The mission of the City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department is to provide all Natchitoches residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a diverse mix of well-maintained, safe, accessible areas and facilities within the City’s park system. The department also seeks to offer a variety of indoor/outdoor recreational opportunities and innovative programming, which may benefit and enhance an individual quality of life and well being.
The department oversees a number of local parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities, many of which feature walking trails, playground equipment and covered pavilions. The department also manages a full-size swimming pool and spray park. For a complete listing of City parks, playgrounds, recreational facilities and amenities, please click here.
The department provides an assortment of recreational programming for both adults and children that include adult softball and adult swim lessons and youth flag and tackle football, youth basketball, youth speed and conditioning camp, youth boxing, youth swimming lessons and youth cheer and dance. For more information about recreational programming, please call (318) 357-3891.
The Recreation and Parks Department works closely with other sporting leagues which provide additional recreational opportunities to local youth. Youth baseball, softball and soccer are offered seasonally to Natchitoches youth.
For more information about Natchitoches about Natchitoches Baseball and Softball Association, please visit www.eteamz.com/natchitochesbaseballandsoftballassociaciation.
For more information about the Natchitoches Youth Soccer League, please visit www.eteamz.com/natchyouthsoccer