The goal of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to provide opportunities for recreation to all citizens regardless of family structure, income,
gender, or ethnic origin. This commitment involves the opportunity
to achieve full recreational experiences through individual, team,
and family activities.
What's Happening around the city Recreation Centers?
HUNTSVILLE ATHLETICS BASKETBALL:
*City-Wide End of the Season Tournament: February 9-18, 2016 Click here for rules and here for the brackets.
* 2016 Alabama Recreation and Parks Association Dist. II Tournament registration due Thursday, February 11. Click here for registration, medical release form and tournament rules.
BRAHAN SPRING RECREATION CENTER DAILY PROGRAMS
Pickle Ball Monday and Friday-10:00am-2:00pm Wednesday and Thursday-9:00am-12:00pm
Canasta Wednesdays-9:00am-12:00pm 3rd Tuesday-9:00am-12:00pm
Alabama Table Tennis Thursdays-6:00pm-9:00pm Wednesdays-6:00pm-9:00pm (During Basketball Season/Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb)
Chest Club (Youth) Fridays-6:00pm-9:00pm
Hosta Society of North Alabama 4th Monday-5:00pm-8:30pm
Women Free play Basketball Wednesdays starting March 4, 2016 6:00pm-9:00pm (Until Basketball Season, November)
Adult Aerobic Class Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur-6:00pm-6:30pm
Free Play Basketball daily
Fitness Room daily-7:30am-9:00pm M-F/9:00am-1:00pm Saturday/1:00pm-5:00pm Sunday
HUNTSVILLE MEN'S WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUE ONGOING January 14-March 10, 2016
HOMESCHOOL PE Monday, Wednesday , Friday 10 AM- 12 Noon Through April 2016
J.E. WILLIAMS GYM
SOUL LINE DANCE
Zumba Fitness Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm ($10 a month).
Located at 207 Max Luther Dr. For more information please call (256)427-5780.
OPTIMIST RECREATION CENTER
Women's Zumba Class Saturdays from 10-11am
Senior Men's Stretching Class Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10-11am
Pickleball - Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
Senior Volleyball - Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
FERN BELL RECREATION CENTER
Fitness Class on Monday - Wednesday - Friday:8:30am - 9:30am
Senior Balance Class on Monday - Wednesday - Friday:9am - 10:00am
Pickleball on Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30am - 11am
Pickleball on Tuesday - Thursday: 6pm - 8:30pm (Starts in March)
Stamp Club on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each Month: 7pm - 9pm
Widows and Widowers 2nd Sunday of each month: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
After School Program (Ages 11 - 14)Monday - Friday
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (Ages 12 - 16) March 21-24
British Soccer Camp June 6th - 10th
SHOWERS RECREATION CENTER
Low Impact Aerobics Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 9:30am Adults (18 and over) Cost: FREE
Adult Basketball Every Wednesday 5:30pm to 8:30pm Adults (18 and over) Cost: FREE
Adult Basketball Every Sunday 1pm to 4:30pm Adults (30 and over) Cost: FREE
Futsal (Indoor Soccer) Every Friday 5:30pm to 8:30pm Ages 12 and older Cost: FREE
Spring League Basketball Registration now through Feb. 19th Season starts March 2nd Ages 10 to 16 Cost: FREE
For additional information on any of these programs, please call the appropriate facility.
The City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation Department
provides leisure time activities
through a zone-based services concept. The City is divided
geographically into four
zones, each providing activities through
leagues located within the zones. In addition, Huntsvilles
Youth Services Program
is housed in two of the City's recreation centers.
The City of Huntsville also provides quality
recreation facilities designed to encourage tourism and increase revenue
aquatic programs, as well as through the operation of several disc golf courses,
Hays Nature Preserve & Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Metro Kiwanis SportsPlex, Merrimack Soccer Complex, Splash Pad, Lydia Gold Skatepark and the City of Huntsville Dog Spot.
In our efforts to provide recreational opportunities to all citizens of Huntsville, the Department offers a Special Populations program for the physically and mentally challenged from pre-school through senior citizens. This program originates in the Max Luther Community Center.
Finally, the department is committed to
provide wholesome family entertainment
in a non-competitive atmosphere for leisure time enjoyment,
in addition to striving to offer a
continual program of
Facility Use Applications
Please print the appropriate application, complete it and submit it to the facility you are requesting to use. Applications should be submitted a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the requested usage to allow time for processing.
Facility Use Application for JAYCEE BLDG/FAIRGROUNDS/BIG SPRING PARK & KIDS SPACE FACILITY and Facility Use Application (all other locations)