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​You’ll Be a Fan of This “Cool” Opportunity! Park and Rec Is Offering Free Fans to Seniors 


​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 recreation center location closest to you or pre-register online for a date and time to pick up a fan; no walk-ups allowed.  


    • Albemarle Road Recreation Center - 5027 Idlewild Road North, Mint Hill, NC 28227, 980-314-1101 
    • Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center - 2921 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208, 980-314-1111 
    • David B Waymer Rec/Senior Center - 14008 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, NC  28079, 980-314-1127 
    • Eastway Regional Rec Center - 3150 Eastway Park Drive, Charlotte, NC 28213, 980-314-3772 
    • Mallard Creek Recreation Center - 2530 Johnston-Oehler Road, Charlotte, NC 28269, 980-314-1121 
    • Southview Recreation Center - 1720 Vilma St., Charlotte, NC  28208, 980-314-1105 
    • Tyvola Senior Center - 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC  28210, 980-314-1320 


Mecklenburg County residents 60 and up and adults 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. Limit one fan per person 


Fans are provided through a grant from Duke Energy Carolinas. 

For questions, please contact Recreation Coordinator Trena Palmer at 980-314-1049 or