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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

In the Parks and Recreation Division, we provide recreational opportunities to the citizens of Union County and neighboring counties. These opportunities assist in providing healthy leisure activities for all age groups. Parks and Recreation also provides park venues for a variety of events. We seek to provide “Something Fun for Everyone!

The mission of the Department is to meet the need for quality recreational activities for all citizens by providing:

  • Safe, family-friendly, and well-maintained parks
  • Hands-on outdoor activities
  • Active play opportunities for children and adults
  • Quality athletic fields
  • Conservation and environmental education
  • And other special programming events, as appropriate

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Contact information

Union County Parks and Recreation
5213 Harkey Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173

Phone: 704-843-3919
Email: parkreservations@unioncountync.gov

Jim Chaffin
Director of Parks and Recreation
Email: jimchaffin@unioncountync.gov

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