2024 Redistricting

Bingo Day!

Join us for Bingo Day!

When: June 12th & 26th   2024

Where: Anniston’s Community Learning Center

(Adjacent to ST Michaels Medical Clinic)

Time: 1:00 P.M.

Prizes: Home good Items, Snacks, & Living essentials


Wacky Wednesday!

Main Street Anniston’s Wacky Wednesday is back to make your Summer fun!!
Join us at Zinn Park (101 W. 14th St) from 10:30 AM till 12:30 PM for our Wacky Wednesdays! There will be bounce houses, the splash pad, Kona Ice, games, live animals and more!
Free to the public!
Our Wacky Wednesday summer schedule is as follows: June 26th and our End of Summer Bash on July 31st!

Journey & Approach Basketball Youth Classes!

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Join us at the Aquatic Fitness Center, 130 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36205, for our Journey & Approach Basketball Youth Classes!

What to Expect:

– Improve your skills in ball handling, shooting, passing, off-ball movement, & basketball IQ.

– Fun and competitive games, and more!


– June: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

– July: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

– August: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th


– Group A (6-8u): 4:45pm – 5:45pm

– Group B (9-11u): 6:00pm – 7:00pm

– Group C (12-13u): 7:15pm – 8:15pm

Registration Details:

– Price Per Player: $65

– Open to boys and girls ages 6-13

– Limited spots available

– Free t-shirt included

📲 Scan the QR code to register! You may also register online at: https://annistonafc.recdesk.com/Community/Program 

For more info, call 256-921-7754! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to enhance your basketball skills and have some fun this summer! 🏀

2024 Summer Day Camp!

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The City of Anniston is excited to host its annual Summer Day Camp Program. The Summer Camps will run from May 28, 2024, through August 2, 2024, from 7:00 AM until 5:30 PM (Monday – Friday).

Our camps will take place at the Carver Community Center, Norwood Hodges Community Center, & Wiggins Community Center! 

Activities will include: Nature & Science, Drama, Games, Arts & Crafts, Sports, Outdoor Survival, Contests, Music, Field Trips, Dance, Swimming Lessons, Cooking, Gymnastics, Tumbling, and more!


You may register online at: https://www.annistonal.gov/parks-recreation/summer-camp/ 

Registration forms may also be picked-up at each community center camp site. You may also download a registration form here: https://tinyurl.com/cmueku3h. To register in-person, once you have filled-out your registration form, you may either deliver it to any Anniston Community Center, or mail it to:

The City of Anniston Parks and Recreation Department

P.O. Box 2168

Anniston, AL 36202

Attn: Day Camp


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. 
There is a $25 one-time registration fee for all campers. Fees are non-refundable. 

Additional Information:

Carver Community Center – (256) 231-7630 (Pat)

Hodges Community Center – (256) 231-7627 (Kevin)

Wiggins Community Center – (256) 231-7628 (Carol)

Thank you!

2024 Spring Break Activities!

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Our Parks and Recreation Department will be offering the below activities for the week of spring break! Please note, the #FieldTrip on Wednesday requires pre-registration online! For more information on our events, call 256-241-7164! View this event online at: www.annistonal.gov/events/spring-break.

☀️ Monday, March 25
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍South Highland Center(229 S Allen Ave, Anniston, AL 36207)
🎉 Activities: Bubble Bar War, Crafts, Bingo, & a Movie!

☀️ Tuesday, March 26
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍 Hodges Center (3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207)
🎉 Activities: Learning Pickleball, Scavenger Hunt, & Flag football!

☀️ Wednesday, March 27 – FIELD TRIP
⏰ 9:00 AM CT to 5:00 PM CT)
🚐 We will depart by city bus at approximately 9:00 AM CT from the Anniston City Meeting Center Center (1615 Noble Street, Anniston, AL). We expect to arrive at the McWane Science Center in Birmingham by 10:00 AM CT. We plan to return to the Anniston City Meeting Center between 4 PM and 5 PM. Please note, this trip is only open to children who reside in the city limits of Anniston. Also, please ensure your child has money for lunch or other needs while on the trip. To register online visit this link (spots are limited and registration ends when all spots fill): www.annistonal.gov/field-trip

☀️ Thursday, March 28
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍 Youth Sports Complex (745 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206)
🎉 Activities: Games, moon bounce, face painting, & flashlight egg hunt!

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt! (03/28/24)

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Hop on over to the City of Anniston’s Youth Soccer Complex (745 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206) on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 7:00 PM CT for a fun evening of flashlight Easter egg hunting!
The cost of admission is $5.00 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!
There will be a bounce house, face painting, food, music, door prizes, games, and photos with the Easter Bunny!
For more information, please contact the Carver Center at 256-231-7630 and/or the Aquatic Center at 256-847-7349!

Wiggins Spring Break Camp!

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The Wiggins Community Center (2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201) will be offering a spring break day camp for local youth from March 25 to March 28 from 7:00 AM CT until 5:30 PM CT! There will be tons of games, sports, and fun, plus a field trip! 

This day camp is for children ages 3-12. There will be job training opportunities for interested children ages 13+. 

To view our daily camp schedule, follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/275w6kv8 

The cost is $50 for the week, or $15 per day. Camperships are also available!

To sign your child up, or for more information, please contact the Wiggins community Center Director, Carol Bush, at: 256-231-7628 and cbush@annistonal.gov. 

2024 Youth Basketball Registration! (Deadline: 12/09/23)

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If your young superstar likes to dribble up-and-down the court then now is the time to register them for our 2024 Youth Basketball Season!

The registration Deadline has just been extended until Saturday, December 9, 2023!

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

TOT/6 & Under
8 & Under
10 & Under
12 & Under
14 & Under

You can register your superstar online at this link: https://tinyurl.com/44xuh64m

The Basketball Skills Clinic will take place on December 9th.

Skill Camp Times:
8u- 9am to 10 am
10u- 10:15 am to 11:15 am
12u 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

For questions or more information please contact City of Anniston Athletic Director, Darren Spruill at: 256-820-3860.

Link to City Calendar: https://tinyurl.com/3fc5wrxd