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Decatur Parks and Recreation 

610 4th Avenue, SE  •  Decatur, Alabama 35601 

P. O Box 1315  •  Decatur, Alabama 35602 

256-341-4930

Central Office


Decatur Parks and Recreation is a department of the local municipal government operated by a permanent, full-time staff with the assistance of a volunteer citizens advisory board. Board appointments are made by the City Council for a term of five years.
The Parks and Recreation Department operates three recreation community centers, one outdoor and one indoor swimming pool, 28 parks that include 19 developed playgrounds, 44 lighted tennis courts, walking trails, a splash pad, and numerous lighted and unlighted softball and baseball fields. In addition, the department operates Wilson Morgan Softball Complex, Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex, Jack Allen Recreation Complex, and Point Mallard Park. The Jack Allen Recreation Complex is the newest facility and boasts an award-winning 27-acre laser-graded and irrigated soccer/football venue with sub-grade drainage and television-quality lighting.
 
The Decatur City Cemetery is also operated and maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department.
 
The Decatur Parks and Recreation Department is associated with the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA), the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), and the American Parks and Recreation Society (APRS).
 
Mission Statement
 
It is the mission of Decatur Parks and Recreation to provide high quality recreation and leisure facilities, park programs and activities, to meet the demonstrated needs of all citizens who reside within the city through sound planning, efficient allocation of resources and effective management.  

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

April 23 Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex

   State 1A - 3A Tennis Championships
   
April 27 - 28 Ingall's Harbor
   Sea Ark Owners 2018 Invitational Catfish Tournament
   
May 3 - 5 Wilson Morgan Softball Complex
   SSAC Softball Championship
   
May 4 - 6  
  Alabama Spring State Cup Soccer Tournament Details
   
May 5  
  Morgan County Sports Hall of Fame Ingalls Pavilion
   
May 6 -12  
  Dragon Boat Race Point Mallard
   
May 10 - 12  
  Bank Street Players - "As You Like It"  Ingalls Pavilion 
   
May 12   
  Adult Softball World's Sports League Tournament Wilson Morgan Softball Complex
 
   
May 14 - 21  
  Soul Stock Spirit of America Field, Point Mallard
   
May 16   
  Older Americans Month Celebration by NARCOG Ingalls Pavilion 
   
May 19  
  Wet Dog Triathlon Point Mallard
   
May 25  
  Rap Concert Ingalls Pavilion 
   
   
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