Carrie Matthews Recreation Center

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902 6th St. NW

Decatur, AL 35601

(non-mailing address)

 

256-341-4820

 

 Center Office Hours

Open Gym Hours

 ♦

Monday

12:00pm - 8:00pm

12:20pm-7:30pm

 

Tuesday 

12:00pm-8:00pm

12:20pm-7:30pm

Wednesday 

CLOSED

Thursday

12:00pm - 8:00pm

12:20pm-7:30pm

 

Friday

12:00pm - 8:00pm

12:20pm-7:30pm


Saturday
 

8:00am - 4:00pm

8:20am-3:30pm

 

Sunday

Closed

 

  

Center Closed for holidays

January 1st

May 25th

July 4th

September 7th

October 30th

November 26th-28th

December 24th, 25th, 26th

  

All times subject to change

due to special events or maintenance.

Center Supervisor

Calvin Ayers

cayers@decatur-al.gov

 256-341-4951

256-341-4820

 

The Carrie Matthews Recreation Center provides many recreational opportunities for children, teens, and adults. The gymnasium is available for free play basketball, volleyball during various hours throughout the week.  League play is seasonal and has a variety of ages and divisions.  The center also has a weight room that is open during office hours for those interested in toning and shaping.  It is located in Northwest Decatur and is adjacent to the Decatur City Cemetery. Carrie Matthews Recreation Center is available for rentals, for private parties, workshops, or meetings.  Several groups and organizations host meetings at the Center. Contact the Carrie Matthews at 256-341-4820 for more information and availability. 

The center is utilized by Decatur Youth Services for their PALS Basketball League, Youth Cheerleading, Tutoring, Camp Safe Haven, A.A.U. Teams and the Percussion Ensemble. The two departments have become a unit in working with the community surrounding the community center year round. 

 Programs

 

Camp Safe Haven 

PALS Basketball

Participant Registration Form

Percussion Ensemble

Youth Cheerleading

 

 

Amenities

 

Rules

• Multi-purpose gymnasium

• Seating for approximately 200

• Electronic scorekeeping

• Meeting space available

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Handicap accessible restroom

• Weight room

• Drink machines

• Paved parking lot

• 3 outdoor basketball goals

• Handicap parking

• Two lighted/fenced tennis courts

• Two concrete tables with benches

•  Carrie Matthews Pool

•  Facility Rental Form

•  Waiver & Release Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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