Parks & Recreation

Quivers at the ready – Southside Archery Park is now open

December 19, 2017

The City’s first free public archery facility is now open in Southside Park, 16159 Chaney Thompson Road. Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday to recognize the many community and state partners who provided the resources and planning to make this new park happen for [more]

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City Opens New Cycle Track for Downtown Huntsville

December 14, 2017

Mayor Tommy Battle held a ribbon cutting Dec. 14 to open the City’s first cycle track, a dedicated bicycle lane on Spragins Street, marked by curbs and wide green stripes. The cycle track is a pilot project that emanated from public requests through The BIG Picture [more]

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Meet the winners – Mayor’s Walking Challenge

December 4, 2017

The end of November brings the end of the Mayor’s 100 Miles in 100 Days Walking Challenge. A big ‘Thank You’ is due to our walk hosts this year: Huntsville Botanical Garden, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville Hospital, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Arts Huntsville, Operation [more]

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City Administrator John Hamilton recognized by Alabama Recreation and Park Association

December 4, 2017

The City of Huntsville’s Department of Parks & Recreation nominated City Administrator John Hamilton for the Lay Award, a state-wide recognition of those who champion Parks & Recreation initiatives and programs in Alabama communities. Mr. Hamilton won the award and was recognized by the Alabama Recreation and [more]

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How to properly dispose of fall leaves

November 13, 2017

Now that fall has sneaked right in, there’s a good chance that your yard is proving the seasons have changed. The autumn leaves are now a challenge for many residents, and for the City of Huntsville as well. Chris McNeese, Director of Public Works for the City [more]

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