Our Local Schools

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Public

Huntersville Elementary School

200 Gilead Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Level: K-5
704-343-3835

Pine Lake Preparatory

P.O. Box 5185
Mooresville, NC 28117
Level: K-12
704-237-5312

Lake Norman Charter School

12435 Old Statesville Rd,
Huntersville, NC 28078
Level: 5-12
704-948-8600

Bailey Road Middle School

1190 Bailey Rd,
Cornelius, NC 28031
Level: 6-8
704-343-1068

William A. Hough High School

12420 Bailey Rd.
Cornelius, NC 28031
Level: 9-12
704-343-1068
Private

St. Mark Catholic School

14750 Stumptown Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078
Level: K-8
704-766-5000

South Lake Christian Academy

13901 Haggers Ferry Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078
Level: K-12
704-948-9318

Our Local

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Shopping

Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville have hundreds of shopping locations to choose from. We’ve listed a few of them below, but if you can’t find what you’re looking for there you can try finding it here: Visit Lake Norman. Found one you like, and want it listed here? Drop us a note and we would be happy to add it!

Birkdale Village

16725 Birkdale Commons Pkwy
Huntersville, NC 28078

Huntersville Crossing

Gilead Road

Huntersville, NC 28078

Northcross Shopping

9751 Sam Furr Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Rosedale Shopping Center

9911 Rose Commons Dr
Huntersville, NC 28078

Concord Mills Mall

8111 Concord Mills Blvd.
Concord, NC 28027

Northlake Mall

6801 Northlake Mall Drive
Charlotte, NC 28216

Our Local

Amenities & Activities
Parks & Recreation
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Davidson Parks and Rec

www.ci.davidson.nc.us/130/Parks-Recreation

The Town of Davidson Parks and Recreation Department provides quality year-round leisure activities for children and adults. Youth sports include basketball, t-ball, and flag football; youth activities like creative drama, School Day Out trips, and art are also available. Adults also have a variety of choices like art classes, water aerobics, pottery classes, and day trips to local areas of interest. Parks and Recreation also sponsors some of Davidson most popular town events like Town Day and the July 4th Celebration.

Huntersville Parks and Rec

www.huntersville.org/Departments/ParksRecreation.aspx

Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department’s parks division maintains and operates over 173 acres of developed parkland and over 225 acres of undeveloped parkland. Over 500,000 park patrons visit our parks annually. Some of the most used parks in the county are in Huntersville with over 1,300 baseball and softball games played in Huntersville parks yearly. The department also prepares ball fields for games at two different elementary schools for local youth sports organizations. For more information, click on the parks and facilities link.

Mooresville Parks and Rec

ci.mooresville.nc.us/260/Recreation

The Mooresville Recreation and Parks Department would like to extend a special invitation to all Mooresville residents to come and enjoy our facilities and programs.  To help provide you with activities during your leisure hours, we offer nine (9) parks that contain a variety of activities.  MPR offers seven (7) tennis courts, eight (8) basketball courts, six (6) lighted ball fields, and a gym for basketball and volleyball.  They also  offer many youth programs, including baseball from T-Ball to Colt leagues, softball from minor to junior leagues, basketball for boys 7-18 years old and for gifts 7-18 years old.  We also have adult leagues for softball, basketball, and volleyball.

Cornelius Parks and Rec

http://www.cornelius.org/103/Parks-Arts-Recreation-Culture

The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department works to enhance the lives of citizens and visitors by providing great parks, natural areas and recreational experiences, from sports leagues and fitness classes to summer camps and art classes.

Sports Facilities
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Charlotte Indoor Sports Center

www.charlottesportscenter.com

75,000 square foot indoor sports facility that provides everyday athletes the best playing surfaces in the world at affordable prices. The facility is located less than one mile off Interstate 77, Exit 18 in Charlotte, North Carolina

The primary focus of Charlotte Sports Center is indoor soccer, inline hockey, basketball, volleyball, flag football and a full service fitness center. A variety of activities involving these sports are available including: leagues, camps, clinics, lessons, tournaments, parties and more. Leagues for all sports run year around in a number of different categories including youth, adult, coed, corporate and more. With the exception of the fitness center, there are no membership fees at Charlotte Sports Center. Teams or individuals pay a league fee for each season or pay a daily open play fee.

Strikers Soccer Center

www.strikersoccer.com

At Strikers Soccer Center, small sided teams (seven vs. seven, five vs. five or three vs. three) allow players of all ages to improve their skills and fitness level, and more chances to control the ball through fast flowing games.

Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics

http://hffa.com

Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics is about family, fitness and fun. This is a place that attracts people because of its exciting variety of programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and relationships with others. This powerful combination allows HFFA to encourage members to experience and achieve the most in health, wellness and total fitness.

Built in 2001, the 88,000-square-foot Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics (HFFA) facility, includes full aquatic and fitness components. Boasting a 50 meter pool, a 25 yard warm water pool an outdoor family fun pool, full-court gymnasium, complete fitness center and group exercise studio, it’s perfect for the entire family. It is the only public facility in the Southeast with an Olympic-sized, 50-meter competition pool and 10-meter dive tower, and is host to aquatics events with up to 1,000 spectators for regional, national and world-class swim and dive competitions.

Activities

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Discovery Place Kids

https://kids.discoveryplace.org

A Children’s museum featuring developmentally-appropriate experiences that encourages imagination and offers the opportunity to build confidence while testing skills by trying new things. The exhibits, themed around a small town, allow children to learn through play.

Catawba Queen and Queen's Landing

www.queenslanding.com

Experience a day of fun on beautiful Lake Norman, where the possibilities are endless. Conveniently located 30 minutes north of Charlotte, we have so many things to do that you’ll have to keep coming back. You can reach us by car or boat. If you are enjoying Lake Norman in your own boat, tie up at our Floating Dock Bar and cool off with an ice cold beverage. Hungry? Jack’s Lakeside Grill offers a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and including a daily luncheon special. Play a round of miniature golf or cool off with the kids on the bumper boats. Enjoy lunch on The Catawba Queen or Catawba Belle, our replica Mississippi River Boats. Take a 1 ½ hour cruise around the Lake Norman while you are enjoying your lunch. Both river boats offer a full bar.

 

Lazy 5 Ranch

http://lazy5ranch.com

Located in Mooresville, The Lazy 5 Ranch is a privately owned exotic animal drive-thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari through the gently sloping pasturelands of Piedmont, North Carolina. While visiting at the Lazy 5 Ranch you will have the opportunity to view over 750 animals from six different continents. You can see these animals from the safety of your own car or call for reservations on our horse drawn wagons. And be sure to bring your camera. This is a drive-thru experience unique in North Carolina. There is no other collection of animals like this in the Southeast.

Latta Plantation

http://www.lattaplantation.org

Located in West Huntersville, Historic Latta Plantation was a successful cotton plantation, and is now a living history farm. Come experience what life was like for planters,  yeoman farmers, and slaves of the North Carolina backcountry in the early 19th century.  Bring the family and make a day of it!

Our Area

Churches
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Looking for a church in the area?

Let our link to area churches help you find the right place. Click on Lake Norman Churches to find the right place for you and your family.