Parks & Recreation

The Anniston Parks and Recreation Department offers exciting activities for residents of all ages.  Our Athletic Department hosts fall sports that include football, flag football, soccer, and softball.  Winter sports include basketball and futsal.  Spring sports include baseball, t-ball, soccer and softball.

Our Aquatic and Fitness Center is a state of the art facility located at the Anniston Sports Complex on McClellan at 130 Summerall Gate Road, Anniston, AL . It features an indoor pool, fitness areas, group exercise classes, meeting space, recreational programs and more.

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City of Anniston
Parks & Recreation Department

Physical Address:
1128 Gurnee Avenue
Anniston, Alabama 36201

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2168
Anniston, Alabama 36202

Contact Information:
Steven Folks, PARD Director
Phone: 256-236-8221


13th Annual MLK Breakfast & Youth Participation Day

January 14, 2015

The City of Anniston's Good Choices Program will host the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast & Youth Participation Day at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 19 at the Anniston City Meeting Center, located at 1615 Noble Street. Theme is Dreams are attainable, if you put in t...

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Warming Station @ Carver Community Center

January 6, 2015

As temperatures drop to freezing this week, the City's Parks & Recreation Department will open Carver Communtiy Center as a warming station to those in need.

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Be @ NYE at Cane Creek!

December 29, 2014

Join us before our NYE Fireworks Show, or during, or after, for a NYE bash at Cane Creek Grill at McClellan! Stop by and enjoy The Grill's special NYE Menu from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.


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Be @ the NYE Fireworks Show at McClellan!

December 15, 2014

It’s Time to Bring in the New Year!
Join us as we celebrate the New Year with a special fireworks show for the Anniston community on Wednesday, Dec. 31. Show starts at 7 p.m.


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2014 Anniston City Christmas Parade

December 2, 2014

The date for the City's annual Christmas Parade has been set for Monday, Dec. 8. A rain date has been set for Thursday, December 11, 2014.


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Cane Creek Restaurant closed until Dec. 15

November 13, 2014

Cane Creek Restaurant will close Friday for maintenance and reopen Monday, Dec. 15 with new hours consistent with golf operation (7 a.m.-5 p.m.) and a smaller menu that includes both breakfast and lunch.  For more information contact Golf Course Manager Kenny Szuch at (256) 820-9...

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Sta-Fit Zumba & Dance Fitness
Jan 29 / Feb 16-17, 19, 23-24, 26 / Mar 16-17, 19, 23-24, 26, 30-31 / Apr 02, 06-07, 09, 13-14, 16, 20-21, 23, 27-28, 30
Sta-Fit Zumba & Dance Fitness 5:30 p.m.  Monday/Tuesday/Thursday $3 per class or 10 class punch card for $25.  Call Norwood Hodges Community Cente...
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Cardio Tennis
Jan 30-31 / Feb 06-07, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 / Mar 06-07, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 / Apr 03-04, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 / May 01-02, 08-09, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Cardio Tennis is a high-energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering the ul...
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Community Bingo
Feb 09 / Mar 09 / Apr 13 / May 11
Participants will participate in fun games of bingo.  Winners of each game will receive a non-monetary prize.  2nd Monday of each month. Admission is...
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Kids Connect 4 Tournament
Feb 12
4 p.m.
Call South Highland Community Center at (256) 231-7659 for more information.
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Kiddie Dances
Feb 13 / Mar 13 / Apr 10 / May 08
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Children ages five to 12 will enjoy a night of socializing and refreshments with friends once a month on Fridays.  For more informati...
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