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Town Board allocates $3 million to four projects

Feb. 20. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board approved spending $3 million on four different town projects. The money, from a one-time grant, must be used for capital improvements and equipment. The funds will be allocated as follows: —$1.2 million towards improvements at Bailey Road Park, including tennis and pickleball courts. —$900,000 for resurfacing […]


Comment on new master plan Oct. 5, Nov. 2

Sept. 7. Town leaders are holding meetings to seek input on park and greenway needs. A new comprehensive Parks and Greenways Master Plan will identify current and emerging needs and allow the town to refine and develop its parks and greenways to help meet those needs over the next several years. Cornelius residents are invited […]

Park fees have gone up

July 14. By Dave Vieser. Fees for some town Parks & Recreation facilities increased July 1, following the unanimous approval of the new fee schedule by the Cornelius Town Board. “We review our recreation fees annually, and then recommend changes based on use patterns, comparison with other agencies, and new services,” said Cornelius Finance Director […]

Roosevelt Wilson Park in Davidson to get renovations sooner than expected.

State funds for park accessibility go to Davidson, Huntersville and Iredell

April 17.  Gov. Roy Cooper announced the North Carolina Park Authority has awarded $9.6 million in park accessibility grants through the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund. The Town of Davidson was  awarded a $171, 313 park accessibility grant for renovations to Roosevelt Wilson Park. Huntersville received $212,000 for Abernathy Park. Iredell County was awarded $500,000 […]

Plum Creek Phase 2 opens March 27

March 24. The half-mile-long Plum Creek Greenway Phase II will officially open Monday March 27 with a dedication ceremony at 10:30 a.m. The segment connects the Hough High multi-use path to the existing South Print Rocky River Greenway in Davidson. Parking will be available at the Hough High School Student Lot. The best address to […]


Hit the trails with a Cornelius Trail Passport

March 8. The town’s Parks & Rec Department is challenging residents to visit all nine greenways and trails associated with its new Cornelius Trail Passport. From Monday, March 13- Wednesday, Sept. 30, be on the lookout for green check-in signs, which will each have a QR code. By checking-in at all nine locations, you will […]

Cornelius has  a variety of options for your enjoyment, from earthen trails through wooded areas to paved greenways across open fields. Photo | Town of Cornelius

NC Year of the Trail: Path to fun, fitness

Jan. 17. The NC Year of the Trail celebrates North Carolina’s vast and diverse collection of scenic trails, paths, and greenways, and encourages all of us to recognize our role as champions of these special resources. The effort is led by the Great Trails State Coalition, a group of diverse organizations, agencies and supporters. The […]

Davidson to change recreation program refund policy, making it more like Cornelius

Dec. 14. Beginning Jan. 1, Davidson Parks & Recreation will be implementing a new refund policy for all programs, activities and events run by the Town of Davidson. In an effort to improve the quality of the department’s program offerings and its relationship with the community, Davidson Parks & Recreation is removing the flat cancellation […]

Dog Show

Dog Show Saturday in Robbins Park

Oct.1. The 21st Annual All American Dog Show is 3-6 pm Saturday at Robbins Park. Registration is required to participate, so click here for early-bird registration, or you can register on the day of the event. Contests include best coat, best costume, best kisser, best trick and sassiest senior. In addition to fun contests, there […]

PARC plans meeting on Robbins Park June 15

May 27. The Town of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department will hold a drop-in community meeting on Tuesday, June 15, to discuss the latest draft of the updated Robbins Park Master Plan. It will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Robbins Park shelter area. In case of inclement […]