Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will hold the grand opening for phase II of the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews on Saturday, June 17 beginning at 5 p.m.
Festivities include live music, children’s activities and much more. Following the event, the facility will host a soccer game featuring the Charlotte Independence beginning at 7 p.m.
The Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews, which first opened in 2013, includes nine synthetic turf fields, two grass fields and a 2,500-seat grass stadium. All fields are multipurpose fields that can accommodate a variety of sports such as soccer, lacrosse, football, field hockey and rugby.
The sportsplex also serves as a regional park with two playgrounds, shelters and walking trails.