Programs & Events

STAY AT HOME ACTIVITY RESOURCES

See below for great suggestions of activities to do from home.  We have compiled these websites to assist you with providing your child or yourself with fun and enriching activities to do while at home.

Science

Fun Science Experiments

Arts and Crafts

Fun Arts and Crafts Projects

S.T.E.M.

Fun S.T.E.M. based activities

Fun S.T.E.M. based activities #2

Gardening

Fun Gardening Activities

Exercise

Fun Physical Activities

 

Covid-19 Update
UPDATE - MARCH 25th, 2020

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

Covid-19 Closures

Parks and Recreation

  • The Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center will be closed through April 25 per N.C .Gov. Roy Cooper's Executive Order 120.
  • Monroe recreation centers and community centers will be closed through April 17 including all programming. Staff will be evaluating the situation during this time.
  • The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center will be closed through April 17 including all programming. Staff will be evaluating the situation during this time.
  • Reservations of facilities have been suspended.

  All outdoor restroom facilities and playgrounds will be closed.

  All picnic shelters on City property are closed.

  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 closed to to public access.  All payments will be taken via phone as debit or credit cards.  A sign will be posted on the door to the Pro Shop so if someone arrives and needs to pay, they can call the Pro Shop and pay with card on-site.  
2.  Individual cart use is encouraged -- one per person.
3.  Time between tee times is being extended to ensure carts are available for individual use as well as to spread players throughout the course.
4.  The starter area is roped off to ensure social distancing is achieved.

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


 

For a complete list of Monroe Parks and Recreation programs, please click here!

Dickerson Afterschool Homework HelpOld Armory Community Center participants at the Community Theatre Camp.

Beyond the Bell Participants at the Summer Camp ConcertAfterschool participants

MUSIC ON MAIN - APRIL 23rd

 

Easter Eggtravaganza

April 10th Car Cruise In Featuring Race Cars

 

2020 Classic Car Cruise In Line Up

April 10th Cruise In featuring Race Cars has been cancelled due to limitations on mass gatherings.

2020 Music On Main

Couch Creations

check out this awesome gallery of artwork and creative expressions from ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER!  Thanks for your submissions!!!

 

    
Noelle - Age 7
"Happy Dinosaur"
Monroe, NC

   
 

 

 

 

 



Ainsley - Age 14
"Lisa Simpson Wall Art"
Monroe, NC


Londen - Age 7
"Pete, the Blue Tailed Cat"
Monroe, NC


Liam - Age 9
"Bubbly Pig"
Connelly Springs, NC


Liam - Age 9
"David, the Gnome"
Connelly Springs, NC


Clementine - Age 2
"Vincent Play Dough"
California


Banks - Age 5
"At the Beach"
Mooresville, NC


Claire - Age 11 months
"Rock and Roll"
Weddington, NC


Grace - Age 3
"Pretty Paint on a Paper Plate"
Weddington, NC


Cadence - Age 7
Noah - Age 3
"Driveway Chalk Art"
Winston-Salem, NC


Sean, Lilly, Brilee, Jack and Luke
"Driveway Stained Glass"
Wesley Chapel, NC


Sophie - Age 11
"Angel Wings"
Wilmington, NC


Addyson - Age 10
"Bob Ross, The Legend"
Monroe, NC


Addyson - Age 10
"Happy Little Trees"
Monroe, NC


Maddox - Age 9
Isaac - Age 6
"Man in the Middle"
Knoxville, Tn

 
Charlotte - Age 7
"Chocolate Asphalt"
Summerville, SC


Brayden - Age 10
"Natural Bear Environment"
Belmont, NC


Lincoln - Age 10
"Artistic Driveway"
Connelly Springs, NC