Ponchatoula Area Recreational District
The Ponchatoula Area Recreation District No. 1 recreational facility (P.A.R.D. No. 1) is a 68-acre master plan developed as a public amenity by the City of Ponchatoula. The facility will comprise of four (4) major league baseball fields, three (3) little league fields, one (1) softball field, four to five (4-5) football / soccer fields, full gymnasium, two (2) concession stands, jogging trail, event gazebos, pond and a viewing hill. The unifying concepts of the facility are strong axially, connecting both visual and pedestrian. The diamond shape arrangement of the concession buildings and gazebos respond not only the baseball diamonds / quadraplex layout but also serves to enliven the spaces with dynamic visual perspectives.