Parks & Recreation

The Daphne Recreation Department is committed to serving the community through every avenue of recreation. From sports leagues, to fitness & dance classes, to music and Special Events, we strive to offer you a variety of opportunities to maintain an active lifestyle.

For more information on the Senior Center, Daphne Parks and the Daphne Fitness Center, please visit the individual pages, accessible through the links in the navigation at the top of the page. For more information on Sports Leagues, please visit For more information on Recreation Classes (health & fitness, dance, karate, etc.), upcoming Special Events (Easter Egg Hunt, Art In The Park, Wet N’ Wild & Christmas Parade) please visit Daphne Recreation Programs.

The City of Daphne Parks & Recreation Department has an Adopt-A-Park program. We are calling all churches, civic organizations, school clubs, volunteer groups and individuals to give of their time, money and resources to improve and maintain the community parks of Daphne. There are opportunities for monthly litter pick-up, landscaping services and monetary gifts towards park fences and playground equipment. Volunteers to be recognized at the City of Daphne annual Community Day Celebration. For more information, Click Here!

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Fitness Center

The Daphne Recreation Department provides a great workout facility to help keep the local community in shape and encourage a healthy lifestyle. The fitness center gives you an opportunity to meet people in the area and develop friendships. The center has six treadmills, two Elliptical machines, two recumbent bikes, two upright bikes, two stair climbers, strength training machines and free weights. The Fitness Center hours and rates are listed below. To become a member just complete the membership application .

Fitness Center Hours:
6:00 am – 7:00 pm – Monday – Thursday
6:00 am – 6:00 pm – Friday
CLOSED - Saturday
CLOSED – Sunday

Fitness Center Fees: (Monthly / Quarterly / Annual)
Individual – $15.00 / $45.00 / $170.00

Family – $20.00 / $60.00 / $230.00 (Includes husband or wife & children under the age of 21 living in the same household)

Senior – $10.00 / $30.00 / $115.00

Senior Family $12.00 / $36.00 / $134.00 (Must be at least 60 years old)

Daphne Resident Daily: $2.00

Daphne Resident Guest Daily: $2.00

Non-Resident Guest Daily: $4.00

All payment due 1st of the month (If joining after the 15 th , fees will be prorated).

Park Information

The City of Daphne is proud to offer 13 parks and sports fields for the community to enjoy. The City of Daphne does not rent the park facilities other than the pavilion at Bayfront Park and the sports fields at Al Trione Sports Complex. To hold a birthday party or event at one of the parks, they are based on a first come first served basis. Each park is open to the public; therefore, it cannot be exclusive to your function. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the parks and facilities at all times. Park hours are dawn until dusk except for Al Trione Sports Complex and W.O. Lott Park. For more information, call 251.621.3703.

Bayfront Park
Bayfront Drive at Mobile Bay
- Bayfront Access – Pier, Gazebo and Scardamelia Pavilion,
- Boardwalk Connection to Village Point Park Preserve,
- Kayak & Canoe Access,
- Pavilion Rental Available, call the Civic Center, 251.626.5300

Belrose Park
Belrose Avenue at Mobile Bay
- Walking Access to Mobile Bay
- Picnic Area
- Sandy Beach

Boys and Girls Club
Johnson Road
- Public Softball Fields
- Adjacent to Joe Louis Patrick Park, Playground, Picnic Area and   Restrooms
- Sandy Beach

Centennial Park
Main Street across from City Hall
- Playground, Picnic Area, Gazebo and Restrooms

D’Olive Boardwalk Park (Gator Alley)
North Main Street at D’Olive Creek
- Boardwalk over D’Olive Creek Connecting to Eastern Shore Trail

Dryer Bay Access
Dryer Avenue at Mobile Bay
- Walking Access to Mobile Bay
- Sandy Beach

Joe Louis Patrick Park
Johnson Road
- Playground and Picnic Area
- Adjacent to Boys and Girls Club Softball Fields

Jubilee Courtyard
Main Street
- Benches, Tables and Fountain

McMillian Bluff
McMillian Avenue at Mobile Bay
- Walking access to Mobile Bay
- Overlook Deck
- Sandy Beach

May Day Park
College Avenue at Mobile Bay
- Bay Access – Playground, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Beach, Pier and Boat Ramp

Park City Park
- Playground, One Basketball Court and Grills

S.B. Williams Park
Johnson Road at Warren Drive
- Used by Local Boy Scouts for Ceremonies and Other Activities

Village Point Park Preserve
Main Street
- Bayfront Access – Pier, Sandy Beach
- Nature Trails, Connecting Boardwalk to Bayfront Park
- Pavilion with Picnic Tables, Grills, Restrooms at Parking Lot
- Historic D’Olive Cemetery and Jackson’s Oak
- State and National Champion Trees

Sports Fields

Al Trione Sports Complex
Whispering Pines Road
- Four Softball & Baseball Fields
- Four Soccer Fields

- Two Football/Soccer Fields
- Three Concession Stands
- Restrooms

To host a tournament at the Sports Complex,   contact David, 251-621-3703

W.O. Lott Park
Main Street
- Four Baseball Fields
- Two Tennis Courts
- One Basketball Court
- Two Bocce Courts
- Playground
- Picnic Area
- Concession Stand
- Restrooms

Boys & Girls Club
Johnson Road
- Two Softball Fields
- One Basketball Court
- Playground
- Concession Stand
- Restrooms

Contact Information

City of Daphne Parks & Recreation Department
251-621-3703, Fax 251-621-3717
2605 U.S. Highway 98
PO Box 400 Daphne, Alabama 36526

Recreation Director
David McKelroy: 251-621-3703 ext 208
Email: Recreation Director

Athletic Coordinator
Charlie McDavid: 251-621-3703 ext 211
Email: Athletic Director

Senior Program Coordinator
Jane Ellis: 251-621-3703 ext 219

Parks Department Supervisor
Chris Bradford: 251-621-3703 ext 210

Administrative Assistant/Program Coordinator  
Debbie White: 251-621-3703

Recommended Links

Recreation Classes/Instructors
Discover Dance
Instructor: Darra Riley
Ballet, Jazz & Tap

Hard Body Exercise
Instructor: Marilyn Wimpee

Kula Yoga
Instructors: Dana Goudie & Wendy

Modeling & Social Etiquette
Instructor: Paula Perri