Who maintains trails in the City of South Bend?
The trails within the City of South Bend Park system are maintained by the Facilities and Grounds division of Venues Parks and Arts as well as with the hard work of volunteer groups and individual volunteers. The only trail not maintained by the Facilities and Grounds Division is the mountain bike trail at Rum ViIllage Park, which is managed by the hard work of NIMBA. NIMBA stands for "Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association" and more information on this volunteer group can be found online at http://nimba-bike.org/.
When are trails maintained?
The safety and quality of the trails within the South Bend Park system is very important to us. The Facilities and Grounds team will address issues as soon as possible with priority given to safety related issues.
How can I request recreation trail maintenance?
In the event you have a concern or identify an issue with a trail within the City if South Bend Park system, you can request that it be addressed by calling 311. If you have a concern about or want to assist with the mountain bike trail at Rum Village, then you can connect with the volunteer mountain bike group, NIMBA, through their website at http://nimba-bike.org/.
If you would like to get more info on ways you can help maintain trails or volunteer in the park system, visit our website at http://sbvpa.org/sponsors/ or call the volunteer coordinator at 574.235.9372.