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Fit City Challenge

Fit City Challenge members, come use our parks and facilities to get your "5" miles in a week. We have numerous parks, greenways and walking trails throughout the county for you to enjoy. Listed below are many facilities to take in a walk in our great natural surroundings. Also visit for more info on the Challenge.

A free two week trial membership to our Fitness Centers is available for all Fit City Challenge participants. Just register for the Challenge at, print out a copy of your fitness log as proof.

  • Walking Programs
  • Fitness Centers

Walking is a simple physical activity that builds a great foundation for a healthy life. Listed below are many facilities to take in a walk in our great natural surroundings. 

Nature Preserves 


Need a walking companion, support and some encouragement? Come join our Fit City Walkers program at the Recreation Centers or parks listed below.

Albemarle Road Recreation Center
Mon. – Fri. 1:00 p.m.
5027 N. Albemarle Rd.
Contact Tom Lawing at 704-567-1941

Double Oaks
Tues.and Thurs. 2:30 pm
(J. T. Williams Middle School track)

Frazier Park
Mondays 6:30 p.m
Contact Jason Hurley at 704-353-0216

Greenville Rec Center
Wednesdays 10:00 am

Hawthorne Rec Center
Wednesdays 12 noon

Hornet's Nest Park
Tues. and Thurs. 7:45 a.m.
Contact Terri Stowers at 704-336-4278

Latta Recreation Center
Thursdays 6:00 p.m.
510 E. Park Ave.
Contact Tina Wiedenhoeft at 704-336-2533

Methodist Home Rec Center
Mondays 3:00 pm

Naomi Drenan Rec Center
Tuesdays 10:00 am

Southview Rec Center
Mon. and Wed. 2:00 pm

Tuckaseegee Rec Center
Mon., Wed, Thurs. 6:00pm

West Charlotte Rec Center
Wednesdays 11:00 am and 4:00 pm

Fitness Centers
Raining, too hot or cold to walk outside….well, we have an alternative for you. For a nominal fee you can use a treadmill in one of our fitness centers located at the following facilities. Each fitness center also has other cardiovascular equipment and weight machines for your use.

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center
Mallard Creek Recreation Center
RAY's Splash Planet
Southview Recreation Center
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
West Charlotte Recreation Center

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