Parks & Recreation


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Director • Lacey Henderson

Crystal Springs Parks and Recreation • 601-892-0007

Mission Statement:  The Crystal Springs Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to the enhancement of the overall community by providing safe, well-maintained, and steadily-improving facilities that promote activities for the physical and mental well-being of citizens of all ages, including our senior citizens, with a special emphasis on our youth.

For rentals and reservations of any properties at Lake Chautauqua or in the city of Crystal Springs, please contact City Hall at (601) 892-1212.

Lee Avenue Community Center & City Pool

James L. Hicks Civic Center & Basketball Courts

Crystal Springs Sports Complex
Soccer Fields • Tennis Courts • Batting Cages

McPherson Park
Football Fields • Baseball / Softball Fields • Basketball Courts

The Parks & Recreation Department operates on a first-come, first-served basis when reserving the field.  However, we make it a top priority to teach children that sharing is a top priority and expect adults to administer the same code of ethics. 

When making field reservations, each team is only allowed to reserve two slots per week (M-F) and they cannot be the same time each time.  (In other words, if Team A signs up for Monday 5pm – 7pm and would like their additional day to be Thursday, they are not allowed to reserve the 5pm – 7pm slot).  The slots are filled in 2 hour increments beginning at 3:00 pm and ending at 9:00 pm. 

To reserve the baseball field at McPherson Park, please click below!

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Conference & Visitor Center

Tomato Museum

Tree Top Trails

Hiking & Fishing

Disc Golf Course

Community Sport Programs

Copiah County Baseball Association • T. J. Runnels – 601-506-2929

Copiah County Soccer Association • Steven Singleton – 601-500-0580

City Basketball • Free People Church – 601- 672-6429

City Football • Stanley Wheeler – 601-540-0942