Parks & Recreation

AshaKiran to host 5th Annual Community Kite Festival

February 28, 2017

Huntsville Parks & Recreation, as well as the Multicultural Affairs office are joining AshaKiran to host the 5th Annual Community Kite Festival this Saturday, March 4, in John Hunt Park. The festival is an event that brings together diverse groups from the community for family [more]

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Let’s play ball – Youth Baseball Registration

February 7, 2017

It is almost that time of the year. The time to enjoy freshly cut grass, newly lined fields and the excitement of playing baseball or softball. Parks & Recreation has opportunities for youth and the young-at-heart to play “America’s Pastime” this spring. In-person Youth Baseball and [more]

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City Partners with Scale Back Alabama for Healthy 2017

January 11, 2017

Over the past 10 years, more than 1.3 million pounds have been shed across the state through the annual Scale Back Alabama program, and folks are again stepping on the scales and beginning a concentrated weight-loss effort. Healthy Huntsville, an initiative by the City of Huntsville to [more]

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Big Spring Park Renovation “Looks Amazing”

December 28, 2016

Renovations to Big Spring Park are about 50 percent complete, creating new anticipation over the scheduled April re-opening. Construction crews removed most of the green screening along the fences, allowing visitors to have a sneak peek at the improvements. “It already looks amazing,” said Melanie Ellers, [more]

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Green Team – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Volunteers Transform Plastic Sacks into Usable Mats

November 10, 2016

Green Team volunteers promote “reduce, reuse, recycle” activities to help keep Huntsville clean and green. One popular program sponsored by The Boeing Company collects used plastic shopping bags for volunteers to weave into thick plastic mats that can be used for a variety of purposes. Today, [more]

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