Parks & Recreation

Parks and Recreation

The City of Sikeston has a total of 16 parks, 8 trails, including the Cottonbelt Trail, and the Clinton Building in our park system, which is supervised by a Parks and Recreation Director and a 9-member advisory Park BoardMaintenance is provided by a 4-person Park Division under the direct supervision of a Parks Maintenance Supervisor. Recreation programming is organized and facilitated by a Recreation Coordinator. 

Several of our parks have picnic shelters/pavilions that are available to reserve for special events such as family reunions, company gatherings and church picnics. Legion Park is also located Downtown and has a bandstand near our newest splashpad. Lincoln Park is the home to our newest splashpad and has several pavilions adjacent to rent.  Splashpads cannot be reserved for private use but the pavilions and shelters near them are available to rent.  To make a park reservation, please visit our Reservation Website, as all rentals are now made online. 

There is a fee for picnic shelter reservations for the Recreation Complex, Rotary Park, Lincoln Park, Legion Park, and the bandstand at Malone Park. Fees are $10 for up to 4 hours. 

The Clinton Building is our Community Services Building donated by Ray and Dorothy Clinton in May of 2002.  There are three rental size options, with the largest option having a seating capacity of 230 people.  You can see all pricing, available dates, photos, rental agreements, etc. on our Reservation Website, as all rentals are now made online only.  

**IMPORTANT**
All park shelter/pavilion rentals, Clinton Building rentals and Recreation Program registrations are now done exclusively online.  Please visit our Reservation Website for information regarding all of these listings. You may click on the word Reservation Website or copy and paste this link into your web browser: www.bookeo.com/sikestonparksandrec 
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Director of Parks and Recreation


Recreation Coordinator
Abbi Lindsey
Clinton Building 
501 Campanella Drive
Sikeston, MO  63801
(573) 475-3723
Email:  alindsey@sikeston.org

Maintenance Supervisor
Matt Patterson
501 Campanella Drive
Sikeston, MO  63801
(573) 475-3736
Email:  mpatterson@sikeston.org


Parks or Clinton Building Reservation Information:
Abbi Lindsey
Clinton Building
501 Campanella Drive

Sikeston, MO  63801
(573) 475-3725
Email:  alindsey@sikeston.org

        

    


WALKING TRAILS/TRACKS

Sikeston has several walking trails and tracks located throughout the city, including the new Rail-to-Trail through Historic Downtown Sikeston, along W. Malone Ave.  
NEW:  RAIL-TO-TRAIL FINAL DRAWINGS FOR THE CITY OF SIKESTON
The City of Sikeston created a master plan for a recreational trail on the former Union Pacific rail corridor along Malone Avenue. The master plan shows the proposed trail location, connections to other trails and destinations, safety features, traffic control, and other important considerations. Click here to look over the final drawings.  If you have any questions, please contact City Manager J.D. Douglass at 471-2512.

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CITY PARKS                                                    

Armory Park
Central Park
Clayton Park
Dudley Park
Legion Park
Malone Park
Mary Lou Montgomery Park                          
Norton Park
Lincoln Memorial Park

R.S. Matthews Park/C.P. Wing Lake
North End Park
Recreation Complex/Clinton Building
Roberta Rowe/West End Park
Rotary Park
Veterans Park
VFW Memorial Stadium


Armory Park
Located behind the National Guard Armory, 1.26 acre park is bounded by Matthews St. on the north, Maple St. on the east, and Kathleen St. on the south. top of page  

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Benches

Central Park
This 3.77 acre park is located at the northwest corner of Edmondson and Prairie Streets. 
Central Park
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  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter 

Clayton Park
This 3.3 acre park is located on Butler Ave. at Dempster and Carroll Streets.  top of page

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter 

Dudley Park
This 6.37 acre facility is located just off Applegate St.     Dudley Park
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  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Basketball Court

Legion Park
This small shaded park in downtown Sikeston, between E. Front St. and Malone Ave.  top of page

  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • Veteran's Monument
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Bandstand/Pavilion 
  • Interactive Fountain NEW!

Lincoln Memorial Park 
The City’s newest park, this is 11 acres located at the northeast corner of W. North St. and Petty Ave.Lincoln Park  Construction of the park was funded with a grant to the LCRA from the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  top of page

  • Walking Trail
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Basketball Court
  • Splash Pad NEW!

Malone ParkMalone Park Gazebo
The City's oldest park, this 2.34 acre park is bounded by Scott and Stoddard Streets on the east and west, and North and Center Streets on the north and south. top of page 

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • Bandstand/Pavilion 

Mary Lou Montgomery Park
This City park is located on 5 acres on Illinois Ave. south of Fire Station #3 was donated by the JoelMary Lou Montgomery Montgomery family and named after his late wife.
 
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  • Walking Trail
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter 

Norton Park
Norton Park, dedicated to Daniel S. Norton, is the beautifully landscaped pocket park located between City Hall and the SW Bell Central Office.  It is a site formerly occupied by the Rex Theater before being razed.  top of page

R.S. Matthews Park / C.P. Wing Lake
R.S. Matthews Park is  a 26-acre tract at the east end of Col. George Day Parkway, which was donated toRS Matthews Park the City by Scott Matthews and his sister Elizabeth Brunt. top of page

  • Walking Trail
  • Fishing with Boat Ramp (no gas motors allowed)
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter 

Multi-Use Trail (Recreation Complex/Veterans' Park)
This multi-use trail offers walkers, runners, and cyclists over 1.5 miles of paved surface 10 feet wide from the north end of the Recreation Complex near the Ingram Road entrance to the park to the south parking lot in Veterans' Park, with a half-mile loop in the middle around the lake.  The trail has marker signs each quarter mile for users beginning at the very north end in the Complex or the very south end in Veterans' Park.  top of page

North End Park
This .59 acre triangular patch of ground a the north end of Hawthorn Drive offers neighborhood walkers a shady respite on park benches.  top of page

  • Picnic Tables/Seating

Recreation ComplexComplex Lake
The City's most complete outdoor recreational facility, this is a 196-acre tract located between the airport and North Ingram Rd.  top of page

  • Skate Park
  • Walking Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Cornhole
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Fishing
  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Baseball Fields
  • Softball Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Basketball Courts
  • Soccer Fields
  • Football Fields
  • Pickleball Courts NEW! 

Roberta Rowe / West-End Park
Stretched over 7.82 acres, this park is located at the south ends of Alabama St. and Sunset Dr.Roberta Rowe
 
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  • Walking Trail
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Ball Fields
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Shelter 
  • Basketball Court

Rotary Park
This 11.5 acre park at the north end of Industrial Drive is the City's most popular spot for family reunions,Rotaray Park Pavilion church picnics, and company picnics.  top of page

  • Walking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Volleyball Court
  • Fishing
  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Ball Field
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelters 

Veterans Park
A 4.8 acre park, this facility was constructed and is maintained through the efforts of a volunteer Veterans'Veterans Park Park Committee.  It is dedicated to area veterans, featuring a large, lighted granite monument and flag display. top of page

  • Picnic Tables/Seating
  • BBQ Pits
  • Picnic Shelter 
  • Historic Marker
  • M-60 battle tank, an F4 Phantom jet, a 105mm Howitzer from WWII, a U.S. Navy 1955 Sioux Helicopter, a World War II destroyer anchor, and a monument erected in honor of the Army National Guard soldiers of Charlie Company, 1140th Engineer Battalion for service in Iraq. 

VFW Memorial Stadium
This lighted baseball facility sits on 7.14 acres just off Malone Ave. at Mitchell St. top of page

  • Ball Field
  • Bleachers
  • Batting Cage, Press Box, Lighted Scoreboard
  • Concesson Stand
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables/Seating