Facility and Grounds Division

The City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts Facility and Grounds Division is located at 1020 High Street. The Division moved to this site in 2005 after a major remodeling and expansion project. 

The Division includes:

Centralized Mowing
City/Bowman Cemetery Maintenance
East Race Plaza Maintenance
Forestry
Graffiti Abatement
Grounds Maintenance
Parking Garage Maintenance
Pool/Ice Rink Maintenance
Skilled Trades

The City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts Facility and Grounds Division is responsible for all grounds maintenance, facility maintenance, playground equipment installation and upkeep, inumerable repairs and daily preparation of 53 parks in South Bend and entities relating to VPA. This includes maintenance of around 3,000 acres of greenspace, picnic areas, ice rink, softball fields, baseball fields, soccer fields, play structures, water playground, pool, splash pads, swings and other equipment located within the Park system.

In the fall and winter months, the Facility and Grounds Division assists the Board of Public Works Street Division with leaf pickup and snow removal.