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Category: Parks & Recreation

Huntsville Opens Sand Volleyball Complex in John Hunt Park

The City of Huntsville has opened its newest sports amenity in John Hunt Park, a $3.7 million Sand Volleyball Complex with state of the art technology for athletes. The 12-court beach/sand volleyball facility is expected to mark Huntsville as a premier location for regional and [more]

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#GoPlayHsv in July during Parks & Recreation’s month’s long celebration 

Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville Parks & Recreation Director Steve Ivey encourage Huntsville citizens to enjoy Parks & Recreation Month with the #GoPlayHsv challenge. In celebration of Parks & Recreation Month, the City of Huntsville will be hosting events and activities and sharing these on the [more]

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Cast away with Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 1

Huntsville children, ages 6-12 years old, are invited to join Parks & Recreation this Saturday, June 1, in Brahan Spring Park for the annual Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo. This free fishing event takes place in the Park’s North Lagoon, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. It’s an annual family favorite, [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Fun – Fitness in the Park Starts Saturday

Mayor Tommy Battle, Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Parks & Recreation encourage everyone to head down to Big Spring Park each Saturday, from May 4 – June 29, for Fitness in the Park exercise sessions. Fitness in the Park 2019, formerly known as Saturdays in the Park, [more]

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Senior Fishing Rodeo – Tuesday, April 30

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation department is partnering with the Huntsville/Madison County Senior Center to host a free senior Fishing Rodeo on Tuesday, April 30, between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., in Brahan Spring Park’s lagoon between the Miracle League fields and Everybody Can Play playground. This event is for seniors 55+ [more]

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Join Mayor Battle and turn a Working lunch into a Walking lunch!

Healthy Huntsville and the City of Huntsville are partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama to celebrate National Walk @Lunch Day on Wednesday, April 3 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., in Big Spring Park. Mayor Tommy Battle will lead a kick-off walk at 11 [more]

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Parks & Recreation Opens First Phase of Merrimack Sports Complex

The City of Huntsville hosted a ribbon-cutting today to celebrate the opening of four artificial turf fields at the new Merrimack Sports Complex. The bright green synthetic fields are a first for Parks & Recreation, allowing for year-round league play, rain or shine. The turf fields are [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Kicks off 2019 with Scale Back Alabama

Mayor Tommy Battle joined fellow Healthy Huntsville partners at the Madison County Department of Public Health today to officially kick off Scale Back Alabama. Representatives from the founding members of Healthy Huntsville were in attendance including Huntsville Hospital CEO David Spillers, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Public [more]

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City of Huntsville Holiday Hours for week of December 24, 2018

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for non essential personnel on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observation of the Christmas holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. Garbage Pick Up Schedule for Week of December 24 City of Huntsville [more]

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Mayor Battle Presents Updated John Hunt Park Master Plan

John Hunt Park is rapidly on its way to earning its place as the City’s prime playground – a Central Park for all residents and visitors to enjoy. Major construction is under way in the park, and Mayor Tommy Battle took media on a tour [more]

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