Parks & Recreation

Contact: To ask questions or make requests about the use of our parks, contact us or call City Hall at 205-680-1223.

Services: This department schedules the use and maintenance of city parks, such as Cosby Lake Park, Clay City Park and Bryant Park. This department also oversees the youth sports programs we offer. These include baseball, T-ball, fall ball, football, cheerleading and basketball. Youth soccer is provided through independent local soccer clubs.  

The latest information on registering for our upcoming youth sports programs can be found on our Facebook page, by using our contact form or by calling 205-680-1223.

Free Use: Our residents and the public at large enjoy many activities at our parks without a fee. Cosby Lake Park provides a lake for fishing (state fishing license required), a walking trail, nature watching and pleasant grounds for family games or a picnic. The Clay City Park includes a large open field that some use for golf practice, a playground and a disc golf competition course. Children must always be supervised, and dogs must be on a leash.

Renting Facilities: To schedule use of one of our buildings, a group event at one of our parks or use of our athletic fields, use our contact form or call 205-680-1223. View the Cosby Lake Park terms and rental agreement, as well as the Cosby Lake Rules or the Community Center terms and rental agreement and then contact us to schedule the event and make payment. Go to our Senior Activity Center page for information on renting that facility.