City of Vidalia Parks & Recreation

Schedule & Activity Guide featuring numerous activities and programs including Adult and Youth Baseball Leagues, Swimming Lessons, Day Camps and more. 

For additional activity and registration information call The Vidalia Recreation Department at 537-7913 Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Located at 102 Stockyard Road (Across from Captain's Corner).


This Complex was dedicated in  May of 1995 in honor of Ed Smith, who served 37 years as Recreation Director for the City of Vidalia. The complex is located between Ga. Hwy 292 and US Hwy 280 at Stockyard Road just East of Downtown Vidalia.

The Ed Smith Complex has 5 lighted baseball fields, ranging from 150 ft to 325 ft, 4 batting cages, 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 concession stands, playground and 3 covered pavilions.

Pavilions may be reserved for any event or gathering at NO CHARGE by contacting Traci Shiver at (912) 537-7913

For additional information about the Ed Smith Complex, call The Vidalia Recreation Department at (912) 537-7913 Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Located at 601 East Third Street. 


Contact Information

Phone Numbers:
Recreation Departmet Office:
(912) 537-7913 voice
(912) 537-8554 fax

Ed Smith Complex:
(912) 537-1250

James Darby Gym:
(912) 537-4221

Bay Street Pool:
(912) 537-9139

Director - Tommy Sasser                                 Assistant Director - Garry Adams                          Athletic Director -  Bill James                                 Office Manager - Traci Shiver                    Maintenance Supervisor - Raymond Sanders Maintenance- Cornelle Robinson

Board Members:
Chairman -  Mac Jordan  

    Liaison - Brian Frost      

Wendell Dixon

Karen Hilton

Rick Jordan

John Sharpe 

Robert Wiggs

Johnny Whited


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