Sports Facilities

What do you look for when you plan a sporting event or tournament? You need the right facilities to accommodate your group. You want comfortable, convenient lodging, great food, and courteous service with plenty of activities and attractions that offer one good time after another.

Baseball/Softball

JSU Baseball Stadium
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Measures 365 ft. down the lines, 325 ft. to the power alleys, and 400 ft. to center field with seating for up to 800.

JSU Softball Stadium
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Seats 200

Millsaps Softball Complex
1701 N. State Street
(601) 974-1188
Features natural grass and seats up to 200.

Millsaps College Twenty Field
1701 N. State Street
(601) 974-1188
Features natural grass and seats up to 500.

Grove Park
4126 Parkway Ave.
(601) 960-0643
Four lighted fields, swimming pool, basketball, tennis, 9 hole golf course, concessions, and restrooms.

Lakeland Park
1200 Lakeland Drive
(601) 960-0716
Nine lighted fields for T-ball-Pony  League with seating, restrooms, and concessions.

Levell Woods Park
351 Dona Dr.
(601) 960-0716
Four lighted fields for T-ball-high school, concessions, and restrooms.

Legion Complex
4500 South Dr.
(601) 960-0629
Six lighted softball fields and two lighted baseball fields with seating, swimming pool, and restrooms.

Smith-Wills Stadium
1200 Lakeland Drive
(601) 981-1414
See Multi-Purpose Sports Facilities.

Other Baseball/Softball facilities: (3 fields or less)
Battlefield Park  Sykes Park
953 Porter St.    953 Sykes Rd.
(601) 960-0716             (601)960-0716  

Soccer

H.T. Newell Field
Riverside Drive
(601) 968-5956
Home to Belhaven University Soccer; seats 7,500.

Buddy Butts Park
7 N. McRaven Rd.
(601) 960-0716
Eleven soccer fields, four lighted U-6 through U-19 with restrooms, picnic area, and concessions.

Jackson Futbol Club
Westbrook Rd.
(601) 956-6184
Eleven soccer fields, two lighted, with
irrigated bermuda turf for U-6 through U-19 with restrooms and concessions.

Other Soccer facilities:
Battlefield Park     Calloway Soccer Field
953 Porter St.  Beasley Road
(601) 960-0716  (601) 987-3535

JSU Soccer Complex       Harper Davis Field
Jackson State U.     Millsaps College
(601) 979-7821   (601) 974-1000

Golf

Grove Park     
1800 Walter Dutch Drive
(601) 960-2074
Nine hole golf course, baseball fields,
clubhouse, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground, and restrooms.

LeFleur’s Bluff State Park
2140 Riverside Dr.
(601) 362-5485
Nine hole golf course, open year round.

Sunny Guy Municipal Park
3200 Woodrow Wilson
(601) 960-1905
Eighteen holes with pro shop open seven days a week, year round.

Other Golf facilities:
Buddy Butts Park Tee-Time Golf Range  
(601) 923-3360

Basketball

Belhaven University
Heidelberg Gymnasium
1500 Peachtree Street
(601) 968-5956

Jackson State University
Lee E. Williams Gymnasium
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Seats up to 8,000, locker rooms, weight room, sauna, and training rooms.

Millsaps College
Harper Dansfield Gymnasium
1701 N. State Street
(601) 974-1188

Walter Payton Center
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
100,000 square foot facility with three hard courts.

Champion Gymnasium
1355 Hattiesburg St.
(601) 960-1422
84’ x 50’ synthetic surface, air
conditioned, seats 120, concessions, dressing rooms and restrooms.

George Kurts Gymnasium
125 Gymnasium Lane
(601) 960-1883
94” x 50’ synthetic rubber/vinyl surface, air conditioned, seating for 300, dressing rooms, and restrooms.

Mississippi Basketball Athletics Complex    
2240 Westbrook Road
(601) 957-7373
51,000 square feet, seats 3,300. Five college regulation courts.

Tennis

Belhaven University Tennis Complex
(601) 968-5956
5 lighted courts.

JSU Tennis Facility
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Features 12 lighted courts with scoreboards and stadium seating for 100.

Millsaps College
(601) 974-1188
Four lighted courts.

Dorothy Vest Tennis Center
953 Porter Street
(601) 960-1388
This facility offers six clay courts, six lighted hard courts, one non-lighted court, a pro shop, concessions and restrooms.

Medgar Evers Community Center
3159 Edwards Ave.
(601) 960-1741
84’ x 50’ multi-purpose surface, seating for 150.

Parham Bridges Tennis Center
5055 Old Canton Road
(601) 956-1105
Selected as one of the top 50 Municipal Tennis Centers in America. 15 lighted plexipare courts, pro shop, and multi-use clubhouse. Includes one mile walking trail.

River Hills Club
3600 Ridgewood Road
(601) 987-4450
River Hills Club is the premier tennis facility in Mississippi and one of the best in the Southeast. There are 13 state-of-the-art Har-Tru tennis courts, all fully lighted for night play. Additionally, there are four fully lighted outside hard courts and four hard courts inside our tennis and fitness facility. Because most of our Har-Tru courts are continuously being watered from below the surface, there is no downtime waiting for the courts to dry out. This system allows for quick drainage after a hard rain, and puts players back on the courts faster than conventional clay courts.

Sykes Park
(601) 368-7407

Tennis Center South
1517 McDowell Road
(601) 960-1712
Offers 14 lighted, hard surface courts, including 200 seat stadium court, clubhouse, pro-shop, restroom, lockers.

Westside Community Center
1450 Wiggins Rd.
(601) 960-1650
75’ x 42’ hardwood surface, seating for 225, dressing rooms, and air conditioning.

Track and Field

JSU Mark Epps Track & Field Facility    
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Renovated in 2004. Host JSU men’s and women’s Track and Field.

Millsaps College
(601) 974-1188

Frisbee Golf

LeFleur’s Bluff State Park
2140 Riverside Drive
(601) 362-3885
18 hole course.

Football

Harper Davis Field
Millsaps College
1701 N. State Street
(601) 974-1000
Field features artificial turf and seat 3,000.

H.T. Newell Field
900 Riverside Drive
(601)968-5956
Home to Belhaven Football with seating for 7,500.

Veterans Memorial Stadium
2531 N. State Street
(601) 354-6021
Expanded in 1970, Veterans Memorial Stadium now holds 60,492. The facility’s horseshow configuration is ideal for concerts and other performance events.

Multi-Purpose Sports Facilities

Jackson Convention Complex
105 E. Pascagoula St.
(601) 960-2321
The sparkling new Jackson Convention Complex offers over 330,00 sq. ft. of meeting space with a 60,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall used to host concerts, trade shows and a wide variety of sporting events. The facility also offers over 40,000 sq. ft. of sports courts that can be installed for your event.

Kirk Fordice Equine Center
P.O. Box 892
(601) 961-4000
One of the South’s most modern livestock facilities. This building is used every week for cattle shows, horse shows, markets of all types.  Dirt floor arena 260’ x  120’ with 2,500 chair back seats, concessions, sound system and scoreboard.

Mississippi Coliseum
P.O. Box 892
(601) 961-4000
This modern facility is an all-season area with large capacity seating including 6,500 permanent seating and 2,650 temporary seating. Arena floor: 25,449 sq. ft. Arena height: 70’. Spacious stage complete with sound and lighting facilities available.

Mississippi Trade Mart Center
P.O. Box 892
(601) 961-4000
This multi-purpose facility can be utilized in a variety of ways serving as a large exhibit hall for trade and public shows to banquets, conventions and special events. 66,600 sq. ft. of column free exhibit space.

T.B. Ellis Physical Education Center
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
Multi-purpose facility located at Jackson State University. Olympic-style pool, two basketball courts, and floor space for indoor tennis, table tennis, badminton and volleyball.

Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
2531 N. State Street
(601) 354-6021
Expanded in 1970, Veterans Memorial Stadium now holds 60,492. The facility’s horseshoe configuration is ideal for concerts and other performance events.

Smith-Wills Stadium
1200 Lakeland Drive
(601)981-1414
Once a major league stadium, this 5,200 seat multi-use facility now hosts baseball, football, and other outdoor sporting events.

Walter Payton Health and Wellness Center
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
(601) 979-7821
100,000 square foot facility that houses a strength and aerobic center, three basketball courts, three racquetball courts, squash court, and spacious locker rooms for men and women.