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    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