Tuesday, 28 June 2011 07:54
The Parks and Recreation Department is charged with providing quality recreational facilities to the citizens of Vicksburg. We currently have 13 full-time employees nine of which are maintenance workers and over 100 part-time. We maintain 15 playgrounds, 8 baseball fields, 2 youth softball fields, 3 adult softball fields, 1 olympic pool and 10 tennis courts.
Some of our activities include baseball (spring and fall), softball, basketball, arts programs, volleyball, swimming, flag football, lifeguard certification, umpire clinics and playground activities.
Our busiest times of the year are spring and summer. During these times we design leagues and schedules for thousands of Vicksburg-Warren residents. We schedule umpires and scorekeepers and are generally responsible for the smooth operation of all our leagues.
How do I become an Umpire?
To umpire in our baseball and softball leagues you must be a certified umpire. Periodically during the year we conduct umpire clinics for umpire certification. Call our office for more information.
Are you the sole operator of the youth baseball?
No. We are responsible for the fields, umpires, scorekeepers, etc. but Vicksburg Baseball Association runs the league.
Where do I get an application for employment?
You can pick an application at the Human Resource Department. They are located in the Neill Building behind City Hall. You can also download an application from this website. See our library section.
How do I get a registration form for programs?
You may pick up the form at the Parks and Recreation Department located at 102 Army Navy Dr. Some forms are available in the website Documents Library
Where do I get info about renting the Pavillion?
Call the City Clerk's office at 601-634-4553.
Where can I get info on recreation facility rentals?
Call the recreation department at 601-634-4514.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 09:20