Huntsville Environmental Sustainability Committee seeks public input 

October 5, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Environmental Sustainability Committee seeks public input 

As Huntsville grows, City leaders are focused on long-term successful gains for people who live, work and play in the community. This includes a watchful eye on Huntsville’s natural and built environment.  Mayor Tommy Battle recently asked area leaders with interest and expertise in this area to form a committee and examine contributing factors to long-term environmental sustainability in metro Huntsville.   “Environmental challenges directly impact our quality of life,” said Mayor Battle. [more]

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Party on the Green: Celebrating food, fun and good health

September 26, 2022 Click to view Party on the Green: Celebrating food, fun and good health

Take a break from the weekday routine and join Party on the Green. This will be the ultimate Thursday evening out, featuring a diverse mix of food, fun and fitness. The no-cost, family-friendly event, hosted by Healthy Huntsville and sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, will take place Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at S.R. Butler Green Park, Campus No. 805, 2620 Clinton Ave. W., Huntsville. DJ Lashay B [more]

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Under Construction: Huntsville Parks & Recreation launching male mentorship program

September 14, 2022 Click to view Under Construction: Huntsville Parks & Recreation launching male mentorship program

Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation Department is committed to serving citizens of all ages, especially children. Through after-school programs, youth athletics and special activities, every effort is made to help give children the tools they need to grow physically, mentally and emotionally. Community Services Recreation Superintendent Dorianne Johnson said the department’s latest outreach is the direct result of community engagement. “Through speaking with parents and children at our recreation centers and other facilities, [more]

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Windsor Manor Park access temporarily closes for Pisgah Drive road construction

September 12, 2022 Click to view Windsor Manor Park access temporarily closes for Pisgah Drive road construction

Access to Windsor Manor Park, located at 6500 Pisgah Drive in northwest Huntsville, will temporarily close beginning Monday, Sept. 12 to accommodate a road improvement project. The length of the closure will be determined by the extent of repairs needed on Pisgah Drive. During the closure, residents are invited to visit nearby Maplewood Park at 4943 North Memorial Parkway, or Dr. Richard Showers Sr. Recreation Center at 4600 Blue Spring Road. [more]

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Weatherly Walk celebrates Huntsville’s expanding greenway network 

September 7, 2022 Click to view Weatherly Walk celebrates Huntsville’s expanding greenway network 

Ribbon-cutting and Inaugural Walk Set for Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m.  Huntsville’s greenway network is growing! The City of Huntsville and Madison County Commission are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new 12-foot wide greenway, the Weatherly Multi-use Path. The 1.2 mile stretch provides pedestrians and cyclists with connectivity from Aldridge Creek Greenway and Weatherly Road to South Memorial Parkway. From there, users may access Elgie’s Walk along Haysland [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:

    james.gossett@HuntsvilleAL.gov

    James Gossett

    Parks and Recreation Director

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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