Sulphur Parks & Recreation

933 W Parish Rd.   Sulphur, LA   70663     337-721-3040

Board of Commissioners

Sulphur Parks & Recreation is governed by a Board of five Commissioners who are appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.  Three of the members are appointed from the three divisions of Sulphur with the other two members being appointed as at large representatives.  Board members serve a rotating four year term and annually self-elect two members to serve as President & Vice-President.  The Board oversees the establishment of regulations governing the parks, playgrounds and community center of the district and provides guidance to administration on the management, maintenance & operations of the facilities.

Regular monthly Board of Commissioners meetings are held at

SPAR’s Recreation & Aquatic Center Multipurpose Room

933 W Parish Rd., Sulphur, Louisiana 70663

the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM

2017 Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule

       Agenda's                                                           Minutes

    January 17, 2017                                                                 January 17, 2017

     February 21, 2017                                                                February 21, 2017

    March 21, 2017                                                                    March 21, 2017                  

     April 18, 2017

     May 16, 2017                                                                                                                            

     June 20, 2017

For the year beginning January 1, 2017 ending December 31, 2017 the Board is as follows:

Mitch Bowers    -     President         

Jay Ellender     -    Vice President

  Joy Abshire     -     Board Member

Matt Vincent     -     Board Member

 Johnny Stanley -     Board Member 

             Steven Gayfield, Executive Director               Laurie Koelzer, Board Secretary

Bob Kleinschmidt, Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office, Legal Counsel

Recreation & Aquatic Center

Hours of Operation


Monday - Friday 5:00 am - 8:00 pm

(Friday - Gymnasium (Basketball & Volleyball) and Pools close at 7:00 pm)

Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Sunday - Gymnasium open to SPAR Members only. All other areas not affected.)

Waterpark Website