About Us

We invite you to explore the many options that are available to you through the City of Concord Parks and Recreation Department.  We strive to offer something for everyone.

Mission Statement:  The City of Concord Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to provide recreation services, parks and facilities that enrich the lives of all residents and promote the opportunity for a healthy lifestyle.



Contact Us

147 Academy Ave., NW
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026

Director of Parks & Recreation:
Bob Dowless
(704) 920-5610

Phone numbers of importance:
(704) 920-5600
Fax: (704) 792-1971

E-mail: Recreation@concordnc.gov


Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Recreation Centers Hours of Operation
(Academy, Hartsell and Logan Centers)

  • Mondays thru Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm.
  • Saturdays, 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
  • Holiday hours are 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m.
  • Closed all day Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.