Visitors are welcome at the Pelham Civic Complex for a session of ice skating, or if tennis is your game, the Pelham Racquet Club will be happy to schedule a match. Both facilities are state of the art.
Plans for a municipal golf course are moving forward with the selection of an architect expected soon. Construction should begin in early 2003.
Oak Mountain State Park, the largest state park in Alabama, is right in Pelham’s backyard. Scenic hiking trails, horseback riding, a petting farm for youngsters, fishing, boating and golf are just a few of the activities offered at this beautiful park located on 10,000 acres. For more information, please link to http://www.bham.net/oakmtn/
The American Village, just 15 minutes from Pelham, is one of Alabama’s best-kept secrets. It is a nationally pioneering civic education center and historical village. Exact replicas of colonial buildings offer visitors the opportunity to step back to a time when our country was founded. Interpreters dressed in period costumes offer insight into historical events from the past. For more information, please link to http://www.americanvillage.org
The city park offers a wonderful playground for children, a walking track and picnic areas.
The Oak Mountain Amphitheater schedules concerts May – September. For their schedule, please link to http://www.oakmountainamphitheater.com.
Visitors can take advantage of many museums and other cultural opportunities in Birmingham, just 12 miles from Pelham. The following links are provided for your convenience: