Huntersville parks and rec

Park visitors reach record levels in April

HUNTERSVILLE – In the last 14 months, conversations at many levels – including local government meetings as well as small-group social gatherings – have emphasized the value of having public outdoor venues offering an escape from COVID-related confinements. And as the region, country and world continue to crawl out from the restrictions related to the pandemic, there’s clear proof local […]

Huntersville park upgrades improve conditions, increase opportunities

HUNTERSVILLE – A few days before the ribbon-cutting celebration was held on the new artificial turf fields at Richard Barry Park, a positive aspect of the partnership project between the town and the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club (CISC) had already been demonstrated. The weekend prior to the Nov. 17 ceremonies, the remnants of a tropical system had drenched the region, […]

Virus impacts Lake Norman region’s popular summer camp programs

A week into North Carolina’s COVID-19 Phase 2 re-openings, recreation departments are forging ahead with summer camp plans with the clear understanding it will not be business as usual. Factoring in limitations on group sizes and available facilities with the logistics associated with offering camps complying with social distancing, enhanced cleaning and general conduct guidelines is a challenge recreation administrators […]