Sports tournaments generate $1.7 million economic impact in Huntsville

February 26, 2020

Huntsville isn’t just a high-tech town known for helping put man on the moon. It’s also a magnet for competitive sports tournaments that attract thousands of visitors and produce millions of dollars each year in the community. In fact, the Southeastern Short Course Championships and NASA Volleyball Bash this past weekend had an economic impact of more than $1.7 million in Huntsville alone. With more than 25 sporting events scheduled for 2020, [more]

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Youth Softball & Baseball Registration Now Open

February 26, 2020

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation department offers youth recreation softball and baseball for the spring sports season. These programs are a wonderful way to start your child in a new sport or play in a less competitive level of baseball/softball. Baseball ages are 5-13 years old, with 14-18 years old running in conjunction with Babe Ruth Baseball, Inc. Softball ages are 5-18 years old and run entirely through Parks [more]

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Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

February 13, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17. This includes Parks & Recreation facilities and the Animal Shelter. Garbage Collection: Monday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Tuesday, February 18.   Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, February 21. Public Transit: Shuttle bus and paratransit service (Handi-Ride) will be in service on Monday, February 17. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on [more]

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Submit Your 2020 Huntsville Beautification Applications Today

February 12, 2020

Know of a beautiful, litter-free property in Huntsville that should be recognized? The Beautification Awards Program, a partnership between Operation Green Team and the Huntsville Beautification Board, honors those who make outstanding contributions to the City’s beautification efforts through superior landscaping and well-maintained properties each year. To apply for a 2020 Beautification Award, click here. The application fee is $25 and checks must be made to Huntsville Beautification Board. Lists of properties will [more]

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Construction on schedule for new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park

February 3, 2020

The site is shaping up on Sparkman Drive for the new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park. Contractors are on schedule for a fall completion of the joint $10.8 million project – a partnership between the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Public Library. “The City is proud to make this investment in North Huntsville,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “Residents need and deserve high quality places to learn, collaborate, connect [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:
    256-564-8026
  • Address:
    Parks & Recreation Office2411 9th Avenue SWHuntsville, AL 35805View Map
  • Email:
    Steve IveyParks and Recreation DirectorSteve.Ivey@HuntsvilleAL.gov
  • Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.