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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|Registration for the 2022 Fall Flag Football League has begun! This league is open to boys and girls ages 6-15. The cost is $95 for Cornelius residents and $115 for non-residents. Registration is open through Friday, September 2, at noon.
We are also seeking volunteer coaches - read more!
Celebrate the end of summer and kick off the 2022-23 school year at our annual Back 2 School Bash & Outdoor Movie, Sing 2. Gates open at 6 p.m. with fun, family games and entertainment, as well as a Gaga Tournament for ages 7-12! Movie starts at dusk, approximately 8:15 p.m. Don't forget your lawn chairs or blankets! Saturday, August 20, at Robbins Park. Free!
|Register now for Young Explorers! In this program, children ages 7-12 will investigate creatures that live in soil and wood, learn to identify local birds, plants, and wildflowers, investigate native trees, and cast for catfish and brim. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings at Robbins Park starting September 6, led by Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists.|
|View our list of Athletics, Fitness Classes & Recreation programs. Register now for the next sessions of our popular fitness classes including Tai Chi, Camp Gladiator, Stand Up Paddleboarding, or drop in for Cardio Funk!|
|Kids are invited to join the Charlotte Independence at Bailey Road Park on Saturday, August 27, 10-11:15 a.m., for Soccer is Fun, a free soccer clinic for ages 4-11. Read more and register now!|
|The Cornelius Arts Center is now managed by Cain Center for the Arts. Visit their site to read more about classes, concerts, events, exhibits, and more for all ages!|
|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 & partial-day summer camps, fitness classes, and more.|
|We offer a variety of Parks, Recreation Centers, and Trails & Greenways for your enjoyment. Read more about renting a shelter, field or court.|