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


Open House: Anniston Zoning Ordinance Workshop

August 13, 2015

In an effort to become a more attractive place to live and invest, Anniston has been updating its zoning ordinance as recommended by the One City One Vision Strategic Plan.

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Register now for PARD Fall Sports!

July 30, 2015

NFL Flag Football, Volleyball, Youth Football, and Fall Soccer are all available for registration!

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Back to School Blast!

July 15, 2015

Comedian "King Kountry Wayne" will entertain the crowd for PARD's annual Back to School Blast that will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 at Carver Community Center, located at 720 W. 14th Street.

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PARD Summer Camps

July 10, 2015

Jul 10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31 / Aug 03-07, 10-11
Anniston Aquatic & Fitness/Norwood Hodges/Wiggins

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Splash Pads & Outdoor Pools are Open!

July 10, 2015

Our outdoor pools and Splash Pads are now open. The Washington Pool, located in Nettles Park, and Carver Pool, located at Carver Park, will be open from Tuesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Splash Pads located at Zinn and Norwood parks will be open every day with an aut...

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Employment Opportunities

June 2, 2015

Click here for a list of our current employment opportunities. Check back often, as Employment Opportunities with the City of Anniston are updated frequently.

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Daily Summer Activity
Aug 31
Daily Summer Activity Mondays Thursdays @ 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about our Carver Community Center here....
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Dance Line
Aug 31
Dance Line Mondays @ 5:30 p.m. Learn more about our Carver Community Center here....
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Mid-South Tae Kwon Do
Aug 31
Mid-South Tae Kwon Do Mondays & Wednesdays @ 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m. Learn more about our Aquatic & Fitness Center here....
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Aug 31
Pound  Mondays @ 7 p.m. Learn more about our Norwood Hodges Community Center here....
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Story Time
Aug 31
Story Time Mondays @ 4 p.m. Learn more about our Carver Community Center here....
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