Huntsville tightens restrictions on public parks; supports Health Officer’s order for non-essential businesses

March 27, 2020 Click to view Huntsville tightens restrictions on public parks; supports Health Officer’s order for non-essential businesses

The City of Huntsville will enforce the Alabama Department of Public Health’s order announcing the closure of non-essential businesses, venues and athletic facilities through April 17. The City has consistently followed the Centers for Disease Control and Alabama Department of Public Health guidelines. While the State order takes effect at 5 p.m. on March 28, the City will implement certain restrictions in its parks immediately. Read Health Department Order HERE “This is [more]

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City of Huntsville Closes Recreation Centers

March 20, 2020 Click to view City of Huntsville Closes Recreation Centers

The City of Huntsville continues to review operational procedures in response to the COVID-19 virus. In keeping with the most updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Alabama Department of Public Health, the City will close all of its recreational centers to the public effective immediately. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, residents should “separate and sanitize.” Read more about prevention strategies from the Centers for Disease Control. For the latest updates on [more]

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Parks & Recreation modifies operating hours; team sporting events and activities canceled

March 16, 2020 Click to view Parks & Recreation modifies operating hours; team sporting events and activities canceled

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation department is making adjustments in operations to protect public health.  At present, facilities will remain open to the public on a modified schedule, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to allow workers to perform a deep clean on the weekends. The adjusted hours apply to parks, recreation centers and pools. Patrons are asked to observe the Centers for Disease Control guidelines [more]

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COVID-19 Update: League Games Postponed until April 5

March 13, 2020 Click to view COVID-19 Update: League Games Postponed until April 5

As more information comes available regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) the City of Huntsville Department of Parks & Recreation will follow the recommendation of Little League Baseball and Softball regarding department-run leagues. Parks & Recreation is postponing youth softball and baseball leagues, as well as adult spring softball and adaptive basketball, until Sunday, April 5.  The City believes this is in the best interest of employees, volunteers, participants and families and [more]

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Healthy Huntsville offering free “Good Nutrition for Busy People” classes starting March 5

March 4, 2020 Click to view Healthy Huntsville offering free “Good Nutrition for Busy People” classes starting March 5

Mayor Tommy Battle’s Healthy Huntsville initiative is offering three free nutrition classes over the next two weeks. On March 5, 10 and 11, citizens are invited to attend a “Good Nutrition for Busy People” hour-long class taught by Juliana Wright, RDN, LD. These classes are a partnership between Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital Wellness Centers. The classes are targeted to those individuals with busy schedules, offering healthy restaurant/fast food options and meal/snack [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:
    256-564-8026
  • Address:
    Parks & Recreation Office 2411 9th Avenue SW Huntsville, AL 35805 View Map
  • Email:
    Steve Ivey Parks and Recreation Director Steve.Ivey@HuntsvilleAL.gov
  • Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.