Parks & Recreation

How to properly dispose of fall leaves

November 13, 2017

Now that fall has sneaked right in, there’s a good chance that your yard is proving the seasons have changed. The autumn leaves are now a challenge for many residents, and for the City of Huntsville as well. Chris McNeese, Director of Public Works for the City [more]

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Get ready to KaBOOM!

October 24, 2017

No, this isn’t a recap of the season two episode ‘Kaboom’ on NBC’s hit show Parks & Recreation. This is real life with Huntsville Parks & Recreation! The Department of Parks & Recreation won a grant last year to build a Let’s Play KaBOOM! playground in the [more]

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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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