The City of Haleyville is proud of the services that the Haleyville Parks and Recreation Department provide for the citizens of Haleyville. The department is a member of the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association. Along with the director, there are three full-time personnel and four part-time personnel. Seasonal personnel assist during peak seasons. The lifeguards at the pool are certified through the American Red Cross.
Activities include: Senior Citizens Fitness Class: October – Mid May; Youth Soccer: August; Youth Volleyball: August; Youth Basketball: November; Tee Ball: March; Youth Fast Pitch Softball: March; Swimming Lessons: June; Water Aerobics: June-August; Youth Swim Team: May – July; Public Swim: June 1 – school begins; Dance – Offered by Dance Creations: Tuesdays; Free Play Basketball: Afternoons and Sundays; Open Tennis: Daily
Mini Gym – located on 14th Avenue: Home of the Senior Fitness Program and organized activities for ages 5 – 8
Swimming Pool – The pool is ADA accessible with a lowering chair for those with disabilities. The pool is a six lane, 25 yard pool that ranges in depth from 3′ to 5′. The diving well is from 9 – 13 feet and has two, one meter boards.
Parks & Rec
Haleyville Parks & Recreation Department
1901 11th Avenue Highway 13 South Haleyville, AL 35565
1205 10th Ave
Haleyville, AL 35565
Rocky Ravine can be accessed from Highway 195 or 20th Street. The 140 acre park is made up of walking trails, hiking trails, picnic areas, fishing, waterfalls and full of wonderful things to see in this very serene setting right in the heart of town. Rocky Ravine has a small playground, swings, and is a natural gorge with a flowing stream.
City Lake Park
Scenic City Lake in Haleyville is open year around and offers fishing, hiking trails and waterfalls. There is an annual drive-thru Christmas Lights Show sponsored by the Haleyville Fire Department. City Lake also has a great playground.
New Sports Complex
Our new Sports Complex has played host to baseball, softball and football tournaments for communities across Central Alabama.
Haleyville Country Club
1331 Old Airport Rd,
Haleyville, AL 35565
18 Holes over 5881 yards with a par of 70 (Private Equity Facility).
Upper Bear Creek Reservoir is renowned for its trophy bass fishing. Fish over 5 pounds are common, with 8 pound and larger bass being taken each year. According to the 1995-2005 Alabama B.A.I.T. reports, Upper Bear has been ranked first-5 times and second-3 times, for the least number of angling hours exerted to catch a bass in excess of 5 pounds. Camping, fishing, lodging, boating, swimming, and an educational information can be found at BearCreekLakes.com
Other Points of Interest
There are numerous recreational, educational and cultural sites located within driving distance of Haleyville, Alabama. The following is a small list of those points of interest:
There are six recreation areas scattered about the Bankhead National Forest.
The Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia, Alabama on Highway 72.
Children’s Museum of the Shoals at 2810 Darby Drive, Florence, Alabama.
W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum, and Library at Florence, Alabama.
Tennessee River Adventures at Rogersville, Alabama.
Dismal Canyon is located in Phil Campbell, Alabama
Red Bay Water Park is located in Red Bay, Alabama
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge at Decatur, Alabama.
Point Mallard Park in Decatur, Alabama.
Ave Maria Grotto at the Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama.
Cullman Flea Market in Cullman, Alabama.
MidCity District in Huntsville, Alabama.
U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, Alabama.