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



November 16, 2015

Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a hot Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 26, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Wiggins Community Center, 2202 West 17th Street.

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Milk & Cookies with Santa

November 4, 2015

Annistons Parks & Recreation Department is partnering with the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County for Milk & Cookies with Santa on Monday Dec. 7. Bring the kids and enjoy stories with Santa along with tasty cookies, refreshing milk, and a fun Christmas craft with S...

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Annual MLK Breakfast & Youth Appreciation Day

November 2, 2015

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, PARD will host an MLK Breakfast & Youth Appreciation Day at 10 a.m. at the Anniston City Meeting Center. For more information, contact Frazier Burroughs at (256) 231-7630.

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November 2, 2015

We're on Facebook! Follow us to keep up with the latest and greatest happening in PARD's Athletic programs and Community Centers! Click here!...

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Register now for PARD Winter & Spring Sports!

November 2, 2015

The weather outside is frightful, but PARD is busy getting delightful athletic programs together this winter. Registration for our winter basketball season is currently underway. Registration for spring athletic programs such as spring Soccer, T.O.T. Soccer, T-Ball and Baseball w...

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Spin Classes Start in January!

November 2, 2015

Spinning @ the Aquatic & Fitness Center starts in January! Class size will be limited and dates and times are TBD.  Fitness makes a great gift for the holidays. Gift certificates for the Aquatic & Fitness Center are available. For more information, contact Aquatic & F...

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Afterschool Activity Programs
Nov 25
Afterschool Activity Programs Mondays Fridays    Learn more about our Norwood Hodges Community Center here....
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Nov 25, 30
Taekwondo Mondays & Wednesdays @ 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Learn more about our Aquatic & Fitness Center here....
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Nov 25, 30
Taekwondo Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6 p.m. Learn more about our Norwood Hodges Community Center here....
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We Can Health
Nov 25
We Can Health Wednesdays @ 6 p.m. Learn more about our Carver Community Center here....
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Thanksgiving Holiday Closings
Nov 26
The following will be closed for Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015: Anniston City Hall & Community Centers (Nov. 26 & 27) Public Library of...
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