parks & facilities

CITY OF FOLEY
Recreation Department

121 North Alston Street.
Foley, AL 36535

Telephone:
251-970-5020

Postal address:
P.O. Box 1750
Foley, AL 36536

Email:
dthompson@cityoffoley.org

The City of Foley Parks Department, supervised by Gary Deisner, maintains the City Parks listed below. The Parks Department also maintains Foley’s soccer, baseball, and football fields, as well as the Hike/Bike Trail and the Nature Trail. Annual Community Events such as Arbor Day, Christmas in the Park, Heritage Harbor Day, and Art in the Park, just to name a few, would not be possible without the dedicated service of the Parks Department.  Anyone using the City of Foley Parks must adhere to the Parks Policies as defined by the Mayor and City Council.  If you need a map of how to get to a park, just click on the picture of the park you would like to locate.

Heritage Park

(125 East Laurel Avenue) 

Heritage Park is located on East Laurel Avenue, just off of Highway 59. The Foley Depot Museum is situated in the park, which is also the site of annual events such as Heritage Harbor Days and Let it Snow. Click here for a general park rental form and here for a wedding rental form . 

John B. Foley Park

(196 North McKenzie St)

John B. Foley Park along Highway 59 in Downtown Foley is the sight of Arbor Day, Christmas in the Park, Art in the Park, and civic activities such as the Chili Cook-Off. The fountain and plentiful trees and flowers in the park bring serenity to the Downtown area. Click here for a reservation form.

Melvin Roberts Park a/k/a Cedar Street Park

(901 North Cedar Street) 

Melvin Roberts Park includes amenities such as baseball fields, 4 lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, a covered pavilion, playground equipment and a Nature Trail with a gazebo. Click here for a reservation form. 

Max Griffin Park

(300 Roosevelt Avenue) 

Max Griffin Park is the home of the first swimming pool in Foley, which was built in the 1950s, having had numerous maintenance upgrades through the years. The Griffin Pool is open during the summer months when public school is out Monday – Saturday from 12:00pm until 6:00pm and from 1:30pm until 5:00pm on Sundays. Click here for a reservation form for the park and here for the pool

Foley Kids Park

(300 Roosevelt Avenue) 

Foley Kids Park was built in March 2001 by volunteers and funded by donations from area residents and citizens. City services helped to establish this park, which is a must for parents with young children. Many individuals and groups enjoy the park for various activities such as parties and field trips.  It is located in Max Griffin Park. 

Foley Skate Park

Foley Skate Park was added to Max Griffin Park in 2012. It consists of 6,000 sq ft of obstacles. The park is open every day from daylight till dark. 

Aaronville Park

(1409 S. Pine Street) 

Aaronville Park is located in the community of Aaronville. The park includes softball fields, baseball fields, basketball courts, a covered gazebo and a playground. Click here for a reservation form. 

 

Florence B. Mathis Park (Aaronville Pool)

Florence B. Mathis Park is located on South Cedar St. The pool is open during the summer months Monday – Saturday from noon until 7:00pm and closed on Sundays.

Click here for a reservation form. 

Beulah Heights Park

(809 East Jefferson Avenue) 

Beulah Heights Park has numerous amenities such as baseball and softball fields, basketball and tennis courts, as well as playground equipment. The park is located on the east side of Foley, along South Michigan Avenue. Click here for a reservation form. 

Evans Park

Evans Park is the newest addition to Foley’s open spaces. The park is located south of Foley High School on the north side of Park Avenue.

Raymond C. Christensen Sportsplex

(1250 Cater Lee Way) 

This complex features 10 baseball /softball fields as well as a public access playground. This facility is used for City League baseball, softball, and soccer, as well as a host site for many tournaments, including USSSA Global World Series.

Ralph Schumacher Soccer Park

(18507 US Hwy 98) 

Ralph Schumacher Soccer Park is located on the west side of Foley along Highway 98. This new park includes lighted soccer fields and a concession building, which is enjoyed by both City League and High School sports teams.

Foley Hike-Bike Trail

(125 East Laurel Avenue) 

Foley Hike-Bike Trail is the latest addition to Foley’s open spaces includes Phase 1 of the Hike/Bike Trail, which winds along the old Railroad right of way just east of Highway 59. The landscaped trail passes by sites such as the Depot Museum/Heritage Park and John B. Foley Park. There are two gazebos and various benches scattered throughout.

Foley Horse Arena

(113 East Rosetta Avenue) 

Foley Horse Arena is available for both state and regional events and located just off of Highway 59 on East Rosetta Avenue.  The facility includes stalls, a seating area, a concession stand, announcers booth, and public restroom facilities. Click here for a reservation form.