Mecklenburg County Pools, Spraygrounds and Beach Open This Weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (News Release) — Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s outdoor pools, spraygrounds and Ramsey Creek Beach will open for the summer season this weekend, just in time for Memorial Day.

Throughout the summer, Park and Recreation will offer free swim lessons to children, ages 3-12, at both outdoor pools (Cordelia and the Double Oaks Family Aquatic Center). Double Oaks Family Aquatic Center will also serve as a host site for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on June 20. Registration information for both activities can be found here.

In addition to the outdoor pools, Park and Rec offers free swim lessons year-round at Ray’s Splash Planet and the West Charlotte High School Pool.

In FY2018, Park and Recreation offered a total of 4,527 free indoor and outdoor swim lessons for children.

For more information, contact Park and Recreation Director Lee Jones at 980-314-1017.  Click HERE for more information.