Freedom Ridge Park
235 West School Street – Freedom Ridge Park, a 50-acre athletic facility, is located on School Street just behind the Ridgeland Police Department. The park features four lighted adult regulation softball fields, four lighted regulation soccer fields, four picnic pavilions, two playgrounds including a universal playground for use by individuals with physical disabilities or limitations, two concession/restroom buildings, a lighted walking trail and a maintenance facility.
Each of the four pavilions at Freedom Ridge Park is available at an hourly
rate of $15 for residents, and $25 for non-residents. The security deposit, our “clean-up insurance,” is $100. E-mail to reserve a pavilion.
The Ridgeland Tennis Center
201 McClellan Drive – The Ridgeland Tennis Center, a full-service public facility operated by tennis pros, is located at 201 McClellan Drive, off Highway 51. The center is home to 17 lighted, hard tennis courts, men’s and women’s locker rooms, a 2,000-square-foot covered porch for viewing, and a fully stocked tennis pro shop.
304 Highway 51 – Ridgeland City Hall is home to four soccer fields during the soccer season. During baseball season, this property converts to three T-ball fields.
Ridgeland Recreational Center
137 Old Trace Park – The Ridgeland Recreational Center is housed in a two- story rustic lodge overlooking the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Daily activities for Superstar Seniors as well as nightly classes for all ages take place during the week in this facility.
475 Lake Harbour Drive – Friendship Park is a multi-purpose neighborhood park Facility. With a large lighted pavilion, a one-mile lighted walking/jogging trail, a fitness court, playground equipment, and restroom facilities, the park accommodates many and varying needs.
The pavilion is available for rental at an hourly rate of $15 for residents, $25 per hour for non-residents, with a security deposit of $100. Park hours are 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. E-mail to reserve pavilion.
349 McClellan Drive – Wolcott Park, a 40-acre athletic facility, is located on McClellan Drive, off Highway 51. It features seven lighted baseball/softball fields, a playground, 14 batting cages, two bull pens, two concession/restroom buildings and a maintenance facility.
Ridgeland Multiuse Trail
More than 14 miles of trails are available for public use in Ridgeland. Several miles of the trail travel through National Park Service property along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Parking for the trail is available at the intersection of Rice Road and Harbor Drive, at the Parkway Information Cabin, and on N.E. Madison Drive off W. Jackson Street. Water fountains, benches, and trash cans can be found along the trail. Please enjoy the trailhead facility that includes a covered pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, bike repair station, and recycling container. A fitness station is conveniently located adjacent to the pavilion at the intersection of Rice Road and Harbor Drive.