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Athletic Field Reservations

No matter what your athletic interest, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation can accommodate with a field or court.  Parks and Recreation Centers contain softball fields, soccer fields, basketball courts (indoor and outdoor), tennis courts and disc golf courses. 

The Grady Cole Center has a football field that is host to a number of events such as Big Friday high school football. The Park and Recreation department also owns five area golf courses including  Renaissance Golf Course, The Tradition and Sunset Golf Course. 

To aid us in expediting your reservation requests, please review these forms prior to contacting staff:

Athletic Policies And Request Form

Insurance Requirements (COI Only)

After reviewing this information, please contact the staff member below responsible for the field you wish to reserve.


North Region: Ashton Counts

Ashton.Counts@MeckNC.gov
Hornets Nest Park Office
980-314-1186

Areas of Responsibility: Blythe Landing, Briarwood, Coulwood, Eastway, Friendship Sportsplex, Harrisburg Road, Hornets Nest, Kirk Farm Fields, Mallard Creek Park and High School, Nevin, Newell, Reedy Creek, RL Smith, Shuffletown, Sugaw Creek, Tuckaseegee.


Central Region: Kevin Ferrelli

Kevin.Ferrelli@MeckNC.gov
Freedom Park Office
980-314-1143

Areas of Responsibility: Alexander Street, Biddleville, Bryant, Camp Greene, Chantilly, Cherry, Clanton, EB Moore, Frazier, Freedom, Greenville, Grier Heights, Independence, Latta Park/Dilworth Elementary School, LC Coleman, Martin Luther King, Midwood, Pearl Street, Randolph Road, Revolution, Southside, Southview, Veterans.


South Region: Nick Fortier

Nicholas.Fortier@MeckNC.gov 
980-314-1591

Areas of Responsibility: Albemarle Road, Ballantyne, Berewick, Carmel Road, Colonel Francis Beatty, Elon, Flat Branch, Grayson Park/Naomi Drenan, Huntingtowne Farms, Idlewild Road, James Boyce, Jeff Adams Tennis Center, Kilborne, Mason Wallace, Marion Diehl, McAlpine Creek, McKee Road, Methodist Home, Park Road, Ramblewood, Renaissance, South Charlotte Middle School/Old Davie, Walker Branch Greenway, TM Winget, William R. Davie.


Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews: Matt Whirley

Matthew.Whirley@MeckNC.gov
980-314-7539

Manages the Sportsplex at Matthews. Amenities include 9 synthetic turf fields, 2 grass fields, and a 2500-seat grass stadium. All fields are multi-purpose fields that can accommodate a variety of sports: soccer, lacrosse, football, field hockey, rugby, etc. The stadium has a two-story field house with home, away, and referee locker rooms. The top floor of the field house is a 90-person conference room that is available to rent. The Sportsplex also has two playgrounds and approximately two miles of paved trails.


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