McDonald Hughes Community Center

General Information

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Friday 8am-8pm
  • Saturday 9am-3pm
  • Sunday closed

Day Passes:

  • $7 ages 16+
  • $5 ages 6-15

Amenities:

  • Fitness Equipment
    • Participants must be at least 13 years old to use fitness equipment. 
    • Ages 13-15 must complete Smart Start class & must have adult present at all times.
    • For more info on Smart Start or personal training, call 331-5600 or email.
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Large Ballroom
  • Commercial and Catering Kitchens
  • Multipurpose Meeting Rooms

Rental Information:

Employment Opportunities:

  • Please see our employment page for posted jobs here.

Membership Information

PARA4Life Membership - $119/year

Membership Includes:

  • Access to 2 PARA Activity Centers
    • Hughes Community Center
    • McAbee Activity Center
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • 10% off Ol' Colony (golf rounds and pro shop)
  • 10% off select activities & classes
  • 10% off activity center rentals

Pricing:

  • $25 Registration Fee  (one-time fee when starting a new membership)
  • $119*/annually 
    • Add additional family members for only $25/annually.
    • *Not eligible for discounts for primary pass holder.
  • Discounts Available:

    • Senior (Age 62+):  10% (Family member only)
    • Youth  (Age 6-15):  10% 
    • Ages 5 & Under:  FREE

Value Fitness Membership - $179/year

Membership Includes:

  • Access to 4 PARA Activity Centers
    • Belk Activity Center
    • Hughes Community Center
    • McAbee Activity Center
    • Phelps Activity Center
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • 10% off Ol' Colony (golf rounds and pro shop)
  • 10% off select activities & classes
  • 10% off activity center rentals

Pricing:

  • $25 Registration Fee  (one-time fee when starting a new membership)
  • $179/annually 
    • Add additional family members for only $25/annually.
  • Discounts Available:

    • Senior (Age 62+):  10% 
    • Youth  (Age 6-15):  10% 
    • Ages 5 & Under:  FREE

Deluxe Fitness Membership - $32/month

Membership Includes:

  • Access to all PARA Activity Centers
    • Belk Activity Center
    • East Tuscaloosa Activity Center
    • Faucett Activity Center
    • Hughes Community Center
    • McAbee Activity Center
    • Miller Activity Center
    • Phelps Activity Center
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • 10% off Ol' Colony (golf rounds and pro shop)
  • 10% off select activities & classes
  • 10% off activity center rentals

Pricing:

  • $25 Registration Fee  (one-time fee when starting a new membership)
  • *$60 Annual Non-Resident Fee *(when applicable)-- Fee will be waived when members live or work in Tuscaloosa County. Fee is due on January 1 each year.
  • $32/month 
    • Add additional family members for only $10/month.
  • $384/annually 
    • Add additional family members for only $120/annually.
  • Discounts Available:

    • Senior (Age 62+):  10% 
    • Youth  (Age 6-15):  10% 
    • Ages 5 & Under:  FREE

PARApro Membership - $199/month

Membership Includes:

 

Pricing:

  • $25 Registration Fee  (one-time fee when starting a new membership)
  • *$60 Annual Non-Resident Fee *(when applicable)-- Fee will be waived when members live or work in Tuscaloosa County. Fee is due on January 1 each year.
  • $199/month (billed on the 5th of each month)
    • Add additional family members for only $25/month.
  • Discounts Available:

    • Senior (Age 62+):  10% 
    • Youth  (Age 6-15):  10% 
    • Ages 5 & Under:  FREE