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​Park and Recreation Offering Free Fans to Seniors This Summer


Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is helping Mecklenburg County seniors and adults receiving disability income to stay cool this summer by offering free box fans at seven locations listed below. Call the location closest to you or pre-register online for a date and time to pick up a fan. Walk-ups will not be allowed. 

Albemarle Road Recreation Center
5027 Idlewild Road North, Mint Hill, NC 28227    Phone: 980-314-1101

Bette Rae Thomas Center
2921 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208    Phone: 980-314-1111

David B Waymer Rec/Senior Center
14008 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, NC 28079    Phone: 980-314-1127

Eastway Regional Rec Center
3150 Eastway Park Drive, Charlotte, NC 28213    Phone: 980-314-3772

Mallard Creek Recreation Center         
2530 Johnston-Oehler Road, Charlotte, NC 28269    Phone: 980-314-1121

Southview Recreation Center
1720 Vilma Street, Charlotte, NC 28208    Phone: 980-314-1105

Tyvola Senior Center
2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28210    Phone: 980-314-1320

Mecklenburg County residents age 60+ and adults age 18 to 59 who receive disability income can register to pick up a fan while supplies last. Individuals are required to show a valid driver's license or state ID providing proof of age and a current Mecklenburg County address when picking up their fan. There is a limit of one fan per person. Residents can pre-register now here or by calling the nearest recreation center.

Fans are provided through a grant from Duke Energy Carolinas.

For additional questions, please contact Revolution Park Sports Academy at 980-314-1116.