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Programs and Activities

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of recreational programs and events throughout the year, including trips and athletic leagues.

Registration for Programs

NOTE: Most programs require a completed program registration form.  While many are free, some do have a participation fee. You may register in person, by phone or by mail.To register by mail, send your completed program form and any payment required to: Kannapolis Parks and Recreation, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Please make checks payable to “City of Kannapolis.” 

ON-LINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE: 

Many of programs are currently available for on-line registration. If you would like to register on-line for a program, click on the link in the program description and you will be re-directed to a new page for registration. If no link is present, then on-line registration is not available.  Please call our office to register by phone or for more information. To browse all programs, visit our site: https://apm.activecommunities.com/kannapolisnc/Home


 

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Youth & Family Programs

Champions in Motion Youth Cheerleading

Monday evenings at Fred L. Wilson School (1401 Pine St, Kannapolis, NC 28081)

Ages 4-6: 6-6:45pm
Ages 7-9: 6:45-7:30pm
Ages 10-18: 7:30-8:15pm

$10/Week

Register online HERE. Call 919-535-8304 with questions.


Greeting From the North Pole:  Letters to Santa (REGISTER NOW)

See your child's face light up when they receive a customized letter in the mail from Santa direct from the North Pole!  Santa letters will be customized with your child's details that you provide and mailed directly to them from the North Pole (with a North Pole, Alaska postmark).

Letter orders are due November 27th! Please expect letters to arrive in mid December.

$2.00 per letter


 

Kings and Princesses - Daddy/Daughter Dance (REGISTER NOW)

Join us on Saturday, February 25th at the Laureate Center for a night of fun and fantasy. Our theme is Kings and Princesses, and we will have some princesses on hand for pictures as well as some other entertainment throughout the night. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served but we encourage you to take your date to dinner prior to the event.

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tickets: $50.00 per couple; $20.00 each additional girl.

This program is designed for girls ages 5 & up to be accompanied by her dad, step-dad, grandpa, big brother, uncle or other special guy.

Dressy (suit/slacks/jacket/tie) to casual (khaki's/polo) attire. Princess dresses encouraged! Enjoy and be comfortable yet classy and you will have a fabulous time!

Please register EACH person attending so we have an accurate RSVP.


 

Adult Programs, Activities & Day Trips

Day Trip - Nutcracker Dress Rehersal (REGISTER NOW)

nutcracker ballet logoWe will first have lunch in uptown Charlotte. After lunch we will head to the Belk Theater for a unique experience as we view a live dress rehearsal for the Charlotte Ballet's performance of the time-less childhood story, The Nutcracker, told as a ballet production.

Date: Friday, December 9, 2022
Time: Leave Village Park: 10:15 am, Return: 4 pm.
Registration and fees: Resident: $15/Person | Non-Resident: $20/Person
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)
Lunch is not included.


Senior Holiday Celebration Luncheon (REGISTER NOW)

It's a holiday gathering to celebrate and be thankful for the community that we serve! We are thankful everyday but it is that time of year, and what better way to show our appreciation than to gather together for a holiday meal and live music.

Date: Monday, December 12, 2022
Time: Program starts at 11am
Location: Laureate Center; 401 Laureate Way
Registration and fees: Resident: $20/Person | Non-Resident: $25/Person
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)


Day Trip - Biltmore House Christmas (Register Now)

Enjoy the magic of Christmas at the Biltmore. Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt's 250-room chateau is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago! Designed by architect Fredrick Law Olmstead, each guest will have the opportunity to take a self-guided tour of the house as well as the beautiful gardens and grounds. Upon arriving at the Biltmore Estate, we will have free time for lunch, exploring, shopping and more before returning to Kannapolis.

Date:  Monday, January 3, 2023
Time: Leave Village Park: 8 am, Return: 7:00 pm.
Registration and fees:  Resident: $115/Person | Non-Resident: $120/Person
Lunch is not included.
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)


Day Trip - Painting Party (REGISTER NOW)

Let your creative side take control during this private paint party! You will have your choice of painting a wood palette sign, round door hanger, mug, plate, bird planter, or tea light heart set. Once you register, we will email to find out your project choice prior to the class. After we paint we will head to lunch and then back to Village Park.

Date: January 11, 2023
Time: Leave Village Park: 9:30 am, Return: 3:00 pm.
Registration and fees: Resident: $40/Person | Non-Resident: $45/Person
Lunch is NOT included!
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)


Day Trip - Greensboro Science Center (REGISTER NOW)

We will head to Greensboro and first stop for lunch before visiting the Greensboro Science Center for an aquarium behind the scenes guided tour. Before heading home, we will have time to tour the rest of the museum including the outdoor animal exhibits.

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Time: Leave Village Park: 9:30am, Return 6pm
Registration and fees: $30/Person | $35/Person Non Resident
Lunch is NOT included.
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)


Day Trips: Innovative Works Ballet Dress Rehearsal (REGISTER NOW)

Innovation is unlimited in this fan-favorite series that includes three works.
We will first have lunch in Charlotte. After lunch we will head to the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance for a unique experience as we view a live dress rehearsal for the Charlotte Ballet's performance of Innovative Works, a contemporary ballet.

Date:  Friday, February 3, 2023
Time: Leave Village Park: 10:15 am, Return: 4 pm.
Registration and fees: Resident: $15/Person | Non-Resident: $20/Person
Lunch is not included.
Click here to register. (Payment due at registration)