DeSoto Sports

DeSoto County sports - always a hit no matter how you play!

Tucked in between Tunica, MS and Memphis, TN, you will find a treasure chest of indoor and outdoor DeSoto sports and recreational facilities perfect for any sporting event. In Southaven, Snowden Grove Park, the nation’s largest youth baseball complex, plus Greenbrook Park with eight softball fields. Olive Branch is home to five soccer fields, plus baseball and softball facilities. An additional nine baseball fields, several soccer fields and a skateboard park can be found in Horn Lake. Hernando offers an additional nine playing fields, an equestrian arena and a roller hockey rink. See below for a listing of facilities to host your next DeSoto sports event.

Many DeSoto sports fans are familiar with the LANDERS Center, which plays host to pro arena sports in season and is an outstanding venue for a variety of competitive events.

Add 72 holes of championship golf spread across four stunning courses and DeSoto County sports facilities are hard to beat.

Some of the quality DeSoto sporting events hosted so far:

  • Dizzy Dean Baseball and World Series
  • Dizzy Dean Softball and World Series
  • Basketball Championships
  • Gulf South Conference
  • Softball Championships
  • NABF World Classics
  • Rodeo of the Mid-South

Services provided by DeSoto County Tourism:

  • RFP distribution to DeSoto County properties
  • Welcoming services
  • Collateral materials
  • Clearinghouse for hotels and restaurants
  • Hospitality items as needed
  • Site inspections
  • Registration assistance
  • Public Relations assistance
  • Media Relations assistance

Download our Sports Facility & Outdoor Guide  or  request one by mail(info [at] sodesoto [dot] com).

DESOTO SPORTS VENUES

ConXion Gymnastics

Two locations:
7164 Hacks Cross  Road • Olive Branch
662-420-7492
        and
1725 Main Street • Hernando
662-429-5958
www.conxiongymnastics.com

ConXion Elite Gym offers Recreational and Competitive programs in Dance, Cheerleading & Gymnastics and also has a comprehensive Family Fitness program, which focuses on fitness, nutrition & over all good heath. ConXion has partnered with Positive Steps and I*Go Health, Sports and Fitness in order to provide families a full support system and everything needed in order to get healthy and fit together.

DeSoto SportspleX

1751 Memphis Street • Hernando
662-469-9683 
www.desotosportsplex.com

Desoto SportspleX is an indoor training facility and is unique in that it offers instructional programs for all areas of the game, age groups, and skill levels. Players and coaches alike benefit from comprehensive programs, which insure the proper development throughout the local leagues. The goal at Desoto Sportsplex is to escort the players and coaches through the learning process and provide the necessary resources to insure that potential is maximized and individual goals are reached.  Sporting activities include:

Sport-Theme Leagues
Wiffle Ball - Kickball - Blastball - Dodgeball - Tee-ball - Futsal

Rectangular Sports
Soccer - Lacrosse - Girls Field Hockey - Flag Football

Alternative Activities
Multi Sport Summer Camps - Wee Camps For Toddlers - Birthdays Parties with a Sport Theme - Adult Corporate Team Building

George M. Harrison Municipal Park

8700 Church Road • Olive Branch
Contact: Olive Branch Parks and Recreation
662-893-5219 • www.obms.us

Amenities include five lighted international size soccer fields, automated lighting control system, automated irrigation, small pavilion and lake.

• 5 lighted Soccer Fields
• Walking Trail (2/3 mile)

Greenbrook Softball Complex

800 Stowewood • Southaven
Contact: Southaven Parks and Recreation
662-890-7275 • www.greenbrooksoftball.com

Greenbrook Park built in 2000, has quickly become known as the premier youth fastpitch venue in the South. This pristine 8-field facility offers the participating teams the opportunity to play at a first class complex along with experiencing the southern charm that this area offers.

  • 8 lighted Softball Fields
  • 5 fields are 225’
  • 1 field is 275’
  • 2 fields are 300’
  • Bleachers

Hernando Civic Center

3800 Robertson Gin Road • Hernando
Contact: Hernando Youth Sports 662-429-4365

The 53-acre park features baseball and softball fields, an equestrian arena and a roller hockey rink.The Civic Center is home to the Jr. StreetKings roller hockey program, run by the Mississippi RiverKings.

• 6 lighted Baseball / Softball Fields
• 3 non-lighted Baseball / Softball Fields
• Equestrian Arena
• Roller Street Hockey Rink

Hernando Sports & Fitness Park

161 East South Street • Hernando
Contact: Hernando Parks and Recreation
662-429-2688 • www.hernandorec.com

Located at the Old Hernando High School, the Hernando Sports and Fitness Park offers a ¼ mile track, a lighted soccer/football field and outdoor exercise equipment.

• Track (1/4 mile)
• Outdoor Exercise Equipment
• Concession Stand
• 1 lighted Soccer Field/Football Field
• Bleachers for 300+ people

LANDERS Center

4560 Venture Drive • Southaven
662-280-9120
www.landerscenter.com

The LANDERS Center is a multi-facet facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events each year. The arena plays host to the Mississippi RiverKings, of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Not only is hockey held in the arena, but other sporting events such as boxing, basketball, and rodeos are held throughout the year.

10,000 Seat Arena
• Floor size: 250’ x 140’ (35,000 sq. ft.)
• 60’ low steel, 80’ ceiling
• Ice Floor size: 200’ x 85’ with dashers and glass

Capacity
• Wrestling, Boxing – 10,000
• Hockey, Football, Basketball - 9,000
• Standard 180° concert – 7,574
• Standard 360° concert – 8,806
• Ice Show, Rodeo, Circus – 8,500

Concessions
• Six permanent, plus portables for 36 points of sale

12 Luxury Suites

Dressing Rooms
Five team, Two star; plus multi-purpose room and office

Latimer Lakes Park

5633 Tulane Road • Horn Lake
Contact: Horn Lake Parks and Recreation
662-342-3489 • www.hornlakeparks.com

The 120-acre park features a nature walking trail, tennis courts, baseball fields, football fields, three lakes, a playground complete with Astro Turf and outdoor skating. The bowl-type skating park, built for skateboards, bicycles and inline skates, covers a half-acre site and features ramps and slide rails.

• 9 lighted Baseball Fields (multi-use)
4 fields for 5, 6, 7, 8 year olds
2 fields for 9, 10, 11, 12 year olds
3 fields for 13+ year olds
• Bleachers
• 3 lighted Outdoor Tennis Courts
• 1 non-lighted Tennis Court
• 3 Fishing Lakes (with permit)
• 19 hole Disc Golf Course
• Skate Park (Bikes, skateboards, in-line skates)
• Nature Walking Trail
• 2 Football Fields – 1 lighted, 1 non-lighted
• 2 full-size Soccer Fields (can be converted)
• Playground

Mid-South Ice House

10705 Ridgeway Industrial Road . Olive Branch
Contact: Mid-South Ice House
901-881-8544 . www.midsouthicehouse.com

Want to learn how to ice skate? Want to play ice hockey? Want to be a figure skater? Want to play broomball like you used to when there was a local ice rink? Want to create your own Miracle on Ice...That’s why we’re here. The NHL sized ice rink provides a year-round family skating center offering public skating, a skating lessons, figure skating, hockey, and other programming. For more information, email info [at] midsouthicehouse [dot] com, visit our website or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Olive Branch City Park

8267 Goodman Road • Olive Branch
Contact: Olive Branch Parks and Recreation
662-893-5219 • www.obms.us

Olive Branch City Park is 135 acres in size and offers multiple sporting opportunities in a beautiful natural setting with a scenic overlook.

• 6 lighted Softball Fields
• 8 lighted Baseball Fields
• 3 Lakes (fishing with permit)
• 5 outdoor lighted Tennis Courts
• Playground
• 8-lane, 400 meter rubber Surface Track
• 2 Walking Trails (2 miles and half mile)
• Amphitheater
• 2 picnic Pavilions

Snowden Grove Park

3376 Nail Road • Southaven
Contact: Southaven Parks and Recreation 662-890-7275
www.snowdengrovebaseball.com

Snowden Grove Park is the nation’s largest youth baseball complex. Snowden Grove hosts numerous World Series and other national events because of its many amenities and locale. The 10,000-seat amphitheather hosts many national acts year round. The latest addition to Snowden Grove Park is the Southaven Field of Dreams, a mini complex for handicapped and mentally challenged children and adults. The Field of Dreams provides the opportunity to participate in the great game of baseball in a safe environment.

• 17 lighted Baseball Fields
• Amphitheater
• Playground

Southaven Soccer Complex

4700 Stateline Road • Southaven
Contact: Southaven Parks and Recreation
662-890-7275 • www.southaven.org

Kick your way to fun at the recreational soccer complex for all ages.

• 8 full lighted Soccer Fields (can be converted)
• Can host under 6 to adult
• Bleachers
• Concession Stand

The NEXT LEVEL Sports Complex - Olive Branch

10600 Ridgewood Drive• Olive Branch
901-229-0974
www.thenextlevelsportscomplex.com

The NEXT LEVEL Sports Complex provides a professional and safe multisport facility to practice all types of sports.

The new 20,000 sq. ft. facility offers classes, camps, lessons and additional training resources to help athletes of all levels, in all sports, achieve their personal goals. The facility includes:
• Over 10 Batting Tunnels
• Four Open turf areas
• Speed and Agility area
• Skybox area for parents and spectators
• Multipurpose court area

Schedule your next birthday party at The NEXT LEVEL and have a professional instructor teach your party the fundamentals of the sport you choose.

For more information, visit  www.thenextlevelsportscomplex.com, call 901-229-0974 or email thenextlevelsportscomplex [at] gmail [dot] com

Desoto County Sports Facilities

GOLF

Cherokee Valley Golf Club

6635 Crumpler Boulevard • Olive Branch - 662-893-4444 - www.olivebranchgolf.com

Nestled among gently rolling hills, this course extends a challenging game to golfers of all skill levels with 11 lakes and 78 bunkers. Wide fairways and clean roughs are very forgiving, and the lodge-style clubhouse features spectacular views of the 9th and 18th holes.

- 18-hole, par 72 Course
- State-of-the-art Practice Facility
- Driving Range
- Clubhouse

Wedgewood Golf Course

5206 Tournament Drive • Olive Branch - 662-895-7490 - www.wwncgolf.com

A welcoming club house, Bermuda greens, and an 8-acre practice range are just some of the attractions at this unique golf course set among rolling hills, hardwood trees and natural beauty.  Ranked by Golf Digest as one of the Top 10 Best Mississippi Courses.

- 18-hole, par 72 Course
- Driving Range
- Practice Green
- Clubhouse

Plantation Golf Club

9425 Plantation Road • Olive Branch - 662-895-3530 - www.olivebranchgolf.com

This 18-hole, par 72 course is on the cutting edge of the game with well-placed berms and 35 acres of water framing many of the holes. A beautiful colonial-style clubhouse, fully stocked pro shop, snack bar, driving range and putting green complete the
facility.

- 18-hole, par 72 Course
- Driving Range
- Practice Green
- Clubhouse

North Creek Golf Course

8770 North Creek Boulevard • Southaven- 662-280-4653 - www.wwncgolf.com

North Creek’s rolling link style layout features some the finest Bentgrass greens in the area and Mississippi Choice Bermuda Fairways. North Creek also has a complete practice facility. The state of the art clubhouse offers a pro shop, a bar & grill and beautiful views of the course.

- 18-hole link-style Championship Course
- Bentgrass Greens
- Driving Range
- Practice Green
- Clubhouse

Southaven Golf Center

8925 Swinnea Road • Southaven - 662-393-0370

Executive length course and lighted driving range provides a fun golf outing for everyone.

- 9-hole, par 3 Course
- Lighted Driving Range