Parks and Recreation
For more information about city run Highland parks and recreational facilities, see the Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation website: www.shreveportla.gov/dept/spar/index.htm.
Columbia Park– 600 Columbia St. Open from dawn to dusk, Columbia Park contains a full playground, gazebo, and picnic area. Currently hosts the Highland Jazz and Blues Fest and the Carnival de Columbia following the Krewe of Highland Mardi Gras parade.
Highland Community Garden– Corner of Stephens Ave and Herndon Street, next door to Noel Methodist Church; (318) 227-7685; ask for Sheila or Mike. A garden created by the Highland community, for the Highland community.
Highland Park– 1700 Gilbert St. Highland Park consists of a two mile walking trail, two tennis courts, a disc golf course, playground equipment, and a picnic area. Open from dawn to dusk.
Randle T. Moore Center– 3101 Fairfield Ave.
A stately mansion circa 1924, the Randle T. Moore Center is currently used as a recreation center and senior citizen center. It is also a popular rental venue for events such as Highland Restoration Association membership meetings.
Thomas Field– 2758 Barret St. Open from dawn to dusk, Thomas Field contains an outdoor basketball court, a recreational ballfield, a walking trail, and playground equipment.