Sports - Recreation

Outdoor sporting and recreation can be found throughout the area. There's golf, swimming and even shooting ranges and paintball challenges.

Dodge City Paintball

Dodge City Paintball is located at Swany Creek Ranch and they're open from 10:00 am until sundown. If you don't have your own gear, you can rent it here. Available for events. Archery-Shooting-Paintball.

193 Reeks Rd.
Leesville LA 71446
337-238-1762 or 337-353-2400

Dogwood Park

Dogwood Park is located on Belview Rd. near Leesville High School; it is lighted and has chain climbers and benches.

Belview Rd.
Leesville LA 71446

Fort Polk Recreational Shooting Range

The Range accommodates many shooting styles and skill levels. Whether skeet or trap, paintball, archery, or pistol, the Fort Polk Shooting Complex covers it all. Open to the public although users must follow strict guidelines when bringing weapons on post. Also available for group events.

4111 California Ave.
Fort Polk LA 71459

Hornbeck Sports Park

The Hornbeck Sports Park, maintained by the Hornbeck Optimist Club, is located on Hwy. 392 East and has a half-mile path that circles the ball parks and a playground for children.

Hwy. 392
Hornbeck LA 71439

Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park is located on Nona St., across from Vernon Middle School. Shaded picnic tables are scattered throughout.

Nona St.
Leesville LA 71446

Leesville Lions Club Pro Rodeo

The Leesville Lions Club Rodeo is much anticipated throughout the region. It kicks off every year on the Thursday prior to the first full weekend in October, with unofficial trail rides from most communities in the parish. Riders generally finish up the day by riding in the Rodeo Parade that afternoon and many will stay for the Grand Entry at the rodeo that night.

4-H rodeo-ers compete in several categories each night before the professional rodeo begins. High school girls from each school also compete in the Rodeo Queen contest. The participants sell rodeo tickets prior to the rodeo and demonstrate their horsemanship skills each night during the rodeo. Jr. and Sr. high-schoolers compete for points in a series of rodeos around the state. Please visit their website to get current schedules and results or for contact information. The Louisiana Playday Riding Club will host Jackpot Barrels and Poles on the second and fourth Friday of every month from March through November at the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds. Gates will open at 4:30 pm and the event begins at 6:30 pm. Saturday Family Playdays will be on the second Saturday of every month from March through November at the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds. Gates will open at 7am and events will begin at 10am.

PO Box 1327
Leesville LA 71446
337-353-4998 or 337-378-2420

Leesville Motorsports Park

In addition to selling used motorcycles, ATVs, parts, and accessories, Leesville Motorsports Park hosts LACC series racing during the spring and fall. Please check their website at for more information on schedules. Riding, Racing, Repairs, Parts

1597 Pitkin Rd.
Pitkin LA 70656

Leesville Municipal Park

An enclosed park with playground equipment shaded by lofty pines will provide hours of outdoor fun for children of all ages. Grills are located near several open-air pavilions for family picnics. 

350 Country Club Rd.
Leesville LA 71446

Leesville Recreation Complex

The Leesville Recreation Complex is home to 5 lighted baseball/softball fields and a soccer field with a centrally located concession stand. Located next to the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds off LA Hwy. 8 West. 

261 H.M. Stephens Blvd.
Leesville LA 71446

Magnolia Park

Located on Abe Allen Memorial Drive across from West Leesville Elementary School, Magnolia Park features a walking path, covered benches and playground equipment for children.

Abe Allen Memorial Dr.
Leesville LA 71446

Myrtle Park

Frisbee Golf. The course, built as an Eagle Scout project, was built by Brooks Cowan and Boy Scout Troop 75. The 9-hole course can be modified to 18 holes by first completing the 9 holes, then turning and playing the same 9 holes in reverse.

King's Road
Leesville LA 71446

New Llano Community Park

Well maintained park with playground equipment, including a rock climber, monkey bars, and swings. Picnic tables with grills are scattered beneath nearby pines. A paved walking trail loops around the playground.

Stanton St.
New Llano LA 71461

Pleasure Point Park - SRA Hornbeck

Birding, Boat Launch, Fishing Pier, Swimming, Restrooms with Showers

1190 Pleasure Point Rd.
Hornbeck LA 71439

Simpson Church of God

The Simpson Church of God has a walking path known to locals as the Pathway to God. It is open to the public and has meditation areas along the way where walkers can stop and rest. There is a pavilion with playground equipment nearby.

4560 Hwy.8
Simpson LA 71474

South Toledo Bend State Park Riding Trails

Approx. 12 miles of OHV trails thru 540 acres. The trail spine stretches from near the park's entrance on Hwy. 191 through the woods to Hwy. 392. Nine separate trails, offering varying degrees of challenging topography, branch off the spine, and then loop around to connect again. All of the trails except the spine are one-way.

120 Bald Eagle Rd.
Anacoco LA 71403
337-286-9075 or 888-398-4770

Wagon Wheel Riding Club

Leesville LA 71446