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  1. 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.  

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Middle Schools Girls Invited to Join First Flag Football League by Park and Recreation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

    The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Athletics have teamed up to host the first flag football league for middle school girls this fall.

  8. Park and Recreation Helps Residents Anticipate Future Park Projects

    The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is making it easier for neighbors to know when land near them is purchased and planned for future parks or nature preserves.

  9. Honoring a Legacy: Mecklenburg County, Alumni Foundation Celebrate Second Ward High School’s 100th Anniversary

    Residents are invited to join Mecklenburg County and the Second Ward High School Alumni Foundation on July 15 for Tiger Day, a free centennial celebration of Charlotte’s first high school for Black students.

  10. Park and Recreation Offers Free Fans to Seniors This Summer

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