Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement: This department's responsibility is to provide wholesome leisure time programs and facilities for the citizens of Biloxi, thereby helping people to enjoy themselves. We believe that through recreational activities we can provide all citizens the opportunity to grow physically and emotionally, expand artistically, and find an improved quality of life and wellness.


December 2016 Senior Programs Calendar
December 2016 Biloxi Excel by 5 Calendar
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Sign up now! North Pole Calling
(Open to Pre-school – Second graders)
Registration deadline: Saturday, Dec. 10
Call dates: Dec. 14 and 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.
View and download the form
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 Come Learn with Santa (open to all ages birth to five)
10 a.m. to Noon
Lopez School, 140 St. John Avenue
See the flyer
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 Special Needs Christmas Dance (open to all ages with physical and mental disabilities)
6-9 p.m.
Donal Snyder Community Center
See the flyer
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 Monkey See Monkey Do, Why Your Baby’s Environment Matters (Limited to 25)
Meal: 5 p.m.
Class: 5:30 p.m.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 10
Lopez School, 140 St. John Ave.
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Donal Snyder Community Center gym to close The gym at the Donal Snyder Community Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 19 through Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 for floor maintenance. The gym will reopen normal hours on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.
Mercy Cross gym to close The Mercy Cross gym will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 for floor maintenance.  The gym will reopen normal hours on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.  
Swimming Lessons Registration Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Biloxi Natatorium.  Click here for more information.
Click here to watch the WLOX news story on lifeguarding and swimming lessons.
Tuesdays Special Needs Volleyball
6-8 p.m.
Sign up: Parks and Recreation office
Games: Donal Snyder Community Center
See the flyer
Farmers Market  OPEN
Under the I-110 overpass bridge off Howard Avenue
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Splash Pads CLOSED
Point Cadet, Margaret Sherry, and John Henry Beck Park
Closed for winter months.
Scheduled to reopen the third weekend in April (Easter weekend).
Call the Parks and Recreation office for more information!
Hiller Park Pavilion Temporarily closed 380 Hiller Dr.
Call the Parks and Recreation office for more information!
Pickle Ball 
Mon., Wed., Friday 8:30 -11:30 a.m. and Thurs. 5:30-8 p.m.
Open to all adults age 55 and older
Donal Snyder Community Center
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Friday, Dec. 23, 2016- Christmas Holiday
Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 – Christmas Holiday
Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 – New Year’s Holiday
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 – Mardi Gras