Decatur Parks and Recreation
610 4th Avenue, SE • Decatur, Alabama 35601
P. O Box 1315 • Decatur, Alabama 35602
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).
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.
|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|
|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|
|Adult Softball World's Sports League Tournament||Wilson Morgan Softball Complex
|May 14 - 21|
|Soul Stock||Spirit of America Field, Point Mallard|
|Older Americans Month Celebration by NARCOG||Ingalls Pavilion|
|Wet Dog Triathlon||Point Mallard|
|Rap Concert||Ingalls Pavilion|