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.


November  2015 Excel by 5 November Calendar of Events Lopez School Campus, 140 St. John Avenue, Biloxi, Click here
November 2015 Senior Program November Calendar of Events Biloxi, Click here
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 Swimming Lesson Registration – Spring 2016
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Biloxi Natatorium
Click here
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 Excel by 5, “Blended not Stirred”: The Perfect Recipe For a Blended Family
5 p.m. – mealtime, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Workshop; Registration is required. Deadline is November 19.
Click here
Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 Christmas on the Town Green
6:30-8 p.m.
Click here
Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 Annual Children’s Christmas Parade
6 p.m.; Frank Gruich Community Center to Biloxi Town Green;
Click here for group participation form
Click here for children hay wagon participation form
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 Excel by 5, “Monkey See! Monkey Do! Why Your Baby’s Environment Matters!”
5 p.m. – mealtime, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Workshop; Registration is required.  Deadline is December 3.
Call Susan Hunt at 228-297-6808 or email
Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 Spirit of Christmas at Hiller Park
5 p.m. – mealtime, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Workshop; Registration is required. Deadline is December 3.
Call Susan Hunt at 228-297-6808 or email
Dec. 16 & 17, 2015 North Pole Calling
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Festivities include a children’s area filled with games, arts and crafts area, a bounce house and more.
Vendors will also be set up along the fields at 1940 Edgers Road selling their arts, crafts and food.
Call the Parks and Rec. office at 228-388-7170
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 Special Needs Christmas Dance
6-9 p.m. Donal Snyder Community Center, Click here for details.
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 Grow Smart Program, The importance of sounds/symbols for reading.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.6-7 p.m. Donal Snyder Community Center; Click here for details.
April 9-May 22, 2016 Mississippi Senior Olympics  Various times at various locations.
For more details and to view the flyer, click here.



Swimming Lessons Registration Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Biloxi Natatorium Visit the aquatics page for more information.
Click here to watch the WLOX news story on lifeguarding and swimming lessons.
Special Needs Kickball Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. Barbara Ferrill Softball Fields, Hiller Park
Click here for more details.
121 Cadet Street Open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call the Parks and Recreation office for more information!
CLOSINGS Thursday, November 26, 2015 – Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27, 2015 – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday
Thursday, December 24, 2015 – Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25, 2015 – Christmas Day
Friday, January 1, 2016 – New Year’s Day