Covid-19 Update
UPDATE - September 4th, 2020

Guidelines for Gradual Reopenings of Programs

All guidelines are based on recommendations from the NCDHHS and follow those specific requirements.

Summer Day Camp

Beyond the Bell Day Camp

Community Pools

Sports Camps

General Athletic Field Usage

For complete information regarding all city cancelations, please follow the following link:

Covid-19 Closures


  • Classic Car Cruise-In Series Canceled.

  • Music on Main Series Canceled 

  • July 4th celebration Canceled.

  • All Dowd Center Theatre events are canceled until further notice.

Parks and Recreation

  • Please click here to read about important information and procedures regarding the opening of the MAFC Water Park on June 15.

  • The Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center will be closed untile further notice, per N.C .Gov. Roy Cooper's Executive Order 150.  The waterpark will remain open. Please click here to read a letter from the MAFC staff regarding credits and the suspension of bank drafts.

  • The 2020 Spring Baseball Season has been canceled with plans to provide opportunities in the late summer and fall while following appropriate social distancing.

  • Monroe recreation centers and community centers will open on June 8th for Beyond the Bell Summer Programming ONLY,  All other facility amenities will remain closed to the public including gymnasiums, fitness rooms, meeting rooms and game rooms.

  • The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center will be closed until further notice, including all programming. Staff will be evaluating the situation during this time.

  • All outdoor restroom facilities will be open during park hours beginning May 11.  Playgrounds will open on Saturday, September 5th at 10:00 am.

  • All picnic shelters on City property are now open with social distancing encouraged.  Reservations are not allowed.

  • All common areas in parks, greenways, and golf courses will remain open with social distancing being encouraged.

  • Monroe Country Club golf course has made the following amendments in our efforts to protect both golfers and our staff as we continue on this Covid-19 journey:
    1.  The Pro Shop is open again with limited access. 
    2.  Two people may share a cart with the option of one person per cart if enough carts are available.
    3.  Regular tee time intervals are being re-established.
    4.  The starter area is roped off to ensure social distancing is achieved.
    5.  The driving range and putting greens have been re-opened.

  • Monroe Country Club golf course outdoor patio area is closed to promote social distancing.

  • Monroe Country Club golf course outdoor patio area is closed to promote social distancing.

The City of Monroe provides six community centers to our citizens and the surrounding area.  Our facilities host events as well as private parties on a regular basis.  Each facility is located minutes from downtown Monroe.  Many of our parks and recreation leagues are also housed in these facilities.  Many activities take place within these facilities, including our Beyond the Bell program and after-school programs.  Each facility offers unique and fun community special events on a regular basis!

Click on the map for directions to any of our community centers!


Map of Parks