Parks & Recreation

7001 Ellington Drive, Milan, TN 38358
(731) 238-3064

Park Hours: 5:00 am - 10:00 pm daily

Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday thru Thursday and 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on Friday

For reservations, please call during office hours. If you are calling after hours, be sure to leave a message and someone will get back with you as soon as possible. 


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If you have any questions, please call (731) 238-3064 or email


The City of Milan is proud of the beautiful 160-acre City Park and the activities that it provides to its citizens. The Parks and Recreation Department was established in 1984. A full-time director coordinates the activities and oversees the maintenance. A Parks and Recreation Board of local citizens is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen each year. This board acts as an advisory board to the City Board. Members of the Parks and Recreation Board are Roger Smith, Kyle Pearson, Allyson Harris, Brittney Autry, Casey Moore, Nick Glenn and Scott Wilson. 

Spirit's Playground


Spirit's Playground was built in 2011 in conjunction with the Milan Healthcare Foundation.  It is designed for children 12 years and under and to be accessible to the special needs of children with disabilities while maintaining its purpose to encourage ALL children to play.  

The Bobby Ross Amphitheater


The Bobby Ross Amphitheater is home to many events throughout the year, including Gibson County Relay for Life, 5K races and Milan's Movie in the Park Series.  

Reservation Fee: $500

Utilities Available: Water, Electricity & Restrooms



The City Park has seven pavilions that can be reserved for a small fee. These pavilions can be used without reservations; however, reservations have priority. Please call (731) 238-3064 to ask about available reservation dates. Our office can only accept exact cash or check. If you prefer to pay with a debit or credit card, please let us know in advance so we can email you a PayPal invoice, this option will have a service fee included. 

Reservation Fee
Lion's Pavilion
Seats 120
Water, Electricity, Restroom
Sam Crayton Pavilion
Seats 100
Water and Electricity
Jerry Simons Pavilion
Seats 80
Water and Electricity
Nathan Taylor Pavilion
Seats 40
Water and Electricity
Bennie Ray Moseley Pavilion
Seats 40
Water and Electricity
Norman Bryant Pavilion
Seats 40
Water and Electricity
Leonard & Peggy Holbrook
Seats 40

Swimming Pool


The Swimming Pool offers a full range of aquatic activities. The pool customarily opens Memorial Day Weekend and closes the first weekend of August. 

Milan City Pool will be closed Sunday, July 4th. 

Monday - Saturday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Public - $4 per person (4 and under is free)

Season Pass - $60/person

Swimming trunks and bathing suits MUST be worn while swimming, NO gym shorts.

Pool Parties: 

Milan Parks and Recreation Pool Party Application

All applications and payments must be turned into Angie Wilson a minimum of 14 days prior to party date.  Applications must be dropped off at the Milan City Pool between the hours of 12-5pm (M-F) and Sunday 1-5pm, unless other provisions have been agreed upon. 

Address: 7001 Ellington Drive, Milan, TN 38358

Phone: (731) 686-0190

RV Campground

Milan City Park Campground is the perfect place to get away with your RV, your family and friends to have a nice, safe and relaxing time.  We have 5 fully accessible sites with a handicap-accessible bath house, water hook ups, 20/30/50 amp service, picnic tables, garbage cans and fire rings.  Each lots measures a minimum of 30' x 50'. 

Site rental is $25 per night for a maximum of 14 nights per stay.  Only 1 camping unit and 4 people are allowed per camping site.  There is a $3 per day extra charge for over 4 people (12 years of age and up). Our office can only accept exact cash or check. If you prefer to pay with a debit or credit card, please let us know in advance so we can email you a PayPal invoice, this option will have a service fee included. 

Milan City Park RV Dumpsite is not for public use.

Check in time is 2:30 pm. Check out time is 12:00 pm. 

Reservations can be made by calling Milan City Park at (731) 238-3064 between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday thru Thursday and 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on Friday.  If possible, please make reservations a minimum of 48 hours prior to arrival. 

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Disc Golf

Rated as one of the best public park courses in West Tennessee, the Milan Disc Golf Course offers an experience that can challenge players of all skill levels. We offer 18 great holes, a practice putting green, concrete tee pads, and well-maintained fairways. Whether you are new to disc golf or an established player, you are sure to enjoy your round and want to come back! 

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Milan City Park Arboretum

The Milan City Park Arboretum is situated on the East side of Milan and covers more than 160 acres.  A 1.4-mile walking trail guides visitors through more than 40 tree species, both young and mature.  The arboretum was developed for students and visitors to learn about native trees to West Tennessee.  Milan Parks & Recreation partnered with Milan Public Utilities to make this arboretum available to the public. 

Home of Milan Bulldogs

The tennis courts and athletic fields are used by the Milan High School for tennis, baseball and softball programs.

Fitness / Jogging / Walking Trails

Herb Davis Trail: 0.4 miles long with 10 fitness stations. No biking allowed on this trail.

Scenic Trail: 1.4 miles long that allows for jogging, walking and biking.  

High School Trail: 0.5 miles long that connects the City Park to Milan High School. 

Tennis / Pickleball

Four lighted laykold courts.


Two lighted baseball fields.


Four lighted softball fields. Two of these are commercial size fields.

Softball Field Rentals:

All four fields are available for tournament rental.  Rental fees are $100 per field per day with a possible four fields total with a $100 deposit due at least 14 days before the date of the event. A two day maximum rental fee applies for all fields giving the third day free if needed (i.e. Friday, Saturday are paid - Sunday is free if needed)

Field Request Application


Organized leagues are available for various age groups and skill levels:

- Milan Girls Softball League - ages 3 - 12
- Milan Cal Ripken League - ages 4 - 12
- Church League Softball

Join our Youth Sports in Milan, TN page on Facebook for more information regarding youth sports in our area. 

Saddle Club

The show arena for the Milan Saddle Club is located in the Park.

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Other Facilities

- Smaller Playgrounds
- Outdoor Volleyball pits
- Cornhole boards
- Rose Garden

Restroom Facilities

Our facilities comply to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our restrooms are normally closeding during the winter months, tentatively the end of November - March.