Community Development - Parks & Recreation
The mission of the Village of Mount Pleasant Parks and Recreation Division is to provide for the health, inspiration and recreation opportunities for the people of Mount Pleasant through the creation and maintenance of high-quality programs, facilities, and special community events. Dedication and preservation of natural resources will ensure the opportunity for high-quality leisure experiences for generations to come.
The Village of Mount Pleasant presently operates fourteen parks totaling over 300 acres of parkland offering a wide variety of recreational activities. Our parks contain baseball diamonds, trails, shelters, and picnic facilities. Generally, parks are available on a first-come, first served basis.
The Village of Mount Pleasant Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets on the third Thursday of each month at the Mount Pleasant Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive; beginning at 4:00 p.m.
The Village of Mount Pleasant offers several summer recreation opportunities for kids of all ages. Some of those activities include co-ed t-ball, softball, kickball, and sand volleyball as well as several sports clinics.
For more information on Tball and Softball start dates as well as other info click the links below:
We also provide summer playground programs at Drozd, Stewart McBride, and Smolenski Park. We are excited to continue our drop-in playground programs at Polzin Park thanks to an incredible partnership from SC Johnson!
For more information on a specific parks programs and to view our playground handbook click the links below:
View our Recreation Flyer for 2022. Online Registration for our summer 2022 programs will be available online starting February 15th. Check back here in February to Register online for 2022 summer activities. Printable forms are also available here: Printable Recreation Forms
The Village is striving to offer additional recreational opportunities in the near future and welcomes open comments and suggestions to improve the Village’s park and recreation program(s).
Additional information can be found below, as well as on our Facebook page: Mount Pleasant Parks and Recreation.
Please contact Brittany Bodnar, Recreation Program Supervisor at 262.865.4408 if you have any questions or comments about the Mount Pleasant Recreation Program.
The Village of Mount Pleasant has a officially adopted Village of Mount Pleasant Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan 2030 which illustrates existing and proposed on-street and off-street trails throughout the Village. The Village continues to promote a safe and healthy quality of life for all residents and patrons who visit the Village of Mount Pleasant.
The Village Park and Recreation Committee continues to develop funding opportunities for the existing and future needs of the recreation program. The Village has developed a signage program that allows business to donate money to the Park and Recreation program, and in return the Village constructs a sign that is showcased on the Villages softball diamonds from May through September. The Park and Recreation Committee are always open for donations as well.
Thank you to our 2020 donors! Without your support our programs would not be possible!
Please contact Brittany Bodnar, Recreation Director at 262.865.4408 if you have any questions or comments about the Mount Pleasant Park Signage and Donation Program.
All Village of Mount Pleasant parks and pathways are open for activities such as walking, hiking, or running. Please adhere to the 6’ social distancing requirements.
Park Amenities and Playgrounds
Please be courteous to others and limit your time on the playground and other park amenities when others are waiting.
Avoid touching your face, follow social distancing guidelines and maintain a minimum six feet physical distance from others who do not live in the same household.
Playgrounds are not being sanitized on a regular basis. Please bring your own hand sanitizer with you while on the playground. Utilize hand sanitizer before and after using each piece of equipment.
The Village offers shelter rentals at several Village parks. Please contact the Village of Mount Pleasant at 262-664-7800 and press 0 to inquire about reservations. Reservation forms are available under Application and Permits>Park and Recreation along with a list of fees.