Summer Cheer Camp

Learn the basics of cheerleading at this fun, interactive summer cheer camp taught by Coach T! Each camp session will consist of two days of instruction in: Dance Class, Band Dance Class, Cheer/Chant Class (includes motion technique), Stunt Class, Tumbling Sessions, and Jump Class!
Session One will be on June 17th and June 24th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM both days. Registration deadline is June 14th.
Session Two will be on July 1st and July 15th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM both days. Registration deadline will be June 28th.
Each session will be for ages 4+ at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center (130 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL) and registration will be $60 with a shirt, or $50 without a shirt.
To #Register online, please visit:
For more information, please contact the Anniston Aquatic Center at: 256-847-7349

Lifeguard Certification Courses | May 26, 2023 – May 29, 2023

LIFEGUARD Courses_Aquatics Center

The Aquatic and Fitness Center will be hosting a 4-day lifeguard certification and recertification class starting Friday, May 26th, and running through Monday, May 29th. The classes will be taught by Anniston Barracudas Swim Coach, Robi Champion. 

If you are interested in participating, please contact the Aquatics & Fitness Center at: 256-847-7349. 

The class schedule will be as follows: 

Friday, May 26 – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Pre-Certification for 1st Time Lifeguards
Friday, May 26 – 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM – Recertification for Returning Lifeguards
Saturday, May 27 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Pool Class 
Sunday, May 28 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Testing
Monday, May 29 – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Testing

2nd Annual Embrace What Matters Family Fun Day

Join us Saturday, May 13th, 2023 for the 2nd Annual Embrace What Matters Family Fun Day and 5K . There will be local vendors, food trucks, a bounce house, face painting and games for the kids. Come be a part of this family fun filled event to bring support and resources to our community. The […]

2023 Youth Football & Cheer Registration!

2023 Youth Football & Cheer

Registration is now open through July 20th for our Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Football and Cheerleading!  

These sports are open to youth ages 5-12 that attend Anniston City Schools! 
Registration is $85 for football (includes uniforms).
Registration for cheer is $40 (does not include uniform).

You may signup online at this link: 

You may also sign-up in person by visiting the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center at: 130 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36205.

For more information, please contact City of Anniston Athletic Director Darren Spruill at: 256-847-7349.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt! (2023)

Easter 2023

Hop on over to the  City of Anniston’s Youth Sports Complex football field (356 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206) on Thursday, April 6th at 7:00 PM for a fun evening of flashlight Easter egg hunting!

The cost of admission is $3.00 per child, and be sure to bring a flashlight and a bag/basket to collect your eggs in! Also, be sure to dress appropriately for the outside weather!

For more information, please contact the Carver Center at 256-231-7630 and/or the Aquatic Center at 256-847-7349!

2023 Police vs. Fire Charity Basketball Game!

APD v AFD Basketball Game

Main Street Anniston invites you to join the Anniston Fire Department and the Anniston Police Department as they go head to head in a charitable basketball game.

Admission is $5 at the door and all proceeds benefit the Anniston City Schools Annual Back to School Bash!

Doors open at the Anniston Aquatic Center at 11am. We will have the concession stand operating so bring some extra cash for hotdogs and drinks.

Don’t forget to support your favorite team by wearing RED for Anniston Fire and BLUE for Anniston Police!

Jacksonville University Swim club Time Trials

Come out and see the new Jacksonville University Swim Club as they compete in a time trial. They will be joined by the Anniston Barracudas swim team. We hope everyone will come support these awesome athletes.

Admission Fee $7  Premium Seating $13

For information or questions contact

Robi Champion

Anniston Barracuda Swim Team- Head Coach

JSU Swim Club – Head Coach

2023 Youth Basketball Registration! (Extended until 12/10/22)

Basketball Registration Extended

The registration #Deadline for our winter youth basketball has been extended to December 10! We have also moved the date of our #SkillsClinic, for more details please see below!
➡️ This winter we are offering Basketball for the following age groups:
• TOT/6 & Under
• 8 & Under
• 10 & Under
• 12 & Under
• 14 & Under
ℹ️ You can register your superstar online at this link:
ℹ️ You may also register in person at any City of Anniston community center by completing this form and returning it to a center:
➡️ The Skills clinic has been moved back to December 10th as well at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center!
• 8U at 9:00 AM
• 10U at 10:30 AM
• 12U & 14U at 12:00 PM
➡️ For those interested in Coaching, the coaches meeting will be December 8th at 5:30 PM at the Aquatics Center as well!
📳 For more info call: 256-820-3860.
Thank you!

Saturday Activities | Aquatic & Fitness Center

Aquatic Center_June 2022

Dates Activity Times Class, Teacher, & Details
June 4th 8:00 AM SPIN (JANIE)
June 4th 9:00 AM BODY BLAST (JANIE)
June 11th 8:00 AM SPIN (JAMIE W.)
June 11th 9:00 AM ZUMBA (MARIA)
June 18th 8:00 AM SPIN (PAM)
June 18th 9:00 AM CIRCUIT (PAM)
June 25th 8:00 AM SPIN (JANIE)
June 25th 9:00 AM POUND UNPLUGGED (NEW!)
June 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pickleball ANYTIME gym is available ($5 non-members/free for members)