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Posted on: April 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] April 2018 Parks and Recreation Department Activities


April Parks & Recreation Department Events 


COMMUNITY CENTERS:

WHAT: OPEN GYM/ACTIVITIES

WHEN: Monday- Friday   

WHERE: East Gadsden 921 Wilson Ave.                  Delvin/Nunie 256-549-4673

               Raymond Hill 1231 Alcott Rd.                     Tonya 256-549-4736

               Thompson 236 Golden Ave.                        Ben 256-549-4738

              Mitchell 1503 Noccalula Rd                         Katie 256-549-4739

             Carver 1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.                       Timothy 256-549-4668

              Walnut Park 3200 Walnut St.                      Rhea 256-549-4685

  •                 Call Site for specific activities & times


 


 


BANKS PARK 

2805 S 11th St.   

256-546-3360

WHAT: Gadsden Quilt Demo Day

WHEN: 4/16 

TIME: Come & Go Hours 10am-12pm

COST: Free

·        Learn different art forms of quilting. 

·        There are beginning and advanced techniques for designing quilts

·        Come and see the simple-advance



WALNUT PARK    

3200 Walnut St.    

256-549-4685

WHAT: Adult Exercise

WHEN: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

TIME: Monday 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Wednesday 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Friday 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

COST: Free

·        low impact exercise performed sitting or standing next to a chair for support


 

WHAT: Bingo & Cards

WHEN: Wednesday 

TIME:  8 a.m.- 11 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Full Court Basketball

WHEN: Monday-Friday

TIME: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Table Tennis

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

COST: Free

*Bring your own paddle



East Gadsden Community Center  

921 Wilson St.     

256-549-4673

WHAT: Volleyball

WHEN: Wednesday

TIME: 4:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

COST: Free



WHAT: East Gadsden Museum

WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

TIME: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

COST: Free

·        This is a display of Artwork open to the public 

·        New Artist weekly


WHAT: Senior Bingo

WHEN:  Monday

TIME: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Senior Dance Class

WHEN:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday

TIME: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Quilting Class

WHEN: Monday & Wednesday

TIME: 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Youth Dance Class

WHEN:  Tuesday & Thursday

TIME: 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Game Room & Cards

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Bible Study

WHEN:  Thursday

TIME: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Full Court Basketball

WHEN:  Monday & Tuesday

TIME: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

COST: Free

 


Elliott Community Center

2829 W Meighan Blvd.  

256-549-4674

WHAT: Exercise Class

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Medicare Health Class

WHEN: 4/23

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

TIME: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. 

COST: Free


WHAT: Feeding the Homeless

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday

TIME: 12 p.m. 

COST: Free


WHAT: Board Games

WHEN: Tuesday

TIME: 10 a.m.

COST: Free



RAYMOND HILL    

1231 Alcott Rd.    

256-549-4736

WHAT: Basketball (free play)

WHEN: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

TIME: 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

COST: Free



SENIOR NUTRITION 

256-549-4767

WHAT: Senior lunch (60 & over

WHERE: Carver Community Center & Elliott Community Center

WHEN: Monday- Friday

TIME: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

COST: State Funded Program

*Applications can be picked up at Carver and Elliott


CARVER GYM    

1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.   

256-549-4668

WHAT: Adult Basketball

WHEN: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

TIME: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: After School Basketball

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Adult Free Play

WHEN:  Wednesday

TIME: 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

COST: Free 


WHAT: Line Dance Class

WHEN: Tuesday

TIME: 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Basketball Free Play

WHEN: Saturday

TIME: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

COST: Free



Thompson Community Center   

236 Goldenrod Ave. 

256-549-4738

WHAT: Volleyball

WHEN: Wednesday

TIME: 4:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

COST: Free

·        Ages 10 & up


WHAT: Job Corp vs Public Players (open basketball games)

WHEN: Every Tuesday - Thursday

TIME: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Decorating Activities

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (Friday will end at 4:30 p.m.)

COST: Free

·        Arts & crafts for all ages 


WHAT: Variations of Basketball

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 7 p.m. -8 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Foosball

WHEN: Monday - Friday

TIME: 4:30 p.m. 


WHAT: Dance

WHEN: Monday & Wednesday

TIME: 5 p.m. -7 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Dance

WHEN: Tuesday & Thursday

TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

COST: Free



Theraputic Department 

1420 W. Meighan Blvd.        

256-549-4707


ACTIVITY PROGRAMS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS 

·       For more information contact: Carla Wilson 256-458-2116

WHAT: Special Olympics Local Games

WHERE: Gadsden City High School

WHEN: 4/6

TIME: 9 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Movie Night

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN: 4/20

TIME: 5:30 p.m. -7 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Game Room – Pool, Ping Pong, Foosball 

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN: Monday

TIME:  2:45 p.m.-4 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Exercise

WHERE: Carver Community Center

WHEN:  Monday - Wednesday

TIME: 8 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Bowling 

WHERE: Paradise Lanes

WHEN:  Wednesday

TIME: 3:30 p.m. -5 p.m.

COST: $1.00


WHAT: Bingo

WHERE: Elliott Community Center

WHEN:  Thursday

TIME: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

COST: Free



DOWNTOWN CIVIC CENTER   

623 Broad St.   

256-549-4740


SENIOR PROGRAMS – For Active Adults 50 & over

WHAT: National Track Day

WHERE: Banks Park

WHEN: 4/4

TIME: 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.


WHAT: Square Dance

WHEN: April 5th, 12th, 19th

TIME: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

COST: $20 every 4 months 


WHAT: Senior Trips

WHERE: The Ark & Virginia Beach

WHEN: September 6th

COST:  $740 per person (Deadline for payment 8/24)

CONTACT: Belinda 256-549-4740


WHAT: Bridge

WHERE: 2nd floor

WHEN: Monday & Friday

TIME: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

COST: Free

 

WHAT: Quilters

WHERE: 2nd floor

WHEN: 2nd & 4th Thursday

TIME: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

WHAT: Mahjongg

WHERE: 2nd Floor

WHEN: Wednesday

TIME: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

COST: Free

 

WHAT: Line Dancing

WHERE: Auditorium

WHEN:  Monday

TIME: 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Exercise Class (stretching, cardio, light weights, hula hoop, balls)

WHERE: Alaco Room

WHEN: April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Bingo 

WHERE: Tea Room

WHEN:  Tuesday & Friday

TIME: 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

COST: Free 


WHAT: Clogging Class

WHERE: Pitman

WHEN: April 5th, 10th, 19th, 24th.

TIME: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Friday Night Dance

WHERE: Auditorium

WHEN: Every Friday Night (except holidays)

TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

COST: $5

·        55 & Under-Live Band



Athletics Department

1500 W Meighan Blvd.  

256-549-4709

WHAT: Jr. Home Run Derby

WHERE: Sports Complex

WHEN: 4/22

TIME: Registration Starts @ 1:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Durrell Richardson 256-490-0240

COST: Free



 Mitchell   

1500 Noccalula Road 

256-549-4739

WHAT: Pickle ball

WHEN: Wednesday

TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

COST: Free


WHAT: Full Court Basketball

WHEN: Thursday

TIME: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

COST: Free



NOCCALULA FALLS   

1600 Noccalula Road 

256-549-4663 

Hours of Operation: 


·        Pioneer Village/ Train/Petting Zoo 


9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday


12 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Sunday


·        Mini Golf 


2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday & Sunday


11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Saturday

 


SPECIAL EVENTS:

WHAT: Alabama Horseshoe Pitchers Association

WHERE: 210 @ The Tracks

WHEN:  April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

TIME: 10 a.m.

COST: Any person new to organized horseshoe pitching can get their 1st year membership free

·        See website for membership forms & future schedule

WHAT: 11th Annual Coosa Valley Super Bass Tournament

WHERE: Coosa Landing

WHEN: April 7th&8th

TIME: 4/7 at 6am, 4/8 at 5am

COST: Entry Fee $150/ Optional $20 Big Bass Pot 


WHAT: Smoke on The Falls

WHERE: Noccallula Campground

WHEN: 4/13-4/14

TIME: Friday  5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Janet 256-549-4658

COST: Friday Free/ Saturday $5 all ages 4 & up


WHAT: Black Creek Archery Tournament

WHERE: Noccalula Falls Practice Fields

WHEN: 4/14

TIME: 8 a.m.

COST: Participants can register at:

 http://www.noccalulafallspark.com/special-events/

·        For more information call 256-549-4663



CONVENTION HALL 

344 S 1st Street  

256-549-4669

WHAT: Coosa Valley Model Train Show

WHEN: 4/21

TIME: 10 a.m.

COST: $5

·        Outside vendor

 

WHAT: Gadsden Middle School Concert

WHEN: 4/24

WHERE: Convention hall

TIME: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

COST: $5 Donation 12yrs & under


WHAT: Sports Hall of Fame

WHEN: 4/14

TIME: 6 p.m.

COST: $20 in advanced / $25 @door


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