Decatur, Alabama has earned a reputation for providing winning facilities, personnel and service! Nestled within this charming Southern city of 60,000 is treasure trove of athletic venues that have played host to diverse and prestigious sporting events in softball, golf, figure skating, archery, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, lacrosse, fishing and soccer. Competent and considerate staff from the City of Decatur Parks and Recreation Department and Decatur Morgan County Tourism work together to ensure that your event is the MAIN EVENT, drawing support, publicity and enthusiasm in the community!
Decatur is well-known for offering family-friendly activities to suit a variety of interests. Point Mallard Park is a 780 acre playground that offers fun each season! Camp in the campground, play 18 holes of golf, chill out at the ice rink, jog along a wooded river trail and visit America’s first wave pool at the Point Mallard Water Park. Opening in 2019 , the new state-of-he-art Cook Museum of Natural Science will offer a 75,000 square foot interactive museum exploring the theme of “Life is Amazing.” The Wheeler Wildlife Refuge is also a wonderful way to explore nature during your stay.