Shreveport Sports and Recreation

Shreveport Sports and RecreationFor the athlete or sports fan looking for fun in Shreveport, you won't have to search much further than our list. We've staked out the perfect places in the city that offer a venue for you to watch a sporting event or participate in recreational activities like hiking, fishing, skydiving, or boating - whatever you'd like, the city has a fun-filled sporting adventure waiting for you.

 

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Pro Sports

Shreveport Aftershock
There is such a thing as girlie football, and the Shreveport Aftershock of the Independent Women's Football League prove it. The team plays in the Mid-south Division of the Eastern Conference of the IWF. Look for all the gridiron action of this sports team at their home field, Independence Stadium.

Address: 828 Fairview Street, Shreveport, LA 71104 - MAP
Phone: (318) 230-2171

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Monkey Trail
One of the most popular recreation trails in Shreveport is the Monkey Trail which is a 10 mile stretch between Preston Road and 4 Forks Road. If you're looking for a longer jaunt, the trail at Stoner Park offers a 12 mile stretch placed through the park's trees and wildlife.

Web: www.tripleblaze.com

Red River Bicycle Trail
If being behind the handlebars of your beloved bike is more your idea of recreation, then you are in for a treat as your tires hit the Red River Bicycle Trail. It is an 8-mile route through the heart of Shreveport all the way to the Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway. It starts at Riverview Park and is an awesomely scenic ride to its ending point at the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park.

Address: Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101 - MAP
Phone: (318) 673-7727
Web: www.traillink.com

Lake Bistineau State Park Hiking Trail
Located right next door in Bossier, the Lake Bistineau State Park Hiking Trail is a scenic trek that will lead you through some of the state's most picturesque landscapes. It won't seem like a 20-mile hike with all the beauty around you, especially the comforting sight of Lake Bistineau itself.

Address: 103 State Park Road, Doyline, LA 71023 - MAP
Phone: (888) 677-2478
Web: www.crt.state.la.us

 

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Watersports

Southside Swim Club
If you want to take the dive but don't have any idea where to jump, how about a quick trip to the Southside Swim Club? The regulation-size pool and friendly staffers will ensure that your time in the water is the best it can be.

Address: 2815 Mackey Ln., Shreveport, LA 71118 - MAP
Phone: (318) 687-0099

Splash Kingdom Water Town
Great rides, an excellent place for parties, and a surprisingly delicious menu all make Splash Kingdom Water Town the place for lots of great family fun and water recreation. And even though the older kids will enjoy the bigger slides, the younger members of the family will enjoy the wading pools and play areas.

Address: 7670 West 70th Street, Shreveport, LA 71129-2204 - MAP
Phone: (318) 938-5473
Web: www.splashkingdomwaterpark.com

Cross Lake Municipal Pier Boat Launch
If you have your boat in tow and want to find yourself on the water in no time, a great starting point for your fishing journey is the Cross Lake Municipal Pier Boat Launch. Here you'll find everything you need for a day of recreation, including last minute bait and fishing gear as well as restrooms and a way to purchase a fishing license.

Address: 2900 Municipal Pier Road, Shreveport, LA 71119 - MAP

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Louisiana Skydiving
As you check your gear and board the plane, nothing will quite prepare you for the thrill of that moment when you step out the door and experience the jarring sense of freedom as you skydive and see the earth so many feet below you. Skydiving is a sport that so many have enjoyed for so long, and Louisiana Skydiving has made it possible for so many divers to have a safe, fun and thrilling experience every time they ascend to the skies.

Address: 5280 Airport Rd Gilliam, LA 71029 - MAP
Phone: (318) 464-5867
Web: www.skydivelouisiana.net

 

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Leisure

Ford Park
Whether you're out for a day of fishing or just want to take the family out for a day of recreation, Ford Park is an excellent choice. The 85-acre park offers two baseball fields, two play grounds, and two tennis courts, along with walking and hiking paths that are perfect for a leisurely walk. The park also features a pier that extends into Cross Lake, so feel free to bring your fishing pole and enjoy an afternoon of fishing.

Address: 5784 S. Lakeshore Dr. Shreveport, LA 71108 - MAP
Web: www.shreveportla.gov

Cross Lake
Cross Lake is an excellent choice for a day out on your boat to do some fishing or simply to enjoy the expanse of water that adjoins Shreveport's main water supply. In addition to the extraordinary scenery and abundant catches, the area is teeming with wildlife like alligators and waterfowl. The area offers many access sites for your convenience, numerous commercial facilities, and two public parks. The lake is a great destination for a day of outdoor recreation.

Address: 2900 Municipal Pier Rd. Shreveport, LA 71119 - MAP
Phone: (318) 673-7245
Web: www.crosslakeshreveport.com

Louisiana Boardwalk
For a day filled with shopping, dining and entertainment, head to the Louisiana Boardwalk. It's located in Bossier City, across from two casinos, so whether you want an afternoon full of activity or just want to take a relaxing stroll amid one of the city's most iconic attractions, the choice is entirely yours.

Address: 540 Boardwalk Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111 - MAP
Phone: (318) 752-1455
Web: www.louisianaboardwalk.com