Local Resources and Information

Charlotte and the surrounding areas are full of lush parks, top in state schools, and amazing organizations.

Read on for more information on area schools, parks, and local resource guides.


School Districts

Local School Districts are listed below. For an overall comparison of schools including rating information, you may use Great Schools website.

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Schools

Union County Schools

Cabarrus County Schools

York County Schools

Lancaster County Schools


Private Schools

Charlotte is home to many local private and charter schools. Here are a few to assist you on your journey.

Charlotte Latin School

Charlotte Catholic High School

Metrolina Christian Academy

Union Academy Charter School

Central Academy of Technology and Arts (CATA)


Local City Websites


Village of Wesley Chapel

Town of Weddington

Indian Trail



Village of Marvin





Lake Norman



Indian Land, SC

Fort Mill, SC

Lake Wylie, SC


Local Parks –

Please note each city site above may have specific info in their parks and recreation department about parks located in that city.

Charlotte Parks

Union County Parks

Cabarrus County Parks

Fort Mill/Rock Hill Parks and Recreation

Lancaster County Parks and Recreation


Child Care Information

Child Care Resources is an organization that services Mecklenburg, Union and Cabarrus Counties.  You may call into their offices and receive a FREE listing of area daycare centers, ratings and student/teacher ratio information sent to you. This is a FREE resource designed to assist you in your childcare search.


Local Mom’s Organizations

Whether you are a working parent or stay at home parent, the Charlotte area has many local organizations for Mom’s and Dad’s looking to interact with other parents. Click below to find out about local organizations in your area or check out the Meet Up website for more local Mom and Dad meet-ups.

Charlotte Mommies

South Charlotte PlayGroup

Union County Mommies

Central Piedmont Mommies


Arts and Entertainment

Charlotte and surrounding areas are full of activity. Whether you are looking for a festival in the park or the closest live music. Here are a few resources for finding local entertainment.

Creative Loafing

Visit York County


Sports and Athletic Assoications

Char-Meck Athletic Association

Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association

Indian Trail Athletic Association

Waxhaw Athletic Association

Pineville Athletic Association

Steele Creek Athletic Association

Meyers Park Athletic Association

Mint Hill Athletic Association

South Charlotte Athletic Association