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Dec 16

32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Tournament

Posted to Athletics by Danielle Richard

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Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) and the City of Shreveport will host the 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held February 14 - 16, 2020 in Shreveport. 

This tournament is designed to unite men, women, and youth of all ethnic backgrounds for three days of fun, fitness, and community unity. 

Over $3,000 of cash prizes and awards will be given to championship teams. Over 100 teams (Pro-Am to Youth) from five southern states will be participating, featuring some of the toughest round-ballers in the south. 

The tournament is double elimination with a single elimination championship game. 

The deadline to register is Friday, January 24, 2020. 

Registration fees per team: 

  • Pro-Am (Men): $300 
  • Men (Recreation): $200 
  • Adult Women: $175 
  • Wheelchair: $150 
  • Youth (Boys and Girls): $75 

Registration forms are available at: 

  • All SPAR Community Centers 
  • SPAR Athletics Office (located at 7401 Jewella Avenue) 

Donations will be accepted at the doors during the tournament. All monetary donations will go towards SPAR Recreation and Athletics programs. Canned good donations will go to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. 

The Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament has become one of the elite basketball tournaments in the south. Your team participation will truly enhance the quality of this community sporting event, while keeping the dream alive. 

Call the SPAR Athletic Office at (318) 673-7748 for additional tournament registration information or go to 

Jul 19

Southern Hills Pool is officially re-opened after renovations!

Posted to Recreation by Danielle Richard

S. Hills-Pool Operations thru Sunday, August 11th

Dates/Times: Tuesday – Friday / 3pm – 7pm

                             Saturdays / 1pm – 5pm

                             Sundays  / 2pm – 6pm


S. Hills-Pool Operations, August 13th thru Sunday, September 1st

Dates/Times: August 13th thru Sunday, September 1st -pool will open only on  Saturdays and Sundays (weekends only) from 1pm – 5pm.

Cost: $2.50 per person, all ages to swim. $3.50 per person to swim and slide


Water Aerobics (Adults & Seniors)

Dates/Times: Monday – Friday / 7:00am – 8:00am

Last Class Day: Friday, August 30th

Cost: $20 per month

Dec 09

DICK's Sporting Goods SPAR Discount!

Posted to SPAR by Danielle Richard

COACHES, PLAYERS, FANS, AND PARENTS: On behalf of our partnership with DICK'S Sporting Goods (Shreveport, LA), they will be hosting a special event exclusively for our league:
SPAR & DICK’S Sporting Goods from January 10th – 12th at the Shreveport Location!

Simply show off the coupon attached! Dicks