Hoover Recreation Center

600 Municipal Drive
Hoover, AL 35216

This 75,000 square foot facility is available to Hoover residents for annual membership. It has a fitness center, cardiovascular room, indoor track, indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, locker rooms, nursery for ages six weeks to six years of age, game room/lounge, racquetball court, activity room, arts & crafts room and administrative offices. For more information regarding membership, call 205.444.7703.


From I-65 or I-459

Take I-65 to I-459 West toward Tuscaloosa. Take the first Exit #13 Highway 31. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto HWY 31 North. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Municipal Drive. Pass the Hoover Senior Center and the Recreation Center will be on the left.

From Highway 31

Travel south toward Pelham. Turn left onto Municipal Drive before the I-459 intersection. Follow Municipal Drive ½ mile and the Recreation Center will be on the left.


Monday through Thursday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday 5:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please see below for holiday hours.



Nursery Hours

for ages 6 weeks to 6 years

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am


Monday through Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm during Summer/ Holidays

Location of KidZone during summer and holidays subject to change. See front desk for updates.

In our continuing effort to serve the community, view the Departmental Patron Conduct Policy.

2023 Hoover Recreation Center Holiday Schedule

 New Year's Day
Sunday, January 1st 
New Year's Day (Observed)
Monday, January 2nd
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 16th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Good Friday
Friday, April 7th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9th
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fourth of July 
Tuesday, July 4th
Labor Day
Monday, September 4th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Veteran's Day
Friday, November 10th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, November 23rd
Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, November 24th 
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Christmas Eve 
Sunday, December 24th
Christmas Day 
Monday, December 25th
Day After Christmas
Tuesday, December 26th
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31st

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Our website is currently under review and redesign in order to make sure that they meet or exceed the requirements of Section 508 accessibility standards as well as the W3C's Web Content Accessibility guidelines priority 1 requirements.