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Walking Paths

With spring weather kicking into gear check out the full list of Walking Paths that the City of Montgomery has to offer!


Walking Paths


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Harriott II 2019 Schedule

Saturday Evening (March-May, August-October)
Join the Harriott II for this magical time of day. Enjoy live entertainment, cash bar and the beauty
of nature as we cruise along the Alabama River. After this two-hour cruise you will still have
plenty of time to explore all the nightlife Downtown Montgomery has to offer.
Concession food available for purchase.
*Cruise Ticket - Adults $25 | Children $15
*Board at 4:30 p.m. | Cruise 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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Community Center Summer Program

If you are interested in signing your child/children up for the summer program at a community center you need to act now because spaces are going fast!  Below, you will find the community centers that still have openings for the summer!  The summer program features multiple activities including Foot Golf, Archery, Swimming, Field Trips and much more!  Plus, lunch is included for 18 and Under.   

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Pool Hours (UPDATED)

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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Riverfront Park in April

Happy Good Friday everyone!  

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Rotary Dog Park

Rotary Park in Downtown Montgomery, located at the corner of Bibb and Coosa Street, is now a Dog Park.  Bring your four-legged family members and enjoy this new addition to downtown.  It is within walking distance from all downtown hotels and is convenient to all residents of Downtown Montgomery.  It is complete with separate areas for both small and large dogs, benches and water fountains.  It is free to use for the public.  View pictures of the Dog Park below, which include some of the Grand Opening! Find out more information about Rotary Dog Park HERE

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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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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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Lamp vs. Park Crossing25-Mar-2019

~ Location: Paterson Field ~ Time: 4:30 p.m. and Immediately Following ~ Number of Game..

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Montgomery, Al  36106

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