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​​​ Bette Rae Thomas​ Recreation Center

2921 Tuckaseegee Road,

Charlotte NC 28208
980-314-1111 (Phone)
704-432-3083 (Fax) 

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Click here to sign up for one of our many programs.

Whether you're looking to host a family reunion or a small workshop you've found the place! Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center offers something for almost everyone. From a spacious, light filled multipurpose room seating 120 to a Senior room with a flat screen TV and gas fireplace we've got it very reasonable rates. Stop by for a tour today.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday:  8:00am - 8:30pm

Friday: 8:00am-6:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm                 

Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Summer Hours of Operation (Aug 27 - Sep 4)
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-7:30pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

2022 Holidays - Facilities Closed

Labor Day - Monday, September 5

Veterans Day - Friday, November 11

Thanksgiving Eve - Wednesday, November 23 (Close at 6pm)

Thanksgiving Day & Day After - Thursday, November 24 - Friday November 25

Christmas - Friday, December 23 - Tuesday, December 27

 Features and Amenities

Full-Size Gymnasium, Multi-Purpose Rooms, Youth Activity Room, Classroom, Computer Room, Senior Room, 
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       Fitness Center photo

Bette Rae Thomas Fitness Center offers a great economical way to get fit and healthy. We are focused on giving our members the most value for their money. That means equipment and workout space that is clean, safe and comfortable, not to mention close to home.

Fees for Fitness Admissions and Passes

Recreation Center Programs: (Please go to eparks to register for programs and to see a complete listing of our programs)


  • 4 Treadmills
  • 3 Dual Elliptical
  • 3 Recumbent Bikes
  • 1 Upright Bike

Free Weights:

  • 5-75 lb Dumbbells
  • Flat Bench
  • Adjustable Bench
  • Roman Curl Bench

Resistance Training Equipment:

  • Abdominal Crunch
  • Adductor/Abductor
  • Leg Press
  • Chest Press
  • Shoulder Press
  • Lat Row
  • Lower Back Extension
  • Triceps Extension
  • Bicep Curl


  • 2 mounted T.V's
  • Mirrored Walls
  • Stability Balls
  • Medicine Balls
  • Weight Jump Ropes

Fitness Services:

    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM – 8:00PM

    Friday: 8:00AM – 5:30PM

    Saturday:  9:00AM – 4:30PM

    Sunday: 1:00PM – 4:30PM


    Office Location:

    Mecklenburg County
    Park and Recreation
    5841 Brookshire Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28216


    Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.