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


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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The Anniston Progress city newsletter .:Summer 2015:.

June 2, 2015

The purpose of The Anniston Progress city newsletter is to foster clear, concise, and open communication between the City of Anniston and its citizens. This free quarterly newsletter is here to serve as a resource guide for all Annistonians, allowing them to connect directly to t...

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PARD Summer Camps
Aug 03-07, 10-11
The City of Anniston offers three separate summer day camps at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, Norwood Hodges Community Center, and Wiggins Communit...
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Labor Day Closings
Sep 07
The following will be closed for Labor Day, September 7, 2015: Anniston City Hall & Community Centers Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County Sc...
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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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