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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|Game schedules are now posted for the Cornelius Flag Football 2021 fall league. We have a few more spaces available for boys and girls ages 6-14. The cost is $85 for Cornelius residents and $105 for non-resident. Call us ASAP at 704-892-6031 x160 if you want your child to play!
|Register today for our NEW yoga program for boys and girls ages 5-14 provided by Tiny Blooms Yoga. Six-week sessions of Kids Yoga (ages 5-10) and Tweens Yoga (ages 10-14) will meet on Monday evenings, September 20 through October 25. Resident fees - $75; Non-resident fees - $92. Learn more!|
|Bring your chairs and blankets to Robbins Park on Friday, September 24, for a free outdoor movie, The Croods: A New Age. The movie begins at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m. Concessions available for purchase.|
|Are you ready for a paw-some time? Join us for the 21st Annual All American Dog Show at Robbins Park on Saturday, October 2, 3-6 p.m.! Take advantage of early-bird registration for $8, or you can register on the day of the event for $12. Registration includes entry into the All American Dog contest as well as two (2) additional contests of your choice. In addition to fun contests, visitors are able to enjoy pet-related vendor tents, concessions, and children’s activities.
|Join CPRD and Lake Norman Wild life Conservationists for Hooked on Cornelius, Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at the Robbins Park upper pond. This free fishing event is for boys and girls ages 7-12. Parents/guardians are encouraged to participate with their children. Fishing rods will be available for participant use during the event. Pre-registration is required.|
|View our list of Athletics, Fitness Classes & Recreation programs. Register now for the next sessions of our popular fitness classes, or enjoy adult open gym nights for basketball or pickleball. Plus, Cardio Funk is back on Saturdays!|
|Have you heard? Cain Center for the Arts is now offering visual arts classes at the Cornelius Arts Center, with Fall A & B adult and youth programs, plus the return of drop-in art!
|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 @ cornelius.org/pr or over the phone @ 704-892-6031 x160