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A little get away

Great place for sports activities etc great swimming pool a large golf course excellent community... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
rubyd d
Shelby, North Carolina
Wonderful place to take the children or grandchildren with such activities as merry-go-round, train, ball park, tennis.

The park has a wonderful pool that can be enjoyed by everyone. There are activities in the gym that... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Theodore K
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The park is the site of a historic Herschell-Spillman carousel.
Shelby, NC
+1 704-484-6821
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great place for sports activities etc great swimming pool a large golf course excellent community building for special occasions

Thank rubyd d
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The park has a wonderful pool that can be enjoyed by everyone. There are activities in the gym that you can enjoy by adults as well as youth. They have a new ball park and other things that can be enjoyed by everyone.

Thank Theodore K
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We stopped at the Park just to see the carousel. It has been restored and some of the old pieces and parts are on display. It is covered so a good place for a rainy or sunny day. It has horses and benches for the...More

1  Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Do not sign your kids up for any type of sports through this park. Management is pathetic at best. They deserve to be fired for there lack of ability to do their jobs.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This park is a little gem in Shelby! The playground is newly renovated and has several kid friendly play structures, surrounded by a vintage miniature train track with a locomotive and cars that are great fun to ride. Adjacent is a beautifully restored carousel that...More

1  Thank SPW777
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Between the Olympic sized pools and balls fields, playgrounds, picnic areas, gold, walking paths and gymnasium...you WILL find something to enjoy at this park!

Thank linda s
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This park is awesome. We went for the playground and got much more. First off there is an electric train that goes around the playground. .50 cents per rider. It’s really cool. The playground itself is great. Honoring the military throughput. Railway themed. Learning areas...More

1  Thank M1725TNrobertl
Reviewed June 19, 2018

They have remodeled the rides and it is a very nice place now. The place has rides for babies and toddlers. Slides, swings and a train. The area is covered over swings.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 7, 2018

It was just a normal park with slides swings and stuff. It does have a carousel and tiny train but if you dont have small children not worth it.

Thank KalebJE
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Two grand examples of vintage amusement rides are found at the Shelby City Park – the circa 1919 carousel built by the Hershell Spillman Company of North Tonawanda, NY, and the 1952 train built by the Miniature Train Company. Purchased by the City of Shelby...More

2  Thank D2958ZXgarym
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Valerie S
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many people walk their dogs in the park.
March 1, 2016|
Response from Fred M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, but we were there in December so I imagine it's open year-round. Likely open daylight hours only. Just a guess.
Thomas L
August 22, 2015|
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