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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Important Update, April 5, 2021:

Union County leaders learned of the unfortunate incident involving a visitor's dog and our carriage vendor on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Cane Creek Park. Our park staff is working with authorities to provide support as needed.

Beginning on April 3, 2021, Cane Creek Park is open seven days a week from 7:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m. with limited activities.

Please see below for more details. Campground reservation requests may be made online, via email, and by phone. Shelter reservations may be made by phone only.

Jesse Helms Soccer Complex and Fred Kirby Park are open, for practices, by reservation only.

Cane Creek Park hours of operation

In the Parks and Recreation department, we provide recreational opportunities to the citizens of Union County and neighboring counties. These opportunities assist in providing healthy leisure activities for all age groups. Parks and Recreation also provides park venues for a variety of events.

Cane Creek Park Lake


Park Fees Program Registration Park Rules Camping/Shelter Reservations Park Overview Map

Contact information

Union County Parks and Recreation
5213 Harkey Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173

Phone: 704-283-3885

Jim Chaffin
Director of Parks and Recreation

Mission statement

To build a stronger community by providing high quality facilities, programs, and services while conserving natural resources for the citizens of Union County and its visitors.