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1516 Central Parkway, SW
Decatur, AL 35601
(non-mailing address)
P. O. Box 1315
Decatur, AL 35602
After Hours
Jonathan Gruber
Aaron Lang
 Office Assistant
Stacie Dozier


Darrin Allen
Alex Casteel
Clem Rodgers 
Billy Williams

Our goal in Parks & Recreation is to keep a high level of maintenance on all city owned parks, sports fields & facilities.


We host many fishing, soccer & softball tournaments in addition to Decatur Youth Soccer Association, National League Dixie Youth Baseball, American League Dixie Youth Baseball, Dizzy Dean BaseballNorthwest Baseball Leagues, Dixie Girls Softball LeagueDecatur Youth Football and many more community sports programs.


The Maintenance Department maintains over 1,000 acres of sports turf, parks, right-of-ways, ditches & alleys. In addition, our staff performs tree maintenance on all trees located on city owned property and right-of-ways. Other maintenance responsibilities include Carrie Mathews Recreation Center, Fort Decatur Recreation Center, Aquadome Recreation Center & Pool, T.C. Almon Recreation Center, Decatur City Cemetery, Garth Cemetery, Old State Bank, Historic Railroad DepotIngall's Harbor and Ingall's Harbor Pavilion.


We currently have an experienced staff of 6 people that have turf & horticulture college degrees who perform work on all sports turf, landscaping,  greenhouse  propaga-

tion & irrigation sites.


Our ballfield maintenance staff maintains 16+ soccer fields, 15 baseball fields, 13 softball fields and 2 football/soccer multi-purpose fields. We have hosted both the NAIA Softball & Soccer Tournaments at Wilson Morgan Complex and Jack Allen Recreation Complex.


Our Park crew maintains over 125 acres in 18+ community parks located throughout Decatur. These parks include playgrounds, pavilions, tennis courts, basketball courts, splash pads and many more park amenities. Call 256-341-4930 for information on our parks.


We take great pride in offering the best quality sports facilities & parks for the Decatur community and the thousands of visitors who travel to Decatur for a sports related event or to enjoy the Point Mallard Water Park in the summer.


Take a look at what Decatur has to offer and we think you will find a city rich in community sports and fun!

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