Parks & Recreation
The Cornelius Parks & Recreation Department works to enhance the lives of citizens and visitors by providing exceptional parks, greenways, and community experiences, from sports leagues and fitness classes to summer camps and family events. Don't see what you like? Make a suggestion!
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|The Towns of Cornelius and Davidson are excited to bring back Youth Basketball for our 24th year! The standard registration period is now closed for the 2021-2022 season, though a few spaces remain for some divisions. Our league is for boys and girls, ages 5-14.
COVID-19 IMPACTS: Due to Mecklenburg County and CMS requirements, all players, coaches, spectators, referees, etc., must wear a mask while indoors unless a medical or behavioral condition or disability exception applies. Children under age 5 are also exempt.
|We are excited for the 2nd year of our popular Polar Bear Edition of Flag Football! This league provides a fun, non-contact football program for boys and girls ages 6-15. Registration is open now through December 29. Practices will begin the week of January 10, with game play on Mondays evenings beginning January 17. $85 for residents of Cornelius/$105 for non-residents.
|Throughout this holiday season, we invite you to come out any night of the week to view our beautiful Town tree, located on the back lawn at Town Hall. Feel free to take your family photos or just relax and enjoy!|
|View our list of Athletics, Fitness Classes & Recreation programs. Register now for the next sessions of our popular fitness classes including Tai Chi, Active Living Fit Club, and Yoga for Youth, or enjoy Cardio Funk!|
|Open Track Nights are available three nights per week, 6-8 p.m. James Hoyt Wilhelm Park's 1/4-mi walking track will be lighted on Mondays and Bailey Road Park's regulation track will be lighted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, both open to the public for your enjoyment. Come and enjoy a safe place to walk or run!|
|Looking for a unique gift for friends or family? A gift certificate from Cornelius Parks & Recreation is always the right size! Gift certificates can be used for full-day and partial-day summer camps, fitness classes & more.|
|We offer a variety of Parks, Recreation Centers, and Trails & Greenways for your enjoyment. Read more about renting a shelter, field or court.|
As we welcome you back into our facilities & programs, we want you to know what we are doing to keep you safe.
We are: Following state & local guidelines | Limiting program sizes | Doing extra cleaning | Setting up to allow for social distancing | Offering hand sanitizer and/or handwashing in all facilities | Using a registration system for select programs
You can help by: Staying home if you are sick | Following signage | Washing your hands | Wearing a mask while indoors or when social distancing cannot be maintained | Registering for programs online or over the phone @ 704-892-6031 x160
Join Cornelius P&R and Mecklenburg County P&R Saturday, December 11, 12pm, for the dedication of the new 1.6-mile extension of the existing McDowell Creek Greenway. to be held at the North Trail Head @ Magnolia Estates Dr., 8480 Magnolia Estates Dr. Additional Info...
The Town of Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department is seeking Statements of Qualifications for engineering, surveying, and design for Legion Park Stormwater Repairs. Deadline to submit is Friday, December 10, 2021, at 2 p.m. Read on...