For over 50 years the Homewood Parks and Recreation Board has provided quality leisure programs, services and facilities to the Citizens of Homewood, Alabama. The Parks and Recreation Board offers a variety of programming including camps for children, art, drama, dog training, dance, senior travel, personal training, youth & adult athletics, city-wide special events and much more. All of our Community Centers also offer fitness opportunities. The Parks and Recreation Board plays an important role in the above average quality of life experienced by Homewood Citizens.
The Homewood City Council appoints members of the community to serve on the volunteer administrative board for the park system. The Board appoints and supervises a Parks and Recreation Executive Director. The Parks and Recreation Board Executive Director leads and directs staff to meet the goals and objectives of the Parks and Recreation Board. The Parks and Recreation Board employs 45 full-time staff members, approximately 35 year round part-time staff members and 70 seasonal summer workers that serve as maintenance laborers, lifeguards and day camp counselors.
The Homewood Parks and Recreation Board meets the first Thursday of each month at 5:30pm. Meetings are currently held at the Temporary Fitness and Program Facility at 809 Greensprings Highway (Former Jefferson County Satellite Courthouse). At times the Board does choose to have the monthly meeting at other facilities or other dates due to scheduling conflicts. Please call the Parks and Recreation Board Main office at (205) 332-6700 if you need to confirm the meeting location and date or if you would like to be placed on the meetings agenda.
The Homewood Parks and Recreation Board will continue to provide quality programs, facilities and services in the future. Please navigate through our Website to learn more about what we offer. It is our hope you will find a quality way to spend your leisure time with the many programs and services that are offered.