Melissa Riopka

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Checking in on Huntsville’s Sandra Moon Community Complex

Five years ago, hundreds of people filled the old Grissom High School (GHS) auditorium for a community meeting. The new...
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What’s growing on: Huntsville Parks & Recreation building for the future

No longer just the star of Alabama, the City of Huntsville is drawing national and international attention. The population is...
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Coming down the ‘pipe’: Skatepark construction to start soon

Of the dozens of projects currently underway in the City of Huntsville, one stands out for its perfect mix of...
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Save someone’s life with these Water Safety Month skills

A quick chat with a friend. A brief phone call or text. A sudden distraction. In those seconds, someone you...
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Places to play: Discover something new with Huntsville Parks & Recreation

“It’s the things we play with and the people who help us play that make a great difference in our...
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Splashdown in the Rocket City: Huntsville to host Collegiate Water Polo Association

Proving once again its national reputation for excellence, the Huntsville Aquatics Center will host the Collegiate Water Polo Association for...
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Multi-use path provides facelift, safety benefits in South Huntsville

You may remember Where the Sidewalk Ends, the beloved children’s poetry collection penned and illustrated by Shel Silverstein in 1974....
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Your Voice Matters: Help make your Huntsville rec centers stronger

Your Life. Your Huntsville. It’s more than a slogan. It is the purpose and passion behind everything we do. This...
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Don’t Delay: Swim lessons begin soon at Huntsville Parks & Recreation

Summer will be here before we know it, bringing backyard pool parties, trips to the lake, maybe even a vacation...
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Search underway for next generation of Para cyclists in Huntsville

As some of the nation’s top athletes prepare for the U.S. Paralympics Cycling Open in Huntsville April 8-10, 2022, the...