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Category: Parks & Recreation

Cross Country Championship Course Opens in John Hunt Park

The City of Huntsville hosted a ribbon-cutting today to open its newest athletic and recreational feature in John Hunt Park – a championship-caliber cross country running course. The scenic course is 10-meters wide with a manicured grass surface, varied grade changes, and multiple spurred loops for various [more]

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John Hunt Park Sand Volleyball Complex to host 2020 & 2021 CCSA Beach Volleyball Championship

The Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) announced Tuesday that the 2020 and 2021 CCSA Beach Volleyball Championship will be moving to the John Hunt Sand Volleyball Complex in Huntsville. The 2020 edition marks the fifth championship for the CCSA in the sport of Beach Volleyball. The [more]

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September Brings the Best of Jazz to Big Spring Park

The annual Jazz in the Park concert series starts this weekend, which means it’s time to get out your camp chair and head to Big Spring Park East to experience world-class jazz musicians, young and seasoned, for a series of free concerts each Sunday in [more]

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Get Moving with the Mayor and Adoptable Dogs at Huntsville Botanical Garden

Mayor Tommy Battle and Healthy Huntsville invite the public to join them on a free, one-mile walk through the Huntsville Botanical Garden with their leashed dog or an adoptable one from Huntsville Animal Services. The walk will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 6 [more]

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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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