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Elon Recreation Center

11401 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-540-2426
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For More Information on Programs and Rentals please contact ElonRecreationCenter@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov


The recreation center is inside Elon Park, at the end of the main road through the park.


Elon Recreation Center

Features and Amenities:

  • Gymnasium
  • 3 Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Multi-purpose field
  • Baseball field
  • Walking trail
  • Pond for fishing (NC State fishing license required)

Our Staff:
Facility Manager I: Carla Hoover
Recreation Specialist: Katy Keller
Recreation Attendants: Nathan Preval, Allen Jordan, Terry Young, Paige Eddens



Upcoming Programs: 

Elon Recreation Center offers ongoing programs for children and adults such as cardio funk, fencing and much more. Visit Eparks to sign up for one of these or one of our many other programs.

 
Youth Athletics: Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation offers a wide variety of athletic programs to youth participants throughout the year. All youth athletics programs are Recreation Center based and take place at various parks and recreation centers throughout Mecklenburg County.  For more information on Youth Athletics and information on how to register please visit the Youth Athletics Page.
 
Senior Yoga Classes: For anyone looking for a more gentle workout.  Includes meditation and breathing exercises, postures for building strength and lots of stretching.  Appropriate for beginners or more experienced students. Instructor Kathy Sherwin
Thursdays 10:00am - 11:15am
$5.00 per class
First Class April 24, 2014

CURRENT PROGRAMS!

CARDIO FUNK!  
This cardio intense class will you have learn new dance moves will burning calories! These dance routines are easy to follow while they challenge your fitness. For more information, please contact Lem Houston at justrelaxmnc@yahoo.com
Class times: Tuesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm  $5 per class
 
 
 
INSANITY® uses a method called Max Interval Training. It's not your typical interval workout. You'll do cardio and plyometric drills with intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training. It all happens in long bursts of maximum-intensity exercises with short periods of rest so you can burn up to 1,000 calories in an hour.
There are MODIFICATIONS demonstrated during class to make this workout acceptable for all fitness levels. Bring a towel, mat, water, and get ready to dig deep and push yourself past your limits!
Wednesdays from 7-8pm
First Class $5
Single Class $7
5 Class Package available for $25
Credit/Debit cards accepted
 
Zumba
This fun, exciting fitness class is a great way to get in shape while having fun! Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes providing you with body sculpting movements and easy to follow dance steps! For more information, please contact Crystal March at 980-37-9606 or Crystal.A.March@BankofAmerica.com
Class times: Thursdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Fee: $5.00
 
 

What's Going on at Elon Recreation Center:

PRESCHOOL

Little Tykes Art
Have fun learning and creating, while making theme related crafts. (Note: class dates with special holiday themes.)
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times:  Mondays, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Class dates:  April 14 (Holiday), April 28, May 12
 
Mini Chefs
Children will have fun getting messy while following recipes and creating healthy foods. Each child will receive a recipe card.
Fee: $4.00 Per Class 
Class times:  Thursdays, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Class dates:  April 10, May 8
 
Ray Play
Play with a variety of interactive, age-appropriate toys and games while listening to music. Children will enjoy circle time with a story. Parental participation required.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times: Mondays & Thursdays, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Class dates: Mondays: February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5
Thursdays: April 17, May 15
 
Little Tykes Painting
Get messy and creative with paint. Clothing may get stained - dress appropriately. Parent guided class.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times: Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Class dates: May 1
 
Ray’s Storytime
Ray’s story time adventures which will include reading a featured book each class and then children making crafts from the story and about the characters.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times: Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Class dates: April 1, April 15, May 6
 
Ray Fit Play
Tots will use their endless energy to engage in structured activities designed to enhance motor skills, balance, hand-eye coordination and overall fitness. Parental participation is required.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times: Mondays, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Class dates: April 21, May 19
 
Easter Egg Mania
Calling all children ages 2 – 10! Come out to celebrate with us during our annual Easter Egg Hunt! We are excited to announce that we will have a special guest in attendance this year, Mr. Eddie the Easter Bunny! There will be crafts to enjoy, games to be played, and an Easter Egg Hunt you won’t forget. The Egg Hunt will be broken down by times and age groups. Rain or Shine!
**Pre-Registration is required**
Egg Hunt Times:
Ages 2-6   10:30am
Ages 7-10  11:15am
Fee: $1.00 Per Child  Class date: Saturday, April 19, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Ray’s Holidays
Join us for a monthly holiday party.  Some holidays may be well known others may be a wacky holiday.  We will have arts, crafts and snacks.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class  Class times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Class dates:
Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day)
Tuesday, May 20 (Meck Dec. Day)
 
 

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Homeschool PE
Students will be exposed to a variety of physical fitness activities as they develop motor skills and learn the basic lead up skills to different sports such as baseball, tennis, basketball.
Fee: $2.00 Per Class 
Class times: Tuesday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Class dates: April 8, April 29, May 13, May 27
 
Fencing
This program allows students to acquire the values and techniques of fencing. For more information, please email
Adam Kuchavik at fencer1775@aol.com
Class times: Mondays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Karate
Come learn safety through karate in a fun, safe structured and disciplined environment. For more information,
please call Michael Mason at 704-341-1713 or email MichaelMason@me.com
Class times: Mondays 4:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Wednesdays 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Fridays 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturdays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Community School of the Arts
Community School of the Arts welcomes you to their private music lesson program. Students may begin lessons at any time during the fall, spring or summer semesters. For more information, please contact To register for programs call 704-377-4187 or go online to www.csarts.org.
  
Engineering for Kids
We put the excitement in S.T.E.M. education by offering hands-on-learning for children ages 7 to 14 through FUN activities. The variety of programming is extraordinary! For more information regarding these classes,
please contact Lynn Monteith at 803-448-6171 or Charlotte@EngineeringforKids.net
Civil Engineering: (Ages 7-14)
Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm 3/27 - 5/8
Saturdays 10:00am - 11:00am 3/29 - 5/10
Lego® Robotics Mindstorms: (Ages 7-14)
Thursdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm 3/27 - 5/8
Lego® Robotics Advance: Rescue Robots (Ages 7-14)
Saturday 11:00am - 12:30pm

ADULT PROGRAMS:

Insanity
Come join our live Insanity classes that are fast paced and fun for group fitness settings!
Please contact Ryan Bates for more information at rbates729@yahoo.com
Class times: Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Zumba
This fun, exciting fitness class is a great way to get in shape while having fun! Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes providing you with body sculpting movements and easy to follow dance steps! For more information, please contact Crystal March at 980-37-9606 or Crystal.A.March@BankofAmerica.com
Class times: Thursdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm
 
Cardio Funk
This cardio intense class will you have learn new dance moves will burning calories! These dance routines are easy to follow while they challenge your fitness. For more information, please contact Lem Houston at justrelaxmnc@yahoo.com
Class times: Tuesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
 

 

Basketball Games



Rental Rates:

 

Gym Rental  $51/hour 
Larger Multi-Purpose Room (30-35 people)  $41/hour 
Small Multi-Purpose Room (20-25 people)  $20/hour 

 



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