How you and your kids can celebrate Parks & Rec Month in Huntsville AND win some fabulous prizes!
Huntsville City Parks has been helping throw birthdays for years, but sometimes sifting through the information to plan the details can be daunting. But we have details on how to Party in the Park!
The Hampton Cove Dog Park is the newest greenspace opened by Huntsville Parks & Rec. We sent our “Rover Reporter” to check it out!
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Did you know that studies have shown a link between the time children spend in natural settings and increased brain activity and higher test scores? Research also reveals lower incidences of bullying, ADHD and depression in kids that play outside! Nature is an amazing classroom and yet children today spend more time in front of a screen than […]
Situated on the hill at the back of Dublin Park in Madison, Kid’s Kingdom is an enclosed, well-maintained playground shaded by several large oak and walnut trees. The playground is designed with a castle theme: turrets, bridges, walkways, with various ways to get up (climbing lattice, stairs) and down (slides, stairs). There is also a climbing wall, tire swing, various balance challenges, rings (for bigs and littles), an obstacle course, and plenty of other structures conducive to imaginative play.
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Location: 2801 Hastings Road SW, Huntsville, 35801 (map) Amenities: Two (2) playground sets – one little kid (2-9 years) and one infant (18 months-3 years). Six swings – three regular and three infant. Benches, picnic table, green space, riding toys, sidewalk around playground, trash cans, dog waste disposal. NO BATHROOMS. Tucked away in the medical […]
In the summer of 2009 my family arrived in Huntsville with no friends, no nearby relatives, and knowing almost nothing about the place. I was a stay-at-home mom with an 18-month-old daughter and I was BORED. We had rented a home in Blossomwood and while the neighborhood was nice, our house was on a busy […]
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Location: 360 A Harvestwood Court ( off of Slaughter Road) Amenities: Good mix of playground equipment, dog park, walking trails, several pavilions, benches near the play equipment, small creek, frisbee golf AND bathrooms! Mom’s Thoughts: I love this park and the only downside I can find is that everyone else does too. This means that […]