Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation

Providing quality of life and leisure services to Caddo Parish citizens and visitors

Our Mission:

The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing quality facilities, recreational programs, and other leisure time activities for the enjoyment, health, and benefit of the residents of Caddo Parish. In carrying out this responsibility, the department provides clean, safe park facilities throughout the Parish and a variety of recreational programs to ensure a positive experience for all our visitors.

Our Vision:

To enhance and improve the quality of life of all residents and visitors of Caddo Parish. The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department will provide excellent customer service through well maintained facilities and highly trained and motivated staff. The programs and services offered will always reflect the wants and needs of our community.

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The Parish of Caddo Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for providing quality of life/leisure services to Caddo Parish citizens and visitors. The department maintains 16 sites throughout the Parish that include boat launches, ball fields, RV campground, multi-use trails, playgrounds and a nature center featuring a staffed visitor center with exhibits and live animals.

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The department also offers a wide variety of programming, including educational nature programs, athletics, health & wellness activities, festivals and special events, outdoor recreation, and assists local municipalities with festival, events, and park development.

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Check out this month's Pulse of the Parish to see what your Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation department has been up to! ... See MoreSee Less

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I spy a lot of familiar faces in here! Curtis Bias Emily Weidman-Evans Nicole Woods Shore Candie Nicole Branim Allison Elizabeth Branim TC Hulya Onel Jesse Smart Emily McClamroch Mills!

Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation and Centenary College of Louisiana Gymnastics Staff- invite youth and families to attend a Womens Collegiate Gymnastics Meet free of charge from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Gymnastic Girls Clinic, from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Girls ages 6-12 will learn loco-motor skills (hopping, leaping, skipping, etc.), social awareness skills (taking turns, listening skills, directional instruction, etc.), and basic gymnastics skills through the use of basic gymnastics equipment. Emphasis will also be on flexibility, balance, body control, and self-confidence. Clinic registration fee $10.00 per child, which includes: the clinic, t-shirt, signed poster and picture taken with Centenary Gymnastic Team.  Space is limited 55 girls.

Gymnasts will be participating in PinkOut, a national movement promoting breast cancer awareness, so wear your pink in support. 

Please watch Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Facebook page for registration information coming soon!  

For additional information contact Mary Murphy at mmurphy@caddo.org or (318) 220-6284.
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Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation and Centenary College of Louisiana Gymnastics Staff- invite youth and families to attend a Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Meet free of charge from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Gymnastic Girl's Clinic, from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Girls ages 6-12 will learn loco-motor skills (hopping, leaping, skipping, etc.), social awareness skills (taking turns, listening skills, directional instruction, etc.), and basic gymnastics skills through the use of basic gymnastics equipment. Emphasis will also be on flexibility, balance, body control, and self-confidence. Clinic registration fee $10.00 per child, which includes: the clinic, t-shirt, signed poster and picture taken with Centenary Gymnastic Team. Space is limited 55 girls.

Gymnasts will be participating in PinkOut, a national movement promoting breast cancer awareness, so wear your pink in support.

Please watch Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Facebook page for registration information coming soon!

For additional information contact Mary Murphy at mmurphy@caddo.org or (318) 220-6284.
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Oh gosh I wish they had one for boys! My boys would love to do this!

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From fun and festive events to health and wellness programs, the Winter Program Guide has something for everyone. Check out the line-up on our website here: https://caddoparks.org/programs-activities-month-view/
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From fun and festive events to health and wellness programs, the Winter Program Guide has something for everyone. Check out the line-up on our website here: https://caddoparks.org/programs-activities-month-v… ... See MoreSee Less

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Nature Ornament Workshop, Saturday, December 11 from 10am-1pm. Create and take home ornaments from natural and recycled materials. Free, stop by anytime during event hours. ...

From fun and festive events to health and wellness programs, the Winter Program Guide has something for everyone. Check out the line-up on our website here: https://caddoparks.org/programs-activities-month-view/ ...

5 miles of trail through a beautiful fall forest waiting for you at Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. Visit Wednesday-Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm! Learn more at caddoparks.org ...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! If you need to walk that turkey off or take the family out for some fresh air all Caddo Parish parks are open and accessible throughout the holiday weekend with exception of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. The nature park is closed on Thursday, November 25 and otherwise operating on regular schedule of Wednesday through Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.
Find more information on all our park sites at https://caddoparks.org/parkmap/
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Nature Ornament Workshop, Saturday, December 11 from 10am-1pm. Create and take home ornaments from natural and recycled materials. Free, stop by anytime during event hours. @ Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park https://www.instagram.com/p/CXBrfxOFndy/?utm_medium=twitter

5 miles of trail through a beautiful fall forest waiting for you at Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. Visit Wednesday-Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm! Learn more at http://caddoparks.org https://www.instagram.com/p/CW8YMO4sI8Z/?utm_medium=twitter

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