STEM Saturday! (5/20/23)
McWane Corporation, alongside AcaSTEMics, M&H Valve, & Tyler Union, are proud to present McWane STEM Saturdays at the Wiggins Community Center in Anniston! This engaging and educational experience will teach your child all about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the use of interactive, hands-on projects!
Our next STEM Saturday will occur on May 20, 2023 from
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM! Please, ensure your child brings two 16 ounce water bottles in order to craft their STEM project!
We will be accepting the first 100 kids, so be sure to get your child signed-up by visiting: www.annistonal.gov/parks-recreation/wiggins-stem-camp, or by scanning the QR code below! For questions, or information on how to sign-up in person, please contact the Wiggins Community Center at: 256 231-7628 and/or email@example.com!
Summer Day Camp Program! (2023)
The City of Anniston is excited to host its annual Summer Day Camp Program. The Summer Camps will run from May 30th through August 4th, 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!
Link to City Calendar: https://bit.ly/3FDSdl6
Registration forms may be picked-up at each community center camp site.
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.
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.
For additional Information, please call:
Carver Community Center – (256) 231-7630 (Pat)
Hodges Community Center – (256) 231-7627 (Kevin)
Wiggins Community Center – (256) 231-7628 (Carol)
Spring Break in Anniston! (2023)
Our Parks & Recreation Department (PARD) has a full slate of fun activities, games, and more planned for Spring Break week! So, be sure to share the attached flier with anyone looking for some spring time fun for their children!
Below are the days and locations that you can expect to have some fun:
Monday | March 27th | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wiggins Community Center – 2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201
Tuesday | March 28th | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Hodges Community Center – 3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207
Wednesday | March 29th | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
South Highland Community Center – 229 S Allen Ave, Anniston, AL 36207
Thursday | March 30th | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Carver Community Center – 720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201
During this week, all centers will be closed from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, except the center that is hosting that day’s activities and the Aquatic Center.All centers will reopen from 4:15 PM to 7:00 PM each day for free play and other activities as planned.
For more information, feel free to contact our PARD team at: 256-236-8221.
Wiggins Center Fun Road Ride Challenge! (2023)
Wiggins Center – Fun Road Ride Challenge!
The Fun Road Ride Challenge is a mile and a half street ride that includes: straights, inclines, and curves for your riding enjoyment! Upon the completion of the course ride, we (the WCC Riders) will invite everyone to try out our new bike trail ride at no additional cost! So, grab your bikes and gear up for a fun Saturday bike riding challenge! Concessions will be open, so stop by the stand for a favorite tasty treat!
– WHEN: Saturday, March 25th at 10:00 AM
– DETAILS: Registration begins at 9:00 AM
– COST: per rider $5 (can pay at event)
For questions or more information please contact the Wiggins Community Center at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 256 231-7628.
Sunday Fundays for the Kids!
Every Sunday this month we will be providing educational fun, games, activities, and structure for the kids at one of our city community centers!
Here is the monthly schedule for our February Fundays:
Sunday, Feb. 5th | Wiggins Center | 2PM – 4PM
2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201
Sunday, Feb. 12th | South Highland | 2PM – 4PM
229 Allen Ave, Anniston, AL 36207
Sunday, Feb. 19th | Carver Center | 2PM – 4PM
720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201
Sunday, Feb. 26th | Hodges Center | 2PM – 4PM
3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207
For more information contact our Parks & Recreation Department at: 256-236-8221.
POSTPONED: Wiggins Community Yard Sale & BBQ!
TWe regret to inform everyone that our Wiggins Community Center’s yard sale and BBQ, originally set for December 3rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, has been postponed to a later date that is to be determined.
We apologize for any inconvenience!
For questions or more information, please contact the Wiggins Center at: 256-231-7628.
Wiggins Center Thanksgiving Dinner!
Join us at the Wiggins Community Center (2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM for a free Thanksgiving Dinner with the community!
For more information, please feel free to contact the Wiggins Center at: (256) 231-7628
McWane STEM Saturdays!
Register for the McWane STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Saturdays at the Wiggins Community Center!
We plan to host multiple STEM events throughout the year, so stay tuned for future dates. Our first STEM Saturday will be January 21, 2023 form 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM! For questions, please contact Carol Bush at: 256 231-7628 and/or email@example.com.
100 participants will be allowed to enter this first camp, so be sure to get your spot before it is gone!
You may register for the camp online, here: https://www.annistonal.gov/parks-recreation/wiggins-stem-camp/
Summer Day Camp Program 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: https://bit.ly/3LWSLoj
DATES & TIMES
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.
A-Town Runners | Old Fashion Speed Meet!
Join the Wiggins Community Center’s AAU/TFCUSA track team, the A-Town Runners, for a fun day of track competition as they host the Old Fashion Speed Meet!
WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, May 28th at the McClellan Sports Complex (356 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206)
Gates will open at 7:30 AM, first event starts promptly at 9:00 AM.
Coaches meeting at 8:00 AM.
Declaring Fees: $15 per athlete – $5 per Relay Team
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 25th at 12:00 PM
Gate Admission: $5 (Under 5 is FREE)
Registration must be emailed to Carol Bush (firstname.lastname@example.org)
After payment, heat sheets will be emailed to the contact person, scan & email completed heat/event sheets back to Carol Bush.
No memberships are required for this meet. Tents are welcomed in designated areas.
ALL MEDLEY RELAYS MUST HAVE 2 GIRLS & 2 BOYS.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Medals for: 50 M, 100 M, 200 M, 400 M, 800M, 1600M
Relays: 4 X 100 m Relay, 4 X 400 M Relay, 4 X 100 M Medley Relay (A & B)
(A = Ages 7-12) – 1st Leg = 5/6 yr. Old, 2nd Leg = 7/8 yr. Old, 3rd Leg = 9/10, 4th Leg= 11/12
(B = Ages 13 – Open) – 1st = 13/14, 2nd = 15/16, 3rd = 17/18, 4th = Open
For more information please contact: Carol Bush at either: email@example.com and/or 256-231-7628.