City of Jackson

Parks and Recreation Department

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The City of Jackson’s 27 beautiful city parks and numerousprograms are managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. It is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of all outdoor activities, facilities and land areas located within our community. With more than 50,000 people annually partaking in recreational offerings of our City, the department’s role is increasingly vital to the prosperity of the Jackson community.

Whether you’re looking to create some great new memories with family and friends, or enjoy the green space available in our city, you will find all the pertinent information you need through the Parks and Recreation Department.

 PHONE NUMBERS

Recreation Office  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   788-4040

Boos Center .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  788-4064

King Center  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  788-4067

Nixon Pool .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  788-4068

Sharp Park Golf Course .  .  .  .  .  .  .  788-4066

Sharp Park Learning Center.  .  .  .  .  780-4799

Sharp Park Miniature Golf  .  .  .  .  .  .  788-4696

 

Outdoors in the City of Jackson

The Parks and Recreation Department covers a lot of turf. This includes:

  • 27 parks, totaling 635 acres
  • Two community recreation centers
  • One outdoor swimming pool
  • 17 softball fields—four lighted, 13 unlighted
  • Three baseball fields
  • 12 Little League fields
  • 12 outdoor basketball courts
  • Four full-size soccer fields
  • 10 small soccer fields
  • Two outdoor volleyball courts
  • One 18-hole golf course
  • One driving range
  • One miniature golf course
  • One horseshoe court
  • Seven picnic shelters
  • 18 fully equipped playground areas