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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Time to Celebrate Mardi Gras!



  • African American History Parade    
    • February 4, 2023
    • Parade rolls at 11:00 am
    • Street/Route closure at 9:00 am 
  • Krewe of Centaur Parade
    • February 11, 2023
    • Parade rolls at 3:00 pm
    • Street/Route closure at 1:00 pm

  • Krewe of Gemin...
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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Dog Park re-opens today

The Shreveport Dog Park will re-open today, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, after a temporary closure due to high water from the Red River. The park will remain open during it's regularly scheduled hours, with one exception for Independence Day festiviti...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Cooling Stations Open at SPAR Community Centers

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As the mercury climbs, cooling stations will be open for those searching for relief from high temperatures in Shreveport.


The cooling stations will have air conditioning, free bottled water and designated seating areas.

Hours of operation are 9 a....

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Juneteenth Celebration and 3 on 3 Unity Basketball Tournament

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Juneteenth 3 on 3 Unity Basketball Tournament

For immediate release

Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) Athletics Division is proud to announce a special Juneteenth edition of our 3 on 3 Unity Basketball Tournament.

As always, the purpose of the...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

SPAR Maintenance honors employees, celebrates accomplishments

James Brown Award: Plumbing Department

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Ray Hill has worked in the Maintenance Department for Shreveport Parks and Recreation for more than 19 years. When he took over as the Building Maintenance Division Manager last year, he knew it was meaningful but anonymous work.


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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Southern Hills Water Aerobics is here!

Rock Solid will be starting Water Aerobics at Southern Hills Recreation center on Monday June 28, 2021, from 7-8am. 

For more information, contact Shelley McMillian at or 318-470-8904.

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

SPAR Athletics Partners With Special Olympics

SPAR Athletics Partners With Special Olympics to Host First Unified Rivalry Flag Football Game During Bayou Classic Weekend 

(Shreveport, Louisiana) – For the first time in the history of the Bayou Classic, Shr...

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