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Spring Swim

Registration for the City of St. Johns Spring Swim Lessons is now available through April 7th. For more In formation, click here

Basketball Clinic

The City of St. Johns will be offering a 6 week basketball clinic for grades 3-6. Click read more for more information. Click here for more information.

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Adult Open Gym

The City of St. Johns 2017 winter open gym volleyball and basketball will begin Thursdays nights January 5 - March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Entry fee is $4 per person each night, or purchase a $20 pass which is good for 6 visits. 


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