30 Gates Mill St. NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

5 Tips for Making Friends in a New Neighborhood

5 Tips for Making Friends in a New Neighborhood

5 Tips for Making Friends in a New Neighborhood

If you are moving to Moderne at Providence, then we hope that you feel warmly welcomed. Some people who are new to the area, however, find it challenging to make new friends regardless of where they move. If you are one of them, then consider these tips.

Sign Up for Sports

If you are athletic, then consider signing up for sports. The City of Huntsville sponsors leagues in several different sports including basketball and softball. If you ever wanted to throw an ax competitively, then contact the Civil Axe Throwing league or the Rockaxe Throwing Club. If you love flag football, contact the Huntsville Flag Football. Alternatively, if Frisbee is more your speed, talk to the Ultimate League or the Rocket City Chain Gang. Alternatively, Top Golf and X-Golf both offer adult golf leagues. This is just a partial list of the possibilities, and most warmly welcome people who share their athletic interests.


There are many great places to volunteer in Huntsville. You can make new friends while helping others who need a hand up. A great place to get connected with volunteer organizations is by contacting The Volunteer Center. They will help you identify your interest and connect you with a group needing your skillsets like the Girls Inc. of Huntsville, Huntsville-Madison County Senior Citizens Center or Ditto Landing.

Take a Class

There are many opportunities in the Huntsville area to take a class regardless of your interests. For example, if you want to know more about gardening, consider taking a class at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens or if you want to learn a new art technique, then consider taking classes at the Huntsville Museum of Art. The colleges in the area often make a great way to brush up on skills in your field. Something exciting is always happening at the Huntsville Madison County Public Libraries including book clubs, computer classes, and crafts.

Attend Meetups

There are several active Meetup groups in Huntsville. For example, you can go on an outdoor adventure with Outdoors South, learn to play Python with Huntsville Python Users Group or join the Huntsville Wine Meetup. These special groups are designed to help you meet new people who have the same interests that you have in life.

Enjoy Cultural Event

There are many cultural events held in Huntsville, and people who attend often have similar interests. Go to one and strike up a conversation with someone there. For example, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra regularly puts on events like their pop and chamber symphony series. The Huntsville Ballet performs regularly, and the Madison County Band performs often.

When you choose The Moderne at Providence apartments for rent in Huntsville, AL to be your new home, then you will be close to all these events. The great news is that you may not even need to leave the complex because the internet café, outdoor kitchen and swimming pool are all popular gathering places at these apartments for rent in Huntsville AL where you can meet new people.

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30 Gates Mill St NW, Huntsville, AL 35806