Starkville currently has over 200 acres in park land that is home to community and neighborhood parks, playgrounds, athletic facilities, indoor basketball courts, a swimming pool, a splash-pad, pavilions, meeting spaces, and more. Starkville Parks and Recreation has what you and your family need to make your indoor and outdoor activities convenient and fun.
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Overview of Facilities
(for full facility information, click the page for each facility)
George Evans Park is located on Spring Street. It includes basketball courts and playground equipment, and is home to the Needmore Center, which is located at 610 East Gillespie Street.
J.L. King Senior Memorial Park is located at 400 North Long Street. It includes two large multi-purpose fields, two basketball courts, two tennis courts, and a public splash-pad. The J. L. King Center, pavilions, and playground are also located here.
Josey Park is located on Josey Avenue. This small park includes playground equipment and green space. It is also home to Starkville’s Community Garden.
McKee Park is located on Lynn Lane. This park houses six youth baseball fields, four tennis courts, three playgrounds, a musical trail, and one basketball court. Its buildings include a centralized concession stand, two pavilions, and two restroom facilities.
Moncrief Park is located at 310 North Jackson Street. It includes playground equipment, an inline hockey court, a pavilion, a playground, a sand volleyball court, a public swimming pool, and is home to Starkville’s Dog Park.
Patriots Park is located at the corner of Whitfield Street and Avenue of Patriots. This community park has a pavilion and playground equipment.
Starkville Sportsplex is located at 405 Lynn Lane. It includes eight softball fields, seven soccer fields, and the Travis Outlaw Center, which is home to two indoor basketball courts, an indoor walking track, two meeting rooms, an aerobics room, two racquetball courts, and SPRD staff offices.