Summer Playground

The Summer Playground program is an eight to nine week program which begins one week after Biloxi Public Schools let out for the summer. The program ends one week before children begin the new school year.
Sites are Donal Snyder Community Center, Jeff Davis, Lopez, North Bay, North Woolmarket, and Popp’s Ferry and Woolmarket Elementary.  The schools are upon approval.
Children have the opportunity to attend field trips along the Gulf Coast, participate in arts & crafts and organized games.

This program is open to all children ages 5 – 14. 
Teen camp is for ages 12 – 14 and Sun Camp is for children with physical and mental disabilities.

Camp will be held Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with extended care, known as “latchkey,” from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Camp begins: Monday, June 3, 2019

Camp ends: Friday, July 26, 2019

2019 campsites

(75 campers per site unless otherwise noted)

  • Donal Snyder Sr. Community Center – Teen Camp
  • Lopez – Sun Camp 
  • North Bay Elementary School
  • North Woolmarket Middle School gym
    Popp’s Ferry Elementary School
  • Woolmarket Elementary gym

Program fees

Biloxi resident: $10 registration fee
$40 weekly fee for first child, $20 for each additional child
$60 field trip fee per child (one-time fee)
$60 latchkey fee per child (one-time fee)
Non-Biloxi residents: $20 registration fee
$60 weekly fee for first child, $25 for each additional child
$60 field trip fee per child (one-time fee)
$60 latchkey fee per child (one-time fee)

Mandatory at registration

  1. Proof of residency
  2. Social security number of each camper
  3. Two emergency contact numbers
  4. List of those who can pick child/children up
  5. Health insurance policy number
  6. Health information on child/children

Registration locations, times

Woolmarket Schools Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon
Woolmarket Elementary Gym, 12513 John Lee Road, Biloxi
Biloxi Schools Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon
Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Biloxi
Late Registration April 15 – May 17, 2018
Hiller Park Office, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pre-Registered
(Those that signed up 
at the end of camp in 2018)
Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Biloxi –CANCELED (Pay at Hiller Park April 22- May 17)
April 22 – May 17, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Biloxi Parks & Recreation Department, 377 Hiller Drive
Woolmarket Elementary Gym, 12513 John Lee Road, Biloxi

Need more info?

Parks and Recreation Department

228-388-7170 – phone

228-388-2489 – fax

playground@biloxi.ms.us