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Parks and Recreation

Harris Center

425 Perry St

Ann Bergman

Ann Bergman

Public Relations Specialist

LeisureLink: The City of Auburn's Parks and Recreation Weekly Newsletter

October 2 - 8, 2023

Youth and High School Basketball Registration now open

Youth and High School basketball registration has begun.  Register now for one of our coed boys or girls leagues grades 1-7.  High School basketball leagues are for boy and girls 8-12 grade.  Register online now at The deadline to register is October 12.

2023-24 Auburn Parks and Recreation Winter brochure now available

The 2024 Auburn Parks and Recreation Winter Brochure is now available online. Visit to view the brochure. Printed brochures are available at Parks and Recreation facilities, the Auburn Public Library and Auburn City Hall.

Online registration for 2023/2024 winter programs will begin Monday, Nov. 6. To register, visit

Fall Sundown Concert Series continues Oct. 5

Join Auburn Parks and Recreation for an evening of music and fun at beautiful Kiesel Park. Food and sweet treats will be available for purchase from the Chill Spot. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and come and enjoy great music. Pets on a leash are welcome. FREE to the Public. The dates are September 21st, & 28th, October 5th, and 19th from 5:30-7pm.

Kiesel Park is located at 520 Chadwick Lane in Auburn. For the most up to date information on performers delays or cancelations, visit the Auburn Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

For more information on the Sundown Concert Series contact Jarrett Jones at (334)501-2941.

FALL Concert Line Up:

October 5th: Michael Warren & Company

October 19th: Established

City Market Presents Harvest Market Sat., Oct. 7

City Market is pleased to announce the return of the annual Harvest Market at Town Creek Park, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Local farmers will be present with fresh grown produce, and artists will have a selection of handmade items and fall-themed art and décor for sale. The Auburn Beautification Council will also host their annual fall plant sale. There will be live music, a bounce house and free face painting for children.

Parking will be available for attendees at the park or in the gravel lot across from Town Creek Park.

For more information regarding City Market, contact or visit

Fright Night at Kiesel Park Friday, October 13

Fright Night at Kiesel Park is back in 2023! Join us on Friday, October 13, 2023, for the Fright Night movies. An evening of spooky movies to get you in the mood for Halloween. The first feature will be Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is rated PG and will start at 6:45p.m. and our second feature, Friday the13th Part lll (1982) is rated R and will be shown at 8:40p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs and/or blankets to be comfortable. Concessions will be available for purchase. FREE and open to the public. Kiesel Park is located at 520 Chadwick Lane.

Auburn Community Orchestra presents Orchestra On the Hill on Thursday, October 19

The Auburn Community Orchestra (ACO) will perform its fall concert, Orchestra on the Hill, on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. Presented by the Caroline Marshall Draughn Center for the Arts and Humanities (Pebble Hill) and the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, this event will be held the on lawn at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.).

The program will include the following: "Light Cavalry Overture" "Prelude to the 49th Parallel," "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1" and "Star Wars Epic: Part 1."

Come early and grab a free bag of popcorn from the Auburn Popcorn Company along with some fun giveaways. There will be plenty of space for guests to bring a blanket and/or chairs to spread out and enjoy the concert in person. Orchestra on the Hill is FREE, family-friendly and open to the public.

Frank Brown & Boykin Community Center Fitness Membership increases

Our fitness center and non-resident basketball memberships at Frank Brown Recreation Center and Boykin Community Center will be $30 starting on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Already have a membership? Make sure it's transferred to our new system! At this time there is not a deadline to transfer existing memberships. If you didn't receive a promo code via email, please call 334-501-2930.

Auburn Parks and Recreation accepting reservation request online

Auburn Parks and Recreation is now accepting facility and park reservation requests online. Those who wish to reserve a facility, athletic facility, or park pavilion can complete their application for request using their online account at

Please make all requests at least two weeks prior to the desired reservation date in order to leave time for the approval process. Requests must be reviewed and approved by the facility director and department director. Once approved, payments can be made online using a credit card or by cash or check in-person at the Harris Center.

Frank Brown Recreation Center Membership Card Required to play racquetball and free basketball

Auburn Parks and Recreation now requires membership cards for free play basketball and racquetball.


Free play basketball and racquetball at Frank Brown Recreation Center are open free of charge to citizens who live, work or attend school within the city limits of Auburn, AL and to non-citizens for a one-time $30.00 fee. A membership must be acquired for free play basketball and racquetball regardless of age. Replacement cards will cost $30.00 regardless of residency. The membership card is non-transferable and can only be used by the card holder. You must be at least 13 years of age to participate in free play basketball and 15 years of age to participate in racquetball. Children ages 13-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian at the time of application.

Memberships can be obtained at the Harris Center Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. To view a membership application, including a list of acceptable proof of residency documents, visit

Frank Brown Recreation Center is open Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. The Frank Brown Recreation Center is located at 235 Opelika Road. For more information call 334-501-2962.

Frank Brown Membership Application

Yarbrough Tennis Center Updates


Check out the Spring 2022 Auburn Parks and Recreation's Fall brochure for information about tennis clinics.  Auburn Parks and Recreation offers tennis clinics for children and adults. For more information visit to view the brochure online or contact Sarah Hill at if you have additional questions.