2015 Parks and Recreation Events

Brochure Available

Below is the current list of special events sponsored, entirely or in part, by the Parks and Recreation Department.

For more information, contact Shane West Anderson at (573) 204-8848.  

Crowd Enjoying Rock Garden Music Performer at Rock in the Rock Garden

May 2015

Jackson Youth Baseball League 

Check JBL website for details.

 

Brookside, City, & Litz Park

Ages 5-18,  $40 - 100

Youth Softball League  Check website for details. City Park 

Ages 5-18,  $40 - 80

City Swimming Pool Opens for Memorial Day weekend, then opens
May 30, 1 - 8 PM,  Sun-Sat
City Park Public swimming, swim lessons, and swim meets
Senior Social May 27, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

June 2015

Rock In The Rock Garden 

June 5, 12, 19, & 26, 7:30 PM

 

City Park Rock Garden

Live music, bring lawn chairs and blankets, Free entertainment

Municipal Band Concert Thursdays, 7 PM Band shell (Rte. D)  Free, weekly concerts beginning June 4. Website
A.C.E. (All Cancer Erased) Tennis Tournament June 6-7 Tennis Courts (Sprigg & Bertling, Cape Girardeau 

Youth & adult tournament, awards and T-shirts,
Entry information

Senior Social June 24, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.
 
July 2015

Municipal Band Concert Thursdays, 7 PM Band shell (Rte. D)  Free, weekly concerts beginning June 4. Website
4th of July Celebration July 4 City Park

Car show, music, arts & crafts, fireworks, free admission

Explore Your World  July 13-16, 8-11 AM  City Park, Shelter #1  Summer youth program (ages 6-10), explore nature & science, $20 fee
Homecomer 5K & Children's One Mile Run  July 21, 6:30 PM  Meet at American Legion Baseball Field parking lot.   Winners' plaques, shirts/refreshments  $20 entry fee, Entry Form
Senior Social July 22, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.
 
August 2015

Municipal Band Concert Thursdays, 7 PM Band shell (Rte. D)  Free, weekly concerts beginning June 4. See band website.
Movie In The Park August 7, 8 PM City Park Rock Garden

Family movie night, free admission

JAOSA Youth Football League  See league website for details Football Park Grades 2-6,  $115 fee (includes pants and jersey)
JAOSA Youth Fall Soccer See league website for details Soccer Park, Rte. PP   $40  fee 
Senior Social August 26, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.
 
September 2015

Senior Social September 23, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.
 
October 2015

Senior Social October 28, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.
 
 November 2015

Rainbow Trout Fishing Program November 1 - January 31  Rotary Lake, City Park  Catch and Release Trout Fishing.  Catch and Keep begins February 1. 
Senior Social November 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.