Twenty-four park sites, including shared properties owned by other governmental units, are maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation and comprise 1,260 acres. They include 8,000 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline, four-miles of river frontage linear park system paralleling the Bear River, a 144-slip marina, a 76-site campground, a winter-sports complex, and an 865-acre forest preserve outside the City. Athletic facilities include 11 baseball and softball fields, 20 soccer-football fields, four basketball courts, 12 tennis courts, three playgrounds, two ice rinks, four sand volley-ball courts, a skate-park facility, and 18 miles of non-motorized and recreational foot trails. The City also offers over 30 sports and recreation programs.
Parks & Recreation