Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

Together we empower our youth, strengthen neighborhoods, provide lifelong enriching programs, preserve open space and historic resources and create opportunities for renewal and growth for our beautiful livable and viable community.


Our beautiful parks and enriching programs create a thriving community with healthy, strong, and cohesive neighborhoods.

Core Values

  • Inclusiveness
  • Equity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Stewardship
  • Excellence
  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Customer Service
  • Engagement
  • Enjoyment & FUN

Essential Services

  • Lifelong Wellness and Learning
  • Youth Development
  • Lifespan Development
  • Family Development
  • Safety
  • Parkland and Facilities
  • Community Enrichment

Youth Sports

Baseball: Ages 5-18

Football: Ages 5-12

Softball: Ages 5-18

Tennis:  Ages 5 and up

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS See attached

Upcoming Community Wellness Programs See attached

Dr. Denisha Hendricks

Dr. Denisha Hendricks

Director of Parks and Recreation



Parks & Recreation Department
108 West Dallas Avenue
Selma, AL 36701


7:00 am to 4:00 pm


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Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

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