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DNR awards more than $1.4 million in Recreation Passport grants to communities for local park improvements

36 communities to share $1.4 million in Recreation Passport grants Dec. 20, 2016 Contact: Christie Bayus, 517-284-5923 or Ed Golder, 517-284-5815 DNR awards more than $1.4 million in Recreation Passport grants to communities for local park improvements The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that 36 communities across the state will share $1,461,500 in [...]

By | 2016-12-20T19:58:36+00:00 December 20th, 2016|General|Comments Off on DNR awards more than $1.4 million in Recreation Passport grants to communities for local park improvements

Park Master Plan – City of Three Rivers

The City of Three Rivers is located in rural St. Joseph County in southwest Michigan. Three rivers flow together in the heart of the downtown in the city’s most utilized park, Scidmore Park. The three rivers are the Rocky River, the Portage River and the St. Joseph River. The City of Three Rivers is approximately [...]

By | 2016-12-20T15:46:34+00:00 December 20th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Park Master Plan – City of Three Rivers

WATER TRAIL MASTER PLAN – ST. JOSEPH COUNTY

In 2006, St. Joseph County designated Michigan’s very first Heritage Water Trail. This pilot project was an effort to develop a system of canoe and kayak routes celebrating Michigan’s natural and historic resources. In early 2014, the St. Joseph County Commission developed a vision to build on the Heritage Water Trail program by increasing and [...]

By | 2016-12-19T21:31:32+00:00 December 19th, 2016|General|Comments Off on WATER TRAIL MASTER PLAN – ST. JOSEPH COUNTY

Proos applauds two St. Joseph County trail projects in NRTF’s 2017 recommendations

For Immediate Release Dec. 12, 2016 Contact: Kimberly Wadaga 517-373-6960 Proos applauds two St. Joseph County trail projects in NRTF’s 2017 recommendations LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Proos applauded the Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) board of trustees for including two St. Joseph County development projects among its recommendations for 2017. The trust fund is [...]

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River Country Recreational Authority (RCRA) FAQ

        Q: What is the mission of the RCRA? Has the mission been amended to include a sports complex? A: Our Articles of Incorporation state clearly in Article IV that our purpose is to promote “Trails and pathways and such other facilities as are authorized by Section 5 of Act 321.” While [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:42:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|General|Comments Off on River Country Recreational Authority (RCRA) FAQ

SPORTS COMPLEX PUBLIC PLANNING MEETING

River Country Recreational Authority Sports Complex Public Planning Meeting Notice The RCRA Sports Complex Committee will hold a public input meeting on March 2, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph County Commission on Aging building located at 103 S. Douglas, Three Rivers, Michigan. Any interested person may participate or submit [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:42:24+00:00 January 26th, 2016|General|Comments Off on SPORTS COMPLEX PUBLIC PLANNING MEETING

Meeting Notice

River Country Recreational Authority Sports Complex Committee Meeting Notice The RCRA Sports Complex Committee will meet on February 29, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at 333 W. Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, Michigan. Any interested person may participate or submit written comments to City Clerk, at the address above.  Please call 269-273-1632 for any questions. American with Disabilities (ADA) Notice The [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:42:29+00:00 December 7th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Meeting Notice

Dream Team

On November 19. 2015, the RCRA board established the a new committee that will be charged with providing expertise in youth sports and sports complexes combined with input from the community to assist with the design for the Field of Dreams youth sports complex project.  This committee will work closely with the selected engineer and [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:42:36+00:00 November 20th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Dream Team

A New Route

  After examining many options identified in the Three Rivers Area Community Foundation Trails Master Plan, RCRA identified a route from Three Rivers Health Campus to Meyer Broadway Park as the most practical span to pursue. Originally coined “the Meyer Broadway Pathway Implementation Plan” by Land Information Access Association, this route could soon become a [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:42:41+00:00 November 15th, 2014|General|Comments Off on A New Route