Waxhaw Parks & Recreation Program Guide Winter-Spring 2019 Waxhaw Recreation Guide - Page 15

Parks & & facilities Parks & facilities facilities Parks PARKS The following parks and community spaces have fields or shelters available for rent. Rental: $12/hour for Waxhaw residents. $18/hour for non-residents. Additional rental fees apply for lights, tables, chairs, tents, etc. Apply online at www.waxhaw.com/FacilityReservations or call 704-843-2195 ext. 258. Harvey Clay Nesbit Athletic Park Harvey Clay Nesbit Park is a 40 acre park located in the northwest quadrant of town. It offers residents parking areas, base- ball fields, softball fields, multi-purpose fields, lit fields and picnic tables. The park is easily accessible from Kensington Drive. The park, itself, is adjacent to Kensington Elementary School and the residential community of Millbridge. Based on current plans, the park will eventually be bounded on two sides by the Carolina Thread Trail. Town Creek Park Town Creek Park is a 19-acre community park featuring a rentable shelter, playground, greenspace and a trail-head to the Carolina Thread Trail! Water Tower Community Corner Just under Waxhaw's restored historic Water Tank, you will find open space primarily used for Waxhaw's signature events. This space can be reserved for select dates. RENTABLE FACILITIES The Meeting Place $12/hour Waxhaw Resident. $18/hour Non-Resident. Requires $25 refundable key deposit. Once known as the Waxhaw Police Department, The Meeting Place is a rentable recreation meeting room that accommo- dates 20. It includes a bathroom, kitchenette area, mounted flat-screen television monitor, tables, and chairs. The Meeting Place is perfect for family gatherings, community meetings and is located next to the David G. Barnes Children's Park. Duncan McDonald House $35/hour Waxhaw residents. $55/hour for non-resident. $100/hour for-profit company. Requires a $100 refundable key deposit. The Duncan McDonald House was built by Waxhaw's first postmaster in 1888 and now acts as a characteristic recreation venue with a vibrant tribute to Waxhaw history as its motif. Step inside and step back in time! Accommodates 25 people. It includes three sitting rooms, a full-stocked kitchen with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, and bathroom, The Duncan McDonald House is perfect for adult gatherings over the age of 18. ADDITIONAL PARKS & FACILITIES Dare Steele Memorial Garden Pocket Park featuring beautiful roses and a contemplation area. The garden was named after Waxhaw's beloved history teacher, Dare Steele. Ms. Steele authored the play "Listen and Remember." Waxhaw Sk8 Park David G. Barnes Children's Park The David G. Barnes Children's Park is a one acre neighborhood park featuring playgrounds for toddler and school-aged chil- dren, bathrooms, video surveillance, a small picnic shelter, greenspace, benches and foliage. The park is located adjacent to Waxhaw's historic downtown and right down from an ice cream shop! The Waxhaw Sk8 Park contains a half-pipe, quarter-pipe, decking, rails, ramps, a bowl and more! Freestyle bikes are not per- mitted except during freestyle bike events hosted by the Town of Waxhaw. There is video surveillance on-site. 15