Parks & Recreation


Youth baseball team in green and white jerseys


Young men in a group smiling
Short term rivalries, lifelong bonds!

About the Department

The Pelham Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing and maintaining quality athletic programs and facilities in a clean, attractive, and operable condition that promotes safety, improves quality of life, and encourages unity and pride within the community.


The department is responsible for maintaining the city park and four neighborhood parks. The city park is centrally located off Highway 31. Four neighborhood parks are located in Chandalar, Oak Mountain Estates,  Mallard Point, and Fun-Go-Holler Park, the newest addition to the park system, is located beside the Pelham Racquet Club off of Highway 52.

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Pardon Our Progress


With the new Pelham Park Middle School and Pelham Recreation Center scheduled opening dates quickly approaching the Construction on the new road coming into the park from HWY 31 will begin on Wednesday, May 10th. 

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause anyone. The alternate route to access the parking lot between the big playground/baseball fields and tennis courts is in the pdf attached below. 

Once again we ask that you please pardon our progress. 

  1. Advisory Board

    Learn more about the board that makes decisions, hear public opinion, and implements changes to the Parks and Recreation department.

  2. City Facilities

    Learn more about the baseball complexes, racquet club, tennis center, how to reserve a pavilion, and more!

  3. City Maps

    View maps of the various locations of Pelham city parks.

  4. Recreation Center

    Coming the Fall of 2017!

  5. Youth Baseball & Softball

    Pelham Youth Baseball/Softball has two seasons each year. Learn how to register!

  6. Youth Basketball

    We started the program after discovering a need in the community for a more competitive basketball program. We play by Alabama High School Rules with only a few local rules that are in place.

  7. Youth Football

    Pelham Youth Football is a founding member of Jefferson/Shelby Youth Football League (JSYF) where teams play during the week. Learn more about this exciting youth program.