134 W. Michigan Ave


City of Jackson - Parks, Recreation, and Grounds

  • Government
161 W. Michigan
5th Floor
Jackson, MI 49201
(517) 788-4040
  • About

    Features & Facilities
    The City of Jackson?s 26 beautiful city parks and numerous programs are managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. It is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of all outdoor activities, facilities and land areas located within our community. With more than 100,000 people annually partaking in recreational offerings of our city, the department?s role is increasingly vital to the prosperity of the Jackson community.

    Whether you?re looking to create some great new memories with family and friends, or enjoy the green space available in our city, you will find all the pertinent information you need through the Parks and Recreation Department.

    Parks, Recreation & Grounds Commission Meetings
    The City of Jackson?s Parks, Recreation & Grounds Commission meeting agenda can be found here: click here.
    Outdoors in the City of Jackson
    The Parks and Recreation Department covers a lot of turf. This includes:
    1 18-hole golf course
    1 driving range
    1 horseshoe court
    1 miniature golf course
    1 outdoor swimming pool
    2 community recreation centers
    3 baseball fields
    7 picnic shelters
    11 soccer fields
    12 outdoor basketball courts
    17 softball fields - 4 lighted, 13 unlighted
    14 fully equipped playground areas
    26 parks, totaling 645 acres