Community Classes & Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 595-0800. You may also download the Registration Formpdf. Be sure to check the SPORTS pages for those programs.

For All Ages

Ladies Self Defense Class

Taught by: Investigator Hicks - Prattville Police Department

Be alert and ready with this FREE class taught by Investigator Joe Hicks of the Prattvile Police Departmentl
This class will spark awareness and teach protection for women and airs.  (Age 15+)

Registration Deadline: Space Is limited and registration Is due by March 1.

When:             Saturday, March 4

Time:              9 a.m. –noon

Where:           Doster Community Center 

Min/Max:       8/14

FREE!!!! Call 595-0800 now to pre-register. Space is limited. 

Pratt Pool Open Swim Days

The pool will be open every day beginning Memorial Day WEEK. 

Monday - Friday –Noon until 5pm 

Saturday – 10am – 6pm (subject to change due to Swim Meets) 

Sunday – 1pm – 6pm 

Admission - $3.00 per person (under 3 years old free, and MUST wear a swim diaper)

Pool will be closed on Swim Meet days or due to inclement weather. 

11th Annual Retro Pratt Pool Party

This official kickoff-to-summer party is only $1.00 per person and includes entry, hotdog and drink (while quantities last). Extra cost for additional hot dogs and drinks.


WHEN:  Memorial Day, May 30th; 10am-5pm (weather permitting).


WHERE:  Pratt Pool 

Walking for a Better You

Join the group on a brisk walk through downtown Prattville. Go your own pace or walk with a friend. 

We usually walk 3 miles in an hours’ time.  You can walk as far as little as you want. 

When:           Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 

Time:             8:30am – 9:30am

Place:          Meet at the Pratt Pool parking lot.     


Canoe Trail Fun Run

Come take an exciting ride down the Autauga Creek. Lots of beautiful sites, bamboo, waterfalls and beautiful foliage. You must provide your own equipment, (canoe, kayak, paddleboard, life jackets, sunglasses, drinking water, sunblock etc.). No glass or alcoholic beverages allowed. A bus will be waiting to shuttle you back (no charge) to the starting point. The last shuttle will leave the creek walk area at 9:45am. 

When: Saturday, June 4 

Where: Starts at the Creek Walk behind City Hall, 

and ends on Co. Rd. 4 at the take out at 1123 Rueben Rd. 

Time: 10:00am – until (weather permitting) 

Computer Classes

Call 595-0840 for details or to register, Space is limited. Each class is $25 per person.

• Getting Started with the Computer
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Intro to the PC (personal computer)
• Troubleshooting

When: Mondays & Fridays
Time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
Where: Gillespie Senior Center

Creekwalk Concert Series

The City of Prattville will present the popular Creekwalk Concert Series on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of June and July. These FREE concerts will feature local and regional bands performing by the beautiful Autauga Creek. Downtown restaurants will be open and there will be food vendors on site. Concerts begin at 6pm. For more information, contact the Special Events office at 334-595-0854.



When: June 14 

June 28 

Where: Heritage Park in Downtown Prattville 

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a free concert by the beautiful Autauga Creek. Creekwalk Concerts will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of June and July and will feature local and regional bands. 

Dog Obedience



Instructor: Kaye Stevenson (23 years experience)

This is basic household obedience for dogs 4 months and up, taught by Instructor Kay Stevenson. First class bring your dog and its health records. First class bring your dog and health/shot records. Each class is 6 weeks long. 

Must pre-register at the Doster Center prior to class starting. 


(Class is 6 weeks) 

WHEN: Mondavs. March 13-April 24. 6:15-/ p.m. - Repeats 7:30-8:30 p.m., no class April 10
WHERE: Doster Community Lenter
COST: $130 per dog, $100 for repeats/advanced

Farmers' Market

When: June 4 

Where: The Grove on Doster Road 

The Prattville Farmers Market will open its 2022 Season on Saturday, June 4, from 7am-12noon. There will be local and regional growers, bakers and makers, special giveaways, fun activities, a guest chef, and live music. The market will be open every Saturday from 7am-12 noon through August 27. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0850. 


FM Flyer

Gigantic Flea Market

This is a great way to get rid of good but no longer wanted items. Items that cannot be sold on the premises are; guns, weapons of any kind, tobacco or alcohol. A copy of the Rules and Regulations will be given to each vendor at registration. Limit one booth per household, no more than one booth per person. Space is limited and booths fill up fast!

24 – Auditorium booths, 12 x 15 (2 tables provided in each booth) $15.00

7 – Dining Room Booths, 10 x10 (2 tables provided in each booth) $10.00

Registration for the March 19th sale, begins on Friday, January 28th

Registration for the May 14th sale, begins on Friday, March 25th

When:            Set up             Friday, before each sale, 1pm – 7pm

                        Sale                 Saturday, 6am – 12noon

Where:           Doster Community Center (424 So. Northington St. – Prattville)


Businesses or franchises such as Avon, Mary Kay, Scentsy Candles etc. will not be allowed to purchase a booth and participate in the sales. 

This is a rummage type sale. Must consist of mostly household items.

Annual Black History Program

The program will feature special speaker Representative Kelvin J. Lawrence. Kelvin represents Alabama House District 69 and serves on three committees. The program will include a varlely or music, singing and dancing. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 334-595-0800.

WHEN: Friday, February 24th
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Doster Community Center

Boaters' Safety & Operator Certificate/License Class

Register for the Boater's Safety Class this Saturday. Taught by: Trooper Marshal Westbrook of the Alabama Marine Patrol Division.
Topics covered will be Knowing Your Boat, Before Going Out on a Boat, Boat Operation and Safety and more.
Ages: 12 and up
Date: Saturday, March 26 
Time: 9am - 3pm (bring a sack lunch)
Place: Doster Community Center
Call 595-0800 to sign up for the class.

Mayor's Bike Ride & Touch-A-Truck

When: May 21 

Where: Pratt Park/ Upper Kingston 

Get ready for a family fun day as Prattville celebrates National Kids to Park Day. Pratt Park will be alive with the sounds of horns blowing, motors racing and sirens blaring with the start of the annual Touch-A-Truck celebration. There will be heavy equipment, 18-wheelers, race cars, fire trucks, police cars and 

more for kids to climb in and learn about from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pratt Park. Enjoy inflatables and children’s hands on projects too. Register to ride your bicycle with your family and friends, along with Mayor Bill Gillespie, Jr., from Upper Kingston Park to the Touch A Truck event. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0850 or visit 




For Youth & Children

Fall Girls Softball



Click link to the new sports website app for more information:

Kids Fish Fest

There is nothing more exciting than to see a childs face when they catch their first fish. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and use only one pole. 3 fish limit per child. You must provide your own fishing pole, tackle and bait. 

Date: Saturday, May 7 

Times: 8am – 12noon 

Where: Pratt Park Pond 

Ages: Ages 4- 15 years old (must be accompanied by an adult) 

After event the pond will be closed to the public until Wednesday, May 25, at 3pm. 




Baton Classes

BATON CLASSES     Ages: 5 – 18 years old

Instructor: Miranda Muir – has 13 years’ experience, she was a Majorette Captain for 2 of the 4 years that twirled at the PHS. She has taught baton for approximately 4 years. Choreographed PHS halftime show for 2 years & choreographed 2 years competition for PHS and won first place both years.   

When:           Every Tuesday  monthly ongoing classes. 

Time:             5pm – 6pm (beginners)   

                      6pm-7pm (intermediate)

7pm – 8pm (advanced)

Where:          Doster Community Center

Fee:                $40.00 per person per month

Min/Max:     10/30

Tennis Just 4 Kids


Tennis Just 4 Kids

Kids, grab your tennis racket and get ready to play! If your are age 4 to 18, beginner or intermediate, this tennis class will improve your game and help you have fun playing tennis. Our tennis class will focus on skill refinement using the Progressive Teaching Method. The PTM uses a system of modified courts, rackets and balls scaled to proper size to maximize learning and fun for different skill levels and age groups. TJ4K tennis breaks down the FUNdamental skills of tennis through games and modified activities to improve the students coordination and technique. Students also learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, rules, scoring, parts of the court, and etiquette. The last class of the month includes a tennis tournament with awards.

Instructors: Glenn Campbell & Anthony Yarbrough, PTR Certified
When: Mondays 4:00 - 5:00
Where: Newton Park Tennis Courts
Fee: $50.00 per month (Must pre-register at the Doster Center)


Advanced Tennis TJ4K

High performance style training for Jr. High and High School age students. This class will use advanced training techniques to prepare players for High School tennis team try-outs and H.S. team competitive match play . Each class includes warm-up, tennis specific training drills, strategy and point play that will teach players how to hit, react, think and practice so they can win matches. The last class of the month includes a tournament with awards.

Instructor: Glenn Campbell PTR Certified Teaching Pro
When: Mondays 5:00 - 6:00
Where: Newton Park Tennis Courts
Fee: $50.00 per month (Must pre-register at the Doster Center)

Youth Swimming Lessons

pdfSwimming Lessons Registration Form


Your child will have a swim skill test the first day then divided up into groups of their same skill. No refunds once a session begins. Days lost to inclement weather will not be made up. 

10:15am – 11am; 11:15 – 12noon; 5:30pm – 6:15pm; 6:30pm – 7:15pm

$50.00 per child per session

1st Session: June 6 – 17

2nd Session: June 20 – July 1

No classes the week of July 4th

3rd Session: July 11 - 22

If you are 18 or older and are interested in taking Adult Swim Lessons, please call 595-0800.

Youth Art Show

When: Submission of artwork on Friday, April 22, from 3-6pm, and Saturday, April 23, from 10am-2pm; Exhibit opens May 1 

Where: Prattville Creative Arts Center 

Cost: $3 entry fee for each piece of artwork entered 

The Prattauga Art Guild will host its Annual Youth Art Show in May at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery. Youth in grades K-12 who live, go to school, or take art lessons in Autauga County are eligible to submit work to this show. Work will be taken in on Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23, at the Creative Arts Center. For more information or a registration form, contact the Cultural Arts Office at 334-595-0850 or visit 

Youth Soccer


Please visit the new sports website for more information: 

For Adults 18+

Senior Adult Fish Fest

For ages 50 and up. No better way to spend a day than sitting on the side of a pond fishing. No fishing license needed if you are 65 and up. (Residents 64 and younger are required to have a fishing license unless they are fishing in the county of their residence with a pole having no reel.) One pole in the water at a time per person.

When: Wednesday, May 25

Time: 7am – 3pm Lunch provided (hotdog & drink).

Where: Pratt Park Pond

Fee: $2.00 per person. (Limit 7 fish per person)

Adult Water Aerobics

This is the best way to get a great low impact workout, and stay cool in the process! No pre-registration required. Must fill out confidential medical information form at first class. FREE!

Starts: Monday, June 6

When: Mon., Wed., & Fri,

Time: 8:30-9:30am

Ages: 50 & up (Co-Ed)

Photo Policy: Photos are periodically taken of participants in our classes, programs, and at the various park locations and facilities. These photos are for Department use only and may be used in our flyers and brochures or on our website. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please call the office at 595-0800.