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  1. Keeping Cool: Resources Available July 9 and 10 During Period of Extreme Heat

    On Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10, additional resources will be available in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to help vulnerable residents cope with the extreme heat.

  2. Keeping Cool: Facilities and Resources Available to Mecklenburg County Residents

    As summer temperatures continue to rise, Mecklenburg County, the City of Charlotte, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management Office (CMEMO), and homeless service providers are working together to support the needs of the community.

  3. Park and Recreation Offers Free Fans to Seniors for Summer 2024

    Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is helping local seniors and adults who receive disability income stay cool this summer by offering free box fans.

  4. Mecklenburg County’s Free Sundown Sounds Concert Series Returns This Summer

    Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s free summer concert series, Sundown Sounds, will return to stages this summer. With a range of genres, from R&B to classic rock, beach music, funk and more, the concert series offers sounds everyone can enjoy.

  5. Spend Summer 2024 at Mecklenburg County’s Outdoor Water Attractions

    Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s outdoor water attractions will kick off summertime hours and operations on May 25. Start planning how your family will spend this summer at Mecklenburg County spraygrounds, pools and beaches.

  6. Update Extreme Weather: Power Outage - Valerie C. Woodard Center Remains Closed

    Update: Only Valerie C. Woodard Center remains closed today, Thursday May 9, 2024. 

  7. Mecklenburg County to Host Community Event, Panel Discussion for Latta Place

     Mecklenburg County invites residents to attend a community event and panel discussion for the historic Latta Place project.  

  8. Fun in the Sun: Get Ready to Register for Mecklenburg County Summer Camps

    Start planning your summer by marking your calendar for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation summer camp registration. Registration for camps will open March 5-7.  

  9. Park and Recreation Launches a Spring Youth Pickleball League

    The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is starting off 2024 with a new youth pickleball league.  

  10. 2024 Mecklenburg County Senior Games and SilverArts Registration to Open Feb. 5

    Established to promote health and wellness for people 50 years old and up, the annual Mecklenburg County Senior Games and SilverArts provide a forum to meet new people, enjoy healthy competition, be creative, and, most importantly, to HAVE FUN! Will you be the winner of the next annual Senior Games?