Active Living and Parks






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About us


Cabarrus County Active LFrank Liske Park Bardiving and Parks proudly operates Frank Liske, Camp T.N. Spencer and Vietnam Veterans parks, two senior centers (Concord and Mt. Pleasant) and 45 school parks. In 2009, the County purchased 190 acres of land in Midland with plans to develop it as the County’s next passive park.  




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Camp T.N. Spencer and Vietnam Veterans parks are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Frank Liske Park is open from 8 a.m.-9 p.m., from March through October.
Each County park facility includes areas that are perfect for family reunions, weddings, company outings and many other activities.
One of our most-popular reservations is for the climate-controlled cabins at Camp Spencer. Visitors can enjoy the great outdoors, swimming and campfire, and then retire for the night in a private cabin with amenities, including refrigerators and microwaves.

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Cabarrus offers many low-cost classes, camps and workshops year round. Connect with the outdoors while participating in hands-on programs geared toward nature, environmental stewardship, conservation and sustainability education.
The Junior Ranger program offers free nature education to local students in the classroom and through field trips to our parks. Scout troops are also encouraged to ask about merit badge programs at our parks.
In addition to one-time classes, Active Living and Parks offers spring break and summer day camps.

Active living for all people

Cabarrus County offers activities that encourage active living for all people of all ages.
From organized tournaments and races to activites you can do at your liesure, our parks let you choose your adventure.
Cabarrus parks feature picnic areas, tennis courts, a miniature golf course, softball fields, paddleboats, a pool, nature trails with activity stops and a fishing pond.
Visit the Frank Liske, Camp T.N. Spencer and Vietnam Veterans park pages for activities and hours. 
The senior centers provide recreational, educational and wellness activities for older adults. Seniors gather at the centers to meet friends for a game of cards, billiards, shuffleboard and more.
The County also offers a variety of classes and clubs for all levels of activity. There are also special events just for seniors, including dances with live bands, holiday celebrations, health screenings, talent shows and more.   

Athletic tournaments at Frank Liske Park 

Athletic leagues from across the region come to Cabarrus to participate in tournament play at Frank Liske Park. The park hosts several tournaments each year, bringing thousands of visitors to the park. If you are participating in a tournament at Frank Liske Park, we encourage you to learn about the other fun family activities you can do while at the park.

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Active Living and Parks administers an annual Matching Incentive Grant Program. Local civic, community and school organizations are invited to submit an application for funds to improve a public area of Cabarrus, including constructing or improving facilities on public land or acquiring land for community use. The application process takes place in May and June of each year.
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