Parks & Recreation
"Gulf Shores Recreation & Cultural Affairs enriches lives and fosters harmony within the community through area-wide leisure services targeted to improve healthy life styles, educational and recreational opportunities, public participation, and environmental and economical stewardship."
Responsibilities & Services
The Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department provides top quality recreation and leisure activities for the community while striving to be the best stewards of the public resources that fall within the department's care, adapting as necessary to meet the varied needs of the residents and visitors.
Areas of Focus:
- Adult/Youth Programs
- Adult/Youth Sports
- Beaches/Beach Safety
- City Facilities
- City Store
- Gulf Shores Museum
- Gulf Shores Public Library (Thomas B. Norton Public Library)
- Special Events
- Recreation and Fitness Centers
Parks & Recreation Staff Directory
To contact a Parks & Recreation employee directly, please visit our Staff Directory.
Parks and Recreation Master Plan
To view the City of Gulf Shores Parks and Recreation Master Plan, click here.
Sim's Park Playground Envisioning Survey
To take the Sim's Park Playground Envisioning Survey, please click here.
To get information about our online registration system and sign up for classes and programs, please click here.