Programs & Camps

Shred & Recycle Day
Civic Center (1090 Montgomery Highway, 35216)
September 9, 8am-12pm


The Vestavia Hills Shred & Recycle Day drop off will be in the parking lot at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center (adjacent to City Hall). Items will be collected from 8am to noon (or until capacity is reached).

Community Night Out
Vestavia Hills City Hall (1032 Montgomery Highway, 35216)
October 5, 5-8pm


Community Night Out is an opportunity for first responders to network with local businesses, civic groups, churches, schools, and community volunteers in a symbolic stance to promote public safety. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a night of free family fun! There will be jump houses, photobooth, pumpkin patch, free food and more!

Haunt the Hills
Wald Park (2521 Waldridge Road, 35216)
October 28, 4-9pm


The Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Haunt the Hills” Trick-or-Treat Night on Saturday, October 28 on the Grand Lawn at Wald Park. Festivities begin at 4pm! Bring the whole family to trick-or-treat at the sponsor booths, participate in the costume contest and finish the night with a Halloween movie!

Salute to Veterans
Civic Center (1090 Montgomery Highway, 35216)
November 5, 2-4pm

Mark your calendar for this family-friendly afternoon of honoring veterans from all branches of service. This annual Veterans Day celebration features food and fun, especially children’s activities, entertainment and programming – all with a patriotic theme.

Tree Lighting Festival
Civic Center (1090 Montgomery Highway, 35216)
TBD

The tree on the front lawn of City Hall will come to life! Once the tree is lit at City Hall, all are invited to enjoy the holiday festivities in the ballroom of the new Civic Center. Take a picture with Santa and have a holiday treat! There will be music and fun for all ages!

Pickleball
  • Game Play: Pickleball combines the elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis. It was created for all ages and skill levels, and is played using paddles to volley a plastic ball with holes (similar to a wiffleball), on a badminton size court with a modified tennis net. All levels and ages of players are welcome. No experience necessary. Equipment is available for check out at the Rec Center. Tuesdays, 6:00-9pm; Monday- Fridays, 9am-12:00pm; and Saturdays 9am-noon seasonally.

  • Location: Civic Center (1090 Montgomery Highway, 35216)

  • Cost: Vestavia Hills residents are FREE with a VHCC Membership. Non-residents are $10 with a Member or sign up for quarterly league play.

  • Registration: Register at https://vhrecreation.activityreg.com/selectactivity_t2.wcs

  • Contact Doug Rogers at drogers@vhal.org or 205.978.0163.

 Jazzercise  

Jazzercise combines dance, strength and resistance training with popular music for a full-body workout.

  • Location: Civic Center (1090 Montgomery Highway, 35216)
  • Time: Monday-Friday, 8:30am.
  • For more information, contact Sandi Wilson at swilson@vhal.org or 205.978.0163. 

Walking Track – Rec Center
Monday-Thursday, 7am-9pm;Friday 7am-5pm Saturday, 8am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm

Open Gym – Rec Center

Monday-Thursday, 7am-9pm;Friday 7am-5pm Saturday, 8am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm

For more information on any senior adult activities, contact Sandi Wilson (205.978.0166swilson@vhal.org)

Monday Night Dance – EVERY Monday, 6pm

Join us every Monday night from 6-9pm at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center to show off your dance moves! This is a fun opportunity for seniors to let loose and enjoy dancing with others. Contact the front desk at 205.978.0166 to learn more about Monday Night Dance.

Silver Sneakers Exercise Class – EVERY Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:15am.

The Vestavia Hills Civic Center is home to Silver Sneakers classes starting with a Cardio and Strength class taught by Kristin Long! Classes will be every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:15am!

January 2024

Tuesday, 1/23 –10:15am
Lunch Bunch & Trip: Irondale Cafe. Join us for a delicious lunch at the famous Irondale Cafe in Irondale, AL. Afterwards, we will shop at the Irondale Pickers Antique Mall! Meet at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 10:15am; transportation is provided.

Saturday, 1/27 – 10:30am
Bama Theatre Trip: Ragtime the Musical. Costs $20 per person. Watch Ragtime the Musical at The Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa, AL! The musical tells three distinctly American tales set in turn-of-the-century New York. Meet at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 10:30am, transportation provided. We will make a stop for lunch on the way to the show, and you can purchase your meal at your discretion.

February 2024

Thursday, 2/8 –10am
Fab, Fit & Fun! Kim Smith from Right at Home offers monthly educational sessions on various topics, with guest speakers, activities, and snacks to go along with the theme. The February program covers fire and fall safety, heart health, and cooking for one.

Monday, 2/12 –12pm
Senior Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Civic Center! The cost is $8 per person. Bring your friends along for an afternoon of fun.

Friday, 2/16 – 10am
Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concert. Join us to watch the Alabama Symphony Orchestra perform at the Alys Stephens Center! The tickets cost $15 per person and transportation is provided. We will meet at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 10 am. Lunch will be at Niki’s West.

Monday, 2/19 –10:30am
Stone Soup Lunch at New Merkel. Join us at New Merkel House for a delightful lunch that you help create! Bring your favorite soup ingredients, and we’ll make “stone soup” together while we watch a classic episode of Little House on the Prairie. Transportation will be provided, and we’ll be meeting at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 10:30am.

March 2024


Monday, 3/11 –12pm
Senior Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Civic Center! The cost is $8 per person. Bring your friends along for an afternoon of fun.

Thursday, 3/14 –10am
Mental Fitness Workshop. Kim Smith from Right at Home offers monthly educational sessions on various topics, with guest speakers, activities, and snacks to go along with the theme. The March program covers mental health.

Wednesday, 3/20 –9am
Lunch Bunch & Trip: Downtown Hartselle. Tour downtown Hartselle, AL. Enjoy antique shopping, historic sights, and a delicious lunch. Meet at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 9 AM. Transportation provided.

April 2024

Monday, 4/8 –12pm
Senior Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Civic Center! The cost is $8 per person. Bring your friends along for an afternoon of fun.

Thursday, 4/11 –10am
Stress Relief Workshop. Kim Smith from Right at Home offers monthly educational sessions on various topics, with guest speakers, activities, and snacks to go along with the theme. The April program covers tips on how to de-stress!

Friday, 4/19 –9:30am
Lunch Bunch & Trip: Cullman. Tour Cullman, AL. Enjoy shopping, historic sights, and a delicious lunch at Cullman’s famous All Steak restaurant. Meet at the Vestavia Hills Civic Center at 9:30am. Transportation provided.