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Spring Youth Programs

We are now accepting registration for the K-3 basketball skills clinic and K-5 Kids Power Karate. Click here for more information about basketball, Click here for more information about Karate

Summer Adult Leagues

The City of St. Johns is now accepting registrations for our summer adult leagues. We offer softball, sand volleyball, and returning for the summer of 2017 kickball. To review a managers packet for any league, Click here

CPR Class

We are now accepting registration for First Aid/CPR  class returning June 1, 2017. For a registration form, Click here

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