Sign-Ups Underway for CP&R’s Spring 2016 Programs


CULLMAN – The Cullman City Parks and Recreation Department (CP&R) has an activity to meet almost every Cullmanite’s need. Buckle up for a year packed with programs and events for all ages. Whether you are a parent, a college student who wants learn a new hobby or just someone looking to get out and get active, CP&R has an activity for you.

Here is an assortment of events and programs to look forward to in early 2016:

Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball

Registration: Jan. 15 – Feb. 15

When: Practices start in March, with games in April

Who: Open to boys and girls, ages 4-14

Cost: $90


Missoula Children’s Theater Presents “Little Red Riding Hood”

Auditions: Monday, Jan. 18 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cullman Civic Center

When: Selected cast members will practice during the week, after school.

Two performances: Saturday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.



Session I: Jan. 18 – March 1

Session II: March 14- April 25

Where: Classes held in the afternoons at the Cullman Civic Center

Who: Classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced archers, ages 7 & up

Cost: $60


After-School Art Program

Session I: Jan. 19 – March 1

Session II: March 15 – April 25

When: Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Cullman Civic Center

Who: Ages 6-14

Cost: $60


Mommy & Me Art Class

Session I: Jan. 19 – March 1

Session II: March 15 – April 25

When: Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Where: Cullman Civic Center

Who: Ages 5 & under

Cost: $60


Kayaking Clinics

Where: Wellness & Aquatic Center

When: Mondays in January and February from 7-9 p.m.

Who: Beginner and experienced kayakers welcomed

Cost: $5 with your own boat or $10 to use CP&R boats and gear

ACA Certified instructor will be onsite.


Youth Outdoor Adventure

When: Starting in April, date TBA, on Saturday mornings at 9:30

What: Includes six weeks of different adventures (hiking, rock climbing, rappelling, kayaking, wilderness survival and more)

Cost: $75


Spring Kayaking Class

When: March 29 – April 26; Class I – Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Class II – Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Where: Wellness & Aquatic Center

Cost: $100, spaces limited to five per class, includes use of kayak, all gear/ and a trip down a Class II+ whitewater river


Community Garden at Nesmith Park

What: 18 gardening plots will be rented

When: Starts in March

Cost: $35 for the year or $75 for the year for premium members; premium members will be invited to weekly gardening classes on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. and group work sessions on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. – noon with the CP&R gardening instructor.


Photography Classes

When: Starting in March; six-week class on Mondays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Where: Cullman Civic Center

Cost: $50


Adult Flag Football

Registration: Jan. 15 – Feb.15 at Heritage Park

Cost: $500 per team

Where: Games will be played at the Football Complex by West Elementary


Youth Tennis Lessons

When: Offered monthly

Where: Cullman High School tennis courts

Registration: Ongoing at the Cullman Civic Center


Men’s Spring League Softball

Registration: Feb. 15 – March 15 at Heritage Park

When: Starting in April

Where: Heritage Park

Cost: $425 per team


Mother/Daughter & Father/Son Nights Out

When: Feb. 19 from 7-10 p.m.

Where: Father/Son Night will be at the Wellness & Aquatic Center and will include: dodge ball, capture the flag and other games.

Mother/Daughter Night will be at the Cullman Civic Center and will include: a pajama party, movies, makeovers and more.

Cost: $30 per parent/child pair


Kamp Cullman 2016

Registration: Opens April 1 at the Wellness & Aquatic Center; Space is limited to first 80 registrants.

Where: Wellness & Aquatic Center

What: Will include: weekly field trips, games, camp activities, swimming, arts & crafts and much more


Be sure to check out CP&R’s website for the most up-to-date information, including registration dates and activity costs.

For more information, contact Waid Harbison, marketing, programs & events coordinator at CP&R, at 256-734-9157 or