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Shelby City Park

Shelby, NC
+1 704-484-6821
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A fun outing for small kids. A carousel and small train ride for 50 cents per ride. And playground... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Myra W
Shelby, North Carolina
Great place for kids as well as adults

A wonderful, nostalgic, beautiful, carousel to ride, a train ride that even goes through a tunnel... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
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Shelby, NC
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Reviewed yesterday

A fun outing for small kids. A carousel and small train ride for 50 cents per ride. And playground with swings and slides.

Thank Myra W
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A wonderful, nostalgic, beautiful, carousel to ride, a train ride that even goes through a tunnel, great slides and climbing apparatus, swings, and picnic areas - what better way to spend time with your child or grandchild. Rides are only $.50 per person and entry...More

Thank C9068QJannew
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Shelby Park is a great place to take the children, if you have several hours or just a few minutes you want run out of things to do. The Merry Go Round is absolutely Beautiful as well as the train. Swimming, golf, baseball, basketball all...More

Thank Celia P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The City of Shelby has done a great job planning and keeping the Park. There is a pool, the golf course, playing fields, walking track, a carousel and a small train. It was clean, inviting and open.

Thank LouET_79
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have lived here about 10 years! This park will exceed your expectations with a phenomenal Indoor Merry Go Round / Outdoor train for the kids / One of the finest Olympic Sized swimming pools. The park has recently expanded the baseball fields and host...More

Thank RCToby
Reviewed 9 November 2016

There are several ball fields, golf, carousel, swimming pools, and activity center. The pools are crowded in the summer. The carousel is always fun and hardly ever crowded.

Thank kurgyd
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Upon my bucket list request, my two daughters, son-in-law and two, young grandsons took me to the Shelby City Park to celebrate my 70th birthday. I LOVE carousels and this park has got a great one! In addition to the carousel, there was a small...More

1  Thank ardenkperez
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Train was broke and bathrooms are to far from the playground. Other than that it is a very nice park.

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A great time to visit the park is after a good snowfall. Lots of folk soar down the hill on anything from a sleigh to a garbage can lid.

Thank Certo G
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter played in a softball tournament here it was a huge nice softball complex didn't really get to do anything else that day but the playgrounds were good too and the pool and other attractions looked nice and clean.

Thank crystalbM6700YI
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Are there hours of operation or times of year that the park is closed?
1 March 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.
Can you bring a grill to cook on to the park?
22 August 2015|
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Response from BrightEyes1221 | Reviewed this property |