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Posted on: April 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] May 2018 Parks and Recreation Department Activities


WHEN: Monday- Friday   *Please call for specific times and events.

WHERE: East Gadsden          921 Wilson Ave                    Delvin/Nunie 256-549-4673

                 Raymond Hill          1231 Alcott Rd.                     Tonya 256-549-4736

                 Thompson               236 Golden Ave.                    Ben 256-549-4738

                 Mitchell                    1503 Noccalula Rd                Katie 256-549-4739

                 Carver                       1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.          Timothy 256-549-4668

                 Walnut Park            3200 Walnut St.                     Rhea 256-549-4685


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 to 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: 5pm-7:30pm

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

*New artists featured weekly


WHAT: Senior Bingo

WHEN:  Monday

TIME: 10am-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: 8am- 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 West Meighan Blvd.  


WHAT: Exercise Class

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 10:30am-11am

COST: Free


WHAT: Medicare Health Class

WHEN: 5/21

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

TIME: 10am&2pm 

COST: Free


WHAT: Feeding the Homeless

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday

TIME: 12pm both days

COST: Free


WHAT: Board Games

WHEN: Tuesday

TIME: 10am

COST: Free


WHAT: Head Injury Foundation

WHEN: 5/11

TIME: 12pm-2pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Viva Health

WHEN: 5/24

TIME: 9:30am-12pm

COST: Free


Raymond Hill  Community Center  

1231 Alcott Rd.   


WHAT: Basketball (free play)

WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

TIME: 5pm-8pm

COST: Free


Senior Nutrition   


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


Carver Gym   

1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.   


WHAT: Adult Basketball

WHEN: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

TIME: 9am-2:00pm

COST: Free


WHAT: After School Basketball

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 3pm-5pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Adult Free Play

WHEN:  Wednesday

TIME: 2:30pm-6:30pm

COST: Free 


WHAT: Line Dance Class

WHEN: Tuesday

TIME: 5pm-7pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Basketball Free Play

WHEN: Saturday

TIME: 10am-3pm

COST: Free


Thompson Community Center   

236 Goldenrod Ave.  


WHAT: Volleyball

WHEN: Wednesday 

TIME: 4:30-7:30pm

COST: Free

Ages 10& up


WHAT: Job Corp vs Public Players (open basketball games)

WHEN: Every Tuesday - Thursday

TIME: 7-8pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Decorating Activities

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 3:30pm-4:30pm (Friday will end @4:30)

COST: Free

Arts & crafts for all ages 


WHAT: Variations of Basketball

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 7pm-8pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Foosball

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 4:30pm 


WHAT: Dance

WHEN: Monday & Wednesday

TIME: 5pm-7pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Dance

WHEN: Tuesday & Thursday

TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm

COST: Free


Therapeutic Department

1420 West Meighan Blvd.        


*Programs for adults and children with mental or physical special needs, for more information contact Carla Wilson at 256-458-2116

WHAT: Spring Dance


WHEN: 5/1 

TIME: 5pm-7pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Movie Night

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN: 5/11

TIME: 5:30pm-7:00pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Game Room – Pool, Ping Pong, Foosball 

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN: Monday

TIME:  2:45pm-4pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Exercise

WHERE: Carver Community Center

WHEN:  Monday- Wednesday

TIME: Starts 8am

COST: Free


WHAT: Bowling 

WHERE: Paradise Lanes

WHEN:  Weds

TIME: 3:30pm-5pm

COST: $1.00


WHAT: Bingo

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN:  Thursday

TIME: 3pm-4pm

COST: Free


Downtown Civic Center 

623 Broad St.   


*Programs for active adults age 50 & over

WHAT: Walk With Ease


WHEN: May 14th, 16th, 18th, 21st, 23rd, 25th, 30th, 

TIME: 1pm-2pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Trips

WHEN: September 9-15

WHERE: Virginia Beach

COST: $740


WHAT: Stretching for Flexibility


WHEN: Monday 

TIME: 8:30am-8:50am

COST:  Free


WHAT: Bridge

WHERE: 2nd floor

WHEN: Monday, Friday

TIME: 10am-3pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Quilters

WHERE: 2nd floor

WHEN: 2nd & 4th Thursday

TIME: 10am-3pm

Cost: Free


WHAT: Mahjongg

WHERE: 2nd Floor

WHEN: Wednesday

TIME: 10am-4pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Line Dancing

WHERE: Auditorium

WHEN:  Monday 

TIME: 4pm-6:30pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Exercise Class (stretching, cardio, light weights, hula hoop, balls)

WHERE: Alaco Room

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 9am

COST: Free


WHAT: Bingo 

WHERE: Tea Rm.

WHEN:  Tuesday, Friday

TIME: 10am-12pm

COST: Free 


WHAT: Clogging Class

WHERE: Pitman

WHEN: May 1st, 10th, 15th, 24th, 29th 

TIME: 4pm-6pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Friday Night Dance

WHERE: Auditorium

WHEN: Friday Nights (except holidays)

TIME: 6:30pm-9pm

COST: $5

55 & Under-Live Band


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


Noccalula Falls Park  

1600 Noccalula Rd.   


Hours of Operation: 

Pioneer Village/ Train / Petting Zoo 

          Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

          Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Mini Golf 

          Friday - Sunday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

          Saturday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.  



WHAT: TwinBridges Putting Tournament

WHERE: Noccalula Falls Mini Golf

WHEN: 5/22

TIME: 6pm- Registration and Dinner

            7pm- Shotgun Start

            8pm- Awards

COST: Entry Fee- $20 per person/ $40 per team

CONTACT: Chet Hallman 256-549-4866

*1st place winner will receive  $100 cash


WHAT: Alabama Horseshoe Pitchers Association

WHERE: 210 @ The Tracks

WHEN: 5/5 

TIME: Starts 10am

COST: Any person new to organized horseshoe pitching can get their 1st year membership free. Please see website for membership forms & future schedule


WHAT: “Woodies On The Coosa”

WHERE: Coosa Landing

WHEN: 5/5

TIME: 10am-3pm

COST: Free 

*Boats will be on display Fri In Historic Downtown


WHAT: Kids Fishing Rodeo

WHERE: Moragne Park (across from Riverview)

WHEN: 5/5

TIME: Registration begins @ 8am/Fishing 8am-11am

CONTACT: Call 256-549-4680

COST: First 275 children will receive a free fishing pole, tackle, bait, hotdog and drink.


5th St. Market

439 Locust St.  


WHAT: Farmers Market

WHEN: Open’s May 4th (will continue every Friday throughout the summer)

TIME: 7am-12pm

COST: Free


WHAT: Farm to Table

WHEN: May 17th

TIME: 6:30pm

COST: $55 per person/ $100 per couple

*Limited tickets available


Convention Hall 

344 South 1st Street 


WHAT: Senior Fun Day

WHEN: 5/2

TIME: 10am-1pm 

COST: Free


WHAT: National Day of Prayer

WHEN: 5/3

TIME: 6pm-8pm

COST: Free


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