Effective August 4, 2020: Citing the need for stronger action to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Mayor Lumumba has signed the Third Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order which orders bars to close for inside service. All bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, and private clubs located in the City of Jackson shall close, except to the extent that such establishments ONLY provide take-out, pick up, delivery or drive-through services as allowed by law. Businesses found in violation will be shut down for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. Mayor Lumumba has also issued a Mayoral Curfew Order in the City of Jackson effective August 6th at 12 midnight - 5 am for the next five days. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Parks and Recreation Summer Program

The “Summer Program” is a seven week program, Monday- Friday from 7:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. Parents must provide transportation to the site, a healthy lunch and snack in an insulated lunch bag and a water bottle for their child each day. The program consists of recreational activities, educational enrichment, field trips and guest speakers.

Summer Program Dates

June 1, 2020- July 17, 2020

Monday- Friday

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Summer Program Sites (Sites subject to change)

  • 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 Flag Chapel Road| Jackson, MS 39209

  • Westside Gymnasiums

1450 Wiggins Road| Jackson, MS 39209


Registration Information:

  • Registration Dates:

March 2, 2020 – May 15, 2020

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


  • Registration Requirements:

– Boys and Girls ages 6-12

-121 Immunization Compliance Form or Birth Certificate

-$110.00 Registration Fee per location per child (Money Orders Only) ONE TIME FEE

-$10.00 T-Shirt Fee (Cash Only)





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