Interested in pickleball but not sure how to get started? Join us for a free clinic on Wednesday, October 23 at 8:30AM at the Boaz Rec Center! Pickleball is a fun, fast-growing sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. It is played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.The clinic will be a 2-hour interactive session. Participants should wear athletic clothes and comfortable shoes. No flip flops or sandals. All equipment will be provided. The clinic will be taught by Jarick Rager from Selkirk Sport, a family-owned pickleball company. Please register online or at the Boaz Rec Center by Monday, October 21 to save your spot! For more information please contact the Boaz Rec Center 256-593-7862.
2. Brief History (Discussion)
3. Cover the Basic Rules
4. Demonstration followed by Participation for the basic shots (Dinks, Ground Strokes, and Serves)
5. Rotate 4 players at a time through play and keeping score.
Monster Mash at the Mill!
Get your Halloween costumes ready because you are in for a treat! The City of Boaz, Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce, local churches, businesses, and organizations are proud to present Monster Mash at the Mill! For more information or to provide a booth please contact the Boaz Library 256-593-3000.
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With our first Skinny Turkey 5K/10K event under our belts, we are so very excited to get started for 2019! We are grateful to all of you who sponsored, donated, participated or volunteered for the event in 2018 and look forward to having everyone back this year. The 2019 Skinny Turkey 5K/10K will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Boaz Recreation Center. Proceeds will go towards the Second Chance Shelter, a 501(c) (3) non-profit, no-kill dog shelter that provides dogs with a temporary home until a forever home can be found for them. Check them out on Facebook or go to their website for more information!
If you are interested in becoming a 2019 sponsor, please click HERE to view the forms.
Click HERE to register online or click HERE for a paper registration form.
$15 Sleep In Registration
$25 June 1 - September 30
$30 October 1 - November 2 (Cut off date for race shirts)
$35 November 3 - November 17
$40 November 30 (Race Day Registration)
Please email any questions to Nicole Presley at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Boaz Rec Center at 256-593-7862.
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:
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 email@example.com or fax the form to 256-593-7803.
Click here to register for the 2019 Request to Coach program.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org