Parks & Facilities

Contact Information

Physical Location            Mailing Address
Canton SportsPlex Complex                Canton Parks and Recreation
533 Soldiers Colony Road               533 Soldiers Colony Road
Canton, MS 39046                 Canton, MS 39046


Business Office Phone:  601-859-4358
Business Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm (closed holidays)
Fax:  601-859-0349


Parks & Facilities
    Community Building
        Canton Community Center
    Municipal Parks & Walking Trails
        Canton Sportsplex
        SAAB Park / Kiddie Park
        Red Bud Park
        Ben Roberts Park
        Anderson Park

Canton Community Center
337 North Union  

The Canton Parks and Recreation Department operates number of facilities that provide venues for park events and programs.  The Canton Community Center houses the Canton Unit Boys and Girls Club and is available on a rental basis for meetings, receptions and other functions.

310 Park Drive

This 15-acre downtown park is the site of numerous outdoor events throughout the summer, including Canton Youth Baseball League, Outdoor Movie-in-the-Park, Back to School Event, Easter Egg Hunt and much more events.  It also includes three baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, pavilion, playground area and community building.

Red Bud Park
849 Stoner Street  


A 9-acre neighborhood park, with picnic area, swimming pool, basketball court, two (2) pavilion, two (2) playground areas, soccer field and one (1) mile walking track.

Ben Roberts Field
106 East Yandell Road

A 6.10-acre neighborhood park with open play area for football and soccer, fitness equipment/course and a one (1) mile walking track that is used daily by walkers and joggers.


Anderson Park
391 Van Buren Street

An honored 8.2-acre neighborhood park adjacent to Canton Elementary School offers play equipment and one (1) mile walking track.  It was honored to Michael Anderson, who was killed in the 2003 Columbia Space Shutter disaster. It was honored through a unique partnership between the City of Canton and Canton Municipal Utilities.


Canton Sportsplex

501 Soldiers Colony Rd
The Canton Sports Plex is adjacent to the Canton Multipurpose & Equine Center.  This 51 acre facility views six (6) softball/baseball, two(2) little league, one (1) mile walking trail, three (3) ponds and one (1) maintenance shop, family restrooms and much more.

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