Auburn Parks and Recreation has opened its new eSports Room at the Frank Brown Recreation Center. The room has three 82-inch TVs and three game consoles, including:
• Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Switch Online
• Playstation 5 with Playstation Now subscription
• Xbox Series X with Game Pass subscription.
• All games are Teen ESRB restricted.
The eSports Room is available for use by those who live, work or attend school in Auburn. A membership is required.
There is no initial cost for an eSports room membership card. However, replacement cards cost $25. The membership card is non-transferable and can only be used by the card holder.
Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult while using the eSports room, and both the child and the parent/guardian must have a membership card.
Memberships can be obtained at the Harris Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A membership application, including a list of acceptable proof of residency documents, is available on the Parks and Recreation website at www.auburnalabama.org/parks.
The eSports room is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.
The Frank Brown Recreation Center is located at 235 Opelika Road. For more information on the eSports room, call 334-501-2962.
Daddy Daughter Date Night tickets
The 32nd annual Daddy Daughter Date Night is quickly approaching. Daddy Daughter Date Night (DDDN) 2022 will be held at the Auburn Junior High School Fieldhouse Gym (new gym).
DDDN 2022 will be held Friday, Feb. 11, and Saturday, Feb. 12, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each night.
This year’s theme is “Confi-DANCE” and will feature a neon and black & white color scheme. Come and dance the night away with your father figur. Enjoy food, music and dancing, have your photo taken and visit with special guests.
Ticket holders are reminded that tickets are only valid for the night they are purchased. Tickets are non-transferable and cannot be resold or given to another family. All ticket sales for the event are final. Tickets are on now sale at auburnalabama.org/parks.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Kaufman at 334-501-2939.
Membership card requirement for free play basketball, racquetball
Auburn Parks and Recreation will require membership cards for free play basketball and racquetball beginning Monday, Jan. 31.
Free play basketball and racquetball at Frank Brown Recreation Center are open free of charge to citizens who live, work or attend school within the city limits of Auburn and to non-citizens for a one-time $25 fee.
A membership must be acquired for free play basketball and racquetball regardless of age. Replacement cards will cost $25 regardless of residency. The membership card is non-transferable and can only be used by the card holder.
You must be at least 13 years of age to participate in free play basketball and 15 years of age to participate in racquetball.
Children ages 13-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian at the time of application.
Memberships can be obtained at the Harris Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To view a membership application, including a list of acceptable proof of residency documents, visit auburnalabama.org/parks/facilities/frank-brown-rec-center.
Frank Brown Recreation Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.
NAMI East Alabama meeting
NAMI East Alabama, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, 714 E. Glenn Ave. in Auburn.
NAMI supports families dealing with mental illness through mutual support, education, and advocacy. There will be a time for sharing. The public is invited.