The department is responsible for 640 acres of parkland. Over 1 million patrons visited our parks and over 150,000 visited our indoor facilities last year. Total attendance was up by 3% compared to 2013. The amenities in our parks and facilities were reserved for more than 61,000 hours. That is up by 2% compared to 2013. Some of the most used parks in Mecklenburg County are in Huntersville with more than 3,700 baseball and softball games played in 2014.