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Park and Recreation Commissioners

Current Park and Recreation Commissioners
Front Row:  Rufus Kearney (South Region - 3), Ann Harrison (North Region - 1), Megan Gregory (At Large), Sarah Kennard (Central Region - 1), Dr. W. Blanche Penn (Chair), Apryl Lewis (Central Region - 2)
Back Row:  Kip Kiser (Central Region - 3), Brian Cox (At Large), Mark Loflin (Vice Chair/South District - 2), Paul Freestone (Executive Secretary), George Berger (North Region - 2), Charles Kitchen (South Region - 1)

PRC Documents

Meeting Minutes Archive

Resolution restructuring the PRC

The Park and Recreation Commission is charged with advising the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners of all matters affecting recreation programs, personnel, finances and in acquisition and disposal of lands and properties related to all aspects of the County park and recreation program. The Park and Recreation Commission is active in advising on long-range planning activities for the department. Park and Recreation Commissioners are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve three-year terms with no one serving more than two consecutive terms.

Park and Recreation Commission meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month. Additionally, the Park and Recreation Commission has 10 Advisory Councils specializing in specific park and recreation topics that meet monthly.
The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend any of these meetings.

January Meeting Information

The Park and Recreation Commission will meet on January 14, 2022 from 6pm-8pm located at the Park and Recreation Administrative Office Building' Carolina Room at 5841 Brookshire Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28216.


Office Location:

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


Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Park Planning