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.
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 the
Hays Nature Preserve, 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 Community Building/Fairgrounds and Facility Use Application (all other locations)