Parks & Recreation
The Silver Bay Parks and Recreation Department maintains a multitude of parks and facilities in the Silver Bay area.
Department Head: Bryan Carpenter
Phone No.: 218.226.4214
Address: 129 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, MN
Peewee Baseball Playoff Schedule
The most picturesque park along the North Shore features marina facilities, a boat landing, picnic tables, fire pits, a scenic vista, and a beach. All located on the shore of Lake Superior.
Black Beach Park & Campground
The City of Silver Bay and the MN DNR, entered into a Lease Agreement with Northshore Mining for 31.6 acres of property along Lake Superior’s North Shore for the purpose of public beaches. The beaches have quickly become a “hotspot” for tourists traveling the North Shore.
Coming May 2020 – The 49-site Black Beach Campground construction started the spring of 2019. The campground is set to open May 2020. It will have 49-sites with 30-amp electricity throughout, and 34 sites will include 50-amp electric services and full water and sewer hookups. Unique to campgrounds on the North Shore, this will have a few pull-through sites to accommodate the larger RV’s.
Baseball & Softball Fields
Silver Bay has active baseball and softball programs including a summer league. Summer programs include T-ball, peewee, little league, jr. league baseball and adult/girls softball programs. All of the games are played on several well-maintained fields.
The Parks and Rec program has set up a horseshoe court free of charge for public use. The court can be located next to the Rukavina arena.
Home of the North Shore Storm boys and girls high school hockey teams, Parks and Recreation headquarters and office area, and host site of Silver Bay Blue Line Club hockey camp and tournaments.
The skate park can be found beside the tennis courts. Please read the skate park rules prior to using the equipment.
Silver Bay has three lit, high-quality, well-maintained tennis courts. The tennis programs in Silver Bay include the adult tennis league and affordable tennis lessons. These tennis courts are freely accessible and open to the public, free of charge.
Senior Citizens Workshop
Open to all senior citizens (55 & over) in the Silver Bay Area.
Open to the public for open hockey and skating during the winter and dryland hockey during the summer months.
Building available for rent for small parties and meeting. Please contact the City Hall at 218.226.4408 for availability and pricing.
Recreation Ball Field (65’ bases)
Peewee and T-ball field
Mary MacDonald Park (60′ bases)
Playground and ball fields
Outer Drive Park
Welcome sign/Rocky Taconite statue, military flag display area, picnic sites, and breathtaking flower trail.
Mariner Mountain Park
Hiking trails and parking lot
North Shore Scenic Overlook Park
This Park was developed by the Cleveland Cliff’s Foundation and is maintained by Northshore Mining.
Summer Recreation Programs
The City of Silver Bay runs a 6-7 week summer recreation program. Activities include Arts and Crafts, Baseball, Softball, Pickle Ball, Tennis, Dryland Hockey, Volleyball Camp, Golf, and Prairie Fire Theatre.