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Mallard Creek Recreation Center

For the health and safety of our staff and visitors, Mecklenburg County is limiting access to many county facilities due to the current COVID-19 health concern.  All Recreation, Nature, Aquatic Centers as well as playgrounds and other mass gathering spots are closed until further notice. At this time we are cancelling upcoming programs, events, and parties.  We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you again once this health concern has passed.

2530 Johnston-Oehler Road 
Charlotte, NC 28269
Phone: 980-314-1121
Fax: 704-548-1330

 Hours of Operation

Monday & Wednesday: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:45 pm

Friday: 8:00 am  - 7:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Upcoming Holidays:
Please note we are closed on the following holidays:  Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. At other times we may close early or have an abbreviated schedule. Please call ahead as our voicemail will have a message about closings.

Inclement weather: Please call ahead to see if we are operating on a normal schedule and if classes/programs are being held.


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

Senior Nutrition Site:

·         Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

·         Fun, Fellowship and a place to eat healthy meals.

·         Mecklenburg County Residents 60 years of age and above

·         For more information contact Stephanie Belton at 980-314-1147.

Features and Amenities - This 20,000 square-foot facility offers:

  • Full-Size Gymnasium
  • Computer Lab
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Playroom
  • Multi-purpose Rooms
  • Shower Facilities

Book your next event with us. We are a great place to have your birthday parties, baby & wedding showers, anniversary parties, family reunions and meetings. Call the center at 980-314-1121 for facility pricing and availability.

Upcoming Events & Programs

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

Youth Sports Leagues: Registration for flag football and soccer begins July 1st.  Basketball registration begins on October 1st. Baseball and Track registration begins February 1st. Our sports leagues utilize volunteer coaches! If you are interested in being a volunteer coach, please let us know.

Preschool Programs: Preschool classes/programs are conducted September - May. Please note that pre-registration is required. Registration for September through November programs begins on August 1st. Registration for December through February program begins on November 1st. Registration for March through May programs begins on February 1st!

Summer Camp: Registration begins February 10, 2020

 For more information email us at


Gym & Playroom Schedule 

Because the gym and playroom schedule can change due to programming and reservations, please call ahead before coming to the center.

 Playroom is free of charge and open to the public except for the times that it is rented out for private events. May we suggest calling ahead to make sure the playroom is available. Don’t forget your socks!  Children must have socks on to play in the playroom.

Children must be under 48" tall to use the playroom. No food or drink is allowed in the playroom. You are welcome to enjoy your snack in the seating area in our lobby.

** please note from June 17 - August 23, the playroom will close from 3:30-5:30 pm Monday through Friday for summer camp usage. Thank you!!




 We are always looking for volunteers to serve as coaches for our youth athletics, basketball, soccer, flag football and baseball. If you are interested in being a coach, please contact us at the center at 980-314-1121.











Office Location:

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


Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



close alertCounty services are operating at a limited capacity. Questions about COVID-19? Call Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400