Betty G. Ross Park
Betty G. Ross Park, built in the 1970s, is home to the Lentz Recreation Center, a community pool, the River Launch, an 18-hole disc golf course, and many other awesome features! The 35 acre park is situated along the banks of the South Fork River, and serves as the headquarters for the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department. For more information on the specific features of the park, please continue reading below!
Covered Picnic Shelter
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING SHELTER RESERVATION REQUESTS FOR THE 2021 CALENDAR YEAR (April 1 - October 30, some dates may be excluded). To submit a shelter reservation request, and to view the shelter availability calendar, please CLICK HERE! To submit a shelter reservation request, you will be required to create a CivicRec account (if you have not already done so). For more information on creating a CivicRec account, please see our Rec1 User Accounts page or call the Parks & Recreation Department office (704-735-2671).
Shelter capacity for Betty G Ross Park is currently (as of 3/29/2021) 100 people.
When the shelter is not reserved, it will remain on a first-come, first-served basis. (This means that the shelter bathrooms will NOT be unlocked for your use and the shelter will remain open to the general public for use.)
Our covered picnic shelter is available to rent for birthday parties, reunions, as well as other events. The shelter is available for rent from April - October. From November-March the shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Although you are not required to rent the shelter to use it, it is highly recommended when you are planning an important event. When the shelter is not reserved it is available at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to guarantee the shelter will be available for you to use at a particular time, we HIGHLY suggest making your reservation as far in advance as possible. The cost to rent is as follows:
|City Limits Resident||Non-City Limits Resident|
|Monday - Saturday|
(8a - 7p)
(3p - 7p)