The Brewton Area YMCA provides recreational opportunities for everyone. With an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, basketball courts, an indoor walking track, a weight room and multiple baseball fields, the “Y” accommodates several activities simultaneously throughout the year. Also available for members are aerobics, weight training, yoga and Pilates classes.
In addition to the nursery, which provides daytime child care while adults are enjoying free time, the YMCA boasts one of the best local preschool programs. After-school and summertime programs are also sponsored by the “Y” for children of all ages.
Sports teams and classes are held throughout the year. T-ball, soccer, swim instruction, ballet and martial arts are just a few of the opportunities provided for the young people at the “Y.”
The City of Brewton maintains the Dogwood Hills facility, which contains a public golf course, playground, tennis courts and public swimming pool. The public is welcome to enjoy the outdoors at the fabulous park. The downtown City Park is a wonderful leisure spot and Burnt Corn Creek Park has a beautiful bike path and walking trail. Sportsman Park, O’Bannon Park and Alco Park are also available for adults and children to enjoy. A pleasant 18-hole golf course is located at the Country Club of Brewton. Designed by the famed Jerry Pate, the golf course is the pride of many Brewton residents. Also available at the Country Club are tennis courts, a swimming pool and play area.
In addition to possessing Fort Crawford Park, the City of East Brewton recently constructed three new ball fields and four tennis court areas. Also, a new game room facility was erected downtown for residents to enjoy.
Football is major entertainment in Brewton and East Brewton. The T.R. Miller Tigers and W.S. Neal Eagles provide excellent athletic accomplishments every season. T.R. Miller has been a frequent contender for the State Championship title. Every Friday night in the fall, the football stadiums are packed with cheering fans. The half-time shows are also a great draw featuring the award-winning T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal High School bands. Both schools boast outstanding athletes in other departments as well, including track, baseball, softball, tennis, golf, volleyball and basketball. Each game or event is an opportunity to be entertained by our local athletes.