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5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216
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NC Sailing & Rowing Center is building a headquarters at Park and Rec's Blythe Landing boat launch park on Lake Norman in Huntersville.
NC COMMUNITY SAILING AND ROWING OFFERS SAILING CLASSES AT BLYTHE LANDING ON LAKE NORMAN
North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing(NCCAR), in partnership with Park and Rec, offers introductory sailing lessons for ages 18-up during November. Learn to sail in a 19 ft Flying Scott with two students and an instructor on each boat. Boats provided. Classes are at Blythe Landing on Lake Norman and will be held Nov. 4 and 5 (10am - 2:30pm), Nov. 28, and 29 (8:30am-1:30pm). Cost is $185 for a two day session. Register online at www.nccsailrow.org or by visiting the NCCAR office, 15901 NC Highway 73 in Huntersville. Pay by credit card or check . For more information call 704-947-7245.
PARK AND RECREATION STAFF RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE AND PROFESSIONALISM
Congratulations to Park and Recreation staff recognized for outstanding service to their community:
E-PLANT TIPS FOR FALL FROM THE NC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
In Mecklenburg County, the NC Cooperative Extension Service operates as part of Park and Recreation and offers these gardening tips for November:
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT PARK AND RECREATION; COME HELP US WITH MANY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Park and Recreation thanks almost 17,000 volunteers who came out to support the Department in the past year. Volunteers provided 112,969 hours service with a value equal to $2.2 million! For information on volunteering for any programs contact: Lori Saylor or 704 336-5478. NOTE: Volunteers younger than age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers for Therapeutic Recreation (TR) must be at least 18. Join the fun. Volunteer for any of the following:
1. COACHES FOR YOUTH SPORTS are always needed:
Most opportunities take about three hours a week. Coaches are usually responsible for responsible for one practice and one game a week. Opportunities are at many recreation centers and parks. Background check required.