The City of Columbus Parks and Recreation Department strives to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Columbus by providing numerous leisure activities and recreational programs for all of its residents. From beautiful and scenic walking trails to a host of recreational athletic programs for people of all ages, there is always something fun to do in Columbus, Mississippi for the whole family. Included in the park and recreation program are (6) public parks, (2) community centers, a basketball pavilion, a gym, and numerous athletic fields spread throughout the city. The Parks and Recreation administration handle the daily office duties and facility rentals, while also coordinating various community events and programs. Dedicated staff members oversee the popular athletic leagues for youth and adult alike. Our wonderful maintenance staff members perform daily maintenance operations as well as engaging in numerous park projects throughout the year.