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Department of Parks & Recreation to Host Summer Program

Posted on April 5, 2021


April 1, 2021


Registration Begins April 5th 

(JACKSON, MS) – The Department of Parks and Recreation Programming Division today announced details of its Summer Program. The seven (7) week program for children ages 6-12 years old, will run from June 7-July 23, 2021, Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The program will consist of recreational activities, educational enrichment, and guest speakers.

All COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced and masks must be worn at all times. Parents must provide transportation to the site, a healthy lunch/snack in an insulated lunch bag, and a water bottle for their child each day.

Registration Date:

  • April 5th until all slots are filled
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration Location:

  • City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation Administrative Office
  • 1000 Metro center Mall Suite 104
  • Jackson, MS 39204

Contact Number: 601-960-0655

Registration Requirements:

  • Boys and Girls ages 6 – 12
  • 121 Immunization Compliance Form or Birth Certificate
  • $110.00 (money orders only) per location, per child
  • $10.00 (cash only) program t-shirt per child

Summer Program Sites

  • Battlefield Community Center – 953 Porter Street | Jackson, MS 39204
  • Grove Park Community Center – 4126 Parkway Avenue | Jackson, MS 39213
  • Vergy P. Middleton Community Center – 3971 North Flag Chapel Road | Jackson, MS 39213

For more information, please contact 601-960-0655.


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