Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Plan

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

Year End Reports

Board Members

  • Rob Coleman (Council Appointee)
  • Cheryl Olsen (Chair)
  • Trevor Jackovich
  • Eric Longhini
  • Russ Maki

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

Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Schedule for 2023

The Bessemer Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 5:30, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.
• January 5th - CANCELLED
• February 2nd
• March 2nd
• April 6th
• May 4th
• June 1st
• July 6th
• August 3rd
• September 7th
• October 5th
• November 2nd
• December 7th
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


Regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission.


2.15.23 Joint Meeting

A joint meeting of the City Council and City Commissions to discuss 2022 accomplishments and 2023 goals.



Regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission



A regular meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission