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Outdoor Reservations

The RecPlex is a state-of-the-art multipurpose field complex. It features four lighted softball fields; a control building containing restrooms, equipment storage, a first-aid room, and concession stand; a maintenance building with office space and locker facilities for officials; lighted multi-purpose fields for playing soccer, flag football, rugby, lacrosse and other competition; and a restroom building located adjacent to the multi-purpose fields inclusive of the Sawyer Tennis Courts. 

Softball Fields Multipurpose Fields Fresh Fields Sawyer Tennis Courts Sand Volleyball Courts Chadwick Lake Track Disc Golf Course

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Pool Reservations

Welcome to the Aquatics Program at Mississippi State! We have programs and activities for all ages and abilities. Our 500,000 gallon swimming pool is divided into two parts. The lap side of the pool has 11 lanes 25 yards in length (8 starting blocks for meets). This side of the pool begins with a depth of 4'10" and drops to 9'. The recreation side of the pool is also 25 yards in length and begins with a depth of 3' and slopes down to 4'10".

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Pool Parties

The swimming pool at the Sanderson Center is available for parties, competitions, and other activities. Special camps and groups should make a request for a party at least 1 week in advance by calling 662-325-5521. Pool parties may follow the link below to schedule and event. Scheduling an event does not grant exclusive use of the pool. Sections of the pool will remain available to our members.

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Birthday Parties

Come have your party here at the Sanderson! Your birthday party will be in the Sanderson Center's Auxiliary Gym. Birthday parties include a 30-minute setup time before your party begins and 1 hour and 45 minutes of party time. University Recreation will provide two staff members to supervise parties with 20 or less children, and three staff members to supervise parties with over 20 children. University Recreation does not offer/serve food or drinks with any party. Parties are booked on a strict first come, first serve basis.