Parks & Recreation

Two girls on swings with sand on the ground and water in the background


The City of Sault Ste. Marie parks, public places, natural areas, and recreational opportunities give life and beauty to our city. We invite Residents and Visitors to explore the Parks and Recreation Department pages for more information on our services and programs. Let your adventure begin here!

The Parks and Recreation department is a service-oriented department with a high frequency of public contact, public interaction and public involvement.  This department provides maintenance and upkeep of over thirty (30) parks, multiple buildings and facilities. They coordinate with various administrative agreements with the operation of the cities George Kemp Downtown Marina, Aune-Osborn Campground, Historic Structures on Water Street and various events on city hall grounds, parks and facilities.

The Parks and Recreation department operates services, building operations and maintenance of:

  • Pullar Community Building
  • Sault Seal Recreation Area
  • Kaines Rink
  • Charles T. Harvey Marina
  • Riverside Cemetery
  • Maple Ridge Cemetery
  • Malcolm Park Ball Field Complex
  • Sherman Park, Pavilion, and Campground
  • Community Gardens
  • Skateboard/Bike Park

The Master Recreation Plan covers the jurisdiction of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and focuses on a wide variety of the aspects of the parks and recreation programming coordinated by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, its Parks and Recreation Department, and its partners.  Click to view the Parks and Recreation Master Recreation Plan - Plan Duration 2023-2027.


Memorial Park Bench & Picnic Table Donation Program




City Hall
225 E. Portage Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
United States

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