Parks and Recreation

The City of DeRidder’s mission is to provide quality public spaces and experiences to enhance the lives of its residents. 


The Parks and Recreation Department endeavors to build a healthy and happy community through recreational opportunities and events throughout the year.


The City maintains the following parks and public spaces, which are free to visit and enjoy. 


Beauregard Bark Park  

West 8th Street 

Bryant Park 

1001 Martin Luther King Drive

Creative Play Park

North Park 

401 Park Ave

Splash Park 

499 Mahlon St

Veterans and Pernici Park

499 Mahlon St

520 High School Drive

West Park Pool

415 Park Road

The Parks and Recreation Department also manages and oversees the Beauregard Museum and the RealArt DeRidder Gallery. In addition to recreation, the City aims to foster cultural and historical appreciation through events and activities throughout the year.


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    Ashley Craddock

    Community Services Director

  2. Cody Vincent

    Parks and Recreation Supervisor