Parks and Recreation Department 

Happy Easter from Starkville Parks and Rec!  Come by the Travis Outlaw Center March 30th and 31st from 3-6 PM for a small Easter basket (for ages 2-10)

Free to First 250 people!

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Welcome to Starkville Parks and Recreation

The City of Starkville Parks and Recreation Department strives to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Starkville by providing professionally designed broad recreation and leisure programs and services.

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Starkville is continuously reviewing all operational and programing opportunities with the focus of Health Life and Safety as a priority during our current status with COVID. Updates are posted on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page bi-weekly. 


  • The Travis Outlaw Center is open to walkers only from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • Indoor programs and rentals (rooms and park pavilions) are currently postponed.  
  • Parks are all first come first serve.
  • City requests all users adhere to all Social Distancing and COVID mask requirements.
  • Health Life or Safety concerns throughout the Parks and Recreational areas - Please Contact,  Trent Helms, Maintenance Manager, at 662-341-0475.