Lake Park Community Information

EDUCATION

Union County Public Schools serves the children of Lake Park. Ensuring students with quality education in a healthy, safe, and progressive learning environment, parents are confident that their children will truly benefit in the district's offerings and guarantee that their students will graduate as successful and outstanding citizens of the community. Private and parochial schools are also available throughout Union County for parents looking to provide quality education in a faith-based setting.

After students graduate, they can move on to any one of the area's colleges and universities, including the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College, York Technical School, Winthrop University, Gaston College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, and Catawba Valley Community College. The Charlotte metro area also houses a number of private universities and colleges, such as Queens University of Charlotte, Johnson & Wales University, and Johnson C. Smith University.

ECONOMY & JOB MARKET

Union County's economy is strong and since residents live such a short distance from Charlotte—where high-technology, banking and finance, healthcare and motorsports are the economy's heavyweights—residents are provided with an ample amount of employment opportunities. A number of Fortune 500 companies are in Charlotte, such as Bank of America, Nucor, Duke Energy, and Goodrich Corporation. NASCAR also has a number of offices located in and around the city of Charlotte.

PARKS & RECREATION

Residents of Lake Park have a number of local golf courses to head out to if they're looking to enjoy the day out on the links, such as Pebble Creek Executive Golf, Rolling Hills Country Club, Charlotte National Golf Course, Emerald Lake Golf Course, The Divide Golf Course, Charlotte Golf Links and Pine Lake Country Club in addition to the many more golf courses and country clubs located within Charlotte.

For those who are looking to enjoy the day along the shores of the lake, whether it's to sunbathe, fish, boat, or just enjoy a day out in the sunshine, Cane Creek Park is an excellent place to check out. As a water-based recreational facility situated on over 1,000 acres of land and featuring a 350-acre trophy bass lake, Cane Creek Park is a superb place to spend the day with your family, friends and loved ones. Avid fisherman will definitely enjoy the fishing here as the lake is home to bluegill, catfish, largemouth bass and crappie. There's even a playground to keep the little ones entertained for hours on end. Cane Creek Park includes a Group Camping area which features six cabins with electricity and bunk beds, the Family Camping area which includes 108 camp sites that overlook Cane Creek Lake, and the Wilderness Camping area, which is restricted to tents only. Annual camp sites are also available for those who'd like to stay at the park longer.

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