Carver Thanksgiving Feeding!

Thanksgiving at Carver

The annual #Thanksgiving Feeding at the Carver Community Center will take place on November 24th! This event is free and open to all looking for a good Thanksgiving meal!

For more information, please contact the Carver Center at: 256-231-7630.

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!

Anniston Changers at the Carver Center!

Anniston Changers Flyer Carver Center 10.29.22-7

The Anniston Changers are headed to the Carver Community Center this month! This project marks our 2-Year anniversary of monthly service projects!

Before we celebrate though, there is work to do! So, we need your help! We will be tackling trash piles that have been left out on the roadside or illegally dumped, as well as picking up litter around the community, and more!

Volunteers will meet at the Carver Community Center Parking Lot (720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Saturday, October 29th! We plan to work from 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM!

Link to Volunteer: 
From the meeting point, volunteers will be assigned to areas of town to pick up any piles they see! So if you have a truck or trailer, and want to make an impact on your community, please join us on Saturday to be the Change! Other volunteers will work the area around Carver on foot, so there will be something for everyone to help with! 

Also, for those that can’t make the project, no need to worry! There will be rolloff dumpsters at Pelham Park, the Carver, Norwood Hodges, and South Highland Centers all day Saturday (10/29/22) for free use for all!

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City PIO, Jackson Hodges, anytime via text or call at: 256-846-2044!

Trunk-Or-Treat at the Carver Center!

Carver Trunk Or Treat 2022

 Halloween is right around the corner! 

Join Carver Community Center for our 3rd annual “DRIVE-THRU” TRUNK-OR-TREAT on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH from 6PM-8PM.
The line-up will start @ 5:45PM in the parking lot of Carver Center.



>>>Any volunteers or organizations who would like to participate in giving out candy from their cars OR provide candy donations please contact Carver Community Center ( 256.231.7630 )

Summer Day Camp Program 2022!

Summer Camps 2022

The City of Anniston will host its annual Summer Day Camp Program. The Summer Camp will run from May 31st through August 5th, from 7:00am until 5:30pm (Monday – Friday), and it will take place at the following 3 community centers: the Carver Community Center, Norwood Hodges Community Center, & Wiggins Community Center!

Registration forms may be picked-up at each community center camp site. To download a printable version of the Summer Camp registration Form, follow this link: 



The Day Camps begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. — Monday through Friday. Ten action-packed weeks are planned beginning May 3 1 st and ending August 5, 2021. July 4th is a city -wide recognized holiday, and our camps will not operate.


Participants in our strategically planned Day Camp Programs are supervised at all times by carefully screened counselors. These qualified leaders instruct the campers, as well as lead them through the daily schedule of activities. Calendars will be available each week to keep parents informed of upcoming events and activities.


Camp fees for residents of the City of Anniston are $55 per week per child; $50 for each additional child in the same family. Weekly fees for non-residents are $60 per week per child. A convenient daily plan is only $15 per child (if space is available). There is a $25 one-time registration fee for all campers. Fees are non-refundable. Camperships are available for low income families living within Anniston City Limits whose children attend Anniston City Schools. Proof of school enrollment must be provided. Call the camp your child will be attending for more information.


Early registration is encouraged since all Anniston Day Camp Programs have limited enrollment. To register your child, follow instructions on the attached registration form.

Baseball & Softball Dual Fundamentals Camp!

Carver baseball camp


Carver Community Center will have a dual fundamentals camp on Saturday, June 25th from 10am until 1pm (boys) and 4pm until 7pm (girls).
Host Location: Anniston Sports Complex (right next to Anniston PARD Aquatic & Fitness Center-130 Summerall Gate Rd) Teams or individuals of all ages are welcome! Come learn the keys to better base running, catching, discipline on the field, and sportsmanship from Carver’s Recreation Leader, Derwin Perry and our special guests Head Baseball & Softball coach from Talladega College, Marcos Dominguez and Amber Hallman

THIS IS A FREE EVENT, however registration is required!

To register please go to the following links:
Baseball (10am-1pm):…/carver-baseball…
Softball (4pm-7pm):…/carver-softball…

Carver Center Summer Camp!

carver center summer camp 2022

It’s Been A Long Time Coming! After many years, Carver Community Center will be a site for summer camp this year.
Camp begins in June and will end in August (specific dates are TBA). Our summer camp is a 10 week camp designed for school age children ages 5-12. Camp begins at 7:00 AM and ends at 5:30 PM Monday-Friday.

Our camp will be filled with fun activities, trips, & reading enrichment. Lunch & Snacks will be provided daily (IF YOUR CHILD REQUIRES SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR LUNCH OR SNACKS PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR LUNCH & SNACKS DAILY. SNACKS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE).




For more information about camper-ships, registration forms, weekly camp fees, how to pay the pre-registration fee, or details about camp operations please contact the Center Director at 256-231-7630.

Carver Center Chili Cook-Off!

carver center chili cook off_2022


Are you the best cook in Calhoun County? Prove it by entering into Carver Community Center’s Chili Cook-Off!

Carver’s Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2022 starting at 12PM and ending at 2PM inside the gymnasium. To sample all chili, the cost is $2. To purchase a bowl of chili, the cost is $5.

If you would like to be a chili contestant please contact Carver Community Center at 256-231-7630 and ask for Recreation Leader Derwin Perry by Monday, January 24th.

All contestants must meet at Carver Community Center on Thursday, January 27th at 6:00 PM for an informational meeting.

Annual Thanksgiving Feeding at Carver!

carver thanksgiving meals_2021

The Carver Community Center will have Thanksgiving meals prepared for those seeking a free, warm meal on Thanksgiving Day!

The meals will be available on Thursday, November 25th from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Carver Center (720 W. 14th Street, Anniston, AL 36201). 

All meals will be take-out only, and they will remain available while supplies last! For more information, or to learn how you can volunteer to assist this event, please call the Carver Community Center at: 256-231-7630.

Thank you! 

Youth Basketball | Registration Deadline & Skills Clinic

Winter Sports Flyer & Clinic 2021 Anniston

Registration is now open for our Parks and Recreation Department’s youth basketball season! Registration has been extended until Dec. 4th! To register online, visit You may also register in person at any City of Anniston community center! 

This winter we are offering Basketball for the following age groups:

6 & Under
8 & Under
10 & Under
12 & Under
14 & Under 
The cost to register is $70 per child, and $65 per additional child. You may download a physical registration form here. Once completed, you may return it to any City of Anniston community center. 

The Skills Clinic will occur on Dec. 4th at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center (130 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36205).

The 6 & Under and 8 & Under clinics will be from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.
The 10 & Under and 12 & Under clinics will be from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
League play will begin on January 15, 2022!

If you would like your child/children to play, or would like to become a coach, please contact the Carver Community Center at 256-231-7630 or our Athletic Director, Darren Spruill, at 256-820-3860.