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Posted on: June 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] July 2018 Parks and Recreation Programs

WHAT: Summer Nutrition Program
WHEN: Starts 6/4 -  Ends 7/31
TIME: 11am-12:30pm
COST: Free (Ages 0-18yrs)
CONTACT: Vickie Calhoun 256-399-6362
•List of participating locations


WHAT: Summer Day Camp
WHEN: Starts 6/4 Ends 8/3
TIME: 7:30am-5:30pm
COST: $20 week/per child
•Bring your lunch & snack
•Call for Availability
         - Raymond Hill 256-549-4736      

         - Carver Gym 256- 549-4668
         - East Gadsden 256-549-4673      

         - Thompson  256-549-4738
         - Mitchell 256-549-4739

BANKS PARK Community Center   

2805 S 11th St.   

WHAT: Community Meeting- Hosted by Councilmen Cannon
WHEN: 7/3 (1st Tuesday every month)
TIME: 5pm-6pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Bingo
WHEN: Every Thursday
TIME: 12-2pm
COST: Free

WALNUT PARK Community Center    

3200 Walnut St.    

WHAT: Adult Exercise
WHEN: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
TIME: Monday 9am-10:30am, Wednesday 8am-9:30am, Friday 9am-10:30am
COST: Free
•A low impact exercise that can be performed sitting or standing next to a chair for support.
WHAT: Bingo & Cards
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME:  8am- 11am
COST: Free

WHAT: Full Court Basketball
WHEN: Monday - Friday
TIME: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 8am-7pm
            Wednesday/Friday 8am-3pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Table Tennis
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 5pm-7pm
COST: Free
*Bring your own paddle

EAST GADSDEN Community Center   

921 Wilson St.    

WHAT: Volleyball
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 4:30pm-8:00pm
COST: Free

WHAT: East Gadsden Museum
WHEN: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday
TIME: 10am-3pm
COST: Free
•This is a display of Artwork open to the public
•New Artist weekly

WHAT: Senior Bingo
WHEN:  Monday
TIME: 8am-11am
COST: Free

WHAT: Senior Dance Class
WHEN:  Monday/Wednesday/Friday
TIME: 9am-10:30am
COST: Free

WHAT: Quilting Class
WHEN: Monday/Wednesday
TIME: 9am-11am
COST: Free

WHAT: Youth Dance Class
WHEN:  Tuesday/Thursday
TIME: 5pm-7pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Game Room & Cards
WHEN: Monday - Friday
TIME: 1pm- 7pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Bible Study
WHEN:  Thursday
TIME: 11am-12:30pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Full Court Basketball
WHEN:  Monday & Tuesday
TIME: 10:30am – 3pm
COST: Free

Elliott Community Center   

2829 W Meighan Blvd.  

WHAT: Coffee Club Meeting
WHEN: Every Tuesday
TIME: 10am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Historical Society
WHEN: Open every Monday
TIME: 10am-4pm
WHAT: Exercise Class
WHEN: Thursdays
TIME: 10:30am-11am
COST: Free

WHAT: Medicare Health Class
WHEN: 7/23
TIME: 10am&2pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Board Games
WHEN: Tuesday
TIME: 10am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Head Injury Foundation
WHEN: 7/13
TIME: 12pm-2pm
COST: Free

Raymond Hill Community Center  

1231 Alcott Rd.    

WHAT: Basketball (free play)
WHEN: Mon-Tues- Thursday
TIME: 5pm-8pm
COST: Free


WHAT: Senior lunch (60 & over)
WHERE: Carver Community Center & Elliott Community Center
WHEN: Monday - Friday
TIME: 11am-1pm
COST: State Funded Program
*Applications can be picked up @ Carver Community Center & Elliott Community Center


1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.   

WHAT: Basketball Free Play
WHEN: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
TIME: 5pm-7pm Monday & Wednesday, 10am-3pm Saturday
COST: Free

WHAT: G-League Basketball
WHEN: Sundays in June/July/August
TIME: 3pm-10pm
COST: Gate Fee $2

WHAT: 1ST. Saturday Festival
WHEN: 7/7
TIME: 12pm-7pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Line Dance Class
WHEN: Tuesday
TIME: 5pm-7pm
COST: Free

THOMPSON Community Center   

236 Goldenrod Ave.  

WHAT: Open Gym
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 5:30pm-8pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Decorating Activities
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 5:30pm – 8pm
COST: Free
•Arts & crafts for all ages

WHAT: Foosball/Pool
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 5:30pm-8pm
COST: Free


1420 W. Meighan Blvd.   

ACTIVITY PROGRAMS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS – children and adults with special needs
•For more information contact: Carla Wilson 256-458-2116

WHAT: Movie/Outing
WHERE: Elliott Community Center
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 10am-2pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Game Room – Pool, Ping Pong, Foosball
WHERE: Elliott Community Center
WHEN: Monday
TIME:  2:45pm-4pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Exercise/Walking/Weights
WHERE: Coliseum
WHEN:  Friday
TIME: 9am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Bowling
WHERE: Paradise Lanes
WHEN:  Thursday
TIME: 3:30pm-5pm
COST: $1.00

WHAT: Open Gym
WHERE: Coliseum
WHEN: Monday & Tuesday
TIME: 9am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Bingo
WHERE: Elliott Community Center
WHEN:  Tuesday
TIME: 2:30-3:30pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Swimming
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 9am-10am
COST: Free

SENIOR PROGRAMS – For Active Adults (50 & over) 

WHAT: Chair Exercise
WHERE: Elliott Community Center
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 9am
COST: Free

WHAT: Walk With Ease
WHEN: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
TIME: 1pm-2pm
COST: Free
•Walk times and locations vary
•Call 256-549-4740
•Any aged adult welcome

WHAT: Trips
WHEN: Sept 9-15
WHERE: Virginia Beach
COST: $740

WHAT: Adult Line Dance
WHERE: DCC- Auditorium
WHEN: Monday
TIME: 4pm-6pm
COST:  Free
WHAT: Bridge
WHERE: DCC- Bridge Rm (2nd FL)
WHEN: Monday & Friday
TIME: 10am-3pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Quilters
WHERE: DCC-Bridge Rm (2nd FL)
WHEN: 2nd & 4th Thursday
TIME: 10am-3pm
Cost: Free

WHAT: Mahjongg
WHERE: DCC- Bridge Rm (2nd FL)
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 10am-4pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Line Dancing
WHERE: DCC- Auditorium
WHEN:  Monday
TIME: 4pm-6:30pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Exercise Class (stretching, cardio, light weights, hula hoop, balls)
WHERE: DCC- Alaco Room
WHEN: Monday - Friday
TIME: 9am
COST: Free

WHAT: Bingo
WHEN:  Tuesday & Friday
TIME: 10am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Clogging Class
WHERE: Pitman
WHEN: July 5th, 10th, 12th, 16th, 26th, 31st
TIME: 4pm-6pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Friday Night Dance w/ Live Band
WHERE: DCC-Auditorium
WHEN: Every Friday Night (except holidays)
TIME: 6:30pm-9pm
COST: $5
•For ages 50 & over

Mitchell Community Center   

1500  Noccalula Rd.  


WHAT: Pickle ball
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 5:30-8pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Full Court Basketball
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 5-8pm
COST: Free


WHAT: Battle of The Belt
WHEN: Friday & Saturday July 14th, 15th
WHERE: Coliseum
TIME: 9am-5pm
COST: Admission $5 per person/ $15 per team

WHAT: Grindin’4 Gr8ness” Basketball Camp
WHEN: July 9-11
WHERE: Coliseum

TIME: 8am-Noon (early drop off 7:30am)
COST: $50 per person
•Boys & Girls Grades 1-6
•Bring your own lunch/drink
•Contact Coach Walker 205-410-6875


1700  W. Meighan Blvd.  

256- 549-4662
WHAT: Junior Drills & Match Play
WHEN: Monday & Thursday
TIME: 5pm-7pm
COST: $10
•Intermediate/ Advanced Players
•Junior Ages 13-18 yrs

WHAT: Group Lessons & Match Play
WHEN: Tuesday
TIME: 5pm-7pm
COST: $10
•This is a Recreational Tennis Program of Instruction
•For Boys/Girls 10-13
•Provides an ideal entry point for the beginner tennis experience

WHAT: Tennis Beginner Program
WHEN: Wednesday
TIME: 9am-10:30am
COST: $10
•This program is for ages 6-10
•Children will be introduced to tennis on a smaller racquet/court & slower/colorful balls
•Emphasis on Fun! Fun! Fun!

WHAT: Ladies Tennis
WHEN: Thursday
TIME: 6-7pm
COST: $10
•This Program is designed for adults ladies
• Emphasis on tennis as exercise & fun
•All skill levels invited, even 1st time players
•Each week instructions will be provided on aspect of tennis
•Will focus on how to hit forehand & serve

1600 Noccalula Rd.   

Hours of Operation:
•Pioneer Village/ Train / Petting Zoo
•Mini Golf
          11am-9pm Friday & Sunday, 11-7pm Monday - Thursday

WHAT: Free Day at the Falls
WHERE: Noccalula Park
WHEN: July 14th
TIME: 9am-7pm
COST: Free
•Mini Golf will be regular charge

5th ST MARKET    

439  Locust St.  

WHAT: Farmers Market
WHEN: Friday
TIME: 7am-12pm
COST: Free

WHAT: Turnip Tuesday
WHEN: Tuesday
TIME: 4pm-7pm
COST: Free
•Food Vendors, Crafts, Baked Goods, Woodwork
• Live Music, Fresh Fruits/Veggies


344 S.1st St.   

WHAT: Square Dance
WHEN: 7/12
TIME: 6pm-9pm
COST: Free

WHAT: 3rd Thursday
WHEN: 7/19
WHERE: DCC- Courtyard
TIME: 6pm-9pm
COST: Free
•Come Enjoy Some Great Music
•Bring your Chairs, and Coolers

WHAT: Summer Concert Series
WHEN: 7/6
WHERE: Amphitheatre
TIME: 8:30pm-10:30pm
COST: Free
•Cushions & Coolers Welcomed
•Featuring “ High Voltage- Tribute Band AC/DC

WHAT: Lifetime of Discovery Park/Rec Day of Celebration
WHEN: 7/28
WHERE: Thompson Community Center
TIME: 10am-1pm
COST: Free
•All ages  


200 LAKE ST.  

WHAT: Brown’s Outdoor Youth Summer Trail
WHEN: July 7th & 21st
TIME: safelight-noon
COST: Free
•Call for more info: Jeremy/Lee 256-492-2212

WHAT: Casting for Cancer
WHEN: Sept 1st
TIME: Safelight- 3pm
CONTACT: Call Clinical Neurology. 256-413-3215

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