Demopolis

Demopolis Park & Recreation
Demopolis Airport

Office: 334-289-2891
Fax: 334-289-2886

Mailing address:
PO Box 580
Demopolis, AL 36732

Physical address: 957 Sports-Plex Road

Email: walker.reynolds@demopolisal.gov

Links:

The Ravine Golf Course:
Phone: 334-289-1414
Physical address: 748 Sports-Plex Road
E-mail: Johnny.Brooker@demopolisal.gov

 

Theo Ratliff Activity Center:
Phone: 334-289-2200
Fax: 334-289-0533
E-mail: Edward.Ward@demopolisal.gov
Physical Address: 406 Theo Ratliff Ave

Other :

Jones Recreation Center and Pool:
Phone: 334-289-2200
E-mail: Edward.ward@demopolial.gov
Physical Address: 403 Theo Ratliff Ave



The Demopolis Sports-Plex
The Demopolis Sports-Plex is a 299 acre park located one mile south of Highway 80 just off Highway 43 South. The park features three lighted, four-field youth and adult baseball/softball complexes with concession/restroom facilities, 6 soccer/multi-use fields (5 lighted), a public pond for fishing, a picnic pavilion with playground, one and a half-mile walking trail, an 18 hole golf course including pro shop, putting green, and driving range, and offices and equipment shops for the Parks and Recreation Department. Our newest addition to the Sports-Plex is the Demopolis Higher Education Center. Classes are offered through University of West Alabama.in a state of the art academics building. This is a collaborative effort between Alabama Southern Community College, the University of West Alabama, the University of Alabama and Auburn University.

Our Mission
The City of Demopolis Parks and Recreation Department operates all of its parks and facilities for family fun, health, and recreation. We promote the building of sound minds and bodies for the young and old through exercise, recreation, and the use of these facilities. Any activity that is contrary or offensive to this family and health oriented theme is prohibited

Youth Programs/Activities

Cal Ripken Baseball - Dixie Girls Softball –Babe Ruth Baseball- American Legion Baseball
Boys and girls age 4-19 are eligible to participate in these programs. Some 40+ teams provide an opportunity for over 400+ youth to further their skills on the baseball and softball diamonds. Registration begins in February. Games begin in April and are played on the three complexes at the Sports-Plex.

Emma Gibbs Summer Arts & Crafts Program
Program Supervisor – Mrs. Emma Gibbs (Staffed from June –July)
Held at Jones Recreation Center. Mrs. Emma Gibbs has been employed as Program Supervisor for over 35 summers. A participation fee is charged. Approximately 100+ children participate during the day. This is also a site for the annual summer feeding program.

Jones Recreation Swimming Pool
Facility Manager – Eric King (Staffed only during summer months)
Opens after school is out for the summer. Morning swimming lessons are offered and general swim is offered in the afternoon. Admission fee is charged for swimming lesson and general swim.

Jr. NBA/WNBA Basketball Camp & League
Open to Boys and Girls ages 7-15.
An annual camp is held during the Christmas Holidays. Basic skills and fundamentals of the game are taught. Schedule varies due to holidays. League play begins the 1st Saturday in January after New Year’s Day and lasts until the last Saturday in February or 8 weeks. Games are played on Saturday mornings at the Theo Ratliff Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Demopolis Soccer Organization

Open to youth ages 4 and up. Registration begins in late summer/early fall. Over 400 boys and girls play AYSO. Games are played at the Sports-Plex.

Indoor/Outdoor Facilities

Theo Ratliff Activity Center

Facility Manager – Ed Ward

This facility is a multi-use facility and is open year round for all ages. Call for time, ages and various programs offered. Programs include basketball, volleyball, exercise classes for adults and youth, health classes, social activities, tutoring, board games, computer skills classes and much more. Facility is also available to rent for large functions: birthday   

parties, family reunions, etc.



Jones Recreation Center

Available for rent for parties, reunions, meetings, etc except June – August.

Pavilions for Rent
The River Pavilion and the Sports-Plex Pavilion are available to the public on a first come - first serve basis, but can be reserved for birthday parties, cook-outs, etc.

        River Pavilion     half day- $25        full day- $50

        Sports Plex         half day- $15        full day- $30

River Pavilion

Gaineswood Tennis Courts
4 regulation courts; and a ½ court basketball court

6 Neighborhood Parks

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Eastern Hills Park and Pavilion – located in the Eastern Hills subdivision at the     intersection of Eastern Circle and Reed Drive
- Woodland Court Park – located in Oak Park on Woodland Court
- Whitfield Park and Pavilion – located at the corner of W. Jackson Street and S. Glover    Avenue
- River Park/Kiwanis Playground – located at the corner of North Main Avenue and W. Pearl    Street
- Frisco Vista Park – located in New Quarters on B Street
- Front & Washington Park – located at the corner of N. Front Avenue and E. Washington    Street

Areas offer a variety of play equipment from swings, slides, sand volleyball court, climbing equipment, picnic tables, spring animals, ½ court basketball courts.

The Ravine Golf Course
The Ravine Golf Course is a public 18 hole course with a driving range. Hours of operation: 8 AM - 6 PM (April - October) 8 AM - 5 PM (November - March). Hours fluctuate due to inclement weather. Open 7 days a week


Fees include cart

                                                               
Monday – Friday                                 

  9 holes - $15

18 holes - $25

 

Saturday/Sunday and Holidays                                             

  9 holes - $20

18 holes - $30

Annual Passes, Range Passes and Gift Certificates available.

Well stocked Pro Shop

Concessions Available

Demopolis Community Archery Park

Open year round offering standard archery targets at various distances, a variety of 3D animal targets and a shooting tower are sure to hone your skills with the bow and arrow. Local archery clubs will have demonstrations periodically and shooting competitions.  Facility is located adjacent to Webb Field at the Sports-Plex.

 

Staff Members

Director: Walker Reynolds
Email: Walker.Reynolds@demopolisal.gov
Phone No. 334-289-2891

Office Manager: Ruth Symon
Email: Ruth.Symon@demopolisal.gov
Phone No. 334-289-2891

Sports-Plex Manager: Mark Lambert
Email: mark.lambert@demopolisal.gov
Phone No. 334-289-2891

Golf Manager: Johnny Brooker
Email: Johnny.Brooker@demopolisal.gov
Phone No. 334-289-1414

Theo Ratliff Activity Center
Facility Manager: Ed Ward
Email: Edward.Ward@demopolisal.gov
Phone No. 334-289-2200