4351 Lakeland Dr
Flowood, MS 39232
Phone: (601) 936-0007
Fax: (601) 936-0625
This beautiful course is known throughout Mississippi and beyond for its pristine condition and the outstanding customer service you will receive. The Refuge provides the daily fee golfer with an oasis. There is also a course for available for junior golfers.
Learn to play like a pro! This professional sports academy offers training to improve skills in a variety of sports. Supervized group events or birthday parties offer children an opportunity to play sports and learn from experienced instructors.
Since its founding in 1967, this professional theater company has brought the magic of puppetry to the Jackson area. Although the focus is on children's entertainment, this art form can be appreciated by people of all ages. In fact, some of the productions are geared more toward adults than kids. The company's touring ensemble plays regular performances throughout Mississippi and the Southeast, bringing art, education and entertainment to the delight of crowds everywhere.
If you are looking for family fun and some relief from the hot Southern sun, head for the Rapids. Located near Ridgeland on the western shore of the Ross Barnett Reservoir, this fun park is about a 15-minute trip from downtown Jackson. Covering more than 25 acres, you will thrill to the variety of water activities provided, including swimming and wading pools, water slides and amusement rides.
This sprawling state park is located just outside of Jackson and incorporates over 500 acres of woodlands. In addition to several miles of hiking and nature trails, the park features a public nine-hole golf course with a clubhouse and driving range, meeting rooms, a swimming pool, picnic areas, playgrounds and tennis courts. Boat rentals are available on the park's lake, and fishing is permitted in season. For real outdoorsmen, campsites are provided for both recreational vehicles and tents. The engaging, educational Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located nearby.
Whether you are looking for a long-term commitment or a quick convenient workout, Fitness Lady is a good choice. Offering the full range of exercise options, from aerobics, weights, and fitness machines to yoga, power-punch and all the cutting-edge programs, this all-women's gym provides more options than a typical fit-minded person will ever need. Located close to downtown in the Promenade Shopping Center, you will not have to travel far for your fitness experience. Call for details on one-time or short-term memberships.
Pearl Municipal Golf Course has been a favorite destination among golfers in Jackson since 1990. With 3 sets of tees for different skill levels, this course is open to many different golfers looking to improve their game, practice or simply have a good time.
The name is a little bit deceiving, as this full-scale entertainment Mecca is home to much more than just great golf. A driving range, comprehensive pro shop, and challenging miniature golf course are present, but many patrons come for the thrill of the quarter-mile go-cart track, or the fast-paced excitement of the variable-speed baseball and softball batting cages. If golf is the only thing on your mind, however, you can always opt for a bit of professional golf instruction, available from the pro for pretty reasonable rates.
For 50 years, this vibrant operation has produced theatrical events for Mississippi's young ones as well as for kids of all ages. A strictly volunteer organization, this non-profit collection of amateur enthusiasts and theater professionals is a fine example of a community coming together to provide a valuable service to the public. For each year's production, volunteers select the cast, gather props, design costumes and promote the event, which is seen by more than 10,000 children every winter.
This 33,000-acre reservoir is a superb location for fishing and other water sports. The area features 105 miles of beautiful shoreline.
One nice thing about golf in the South is that it remains a viable sporting option year-round. This golf course is open to the public all year long, and provides a challenging nine-hole round at very reasonable rates. Club pro Walter Jenkins, Jr. will be happy to go over the finer points of your game or simply browse the fine merchandise in the pro shop or stop by the club for a 19th hole cocktail. Open daily 8a onwards.
Created by the damming of Jackson's Pearl River, this 50 square-mile expanse of water provides sailing, skiing, trophy-sized bass fishing and all manner of water sports to area residents and guests. Four marinas dot the shoreline, offering boat and motor rental, fishing and sailing supplies, and a host of quaint eateries. Camping and picnicking facilities are also to be found within the numerous parks and recreation areas that line the shores. This stunning man-made landmark can be found just east of Ridgeland, about a 15-minute trip outside of Jackson.