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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|Register boys and girls ages 7-14 for our Youth Yoga classes, where participants can improve their self-confidence, mood, and concentration and decrease anxiety and stress levels through stretching. Taught by Tiny Blooms Yoga, these sessions are held outdoors at Legion Park on Thursdays starting September 29.|
|The 22nd Annual All American Dog Show, has been cancelled for October 1 due to Tropical Storm Ian. The NEW DATE is Sunday, October 9, 3-6 p.m. Early bird registration is open now! No charge to attend, just to register your furry friend in some of the ten fun contests, such as Fluffiest Coat, Best Trick, or Spectacular Spots. Enjoy a day of dog-related entertainment, vendors, and more!|
|Registration for our 25th season of the Cornelius-Davidson Youth Basketball League opens on Saturday, October 1, for Cornelius and Davidson residents, and on Saturday, October 8, for residents of all towns. Practice begin in late November for this very popular winter league. For girls ages 5-14 and boys ages 5-16.|
|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, and Kids Yoga, or drop in for Cardio Funk!|
|Join us on Saturday, October 8, 9-10:30 a.m. for our Outdoor Adventures: Urban Hike! From the Town Hall Lawn, we will head over to the Antiquity Greenway with members of Heads Up Cornelius, talking about opportunities to walk in downtown Cornelius, pedestrian safety, and our greenway initiatives, and Laura Domingo, a naturalist with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, providing information about flora and fauna along the way. Pre-registration is encouraged!
|It's time to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Laketoberfest! Come on out to Bailey Road Park on Saturday, October 15, 4-9 p.m., for live performances from Groove Machine and Unknown Artist, over a dozen local craft breweries, NC wine and cider, and a variety of food trucks, vendors, and concessions, plus our Kids Zone, axe throwing, and more. Admission, parking, and shuttle service are free. NO PETS allowed at this event.
|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.|