Parks & Recreation

Public input requested on downtown urban park trail

September 26, 2017

The City of Huntsville is working on plans for a new urban trail (greenway) in the downtown area and is looking for public input. The Pedestrian Access and Redevelopment Corridor (PARC) will be a 1.5-mile pedestrian/bike trail, adjacent to the Pinhook Creek and Spring Branch, from north of [more]

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Huntsville High School to Host First Race at John Hunt Running Park

September 23, 2017

The debut of Huntsville’s new cross country course is bringing together more than 1,000 runners to celebrate the event. The Twilight Panther Prowl Cross Country Invitational will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 at the new John Hunt Running Park, located on the site of the former [more]

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Fall Youth Sports – A Quick Update

August 28, 2017

Parks & Recreation is getting ready for a busy fall season of scheduling, planning, and facilitating youth sports. The department offers four youth sports in the fall: Cheerleading, Football, Soccer and Volleyball. Registration for these sports always takes place at local parks and/or recreation centers during [more]

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Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge

August 20, 2017

Mayor Tommy Battle will launch his annual 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. with a brisk walk through the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The kick-off event will join“Fidos After Five” walkers, and participants are invited to bring their leashed [more]

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New Huntsville Aquatics Center offers ultimate #GoPlayHsv

July 6, 2017

The City’s new $22 million Huntsville Aquatics Center opened today on Drake Avenue with a ceremonial “dive-in” and open house. The stunning new 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility features three large pools, new restrooms, conference and hospitality space, offices and concessions, 264 parking spaces and [more]

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