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Announcements - Fri, Sep. 29, 2017

This 2017 fall season leaves the staff exhausted and putting in long hours and working some weeks 7 days a week.  But the JCPR staff is grateful for the opportunity to work with the great people in our community who coach, umpire, play and enhance the youth in our community.  Volunteers are a big part of our programming and our community is always willing to step up and get involved.

We currently have 11 programs running which include;

Tackle Football
Sideline Cheer
Flag Football
East Jackson Middle School Volleyball
Alliance Club soccer
Stars Competition Cheer
Adult Softball

  • There are more than 1350 participants this fall with more than 290 volunteers who coach, teach, inspire and make snack schedules
  • More than 1350 uniforms to order, sort, decorated and package with some activities receiving up to 10 items per player
  • Over 300 volunteer shirts to order, sort and package
  • Approximately 75 games are played every week from early August till the first of November
  • Over 3000 visitors visit the active parks to play games, watch, coach and support their favorite athlete a week 
  • Over 150 acres of grass is cut weekly for baseball, softball and soccer games 
  • 14 baseball/softball fields are lined weekly and/or daily for games and practices
  • 20 soccer fields are painted each week for daily games and practices
  • 15 restrooms facilites are cleaned daily, many twice a daily for visitors at our athletic parks
  • Estimated  500+ visitors to Hurricane Shoals Park each weekend day
  • Over 150 acres of grass is cut weekly at our passive parks (Hurricane Shoals Park and Sell's Mill Park) for visitors to enjoy
  • Hurricane Shoals Park has over 50 weddings each year either inside the park or at the Miles Wilson Chapel in the Village
  • An average of 70 boats launch at Bear Creek Reservoir each weekend to catch the next big fish
  • Jackson County Equestrian Center hosts 10 horse shows yearly
  • Zumba classes are held 3 times per week at the Gordon Street Center with an estimated 18  participants for each session
  • Tumbling classes are held 4 times per week at the Gordon Street Center withan estimated 8 participants each session
  • Several indoor class rooms, gyms, bleachers, restrooms are cleaned twice a day everyday for visitors and participants
  • Over a dozen softball and baseball tournaments are held in the fall at our 3 athletic parks which brings hundreds of visitors to Jackson County each weekend
  • Lamar Murphy Park hosts 7 fall cross country events