Parks & Recreation




Due to the State of North Carolina issuing a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19, 
all indoor programming and reservations for community rooms will remain cancelled until further notice.
Please continue to stay connected for more information, as Parks and Recreation will continue to monitor local and state agency directives.
All parks, recreation centers and greenways will remain open at this time.
For more information, please call 704-920-5600 between 8:00am-5:00pm Mon -Fri.






Planning Studies

Open Space Connectivity Analysis


Comprehensive Parks & Recreation
Master Plan
(Dec. 2016)


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News & Events

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A message from the director...
Bob Dowless, Director of Parks and Recreation

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Bob Dowless, Director

Welcome, and thank you for visiting us at Concord Parks and Recreation. Whether you are looking for recreational programming, hours of operation or the closest park or greenway, we have something for you.

Providing quality programming and services and a safe, aesthetically pleasing greenway and park system is the commitment we make every day to families and residents of Concord. We take great pride in providing services that enhance quality of life and we strive to make our community a great place to live.

Make time for yourself and family to take a walk through one of our parks. Walk, jog or bike the greenways, visit one of our community centers and participate in a recreational class or program. There is no better time to invest in a healthy future than today.

We invite you to share your comments with us concerning our parks and programs. Your ideas will be appreciated and given thoughtful consideration.

You can reach our office at 704-920-5600 or email us at


Visit the Greenways!

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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 exists to provide recreation services, parks and facilities that enrich the lives of all residents and promote the opportunity for a healthy lifestyle.



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