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Improvements coming to Tuscaloosa's Sokol Park

TUSCALOOSA - The Tuscaloosa City Council approved funding for improvements at Sokol Park North and South at on Tuesday. The project received $13,591 for repairs, park expansions and updates on Tuesday…

PARA seeking Christmas parade marshal, participants

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Emilee Boster The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is seeking participants and grand marshal applications for the 46th annual West Alabama Christmas Parade, happening Dec. 5. This year's parade theme? A Retro Christmas.  Floats,…

PARA seeking answers after Fosters park vandalized

The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is searching for the person or people responsible after Braughton Park in Fosters was vandalized this week. PARA said the incident happened some time on July 3, and photos from the organization show…

Wanna work outside? PARA needs more lifeguards

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Mikayla Mosteller When you visit the pools and splash pads operated by the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority you might not notice what's missing. There are…

West Alabama Recycling receives $150,000 grant

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The West Alabama Recycling Partnership — comprised of the city of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority, the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College — has received a grant…

PARA hosting baseball clinic this weekend

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller If you have a child who's interested in playing baseball this year, the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is hosting a free clinic this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the…

PARA gets $1.3M for new lights at Sokol Park

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Aajene Robinson Sokol Park is about to get a lot brighter, as the Tuscaloosa County Commission recently approved $1.3 million in funding for new LED field lights. The…

PARA announces partnership with Atlanta Braves RBI program

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is teaming up with the Atlanta Braves organization for the Druid City Baseball League. The league is in its second season of collaboration with the Benjamin Barnes…

PARA requests help covering renovations at golf course

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Gracie Johnson The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is looking for help updating Ol' Colony Golf Course. PARA requested $47,580 from the Tuscaloosa County Commission Wednesday, and they'll…

PARA Foundation receives $30K donation for inclusive playground

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Jocelyn Claborn   The all-inclusive playground, Mason's Place, is preparing for Phase 2 of their project.   Due to the Exchange Club of Tuscaloosa's generous donation, they can do just that.   The organization donated $30,000…