Neighborhood Resources

Parks and Playgrounds

Latta Park

Photo courtesy of Caitlin Leavis.

Preschools/ Elementary Schools

The Nature Museum – The Nature Museum is located off the greenway in Freedom Park. It houses many animals and nature exhibits, including a butterfly exhibit in a natural habitat.

Tom Sykes Recreational Center - Visit our beautiful recreation center adjacent to Dilworth Elementary School and take advantage of many fun programs, sports, and activities! Click here to view a list of current and upcoming events, and here for more information on rentals and programs.

Farmers’ Markets:

Atherton Market

Local Foods. Local farms. Local artisans. Each week, Atherton Market offers locally-sourced items including fruits and vegetables; meat and seafood; pastas; breads; artisan desserts; prepared foods and vegetarian dishes; grass-fed dairy products; eggs and honey along with other local products including handmade jewelry, flowers and artisan soaps. Located in the South End at 2104 South Boulevard (South Boulevard & Tremont Avenue), Atherton Market offers abundant parking and is accessible by Charlotte’ s light rail. Hours are Tuesday, 10am – 7 pm; Wednesday- Friday, 10am-2pm; and Saturdays, 9 am – 2 pm. Visit Atherton Market online at or on Twitter @AthertonMillMkt.

 King’s Drive Farmers Market 

938 S Kings Dr, Charlotte, 28204; (704) 332-6366; April- October: Tuesday 6 am – 6 pm, Friday 6 am – 8 pm, Saturday 6 am – 3 pm



Music Together

Experience the joy of sharing music with your child as you both learn to sing, dance and play instruments together. Music Together is an internationally renowned, parent-child music and movement experience for kids’ birth to 5. Classes are designed using research and child music development information to offer a rich and very fun experience for you and your child.

Soccer Shots


 Little League


Charlotte Junior Gym




Creative Loafing’s Dilworth Restaurants


Information on Adjacent Neighborhoods

Freedom Park Neighborhood Association

Southend Neighborhood Association

Historic South End 

Myers Park Homeowners Association

Myers Park Neighborhood Guide