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Marion Diehl Recreation Center

2219 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
South Park District
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Hours of Operation 

Monday - Thursday - 7am - 9pm
Friday - 7am - 8pm
Saturday - 8am - 4pm
Sunday - 1pm - 5pm

Pool closes 30 minutes before facility​
Please note we are closed on the following holiday: Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.  At other times we may close early or have an abbreviated schedule.

Features and Amenities

​Marion Diehl Recreation Center is situated on 82 acres of land and includes an outdoor playground, 1/4 mile paved walking trail, and coming soon: tennis center and an outdoor surface specialized for field hockey.  The center features, multi purpose rooms, kitchen area, a full size gymnasium, 25 meter by 6 lane warm pool, 2.5 foot wading pool with zero depth entry area and locker rooms.  We offer a variety of aquatic, athletic recreation, programs and classes: including specialized instruction for adults and children with physical disabilities.

Upcoming Programs and Events​

Open/Lap Swim

M/W/F   9:45am - 2:00pm​
T/Th         7:00am - 8:45pm - Lap Swim Only
                   11:00am - 12:45pm
                   1:00pm - 3:30pm
Sat           1:00pm - 3:30pm
Sun          1:30pm - 4:30pm

Open Swim Rates

Resident Youth     $2.00                Nonresident Youth     $3.00​
Resident Senior   $3.00                Non resident Senior    $4.00
Resident Adult     $4.00                Nonresident Adult       $5.00​

Schedule is subject to change.  Please see Current Pool Schedule​

For aquatic fitness and swim lessons, please see eparks or our brochure​​

Summer Groups 
Registration begins March 1st - Packet​​

As of 3-11-17 the following groups slots are still available: 
Mondays 11-12 & 12-1, Wednesdays 12-1, Fridays 12-1 & 1-2. 

There are a few Fridays from 11-12 but not every Friday.  Slots are filled on first come with complete request, first served. 

Pre School Programs
Busy Bee Lil Me
Nature Explorers
I Spy
Curious Kids
Nature Explorers
PreSchool Passport
For more information, please go to eparks or call 980-314-1300

Parents Night Out
Drop the kids off for a night of fun.  Dinner, games, crafts and swimming.  Fridays from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for ages 4 - 14.
March 10th, April 7th, May 12th
Fees: $10 per child

Youth Athletics:
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation offers a wide variety of athletic programs to youth participants throughout the year.  For more information on Youth Athletics and information on how to register please visit the Youth Athletics Page

Adult/Senior Sports
Each activity Fees: $2.00/Adults, $1/Seniors per day

Wednesday - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Badminton for all.  Tuesdays - 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturdays - 12:00pm - 3:30pm

Fun active and social program for all levels.  Monday - 6:30m - 8:30pm

Winner Stay Basketball
Official Score Keeper.  Games will run 10 minutes.  Winner stays and plays.  Sunday - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For more programming information please visit Eparks​ or our monthly schedule​​.

Host your next event

​Book your next event with us.  We are a great place to have your birthday parties, baby & wedding showers, anniversary parties, family reunions and meetings.  Call the center at 980-314-1300 for facility pricing and availability​.

Volunteer Opportunities

​We are always looking for volunteers to serve as coaches for our youth athletics, basketball, soccer, flag football and baseball.  If you are interested in being a coach, please contact us at the center at 980-314-1300.  For more information, email us at​​


Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216


Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.