Classes, Programs & Events


The Cornelius Parks & Recreation 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. Please note Beginning September 1, 2021, operation of the Cornelius Arts Center will transfer from the Town of Cornelius to Cain Center for the Arts.

Get involved in sports leagues and athletic activities for youth, adults or seniors - there's always something going on.

Are you looking for ways to get in shape or keep fit? Look here!

Check out our variety of possibilities. 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 annually.

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

Online Registration
Most programs offer easy online registration!