Sports Programs

The Recreation and Parks Department administers an incredibly wide variety of programs such as soccer, baseball, softball, basketball and flag football; and we proudly offer empowering athletic programs like HOOPS and TOPSoccer for children with mental or physical disabilities.

Youth ProgramsSoccer, baseball, softball, basketball and flag football information.
Special Needs ProgramsHOOPS, TopSoccer and Miracle League information.

Youth Programs

Youth Soccer

Ridgeland Recreation and Parks offers youth soccer programs in conjunction with the Mississippi Futbol Club, providing youth soccer under the guidance of the Mississippi Youth Soccer Organization. Fall and Spring sessions are offered. For more information, visit MFSC online at

Youth Baseball, Softball, and Basketball

Ridgeland Recreation & Parks offers youth baseball, softball and basketball programs in conjunction with the Madison-Ridgeland Youth Club. For more information, visit MRYC Baseball, MRYC Softball, and MRYC Basketball.

Flag Football

Hosted by Ridgeland during the months of September, October and November, Flag Football builds teamwork skills and teaches the basic fundamentals of football. Registration takes place in July and August. Click here for information regarding 2023 registration!

Special Needs Programs


HOOPS Basketball is a program designed for special needs children. Games are held in January and February utilizing volunteer coaches and assistants.


This soccer program is offered to children ages 5 and up who are mentally and/or physically challenged. Contact TOPSoccer.

TOPSoccer Jamboree

TOPSoccer Jamboree is designed for boys and girls ages 5-18 with special needs. This event provides a day of fun while teaching basic soccer skills. The Jamboree is held in October.

Miracle League Baseball

Miracle League is a baseball/softball program adapted for physically/mentally challenged youth. The League plays in the spring at Wolcott Park.