Summer Fun Programs

Go Park Yourselfie

Dates: June – July

Location: Various Parks (See the List at

Cost: Free

Go Park Yourselfie is a new summer campaign aiming to help kids Get Out and Live while discovering all that our parks can offer! For details, head to the Go Park Yourselfie page.

Dive-In Movies

Dates: June 1, 2017 | July 6, 2017 | August 3, 2017

Times: Gates open at 6pm, movie starts at 8:45pm

Location: Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center

Cost: $5 for non-members

A movie will be played by the outdoor pool at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center on Thursday nights for Dive-in Movies. Gates will open at 6pm for usage of the outdoor waterpark and pools, and the movie will start at dark around 8:45-9pm. Movies will be Moana on June 1, Sing on July 7, and Finding Dory on August 3.

Drive-In Movies

Dates: June 16, 2017 | July 28, 2017

Times: Movie starts at dark (8:45pm – 9:00pm)

Location: Nesmith Park

Cost: Free

Bring the entire family for our old fashioned drive-in movies that will be shown on our huge blow-up screen in front of the old Nesmith pool! Sound will be blasted from our large sound system, and it will be a great time for everyone! Movies will be The Secret Life of Pets on June 16 and The Angry Birds Movie on July 28!

Camp Cullman

Date: Session I: June 5 – June 30, 2017 | Session II: July 10 – August 4, 2017 from 7:45am – 5:15pm on Monday through Friday

Location: Based at Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center

Cost: $115 per week plus a $25 registration fee

CP&R’s favorite summer day camp returns for 2017! The camp will feature arts and crafts, camp games, sports, swimming in the outdoor pool and waterpark, local field trips, and weekly field trips to places like the Coca-Cole Museum in Atlanta, the Birmingham Zoo, and the Tennessee Aquarium. Space is limited to the first 75 campers who sign up. Registration will open April 3 at the Cullman Civic Center or online.


Date: June 26 – June 30, 2017 from 9am – 11am

Location: Cullman Civic Center

Cost: $7 per child

Personal Empowerment Safety Education program for children ages 5 – 13 that provides children and parents the knowledge, skills, and power to protect themselves from violence and harm. Registration begins June 6.

Open Gym at Ingle Park Gym

Date: June 1- August 3, 2017 from 11am – 7:30pm on Thursdays

Location: Ingle Park

Cost: Free

Open basketball gym will be held from 11am-4pm for ages 15 & under, and from 4pm-7:30pm for ages 16 & up. Must sign a waiver to participate in free open gym.

Just Play!

Date: June 9 – August 4, 2017 from 1pm – 3pm on Fridays

Location: Various (see below)

Cost: Free

Just Play! will offer free weekly play time including scavenger hunts, water balloon wars, relay games, hide-and-go-seek, slip-n-slides, and other fun activities at a different park each week. Ages 5-12 are able to come join in the fun with no registration required.

  • June 9 – Nesmith Park
  • June 16 – East Side Park
  • June 23 – Culpepper Park
  • June 3 – Carrol Acres Park
  • July 7 – Ingle Park
  • July 14 – City Park
  • July 21 – Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center (Christmas in July)
  • July 28 – Heritage Park Field Day – CANCELLED due to inclement weather! Stay tuned for updates to reschedule at a later time