News & Updates

These are the latest news stories about the South Bend Parks & Recreation Department. To view archived stories, visit our News Archive.


Erskine Park Golf Course closed for season

The Erskine Park Golf Course is now closed for the winter season. It will resume normal operations in the spring of 2017.

The clubhouse will remain open to fulfill any golf equipment needs for the holiday season.

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Posted on December 02, 2016

Ecological Advocacy Committee

The Ecological Advocacy Committee has been formed to serve in advising the Park Board on how to enhance and maintain the ecological health of the environment surrounding and within the City of South Bend, which in turn will enhance the quality of life for residents.

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Posted on September 19, 2016

Riverfront Parks & Trails

The City of South Bend has entered into a re-envisioning process for the riverside parks and trails throughout the city. Read more to get involved.

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Posted on August 17, 2016

Elbel Special Advisory Committee Recommendations Update

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Posted on August 08, 2016

EPA Superfund : Beck's Lake

Compilation of information on the EPA Superfund site surrounding Beck’s Lake at LaSalle Park.

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Posted on June 09, 2016

Elbel Environmental Assessment and Management

Volunteer and other information on the Elbel Natural Resource Management Project.

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Posted on February 18, 2016

What's Up in South Bend Parks - Bi-Weekly Update

A weekly summary of interesting things going on in South Bend Parks and Recreation.

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Posted on February 18, 2016