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The Parks and Recreation Department is charged with providing quality recreational facilities to the citizens of Vicksburg. We currently have 13 full-time employees seven of which are maintenance workers and over 100 part-time. We maintain 25 playgrounds, 8 baseball fields, 3 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.

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Recreation News and Announcements

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Classes

The Vicksburg Recreation Department will hold an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED class on Saturday, September 19, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Recreation Department at 100 Army Navy Drive. The approximately 5 hour course is $85. This includes the student manual and a two-year certification Preregistration is required. Call 601-634-4516 for more information.

2015 Fall/Winter Tennis Program Announced

rickshieldsFollowing a successful summer tennis program, the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation department has announced that the fall/winter programs will begin on August 17, 2015 and run through early next year. Program times are from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday weather permitting.


Adult Co-Ed Softball Registration is Underway

Adult Co-Ed Softball registration runs from August 10, 2015 through September 11, 2015. Cost per team is $175.00 plus an additional $10 per player from Warren County and $20 per player from Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties. Team registration packets can be picked up at the offices of Parks and Recreation at 100 Army-Navy Drive. There is a mandatory coaches meeting Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Parks and Recreation office. For additional information call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514. 


Recreation Contact Info

con_tel Phone: 601-634-4514
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con_addressPhysical Address:
City of Vicksburg
Recreation Department
Army-Navy Drive
Vicksburg, MS 39180

con_addressMailing Address:
City of Vicksburg
Recreation Department
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181

Hours:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm