Maintaining Quality


2255 Highway 77 Southside, AL 35907


The Southside Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing and maintaining quality athletic programs and facilities in a clean, attractive, and operable condition that will enrich residents' quality of life and encourage unity and pride within the community. The Southside Parks & Recreation Department aims to enhance the physical and social well-being of all the members of our community, both young and old, by providing a safe, clean, and pleasant environment.


Sports Complex

1450 Parker Anderson Lane, Southside, AL 35907

  1. Four 300 foot fields that can be transitioned into 200 foot fields using temporary fences for youth.
  2. Batting Cage
  3. Playground equipment with swings (available when events are going on at the complex, and when league games and tournaments are being played.)
  4. Adult softball league is played during the summer.
  5. Youth leagues are played in the spring and the fall.
  6. Host adult and youth tournaments.
  7. Concession Stand and Restrooms
  8. Parking lot with Handicap Parking
To rent the sports complex for practice, you must contact the complex manager 48 hours in advance. If staff and fields are available, you must go by City Hall and pay field rental. Field rental for practice is $20 per hour without lights (two hour minimum). Renters must abide by all park rules.

Southside City Park

3150 Hawthorne Place, Southside, AL 35907

  1. Located directly behind Southside Elementary School
  2. Park is shared with the Elementary School, therefore is not available to the public during school hours.
  3. Playground equipment with swings.
  4. The pavilion can be used for birthday parties at no cost. Please call Parks & Recreation Department to reserve.

Southside Landing

721 Pier 77 Lane, Southside, AL 35907

  1. Blackstone Bait Shack is a restaurant on the property.
  2. Playground Equipment with swings
  3. Picnic Tables
  4. Deck and Patio Area
  5. Boat Ramp has two lanes, one on each side of stationary dock.
  6. 12 boat slips
  7. Walking Trail
  8. Handicap Parking
  9. 35 boat trailer parking spots
  10. 45 Single vehicle parking
  11. Restrooms

Walking Trails

2361 School Drive Southside, AL 35907

  1. .75 miles in length
  2. Paved
  3. Lights for walking in the evening


Field Rental Policy (PDF)




Michael Weldon

Parks & Recreation Supervisor
256-442-9775 Option 3

Gage Fuhrman

Parks & Recreation Personnel

Jake Bell

Parks & Recreation Personnel