Recreation

Leisure time activities play an important part in the lives of Atmore residents. A pleasant climate, numerous annual events and excellent city recreational facilities which include tennis courts, walking trails and swimming pools provide a variety of activities. The newly created Atmore Heritage Park on Main Street with it's relocated historic buildings is a unique setting for new events. West of town, the Atmore Country Club offers members and their guests a beautiful nine hole course to play and enjoy. Nearby rivers and woodlands teeming with trophy game will satisfy the demands of the sportsman who enjoys fishing or hunting.

For the youth of the community, the Atmore Area YMCA provides a full range of programs such as soccer, basketball, tee-ball, dance, gymnastics and martial arts. After-school programs and summer day camps are also available with activities planned by the experienced YMCA staff. A variety of exercise classes, free weights and a fitness center are available for use by seniors and adults alike. The YMCA offers a nursery service, if needed.


The City of Atmore also offers an extensive recreational program which includes tee-ball, girls fastpitch softball, youth baseball, pee wee football, tennis and swimming lessons. Four city parks with new playground equipment and picnic sites serve the citizens of Atmore.

Atmore is fortunate to have two wilderness areas: Little River State Forest, and Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve, within 20 minutes of Atmore. Each offer amenities such as improved and primitive campsites, swimming, camping, fishing and hiking. Little River State Forest is a 960 acre park that includes a 25 acre lake. Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve, located on beautiful Escambia Creek, is owned and operated by the Poarch Creek Indians and is a popular destination for tubing.

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts presents theatrical productions which showcase talent from all segments of the community. For show times please visit the Atmore Chamber of Commerce calendar. The Strand Theater is a project of the Pride of Atmore (a(501(c)(3)non-profit).  The Theater has brought downtown night life to Atmore through live music and entertainment in efforts to renovate this piece of history. For show times please visit the Atmore Chamber of Commerce Calendar or like "Save the Strand" on Facebook. 

Located north of town, just off I-65 are two sport opportunities with great appeal for those who like their entertainment fast. The Atmore Dragway, an eighth-mile track, attracts race car enthusiasts from across the southeast, and the Atmore Motocross Park offers motorcycle and ATV riding and racing on an "outdoors nature style" track.

Immerse yourself in total luxury at the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore. There's no end to the excitement and amenities offered by our Four-Diamond resort. Our posh hotel features finest accommodations and services, including 24-hour room services and wide variety of dining options. Kick back and relax in our astounding spa or hone your cooking skills at our culinary school. Catch a live show at our Amphitheater or one of the latest movies in our state-of-the-art digital cinema. For gaming, check out our bowling alley and arcade, located at Family Fun at Wind Creek, and our casino floor, featuring all of today's hottest games. Wind Creek Atmore offers something fun for everyone.   


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