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Dr. Richard Showers Recreation Center

  • 4600 Blue Spring Road
  • Huntsville, AL 35805
  • (256) 851-4001

The center features a gymnasium, an indoor pool, two outdoor basketball courts, one instructional kitchen, classrooms and meeting rooms. This center offers aerobics classes, health seminars, an after-school program, a Spring Break program, a Summer Camp and a Spring Basketball League along with other planned and ongoing programs. Computers are available for public use in the Library along with the basic computer classes which are offered.

Camping & Recreation Facilities
Sports Venues
Recreation & Park Amenities
  • Park Amenities: The Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. Pool is the City’s newest public facility. This facility offers a wide variety of American Red Cross swimming and educational classes including Lifeguard Training. The pool features 2 one meter Durafirm diving boards and is accessible by hydraulic chair lift. The pool water is a comfortable 84-85 degrees. Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. Pool is completely enclosed and has a climate control system for the year round comfort of the swimmer.
Meeting Space
  • Number of Courts: 2
  • Number of Meeting Spaces: 1