Announcements & News

***NOTICE*** - Monday, March 16, 2020


As of March 27, 2020 all Boaz Parks and Recreation facilities will remain closed until April 17, 2020.  

As of March 26, 2020 all Boaz Parks and Recreation outdoor facilities are closed to the public. This includes all playgrounds, basketball courts, and ballfields. Gant Road is also closed to the public. This decision was made with the health and safety of our community in mind following the guidelines of the President and the CDC due to COVID-19. 

A decision has not been made about the Spring League Season. We hope to postpone the season and get started as soon as possible. If a cancellation is unavoidable, parents will be compensated. Thank you for your patience during this time!

As of March 16, 2020 the Boaz Parks and Recreation Department is closed to the public until April 1, 2020. This includes the Boaz Rec Center, Boaz SportsPlex, and Old Mill Park. All practices and reservations have been cancelled. Please contact the Boaz Rec Center to reschedule 256-593-7862. This decision was made with the health and safety of the community in mind and will be evaluated weekly to determine any changes. 


2019 Skinny Turkey 5K/10K

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Skinny Turkey 5K/10K! This event would not have been possible without our amazing workers, volunteers, sponsors, police, firemen and paramedics going above and beyond. 
Cick HERE to view results.
Click HERE to view pictures. 

2019 Coaching Registration

 “A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life." ― John Wooden

We owe much of our success to the wonderful coaches who volunteer their time to the children in our programs. If you are interested in becoming a coach in 2019, please follow these instructions:
  1. Click here to print and complete the Alabama Background Check Report Waiver. This form must be returned to the Boaz Rec Center in order to be considered to coach. You may scan and email the form to or fax the form to 256-593-7803.
  2. Click here to register for the 2019 Request to Coach program. 
  3. Keep an eye on your email! Once coaches are chosen, you will receive a link to complete the required training.

Coaches will be contacted by the Athletic Coordinator, Jarvis Hudgins. 

The Boaz Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to deny coaching privileges based on information gained from a criminal background check or information from references and past coaching experience. Information collected will not be shared to the public. 
For more information contact the Boaz Rec Center 256-593-7862 or email