The recreational opportunities in and around Chambers County, Alabama are wide reaching. If you enjoy living life outdoors, Chambers County offers plentiful opportunities for exceptional hunting, fishing and golfing. The county’s location also offers prime access to both major college and professional sporting events.
Our community also hosts numerous annual events throughout the year. Valley is home to the famous Christmas Merry-Go-Round each winter, LaFayette hosts two Professional Cowboy Association rodeos each spring and fall at the state-of-the-art Chambers County Agricultural Park, and the county schools offer some of the best high school sports action in the state.
The City of Valley’s 54,000 square-foot community center has many features, including an indoor pool, two racquetball courts, two gyms that can be opened into a large meeting room to serve as a community center, a fitness center, game room, catering/kitchen, and indoor walking track.
In 2015, Point University was gifted the Riverside Country Club, a golf, tennis, dining and events center located in Lanett. As home to the Point Skyhawks golf team, the course provides a top-notch practice facility and a challenging course for competitive match play.
The Chambers County Lake is a 183-acre public fishing lake made possible by the combined efforts and cooperation of the people of Chambers County and the Alabama Department of Conservation. It is located five miles southeast of LaFayette on Chambers County Road 83. Amenities at the lake include a boat ramp, fishing pier, restrooms, concessions (bait, tackle and snacks), and a primitive camping site.
The Chattahoochee River forms the southeastern border of Alabama and Georgia, and is divided by a series of dams, including West Point Dam. It offers exceptional fishing, paddling and hiking. Valley partnered with The Trust for Public Land to create a paddling trail along a beautiful, 52-mile stretch of the river. The Blueway Water Trail includes launch points, portages, and camp spots for canoeists, paddle boarders, and kayakers.
Penton Raceway is a 3/8-mile clay oval that hosts weekly dirt track racing throughout the spring and summer. Located just north of LaFayette, the track is locally owned and hosts several racing divisions including, Bandits, Hobby, Limited Sportsman, and Crate Late Models. Special events include NeSmith Super Late Model Series, Sprint Cars and the Alabama Crate Mini Series.
City of Valley Merry-Go-Round December 1st – 26th contact Laurie Blount at the Community Center, 334-756-5281