The Mooresville Recreation and Parks Department operates five facilities to provide all Mooresville residents the opportunity to enjoy quality events, leagues and programs. In addition, the department offers fifteen parks which include 15 tennis courts, 3 outdoor basketball courts, 13 lighted ball fields, 6 lighted soccer fields (2 turf / 4 grass) and 3 gymnasiums for volleyball, badminton and basketball. We also offer a wide variety of classes for youth and adults in athletics, creative arts and fitness.
Selma Burke Community Center previously known as Agape Community Center. Selma Burke was born and raised here in Mooresville. She has forever woven through her craft of sculpture a piece of Piedmont North Carolina into the Fabric of America. The next time you see Roosevelt on a dime, think of Dr. Selma Burke, and think of Mooresville. The portrait and original bust of Dr. McLelland, by her, can be found in the Mooresville Public Library. The Selma Burke Community Center is located at 781 Agape Drive.
Talbert Recreation Center Located in the Talbert Pointe Executive Park, this 26,000 square foot facility provides opportunities for athletic programs, fitness and activity classes. This facility, which opened in 2012, is the third facility operated by the Town of Mooresville. This facility hosts several regional and local basketball, volleyball and wrestling tournaments and camps throughout the year.
The War Memorial Center was the vision of several local civic clubs after World War II. They established a Civic Planning Council whose main purpose was to secure land and build a center as a memorial to World War I and II veterans. They held fundraising campaigns to help make the 15 ½ acre community center area (which includes the War Memorial Building, tennis courts, a swimming pool, a nature area, and Liberty Park) a reality. The War Memorial Building was to be the prominent feature.
The Winnie L. Hooper Center was previously known as the West End Recreation Center, but later named for its first Director, Mrs. Winnie L. Hooper. The facility was built in 1965 as part of the Mooresville Housing Authority to provide programs and activities to the neighborhood. In February 2010, the Winnie L. Hooper Center held a celebration in honor of Mrs. Winnie L. Hooper. Mrs. Hooper was a woman always committed to empowering youth to serve their community. Mrs. Hooper was also a champion for senior programs and a devoted public servant.
Located in the heart of Mooresville at 215 N. Main Street, the Charles Mack Citizen Center is described by many as the "jewel of downtown." It is a town landmark that celebrates our community's historic past and sets the stage for a vibrant, promising future.