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June 2012
Park and Recreation offers something for everyone this summer!
 

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 Double Oaks  
 Double Oaks  
PARK AND REC OFFERS FREE SWIM LESSONS THIS SUMMER AT THE OUTDOOR POOLS

Park and Recreation will offer free swim lessons for youth this summer at both Cordelia and Double Oaks outdoor pools. Registration will be accepted each Wednesday, starting at noon, for the following week only and must be completed in-person at the pool of your choice. The outdoor pools will also offer daily programs throughout the summer, so contact each pool to for a complete schedule.

"GO SKATEBOARDING DAY" AT GRAYSON SKATEPARK

Skateboarders across Mecklenburg County are invited to celebrate Go Skateboarding Day at Grayson Skatepark on Thursday, June 21 from noon - 6 p.m. The event will feature contests, skate demos, raffles and live music as well as a canned food drive benefiting Charlotte Emergency Housing. Participants who donate will receive $1 off admission (admission is $2 County-youth; $5 out-of-County youth; $5 County-Adult; and $8 out-of-County adult). All skaters must wear elbow/knee pads and helmets at all times. For those under 18 years of age, a waiver must be signed to participate. Event sponsors include: vitaminwater, Black Sheep Skate Shop and Sun and Ski Sports.

DISCOVER LATTA PLANTATION NATURE PRESERVE ON A SEGWAY!

These two-wheeled personal transporters are a fun way to get out and see the wildlife, natural areas, and trails of Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, 5226 Sample Road in Huntersville. Highlights include Shady Trail, Buzzard Rock Trail, Laura's Trail and gorgeous views of Mt. Island Lake. Tours are offered the first and third weekends of each month (9 a.m. - noon and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.) through October.

   Disc Golf
  2012 Disc Golf World Championships
DISC GOLF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS COMING TO CHARLOTTE JULY 14-21

This summer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg will host the 2012 Disc Golf World Championships at various parks throughout the region. More than 1,000 professional and amateur players from around the world will compete for the title of World Champion on 11 courses including; Idlewild, Hornet’s Nest, Kilborne, Renaissance, Nevin, Eastway, Sugaw, Elon, Winget, R.L. Smith and Reedy Creek. The championships for each division will be held on Saturday, July 21 at Hornet’s Nest Park. In addition to the tournament, a skills competition will take place at Renaissance Park on July 15. For more information, visit www.charlottedgc.com




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