The City of Calera maintains a large city park with illuminated facilities for football, baseball, softball, tennis, and basketball. The park also features playground equipment, picnic pavilions, and hiking paths.
Calera is home to the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum; a three-block area, which features antique locomotives and railcars, a railroad museum, and excursion train rides.
"Thomas the Tank Engine" is an annual attraction, expected to draw crowds in excess of 20,000 this year. Come see the world renowned Heart of Dixie Railroad museum.