Hoover’s Parks and Recreation Department

On Wednesday, Mayor Gary Ivey joined a panel of other local officials to recognize safety as an essential part of their sports programs and share their approach to raising the safety standards within their communities by working with the NCSS. Read more




The Hoover Braves defeated the Pelham Cobras 12-1 in the championship game of the Hoover Parks and Recreation Department's Young Men's Baseball Association 15-18 age division. Read more


The Hoover City Council has agreed to enter a maintenance contract with the Alabama Department of Transportation to resurface Hugh Daniel Drive. Read more


On Saturday, bring your furry friend or just a light jacket and a love of animals to Veterans Park for the pet extravaganza of the season, WOOFstock 2013. Read more


On Oct. 25, parents and children are invited to grab their candy bags and scary masks and head to the annual Hoover Hay Ride and Family Night at Veterans Park. Read more


Trace Crossings Elementary will enter into a Shared Space Agreement with Hoover Parks and Recreation to leave school facilities open during non-school hours for community use. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Twenty-seven years ago Lori Salter-Schommer walked into Hoover City Hall to interview for her first job out of college and never left. Today she runs much of what happens behind the City Hall walls. Read more


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