To develop, operate, and maintain a park and recreation system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike and preserve it for the enjoyment of future generations.
- Increase Community Pride
- Protect the Environment
- Promote Outdoor Activity
- Build Family Unity
- Boost Economy and Attract New Businesses
Our Flagship Park
Stewart-Wheeler Memorial Park opened for play in March 2014 and was publicly dedicated on May 17, 2014. The 39 acre site donated to the City by Patricia Wheeler (Surviving Spouse of Alec Wheeler) and Patricia Wheeler Smitherman, is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and Alabama State Route 219. Multiple youth athletic fields, playground areas, and multi-use recreational trails are planned for the site. Stewart-Wheeler Park is one of the finest youth athletic venues in the State of Alabama.