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. 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


Employment Opportunities

April 27, 2015

The City of Anniston is now accepting applications online for the positions of Semi-Skilled Laborer and Lifeguard in the Parks and Recreation Department. Apply here....

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Anniston Barracudas Open Tryout & Parent Meeting

April 15, 2015

The Anniston Barracudas Swim Team will have open tryouts followed by a parent meeting and registration on Tuesday, May 12 at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center, located at 130 Summerall Gate Road. 

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Anniston Barracudas Swim Meet April 18!

April 15, 2015

The Anniston Barracudas Swim Team will host a swim meet on Saturday, April 18 at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center, located at 130 Summerall Gate Road. The pool will be closed to the public.

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Trip to Point Mallard Water Park

March 3, 2015

Join the Wiggins Community Center in June for a trip to Point Mallard Water Park in Decatur, AL.

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Cane Creek Grill

February 13, 2015

Sunday Lunch Special (3/1) Whether you're taking a break from a day on the Cane Creek Golf Course, or just stopping by for a quick bite to eat, the Cane Creek Grill has got you covered. Delicious Back 9 Burgers, Sand-Wedges, and Served on the Greens salads are just a few of the m...

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Sta-Fit Zumba & Dance Fitness
Apr 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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Community Garden
Apr 27-30
Call the Carver Community Center at (256) 231-7630 for more information.
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Cardio Tennis
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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Kiddie Dances
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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Kidsí Business Fair
May 09

9 a.m.
Call Norwood Hodges Community Center at (256) 231-7627 for more information.

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