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Things to do in the Rocket City: Huntsville Parks & Rec. Winter Guide

From arts & crafts to Pickleball and Cornhole, Huntsville Parks & Rec has something for everyone.
Credit: City of Huntsville
Huntsville Parks & Rec has activities for all ages and interests.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Looking for fun ways to keep busy this winter? Huntsville Parks & Rec has activities for the whole family...and most of them, from exercise to arts & crafts to board games, are free.

Need something for the kids to do while they're out of school? Winter Break camps run from Dec. 19-22 with four program choices: Traditional Day Camp, Sports Camp, Indoor Climbing Camp, and Holiday Art Camp. These have limited space and early registration is encouraged. There is a fee for these camps.

Looking to get in shape? Classes available include dance fitness, line dancing, swimming, yoga, Tai Chi, aerobics, walking, strength & conditioning, and more for all ability levels.

Is sports more your speed? Open and league play are available in basketball, pickleball, volleyball, soccer, boxing, cornhole, golf, table tennis, badminton, mountain biking, bowling, and rock climbing, including adaptive classes for those with special needs.

For creative folks, Parks & Rec has classes in calligraph, painting, ceramics, recorder, and open art sessions.

And tweens and teens get their own special menu of classes, including the Male Mentorship program for boys ages 7-17. Boys have opportunities for personal growth and character development through outings, activities, and time to talk.

“We’re excited to provide the community new options for recreation, wellness and leisure, while continuing to grow the programs people have told us they really enjoy,” said Community Services Recreation Superintendent Dorianne Johnson.

The Winter Program Guide details classes, events, dates, and locations for events for all ages, including kids, tweens, teens, adults, and seniors.

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