The Field of Dreams was opened in 2004 allowing mentally and physically challenged children and adults the opportunity to participate in league softball. This program is no cost to the players' families for league participation. For more information, contact the Southaven Parks and Recreation Department at 662-890-PARK.
Tennis - In DeSoto County, 17 Tennis League teams are registered for fall play. Clinics are available at the Southaven Tennis Center located on Freeman Lane off of Malone. The DeSoto County Tennis Association has over 300 active participants. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.desototennis.com.
High school football - Southaven's local high school football games are enjoyable to watch. One game that generates interest is the Mayor's Cup, which pits the Chargers of Southaven High School against the Jaguars of DeSoto Central.
Other sports: BancorpSouth Sports Center located on the grounds of Snowden Grove Park has two 18 hole putt putt miniature golf courses. Indoor soccer, fast pitch softball and baseball indoor batting cages, batting tunnels for live pitching, and a family friendly arcade are also available at this facility. Located at the corner of Highway 51 & Main Street in the 51 & Main District, Cotton Bowl Lane offers 34 lanes and a full service snack bar.
The City of Southaven has a 9-hole golf course located at State Line and Swinnea, and an 18-hole disc golf course located in Central Park. A skate park that includes a park for skateboards and an inline hockey rink is located at Hwy 51 and Rasco Road.
Hunting, Fishing, & Sailing at Arkabutla Lake - Located 15 minutes away, ARKABUTLA LAKE is the nearest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project. It is known throughout the region for its extra large crappie. A majority of the land surrounding Arkabutla Lake is open to all forms of hunting. Amenities include Class A campgrounds, four primitive camping areas, picnic facilities and shelters, nature trails, hiking trails, playgrounds, volleyball court, and acres of public land and water. Arkabutla Lake is also known for sailing and boasts the best sailing winds south of Chicago.
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