Frequently Asked Questions

    1.  Where do I register my child for programs and activities?
    2.  What are the hours of operation for the Recreation Department?
    3.  Where do I call for maintenance problems or after hour emergencies?
    4.  If I want to register my child for a program or activity, do I need anything special?
    5.  Do you have any specific rules regarding animals in the Parks?
    6.  How do I reserve a facility such as a pavilion, athletic field, tennis courts, or gym for my event?
 
    Q.  Where do I register my child for programs and activities?
    A.  All registration for Muscle Shoals Parks and Recreation activities is taken at the Gattman Park Recreation Center Administrative Office located on Gattman Park Drive or you can register on-line.

    Q.  What are the hours of operation for the Recreation Department?
    A.  The Muscle Shoals Parks and Recreation Department is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. On Saturday the hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. However, please note that these hours vary depending on the season.

    Q.  Where do I call for maintenance problems or after hour emergencies?
    A.  If you experience a problem such as electrical, plumbing, or an item that needs repair, please call our maintenance department at 386-9272. If the problem occurs after normal operating hours or on weekends, please call the Muscle Shoals Police Department at 386-9215.

    Q.  If I want to register my child for a program or activity, do I need anything special?
    A.  If your child has never participated in one of our programs or activities you will need to bring a birth certificate to verify that child's age.

    Q.  Do you have any specific rules regarding animals in the Parks?
    A.  The only rule that we have concerning animals is that all dogs must be on a leash as required by statues of the City of Muscle Shoals.

    Q.  How do I reserve a facility such as a pavilion, athletic field, tennis courts, or gym for my event?
    A.  All of our facilities are available on a first come first serve basis unless we are using that facility for our programs or activities. To reserve a facility please come by the Gattman Park Recreation Center's Administrative Office, complete the registration form and pay the fee to reserve a facility.