News and Announcements
The latest from Park and Recreation
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.
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?
Celebrate Black History Month with Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is celebrating Black History Month in February with several events that honor the legacy of Black Americans in Mecklenburg County and beyond.
Reedy Creek Greenway Construction Progresses With Tree, Brush Clearing
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation has started clearing trees and brush to prepare for the construction of a new greenway through Reedy Creek Park and along Reedy Creek Nature Preserve.
County Holds Youth Resource Fair for Middle and High Schoolers
The Community Engagement Task Group (CETG) will hold its first Youth Resource Fair on Saturday.
City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to Host Corridors Connect Event Series
Corridors Connect provides opportunities for connectivity, health and wellness, and celebration of community by turning a one-mile stretch of neighborhood street into a park for a day.
Ramsey Creek Beach Closed Labor Day Weekend Due to Elevated Bacteria Levels
Ramsey Creek Beach will be closed Labor Day weekend due to elevated bacteria levels. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services tests water quality at the beach weekly. We suspect the elevated bacteria is a result of the heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Idalia.
Keeping Cool: Facilities and Resources Available to Help Residents
As summer temperatures continue to rise into the 90s, 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.