We’re committed to building a better community through people, parks, and programs. Our responsibilities include managing city parks, trails, golf courses, and recreation areas. Plus, we oversee performance and event facilities, along with coordinating special events throughout the year. And with more than 100 recreation programs offered for youth and adults, we have something for everyone.
Rafting? Fitness classes? Ice skating?
With more than 100 recreation programs offered for youth & adults, South Bend Venues Parks & Arts has something for everyone.
Awarded the 2012 “Outstanding Agency” by Indiana Parks & Recreation association, South Bend Parks and Recreation is your guide to year-round recreational opportunities for all to enjoy.
City of South Bend Venue Parks & Arts
Venue Parks & Arts is an exciting department committed to creating exceptional experiences and opportunities in our city.
We’ve redesigned the website with an emphasis on better connecting you with services, facilities, and information pertaining to everyday life in South Bend. Click on the left and right arrows to navigate these quick tips to make the most of your first experience.
311 Service Center
Browse topics, answer questions, and get information about City services and departments. Take me there.
Connect with elected officials
South Bend’s city government aims to make the basics easy, deliver good government, and invest in people and places. Learn about how our elected officials are working for you. Learn more.
Pay bills online
We have information on how to pay utilities, parking tickets, and more. Go pay a bill now.
Get answers to common questions like like “How do I sign-up for the City Yard Waste Program?” and others via Top Resources for Residents. Learn more.
Venues Parks & Arts
Explore activities, programs, and health and fitness initiatives through Venues Parks & Arts. Learn more.
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