Join City of Huntsville, Land Trust of North Alabama for greenway public input sessions

November 22, 2022 Click to view Join City of Huntsville, Land Trust of North Alabama for greenway public input sessions

Want to weigh in on the future of Huntsville’s greenway network? Then mark your calendar for the City of Huntsville and Land Trust of North Alabama’s public input meetings Nov. 28-30. The Land Trust and City’s Planning Department will hold a series of evening forums to engage the public on the Greenway Master Plan. The goal of the open-house events is to review past progress and plan the next five years [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices closed Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed Nov. 24-25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The following services will be affected: Garbage Collection: Thursday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 25. Residents should leave cans at the curb until they are collected. Public Transit: There will be no Orbit fixed-route or Access paratransit service Nov. 24. Service will resume Nov. 25. Parks & Recreation: Recreation centers and facilities will be closed Nov. [more]

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Add some sparkle to the season with Huntsville Parks & Recreation’s winter guide

November 16, 2022 Click to view Add some sparkle to the season with Huntsville Parks & Recreation’s winter guide

The days are getting shorter, but Huntsville Parks & Recreation wants to help you make the most of every minute. The 2022 Winter Program Guide is filled with activities from art to athletics, fitness to fun. It’s a great way to stay connected and active during the winter months. With more than 100 programs to choose from, most of them free, there’s something for every age, ability and interest. Learn the [more]

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Make the holiday season a healthy one, take the ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ challenge 

November 14, 2022 Click to view Make the holiday season a healthy one, take the ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ challenge 

For many, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. However, the period between Thanksgiving and the new year can also be difficult for those trying to maintain healthy habits. Holiday parties, large family meals, and the general busyness of the season, often combine to put self-care on the back burner. Enter “Maintain, Don’t Gain,” the annual challenge sponsored by the City of Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital Health System. [more]

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City of Huntsville municipal offices closed for Veterans Day

November 9, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville municipal offices closed for Veterans Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices, including Municipal Court, will close Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Garbage Collection: Residential service will not be affected. Animal Services: Closed Friday but will reopen Saturday. Public Transit: Orbit and Access routes will not run Friday. Saturday service will run as normal. Parks & Recreation: All facilities closed Friday but will reopen Saturday. Public Safety: Essential police and fire personnel will remain [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    256-564-8026

  • Address:

    Parks & Recreation Office

    2411 9th Avenue SW

    Huntsville, AL 35805

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  • Email:

    james.gossett@HuntsvilleAL.gov

    James Gossett

    Parks and Recreation Director

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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