Parks & Recreation

THROUGH MAY 31, 2020
Since we are unaware of what the future holds for new social distancing and sanitation requirements at events and recreational programs due to the impact of COVID-19 on our state and community, the Town of Waxhaw will be cancelling or postponing all Parks & Recreation programs, events and rentals through May 31, 2020. This includes our concerts in May and the spring Kaleidoscope Fest scheduled for May 16th. Our hope is the delay will allow us to reevaluate our events and programs with new guidance so they continue to be a safe gathering place for citizens to come together and recreate in a safe, fun and affordable way. Anyone who has already registered for programs and events through the end of May will be receiving refunds. A reminder that Town of Waxhaw government buildings remain closed until further notice in response to government recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Staff is working remotely and you are able to reach us by phone or email.
Parks & Recreation Office: (704) 843-2195
Programs: Ext. 235
Events: Ext. 226
Parks & Recreation Director and General Questions: Ext. 278
Welcome to the Waxhaw Parks & Recreation Department! The mission of the department is to provide recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities that promote a healthy lifestyle and excellent quality of life in a safe environment for citizens of all ages, means, and abilities!

The Parks & Recreation Department is the Town's newest department! From upgrading existing facilities to creating new opportunities, there is a lot to be excited about!  On our quest to champion quality living, the department proudly partners with local and regional organizations such as the Carolina Thread Trail, YMCA, Waxhaw Athletic Association, homeowners associations and more! 

A great illustration of our recreational vibrancy is easily seen through our Town events!  Known for family-friendly events, there is something to do and see throughout the entire year!  From the arts to championship BBQ competitions, we know how to show you a good time! 

Join us as we work to bring you professional park facilities, recreational opportunities and quality of life initiatives that unmistakably reflect the unique character of Waxhaw!