Fort Decatur Recreation Center

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610 4th Ave, SE

Decatur, AL 35601

(non-mailing address)


256-341-4940 office

256-341-4939 fax


Center Hours
Open Gym Hours

1:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

No open gym


 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

No open gym



1:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
No open gym



8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Open Gym
8:30 am to 3:45 pm
Center Supervisor
Suzanne Langdon

All times subject to change

due to special events or



Closed for Holidays 

January 1st

May 25th

July 4th

September 7th

 November 26-29th

December 25th

No open gym



Fort Decatur will be closed November 26-29 for Thanksgiving!

Fort Decatur is located in the Southeast section of the city. It is located across 6th Ave from Delano Park and behind the Little Girl Scout House.

It hosts a variety of monthly clubs and organizations to include the Decatur Civic Chorus and the Bassmasters of North Alabama just to name a few. If you are interested in hosting your monthly meeting at Fort Decatur or maybe if you are looking for a place to hold a family dinner or a birthday party feel free to contact the recreation center for facility rental information.

Fort Decatur boasts a full size basketball gymnasium with bleacher seating, weight room, a racquetball court, table tennis, a meeting room upstairs that seats approximately 70-75 comfortably and a meeting room downstairs that seats approximately 30-35 comfortably. 


"Daddy Daughter Valentine Tea"
by Suzanne Langdon



Adult Basketball Leagues

Beyond the Bell

Clubs and Meetings

Fort Decatur Kids Day Camp 

Mad Scientists

Martial Arts Classes

Safe Sitter

Tea Parties

Youth Sports & Fitness







Waiver & Release Form

• Multi-purpose gymnasium

• Gymnasium seating for approximately 200

• Electronic scorekeeping

• 2 Meeting Rooms

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Handicap accessible restroom

• Weight Room

• Snack Bar 

• Paved parking

• Handicap parking

• Racquetball court

• Locker Room 

• Participant Registration Form



















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