Classes & Programs


The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department offers a variety of programs throughout the year for participants of all ages and abilities.


Take classes and workshops in an array of media, visit our gallery at the Cornelius Arts Center or find out more about our Public Art initiatives. 

Get involved in sports leagues for youth, adults or seniors - there's always something going on. Open gym opportunities, too!

Fitness Classes
Are you looking for ways to get in shape or keep fit? Try Tai Chi, Senior Fit Club, Stand Up Paddleboarding and more. 

Check out our variety of possibilities, including bridge and orchestra. Find ways for your teens to get involved in the community. 

Special Events
Celebrate the seasons with us, enjoy a free outdoor concert or movie, show off your special pooch at our All American Dog Show - there is so much to do.

Summer Camps
No excuses for your child to be bored during the summer - we offer over 100 full- and half-day summer camps each year.
Registration opens March 1 each year.

Therapeutic Recreation
We partner with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to provide programming to participants with any type of disability.