Healthy Huntsville to Offer Free Fitness in the Park Classes

June 1, 2020 Click to view Healthy Huntsville to Offer Free Fitness in the Park Classes

Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Parks & Recreation are offering free, socially-distanced exercise sessions in Big Spring Park each Saturday in June. Fitness in the Park 2020 will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Big Spring Park East near the canal bridge at Spragins Street. If it rains, classes will be taught under the adjacent covered area in the YMCA/Huntsville Utilities building. “We hope these free fitness options will motivate [more]

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Cyclists gear up for the 11th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, May 30

May 26, 2020 Click to view Cyclists gear up for the 11th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, May 30

Mayor Tommy Battle and Healthy Huntsville invite the public to join them this Saturday, May 30, for a free, family-friendly four-mile bike ride around Downtown Huntsville. The 10 a.m. ride will begin and end on Church Street in Big Spring Park by the Downtown YMCA. Part of the Healthy Huntsville program, which promotes fitness and nutrition, the annual Mayor’s Bike Ride also coincides with Bike Safety Month when the City celebrates [more]

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Parks & Recreation to ease restrictions May 26

May 22, 2020 Click to view Parks & Recreation to ease restrictions May 26

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation Department released its updated policy allowing the phased re-opening of the City’s parks and recreational facilities. The new policy takes effect May 26, replacing the policy published on May 18. The revised policy allows for the opening of several facilities previously closed and allows certain activities banned under the current policy.  Updates of note include: Playgrounds, splash pads, and pavilions open Aquatics facilities open on weekends Team athletics [more]

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Parks & Recreation ease restrictions to allow more activities beginning Monday, May 18

May 17, 2020 Click to view Parks & Recreation ease restrictions to allow more activities beginning Monday, May 18

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation Department continues to reopen facilities in a return to more normal operations to the extent allowed by the State Health Officer orders. Beginning Monday, May 18, Parks & Recreation will allow more activities to occur in its parks and recreation centers. Patrons must continue to abide by distancing and sanitation guidelines and are encouraged to wear masks or face coverings or masks. For a complete list of what’s open [more]

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Huntsville Parks & Recreation announces May 4 openings

April 30, 2020 Click to view Huntsville Parks & Recreation announces May 4 openings

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation Department will begin the process of re-opening facilities and returning to normal operations, to the extent allowed under State Health Officer orders, beginning Monday, May 4. All activities must adhere to limitations of no more than 9 persons in a gathering and ensure 6-foot social distancing separation between individuals not from the same family unit. Park visitors are encouraged to wear masks or facial [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.