Cullman Parks, Recreation, & Sports Tourism has been an innovative leader in providing quality recreation opportunities to the residents of Cullman and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. Established in 1979, the department offers 10 parks, a golf course, and 5 recreational facilities offering activities for all ages and interests including athletics, senior programs, community events, aquatics, fitness, arts, and more. The department has won numerous state and national awards for its large scale impact on the community, serving as a catalyst for the tourism industry in Cullman as well as providing nationally recognized facilities and programs for the area’s population. Cullman Parks, Recreation, & Sports Tourism is committed to serving the needs of the community through its mission statement of increasing community partnerships to better serve the citizens of Cullman and surrounding areas, striving for progressive development to stay on top of the newest trends, facilities, and programs, and focusing on health and wellness through all of its offerings to build a stronger, healthier lifestyle for everyone.
Cullman Parks, Recreation, & Sports Tourism’s Administration Office is located at the Cullman Civic Center
Strategic Directive 1
To strengthen organizational branding as a regional provider of the highest quality programs and services
Goal 1: To develop multi-faceted marketing strategies that match available resources to desired outreach targets
Goal 2: To ensure that publicity for events is consistent with the mission of the organization and is of a high enough standard to exceed industry expectations
Strategic Directive 2
To broaden participation and outreach through multi-dimensional programs and intentionality of services that promote wellness, self-esteem, and a sense of community
Goal 1: To develop programs and services that reflect innovation, effectiveness, and best practices.
Goal 2: To strategically allocate resources in a manner that reflects the impact and needs of high-impact activities at the same time the organization recognizes the value of participation across all strata of the population continuum