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Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Site

Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Site is housed inside of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School

500 Bilmark Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28213


Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 3:30pm-8:30pm

Friday: 3:30pm-6:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours of Operation (June 21 - Aug 26)
  • Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-8:30pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed 

2022 Holidays - Facilities Closed

Good Friday - Friday, April 15

Easter Sunday - Sunday, April 17

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30

Juneteenth - Monday, June 20

Independence Day - Monday, July 4

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 Gym
  • Classroom

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


For more information call 980-314-1124 or email us at 

> Get Directions  or follow turn-by turn instructions below:

  • From Sugar Creek Road, turn into the Hidden Valley Community at the light at Hidden Valley Road (right if approaching from North Tryon Street, left if approaching from I-85). Follow Hidden Valley Rd. until it dead ends into Cinderella Road. Turn left on Cinderella and follow it until it dead ends into Bilmark Avenue. Turn right on Bilmark and you will see a bridge leading through the woods and up the hill to Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School.


Office Location:

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


Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.