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Free Admission, $50 off to the Wellness & Aquatic Center this Saturday

CP&R's Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center is a staple of the community serving nearly 13,000 members annually as well as thousands of guests who flock to the center for it's state of the art fitness offerings, classes, and of course, the fan favorite outdoor waterpark during the summer months. The center will host its biggest day of the year this Saturday, January 2, 2016 on Community Wellness Day. The event will allow for any member of the community to utilize the center free of charge - the perfect opportunity to bring your family to enjoy the indoor pool, diving boards, and other amenities - as well as great time to check-out the state of the art fitness equipment and 60+ top notch fitness classes offered each week ranging from Zumba, Cardio Party, spin class, yoga, target, and many more. In addition to the free admission, the center will be discounting each membership $50 on Saturday only for new enrollees or those wishing to renew their contract for the 2016 year.

28 Things to Do in Cullman

Nothing to Do in Cullman?
So many times we hear the old adage that there is simply NOTHING to do in Cullman. Despite these rumors, there are in fact endless possibilities for things to do in Cullman, and we at CP&R alone offer hundreds of programs, activities, and events as well as dozens of spaces that offer plenty to do in the Cullman community. Let’s look at what there really IS to do in Cullman!

1. Take your dog to the dog park at Heritage Park The dog park is a great outing for you and your dog and you will both surely enjoy meeting some new friends and the fresh air.
2. Go for a hike at Hurricane Creek Park Featuring over 4 miles of hiking trails through the most pristine and gorgeous wilderness in Cullman County, the park also features favorites like Twilight Tunnel and Heaven’s Staircase
3. Take a fitness class at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center Take your pick with over 60 classes offered each week including target, spin, yoga, cardio party, Zumba, kids class, and m…

Arrow Play

CP&R's NEW Arrow Play combines archery with the fun of a hands on moving setting. Similar to paintball, laster tag, or dodge ball, participants will be given a  bow and 2 S.A.F.E. arrows that are cushioned arrows that can be shot at your opponent. Participants will start out with two arrows and be placed on two different teams while trying to eliminate their opponents one by one by hitting them with the arrows.

The next Arrow Play event will be Saturday, November 21 at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center from 6-8pm; cost is $10. For more information or to ensure your spot, email Waid Harbison at or contact the Cullman Civic Center at 256-734-9157.

2 Ways to win a FREE 6 Month Family Membership to the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center THIS MONTH! 

CP&R is offering two different ways for you twin a free 6 month family membership to the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center in October!

Join us for the all new Floating Pumpkin Patch at the Wellness & Aquatic Center on Saturday, October 24 as part of the Monster Dash & Bash event. The Floating Pumpkin Patch will take place after the Monster Dash 5K where all runners will participate in their Halloween costumes. Entrees in the Floating Pumpkin Patch will jump into the outdoor pool to pick their pumpkin, and one lucky pumpkin will be marked to win a FREE 6 month membership. Following the floating pumpkin patch will be free kids games, activities, and stations for pumpkin carving. Cost is $10 to enter the floating pumpkin patch or $25 for the pumpkin patch and the Monster Dash 5K. Cash prizes will also be given to the best costumes in the Monster Dash. Click here for mo…

11 Things for Your Child to do this Summer at CP&R

Summer time is just around the corner! Long summer days, visits to the park, riding bicycles around town, ice cream, swimming, and fresh crisp air - EVERYONE loves summertime. So with school letting out and lots of free time for your child, what are you planning for this summer? CP&R is here to help with dozens of opportunities for your child and the entire family. Here are the top 11 things for your child to do this summer at CP&R!

Questions on any of these programs? Call 256-734-9157 or email Also check out our website at for a full listing of information on these programs!

1. Camp Cullman
Come join CP&R's daily summer camp held Monday-Friday from 7:45am-5:15pm. Camp Cullman is one of our most classic programs that kids of all ages love; the program is open to ages 5-12 and includes swimming, games, arts and crafts, movies, daily outings, field trips to places like the Birmingham Zoo and the Atlanta Aquarium. Camp…

Family Night Out

CP&R Mother/Daughter PJ Party Friday, April 17 from 7:00pm-10:30pm at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center PJ Party, dancing, musical manicures snacks, decorating pillow cases, and much more Cost is $30 for a mother/daughter pair CP&R Father/Son Night Out Friday, April 17 from 7:00pm-10:30pm at Heritage Park Capture the flag, relay races, father/son competitions, relay games, snacks, and more Cost is $30 for a father/son pair Additional children are $10 Registration is open through Wednesday, April 15 at the Cullman Civic Center

5 Reasons to Buy from the Festhalle Farmer's Market

CP&R's Festhalle Farmer's Market will have its season opening on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 7am-2pm. The Farmer's Market which is located on Arnold St. and 1st Ave. will be offering a full slate of farmers this season with all of your produce needs from fresh strawberries, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, corn, and every other form of produce you can imagine. So why should YOU stop by and buy from the farmer's market? Here are a few reasons to think about!

1. Supporting Local Farmers
Cullman has a major heritage as an agricultural center across the state with agriculture being the number one industry in Cullman County. Our local farmer's work hard through the seasons to produce some of the most delicious local fruits and vegetables in the area, and supporting the number industry in the county is good for everyone. Supporting our farmers supports our entire community and local economy.

2. Fresher Produce.
With produce that is most of the time picked off the vine j…

Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Schedules

2015 CP&R Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Schedules

Youth Outdoor Adventure

Program Information Spring Session 2015

Rock Climbing – Hurricane Creek Park – Estimated Duration: 3-4 hours
Date: April 11 at 9am
Participants will enjoy a fun outing scaling up the rock bluffs at Hurricane Creek Park with the aid of ropes and other professional gear. All essential climbing equipment will be provided and guided by our professional instructor, John Wesley McCrary. Participants need to bring:
·Closed toed shoes
·Water/water bottle
·Any needed medications
·Rain jacket
·Coat/jacket/layers depending on weather

Wilderness Survival – Hurricane Creek Park – Estimated Duration: 3-4 hours
Date: April 18 at 9am
Participants will learn through hands on examples and experience. We will go over the process of being stranded, finding and making shelter, and being found, all in the order of their importance. You will learn vital, necessary skills including how to build an emergency survival shelter to how to build a fire from scratch and how to obtain drinking water and basic or…