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Pineville Parks & Recreation



Finding activities you enjoy is the key to reaching your fitness and wellness goals. With so many recreation, wellness and group class options, there's always something fun to try!

Pineville Parks and Recreation offers citizens endless opportunities to achieve your fitness and wellness goals at our indoor/outdoor walking tracks, playgrounds, gym, racquetball court, fitness classes, athletic fields, and more. For more information on our health and fitness opportunities check out our website:    or call 704-889-2400.

PPR Health Tip:  You can take a daily vitamin supplement, but try to get most of your nutrients from actual food. The antioxidants, vitamins, and other healthy nutrients found in foods like blueberries, beans, and artichokes don't pack the same punch when they're not in the form of food. Eat a rainbow of colorful fruits and vegetables as each color contains unique nutrients that others do not.


 Fitness Equipment & Indoor Walking Track 


Mon.-Fri. 8:00am – 9:45pm, Sat. 8:00am-5:45pm, Sun. 1:00pm-5:45 pm

Open GymResidents may bring guests during open gym hours (check website or call community center).  The fee is $5.00 per guest.  Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests and will be disciplined according to previously established park guidelines.

Mondays will be for Pineville Residents ONLY (No Guests)


CARDIO Funk with Lem Houston!

Now offered at the Belle Johnston Community Center – GYM!

Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30

Saturdays – TBA – like Lem Houston on facebook to keep up with Saturday classes!

Cost: $5

When in Doubt, Shake it out!!!

Cardio Funk is a high energy Hip Hop dance fitness class that is mixed with a lot of Funk. What’s better than getting fit and having a great time? Cardio Funk will bring out the dancer in you with its easy to learn dance moves. Within minutes of dancing, you will feel yourself laughing and having tons of fun. This class is a great way to move your body in ways you have never done before. It’s more than a workout; it’s an experience of a lifetime. Cardio Funk is a cardiovascular fitness class that also tones and firms your muscles. It will target areas such as the lower body, upper body, and core. You will have such a great time dancing that you will not realize you are working out.  With this class, you will get easy to learn choreographed dances, a combination of fun music, and an enjoyable atmosphere. No dancing experience is required. My favorite slogan is “When in doubt, shake it out. If you don’t get it, make it up”. So if you love to dance and have fun, come join us for a Funky Good Time!


Charlotte Adventure Bootcamp

People of all fitness levels, sizes, and ages are getting great results with this Boot Camp! Maybe you are looking to tone up, trim down, lose weight, and build muscle or all of these!  If you are a beginner, an avid fitness enthusiast or tired of the same routine, Charlotte Adventure Boot Camp has the program for you!  To register and find out further information please visit

Location: Lake Park – 1000 Johnston Dr. Pineville

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 am M/W/F Women Only

Silver Sneakers

CLASSES TAKE PLACE AT THE HUT – 413 Johnston Drive, Pineville

Silver Sneakers members are free, non-members can pay $5/class. 

Contact Lorraine Haynes at 678-575-0152





9:15 – Balance/Strength

9:30 - Strength/Balance

9:15 – Balance/Strength

9:30 - Strength/Balance

10:10 - Stretch

10:20 - Cardio

10:10 - Stretch

10:20 - Cardio

11:00 - Zumba Gold

11:10 - Stretch

11:00 - Zumba Gold




    Yoga at the Hut

Days:  Mondays @ 5:30pm

Cost:  $5 drop in fee

Instructors;  Linda LaSalle


Hi!  My name is Irina and I am a fitness instructor in the Charlotte area. If you have been dieting and trying different exercise programs without result, I can help. My classes are designed to challenge every single muscle of your body.

I am a certified Zumba Instructor and one of the first certified INSANITY instructors in the Charlotte area.

Join me on Thursday’s at 7:00pm

Drop in fee $5.00

Hut Meeting Facility (413 Johnston Drive)


Youth Classes and Activities

Open Gym

 For Ages:  5 years old and under

 Meet new friends and join the fun at the Belle Johnston Community Center Gym. 

 We will provide plenty of things to play with and climb on, in, around and over.

 Wednesdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm

 Come play with us, it’s free! This is a parent supervised activity.

Last day for pre-school open gym will be June 7th.  We will pick back up on August 30th.


Champions In Motion (980-237-4738) or


Location: Belle Johnston Community Center (1000 Johnston Drive)     

Registration & First Class:  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - Registration is 15 minutes before class time.
Class Times:              Class: 5:30-6:15pm   new students

                              Class: 6:15-7:00pm   returning yellow and green belts

                        Class: 7:00-7:45pm   specialty class

                                    Class: 7:45-8:15pm   returning blue belts and above
Class Dates:  June 7th – September 6th
Class Duration: 14 weeks

Cost:  $10 Registration Fee and $7 per class (paid weekly)


Location: Belle Johnston Community Center (1000 Johnston Drive)

Registration & First Class: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Registration is 15 minutes before class time.
Class Times:              Class: 6:00-6:45 pm        ages 4-6

                        Class: 6:45-7:30 pm       ages 7-9

                        Class: 7:30-8:15 pm       ages 10-12

                        Class 8:15-9:00 pm        ages 13 & up

Class Dates: June 8th – September 7th
Class Duration: 14 weeks

Cost:  $10 Registration Fee and $7 per class (paid weekly)



Mid-South Fencers Charlotte Metro – Olympic-style fencing

Designed to introduce the fundamentals of fencing in a fun, exciting, and supportive atmosphere. The introduction
classes will be specialized in saber. Equipment is included in the class cost. Open fencing will be included afterwards. There is a 10%
discount for all residents of Pineville. 

Classes will be held in the Belle Johnston Community Center Gym.

Classes begin Thursday, June 5th with 3 straight classes and being off for 4th of July week vacation for July 6th and resuming with five straight Thursday classes ending on Thursday, August 10. The cost for the 8 week session is $175.00 with a $50.00 discount for a second family member and spouse joining the class.

Pineville residents will get 10% discount.


Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary

Dance Classes for Students 3-18 Years Old

Located at the Belle Johnston Community Center 

Contact us today about Fall Registration! or call 803-487-7747



Pineville Parks and Recreation is offering FREE Open Gym Pickleball on Mondays and Fridays from 9:00am to 12:00pm!!!

Ages 12 and Up! BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME!!! Instruction is available.

Last day for Monday/Friday Pickleball will be June 16th.  We will pick back up on August 14th.

We will offer Saturday Pickleball starting on June 24th (9:00am – 12:00pm) through the month of August.

Equipment is provided but you may bring your own as well!!

Sign up to play at this website. Walk-ups are welcome too!!



Dinner and Basketball

May 5th & 19th and June 9th & 30th

This is a group for young urban men ages 11-15 who strive to overcome the adverse challenges they confront daily. Program participants are encouraged and given tools to maintain a healthy  lifestyle and respect for self, others and community.  Please contact Beverly Jackson for more info. 980-430-0750 or   

Donations Needed

This group runs on sponsors and donations.  We feed the group each time they meet, so anything would help. If you would like to donate to this organization, please contact Beverly Jackson at 980-430-0750,  or make a donation at the community center.  Thanks so much!


Discover the Arts through 

Pineville Parks and Recreation



Regular $15; Seniors & Students $13

Group of 10+ $12/each person with advance purchase.

LOCATION:  The Hut, 413 Johnston Drive, Pineville

Reserve your tickets NOW. We cannot guarantee seats will be available at the door.

Call the Belle Johnston Community Center 704-889-2400 (Mon-Fri) 8am to 5pm or come by the Belle Johnston Community Center, 1000 Johnston Dr. Pineville, NC 28134

NIGHT OF THE SHOW *RESERVED TICKETS: We do not mail out hard tickets. You will check in at the front door of the Hut.

*If paying at the door, we recommend arriving 30 minutes early to purchase tickets at the door.



Pottery & Glaze Workshops! 

NEW Make you own? Glaze your own! Make and Glaze your own seasonal themed clay workshops this Spring!  Adults + Kids are invited to make a great clay project week one and glaze their creations the next week!  $25 per participant (includes all materials/glazes/firings!)  No experience needed!  Instructors will walk you through the process. All times are 7:00pm - 8:30pm

All Classes will be held on Thursdays 

May 18th & 25th - Wind Chimes.  

Max of 10 students - questions answered at or 704-618-2222

Register Online:


Masterpieces By You

Paint your own masterpiece with instructor Sharon Csiszer. All classes will be held in the craft room.  

The maximum number of participants -10

Special Spring Pricing:  Cost: $20.00 resident of Pineville/ $30.00 non-resident

This will be a two part class.  May 23rd and June 13th (1:00pm – 3:30pm)  

Please register by May 16th.  Students will have to come to both classes to finish painting.  

The painting is called "Reflections ".  It is a 16"x 20" canvas.






Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, slabs, “liquid clay” and pour molds, and of course the potter’s wheel to spin clay! The week ends with A Multi Media Art Exhibition! We offer two different half day camps: June 12th-16th or August 21st-25th (1:00pm – 4:30pm). The cost is $140 per week. This fee includes all materials. We also offer a 10% sibling discount! Rising 1st - 8th grade - No experience? No worries! See much more information and registration at or Facebook/artsdelivered. Questions? Call Rick Crowley at 704-618-2222 or






Spring Community Yard Sale

Date:  Saturday May 6th                  

Time:  7:00am – 12:00pm (set up at 6:00am)

Cost:  $10.00 (limit one table per family)

Location:  under the Large Shelter at Lake Park

Spring cleaning your house?  Need extra $$$?  Bring your yard sale items to our annual Spring Yard Sale!  We take care of the advertising, signage, and we’ll even have a charitable organization pick up your unsold items.  Limited tables available.  Come by the community center to pay and reserve your table!  

Pineville’s Annual Memorial Day Celebration

The Hut Meeting Facility – 413 Johnston Drive

Sunday May 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

All are welcome!


May Field Trip

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is home to more than 2,000 magnificent and fascinating animals and one of the nation's most beautiful and inspiring botanical gardens. The lush 170-acre site features dynamic natural habitat exhibits, scenic river views, spectacular valley overlooks and significant historic landmarks. 

Date:  Thursday, May 18th

Cost:  $15.00

We will leave the center at 8:00am and return around 4:00pm. You will lunch on your own at the Zoo. Come by the community center to reserve your space and pay for your ticket. 704-889-2400.