A park sponsored league offered for ages 5-14 was restarted in 2006 after an almost 15-year absence. Currently ages 5-6, 7-9, 10-11. and 12-14 divisions play with teams from Guin, Fayette, Sulligent, Red Bay, and Hamilton. Signup is held in early August, practices start in Late August and early September, and games begin mid-September through late October.
After Checking several of the mapping programs available online, we do not suggest using the directions they provide. The following are the best directions for reaching our park:
From I-65, take Exit 264. Go west on Daniel Payne Parkway to Coalburg Road. Turn right onto Coalburg Road. Follow it to Corridor X/I-22 west. Follow I-22 to Exit 30. Exit to the right and then turn left onto Alabama Hwy. 129 S. Go 2 miles to County Hwy. 14, turn right, go 3 miles and follow signs to Ivan K. Hill Park.
Take Alabama Hwy. 24 West. In Moulton, turn left onto Alabama Hwy. 33. Continue through Bankhead National Forest until you reach Double Sprngs. In Double Springs, turn right onto US Hwy. 278. Continue west through Natural Bridge. About 8 miles west of Natural Bridge, turn left onto Alabama Hwy. 129. You will travel through Brilliant. South of Brilliant, you will pass under I-22. Go 2 miles south of I-22 to County Hwy. 14. Turn right and go 3 miles and follow signs to Ivan K. Hill Park.
Park Day signals the start of the summer youth baseball and softball leagues. The day is marked by many games, good food and large crowds in the park. Park Day 2014 was held on a beautiful, sunny day with many people in the park enjoying the games.