Welcome to Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority, where you can discover the natural beauty of Tuscaloosa County’s flat lands, hills and mountains, with an abundance of lakes and the Black Warrior River running through.
PARA offers something for everyone with almost 2,000 acres of green space including over 35 parks, boat landings, six activity centers, an 18-hole award winning golf course, award-winning tennis facility, recreation and leisure for all ages, special events and more.
We’re your source for high quality, affordable and convenient recreation programs.
PARA offers opportunity for enjoyment and learning with places to breathe, stretch your legs, meet your neighbors and celebrate life. We invite you to Live, Learn, Play!
Board of Directors
PARA Board Meetings
Facilities Committee Meeting
The facilities committee meeting is scheduled for the last Tuesday of each month.
We will meet at the Northport Community Center at 8am.
Bid Packages may be obtained at the 614 Greensboro Ave. Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401 or email Erin Wiggins.
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DATE: January 4, 2018 BID # 01-18
The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority requests a firm bid for Mowing Services Contract for the FY 2018-2019 from the date of the bid awarding. Bids will be taken until 2:00 pm. (CST), February 5, at which time they will be opened publicly and read aloud in the Conference Room of the PARA Administration Building, 614 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Administration Building on January 19, 2018 at 10:00 am. Copies of the bid request may be obtained from the PARA Administration Building at the above listed address. Bids should be sealed in an envelope, marked with the notation “Sealed Bid – No. 01-18, Mowing Service Contract” and then be delivered to the PARA Administration Building (address listed above). Questions about this request should be directed to Jay Strickland, Parks Director located at 614 Greensboro Ave Tuscaloosa, AL 35401. Jay’s phone number is (205) 562-3220. All bids are subject to the Instructions to the Bidder and accompanying (Specifications or Scope of Work).