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 - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm



Nursery Hours

for ages 6 months to five years

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm - 7:45 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.


  • Good Friday

    Regular Hours

  • Easter Sunday


  • Memorial Day

    8:00am - 6:00pm

  • Fourth of July


  • Labor Day

    8:00am - 6:00pm

  • Veterans Day

    5:00am - Close

  • Thanksgiving Day


  • Thanksgiving Friday

    8:00am - 6:00pm

  • Christmas Eve 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Christmas Day Closed
  • Day After Christmas 8:00am - Close
  • New Year's Eve 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • New Year's Day Closed
  • Day After New Year's Regular Hours
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Accessibility Statement

The City of Hoover is committed to making our websites accessible to all our users. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our sit, please let us know. Once you contact us we will be able to provide the information to you in an alternate format.

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.

Thank you for your patience through this redesign process. If you have any comments or suggestions for improvement, please contact Dee Nance at nanced@ci.hoover.al.us or 205.444.7765.