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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Department
835 North 14th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2912
Fax: 920-746-2906

2021 Fall/Winter Newsletter
2021 Christmas/New Year's Garbage/Recycling Schedule
2022 Park Reservation Form 


Compost Site Permit Form 
Farm and Craft Market Policy
2020 Five Year Outdoor Recreation Plan
2019 Sunset Park Bradley Lake Master Plan
Bench & Tree Donation Brochure
2022 Recycling Calendar

The Park and Recreation Department is located within the Municipal Services Building on 14th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay.

The office hours of the Park & Recreation Department are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be reached by calling 920-746-2912 or through e-mail at the Parks Department.

Department Personnel

Municipal Services Director – Mike Barker
Public Work Crew Supervisor – Steve Wiegand
Municipal Services Assistant – Colleen DeGrave
Municipal Services Secretary - Patricia Quinn

The Director is responsible for the City parks, docks, marina and farmers market. He also holds the role of City Forester, Harbor Master and Weed Commissioner.

There are approximately 187 acres of land to maintain which consists of 14 parks, nine ball fields, six tennis courts, two launching ramps, an ice skating rink, City waterfront walkways, waterweed maintenance of the Bay of Sturgeon Bay, and two beaches all within the City of Sturgeon Bay.

The maintenance consists of pruning and hedge trimming of greenery, planting flowers, cutting grass, bathroom maintenance, garbage and recycling collection in all parks, playground equipment/bleacher maintenance and general caretaking of the City parks.

The Forestry Department is also included in the Parks & Recreation Department. This includes enforcing the City ordinance related to the planting, pruning, and cutting of trees in City right of ways.

The Director is also the City’s Harbor Master and is responsible for authorizing permits for the 95 moorings in the Bay of Sturgeon Bay and the setting of regulatory buoys in the Bay.

Farmers Market 

The City of Sturgeon Bay Farmers Market is held from the first Saturday in June through mid October and runs from 8:30 – 12:00 weekly.