Facilities and Parks
Recreation and Parks Department
100 West School Street, Ridgeland MS
Ridgeland Recreational Center
137 Old Park Trail, Ridgeland MS
Ridgeland Tennis Center & Pickleball
201 McClellan Drive, Ridgeland MS
|Parks and Recreational Facilities|
|Freedom Ridge Park||235 West School Street|
|Friendship Park||475 Lake Harbour Drive|
|Wolcott Park||348 McClellan Drive|
|Ridgeland Recreational Center||137 Old Park Trail|
|Ridgeland Disc Golf Course||Old Trace Park|
|Ridgeland Tennis Center & Pickleball||201 McClellan Drive|
|Ridgeland Multi-Use Trail||Parking available intersection of Harbor Dr. and Rice Rd.|
|Natchez Trace Parkway||Managed by National Park Service. Access at Rice Rd. and Old Canton Rd.|
|Ross Barnett Reservoir||Managed by Pearl River Water Supply District|
|Old Trace Park||Managed by Pearl River Water Supply District|
|Wildflower Field||Jackson St. off I-55|
|Jessamine Cemetery||170 Trace Ridge Drive|
Freedom Ridge Park
This 50-acre state-of-the-art athletic facility is located at 235 West School Street, just behind the Ridgeland Police Department. The park features four lighted adult regulation softball fields, four lighted regulation soccer fields, four picnic pavilions, two playgrounds, two concession/restroom buildings, a lighted walking trail and a maintenance facility. Pavilion and field rental available.
Friendship Park is a multi-purpose neighborhood park facility, located at 475 Lake Harbour Drive. With a large lighted pavilion, a one-mile lighted walking/jogging trail, a fitness court, playground equipment and restroom facilities, the park accommodates many and varying needs. Pavilion rental available. Park hours are 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wolcott Park is a 40-acre athletic facility located on McClellan Drive, off Highway 51. It features seven lighted baseball/softball fields, a playground, 14 batting cages, two bullpens, two concession/restroom buildings and a maintenance facility.
Ridgeland Recreational Center
The Ridgeland Recreational Center is housed in a two-story rustic lodge overlooking the Ross Barnett Reservoir at Old Trace Park and hosts daily activities for our Superstar Seniors. The Recreational Center is not available to rent.
Directions to Ridgeland Recreational Center
From I-55, take Exit 105B (Ridgeland/Old Agency Road). Travel east on Jackson Street to the Highway 51 intersection. Travel south (or turn right) onto Highway 51. Turn left at the traffic signal onto Rice Road. Go approximately 2.9 miles to Post Road. (You will cross Old Canton Road. You will pass Harbor Drive and Madison Landing. The next street is Post Road.) Turn right onto Post Road and continue to the Old Trace Park entrance. The Ridgeland Recreational Center is located at the southwest corner of the park. It is a 2-story gray lodge with a picket fence around it that is situated adjacent to the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Our disc golf course is also located at the Ross Barnett Reservoir at Old Trace Park. The disc golf course includes 18 holes, each with a single tee location. The average distance for holes on the course is approximately 330’ with the longest hole being approximately 480’. The course includes a course map at the beginning, hole signage at each tee box, number plates on each corresponding basket, multiple benches throughout the course, and trash receptacles.
The course layout and individual holes were designed in accordance to the PDGA recommendations and have been designed to allow multiple configurations in the future. The course is designed to accommodate all skill levels and uses existing features and topography to create a fun and challenging experience.
Ridgeland Tennis Center & Pickleball Courts
The Ridgeland Tennis Center a full-service public facility operated by tennis pros, is located at 201 McClellan Drive, off Highway 51. The center is home to 17 lighted hard tennis courts and 4 pickleball courts; men’s and women’s locker rooms; a 2,000 square-foot covered porch for viewing; and a fully stocked tennis pro shop.