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Gunter Pool Hours

There is no better way to cool off in the summer months of Alabama than with a nice swim!  The newest pool in the City of Montgomery is the Gunter Pool.  The hours for the pool are listed below.  Enjoy the pool! 

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Splash Pad

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Brew Fest

Riverbend Brew Fest is just several days away and the list of breweries is here!  Check out the list below! 

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Ball Season Has Arrived

Lagoon Park, Fain Park and Paterson Field will be busy throughout the month of April! High School and College Baseball and Softball Season is in full swing, not to mention travel ball teams and the Adult Softball League.  Check out the schedules below to stay in on all of the action! 

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2017 Harriott II Schedule

The Harriott II 2017 Schedule is now available!  All cruises are being posted on the Event Calendar, but you can view the full schedule below.  A few new additions/changes are in store for the 2017 season.  We will now be offering lunch cruises on Saturday during the months of June and July.  Also, Dinner Cruises on both Friday and Saturday nights during those same months will be available, as well as Party Cruises.  Book your cruise today! 

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Zombie Walk and Prom

The Zombie Walk and Prom will be held on Friday, September 30th and will begin at the corner of Dexter and North Perry Streets at 7 p.m.  The prom will be held in the Alley. You must bring a non-perishable item to participate in the Zombie Walk/Prom. This event will benefit the Montgomery Area Food Bank.  

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Paterson Field Renovation

Paterson Field in Downtown Montgomery is in the process of being renovated!  Click the link below to check out the progress!  More pictures will come as each project finishes.    

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Lagoon Park Trail Opening

The Lagoon Park Trail opened to the public on Monday, March 28, 2016.  The trail has a total of five miles of walking and biking trails.  You can find pictures from the opening below. 

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2016 NHPA World Horseshoe Tournament

The 2016 World Horseshoe Tournament is coming to Montgomery!  This tournament will take place from July 25th - August 6th at the Montgomery Multiplex @ Cramton Bowl!  This is an event you don't want to miss!   

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Spring Softball League

The Adult Spring Softball League will begin in April.  Signup will take place until March 25th and the league fee is $575.  You may up your entry form at Lagoon Park Softball Complex. A coach's meeting will take place at Pete Peterson Lodge on March 21st at 6 p.m.  There will be League Champion and Tournament Champion named at the end of the season.  If you're looking for something fun to participate in this is definitely for you!!

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City-Wide Map

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About Montgomery

The recreation department of Montgomery was created on March 1, 1948, through the efforts of several Montgomery citizens, including Earl James. Mr. James used the recreation plank in his campaign for the City Commission, was elected and immediately followed ...

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Dinner Cruise22-Sep-2017

~ The Harriott II Dinner Cruise boards at 6:30 p.m., Departs at 7:00 p.m. and Returns to dock at..

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