Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Plan

The Planning Commission adopted the Parks and Recreation Plan in October of 2018

Year End Reports

Board Members

  • Adam Zak (Council Appointee)
  • Eric Longhini (Chair)
  • Trevor Jackovich
  • Russ Maki
  • Vacant

If you are interested in being on the board, download our application and send it in!

Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Schedule for 2024

The Bessemer Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.
• January 4th
• February 1st
• March 7th
• April 4th
• May 2nd
• June 6th
July 11th
• August 1st
• September 5th
• October 3rd
• November 7th
• December 5th
All meetings are open to members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.
This notice is posted in compliance with Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended. The Open Meetings Act,
MCL41.72a (2) (3) and the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Bessemer’s Clerk at 906-667-0333 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Latest Parks & Recreation Meetings

Joint Meeting 2.20.24

A special joint meeting of the City Council and all of the commissions within Bessemer to discuss Robert’s Rules of Order and the Open Meetings Act. Edit 2/23/24: To view the presentation that was shown, click here.



Regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission.



Regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission



Regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission