monday, July 31, 2017

The City of St. Johns is now accepting registration for our Basketball Clinic and Karate Classes starting this fall. For more information about the Basketball Clinic, Click here. For more information about the Karate Classes, Click here. To register online, Click here!

Adult Fall Softball League - Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The City of St. Johns is now taking registrations for the 2017 fall softball season. Click here to view the managers packet. Don't want to be a manager? Sign up to be a part of a team and we will assign you. to sign up to be on a team, Click here!

NFL Flag Football - Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Have fun, stay active and wear NFL Gear this fall by participating in the City of St. Johns Recreation Department NFL Flag Football League. We are a proud member of NFL Flag: powered by USA Football. For more information about this league Click Here! To register online, Click Here!


William S Schafer

Recreation Director                                  

E Mail: bschafer@ci.saint-johns.mi.us

Phone: (989) 224-8944 Ext 227

Fax: (989)224-2204

Brandon Blackmon

Recreation Programmer                                  

E Mail: bblackmon@ci.saint-johns.mi.us

Phone: (989) 224-8944 Ext 228

Fax: (989)224-2204

For Pavilion Rental please dial extension 221 or 201.  To check the availability of pavilions CLICK HERE.

The Recreation Director and Programmer are responsible for the planning, organizing and operation of the cultural, athletic and recreational activities in the City. They work in cooperation with other groups and individuals in carrying out these activities throughout the year.


Mission Statement: Promote a broad, year round range of quality indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities to City residents of all ages and physical and mental abilities and encourage inter-generational participation in activities.

Five Year Master Plan 2016-2020