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Recreation

 Culture / Sports / Recreation / Special Events

Theatre and Fine Arts

Description

 John and Margaret Keeton Arts Center

Three (3) story building featuring large ballroom on 3rd floor

 Grenada Arts Council

Organizes 5 to 10 concerts and plays per year. Recent performances include Marty Stuart, Rhonda Vincent, The Vienna Boys Choir, and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra.

Grenada Afterglow Festival Annual Regional Film Festival
 

Sports Venues and Organizations

 City Recreation Area

Pool, Soccer Field, Baseball Field

 Grenada Youth League

Baseball Field, (Lighted)

 Green Thumb Garden Club

Promotes a love of gardening, environmental awareness, community service, and nurturing our youth, who are our future gardeners.

Grenada Jr. Auxiliary

Represents a serious endeavor on the part of women to be active and constructive community participants and to assume leadership roles in meeting community needs.

 Lions Club

Promotes prevention of blindness through screens at elementary school students and also help adults in the community who are in need of glasses.

Business and Professional Women’s Organization Women helping women.  Promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.
Rotary Club Promotes, encourages, and fosters the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.  Providing educational scholarships, leadership conferences for youth and involved in Christmas in April, Polio Plus, GLAD, Forward Grenada and Boy’s and Girls’ Club.
Exchange Club Focuses on making the community a better place to live through programs that support Americanism, Community Service, Youth, and the Prevention of Child Abuse.
Kiwanis Club Treats residents of the Grenada Living Center to regular bingo games, holds devotional meetings at Grenada Health and Rehab, and provides volunteer services for GLAD and the Grenada County Library.

Recreational Facilities and Opportunities

Grenada Lake

662-226-5911

  • Softball Fields
  • Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
  • Class A Campground
  • Visitor Center
  • Haserway Wetland Management Area
  • Chocchuma Archery Range
  • Primitive Campgrounds
  • Beaches
  • Playgrounds and Picnic Areas
  • Fitness Trails
  • Special Event Areas
  • Hunting and Fishing Areas
  • ATV Trails

Hugh White State Park

662-226-4934 Office

662-226-8963 Campground

  • Developed Camping - 173 RV camp sites. All sites are available for reservations.
  • Primitive Camping - 12 camping sites are located on a secluded bluff overlooking Grenada Lake.
  • Cabins - Hugh white features  10 duplex vacation cabins on a bluff overlooking Grenada Lake. Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Group Camping - Carver Point, accommodates groups of up to 35, available in an air conditioned dormitory. Reservations are required.
  • Pool - A swimming pool located in the cabin area is open to cabin guests only.
  • Visitor/Activity Building - The visitor's center houses the park office & a meeting room. Catering service is available.
  • Picnic Area/Shelter - 30 picnic sites each equipped with tables and barbecue grills. A small covered picnic pavilion is available by reservation.
  • Nature Trail - A 0.8 mile nature trail providing views of various species of Mississippi plants and animal life.
  • Playground - Several playgrounds are located throughout the Park.
  • Boat Launching - Boat launching ramp is open year-round – 17 ramps.
  • Water skiing - Unrestricted water skiing is permitted in all areas of Grenada Lake.
  • Fishing - Grenada Lake offers 64,000 acres of fresh water for fishing and water sports; it’s a hot spot for crappie, bass, bream and catfish. A Mississippi fishing license is required for ages 16-65 and can be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee.Day Use - An entry fee is charged per vehicle.

The Dogwoods Golf Course

Tel (662) 226-4123

The 18-hole "Dogwood's" course at The Dogwood's Golf Course at Hugh White State Park facility in Grenada, features 7,015 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Designed by Gary Roger Baird, ASGCA, the Dogwood's golf course opened in 2006 and include a tennis complex, swimming pool and clubhouse.

May 2009 – Golf Digest cites Dogwoods Golf Course in Grenada, MS, among “America’s Greatest Courses”. The Dogwoods, Golf Course, nestled in the beautiful environs of Hugh White State Park and designed by Gary Roger Baird, was also voted “America’s Best Golf Bargain”.

Perry Creek Golf & Racquet Club

(662) 226-8839

Perry Creek Golf and Racquet Club is a multi-service recreational golf facility located in beautiful historic Grenada, Mississippi. This gold gives the golfer a feeling that is not found anywhere else in the country.

Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the Museum of Natural Science; GolfLink.com; visitgrenadams.com; and respective websites (updated on Jun 2012)