City of Huntsville Prepares for Potential Winter Weather Event 

February 14, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Prepares for Potential Winter Weather Event 

The City of Huntsville is closely monitoring the threat of winter weather, which could impact travel and city services this week. The National Weather Service in Huntsville has Madison and surrounding counties under a Winter Storm Warning from 6 p.m. Sunday, February 14, through 6 a.m. Tuesday, February 16. The weather threat also prompted Gov. Kay Ivey to declare a State of Emergency for 28 counties, including Madison. The main threat with the storm [more]

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Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

February 11, 2021 Click to view Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Normal operating hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather. Public Transit will remain open until noon, weather permitting. Garbage collection will be delayed by one day throughout the week

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Healthy Huntsville partners with Scale Back Alabama to Help Residents Reach Health Goals

February 9, 2021 Click to view Healthy Huntsville partners with Scale Back Alabama to Help Residents Reach Health Goals

This year, Healthy Huntsville’s partnership with “Scale Back Alabama” is going virtual. Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free, statewide wellness program for adults, ages 18 or older, who live in Alabama or work for an Alabama-based organization. It is designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and have fun while doing it. In years past, there was only one goal of Scale Back Alabama: To lose 10 pounds in 10 weeks. [more]

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South Huntsville Optimist Club donates $25,000 to City’s Special Populations Program

January 15, 2021 Click to view South Huntsville Optimist Club donates $25,000 to City’s Special Populations Program

The City of Huntsville received a generous $25,000 check from the South Huntsville Optimist Club to support its Special Populations program. Managed by Huntsville Parks & Recreation, the program provides activities for individuals with special needs at the Buddy Bryant Youth Center near Optimist Park and the recreation center. “Part of our charter is patriotism and to help youth, and we found a project to fit both,” said Dennis Anderson, a [more]

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Skatepark coming to John Hunt Park’s growing number of sports offerings

January 12, 2021 Click to view Skatepark coming to John Hunt Park’s growing number of sports offerings

Another new cutting-edge sports complex is heading to John Hunt Park, this time in the form of an innovative skatepark that will challenge skaters, from professional to novice. The facility will be Olympic quality and include supporting facilities such as restrooms, pavilions, sunshades, lighting, landscaping and expanded parking. It is slated to be built on a three-acre site between Kids Space and the championship soccer fields. “Skateboarding continues to grow in popularity [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:

    Steve.Ivey@HuntsvilleAL.gov

    Steve Ivey

    Parks and Recreation Director

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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