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Physical Location:
5400 Ball Park Rd
Vancleave,  MS
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 998
Pascagoula, MS 39568

Phone Numbers:
228.826.5330 or
228.826.4414
Mon - Fri, 7am - 3:30pm

Fax:
228.826.5779

Horse arena - Conrad Mallette Multi-Purpose Complex

Vancleave Arena 

From motorcycle races, to mule pull competitions, to Hurricane Katrina volunteer relief the Multi-Purpose Complex in Vancleave can host a wide range of events. The 60,000 square foot covered arena was built by the Board of Supervisors in 2004 and is open every day. The primary use of the complex is for horseback riding and rodeo competitions. The complex can also host entertainment events or local meetings with amenities such as: concession stands, bleachers, gates (if needed), full sound system and restrooms.

The arena was officially named in honor of long-time Vancleave resident Conrad Mallette in Nov. 2007 and dedicated in Feb. 2008. Mr. Mallette was a faithful member at First Baptist Church of Vancleave, a Board Member on both the Pat Harrison Waterway District and the Jackson County Farm Bureau Association, and Director of the Soil and Water Conservation Commission.

For more information about reserving the arena click this link Arena Fees.pdf or contact the Recreation Department.

Scheduled Events

Weekly (Regular) Schedule 

  • Monday Night– Open Riding (Sometimes dog pull practice)
  • Tuesday Night – Team Penning Practice (Sign up at 5:30 P.M.)
  • Wednesday Night– Open to Timed Event Practice
  • Thursday Night– 4-H Practice
  • Friday Night – Open (Roping Practice – Contact Chad Wade: 228-861-0525)

Special Events 

DateEvent
05/04/2014 - 05/04/20144H Members only show From 1:00pm till 7:00pm
Contact Susan Mason @ 1-601-947-8606
05/05/2014 - 05/05/2014Mounted Patrol Practice Monday Evening
Contact Connie Bosarge @ 228-623-0659
05/09/2014 - 05/10/2014Jackson County Sheriff Rodeo Friday & Saturday
Contact BB Hawkins @ 228-235-1334
05/17/2014 - 05/17/20144D Barrel Race
Contact Shannon Garrett @ 228-990-4204
06/13/2014 - 06/13/2014Shannon Garrett horse show
Contact information 228 990-4204 for times
06/14/2014 - 06/14/2014VHC Horse Show Start Time 3:00pm
Contact Darrin @ 228-328-6940
07/05/2014 - 07/05/20144D Barrel race Contact Denise @ 228-326-6549
500.00 added Times exh @ 10:00am thru 1:00pm run starsts @ 2:00pm
07/12/2014 - 07/12/2014VHC Horse Show Start @ 3:00pm
Contact Darrin @ 228-328-6940
07/19/2014 - 07/19/2014Robert Montgomery: Reining Clinic
Contact Information : Telephone # 601-528-2496