For the love of the game.
University City offers it all, including newly opened Topgolf and fields for youth sports. If you like college athletics, you’ll love cheering for the Niner Nation men’s and women’s Division I NCAA teams. Several are nationally ranked.
Athletes will find many places to play here, including three 18-hole golf courses, Topgolf’s premier entertainment destination and three parks with extensive sports fields. A cricket league holds matches at Reedy Creek Park. Mallard Creek Park hosts major youth baseball tournaments and NASCAR hosts races at the nearby Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Races & Runs
Whether you are in it to win it, supporting a cause or looking for fun, University City has a race for you, including the annual Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K. What better way is there to launch the new year than a healthy run and celebration? Food and music will hit the spot at the post-race party. Sign up as a VIP Runner and enjoy a warm breakfast with mimosas in a heated tent.
There are many more certified races in University City:
|UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5k||Corporate FunRun|
|Run 704 5k||Craft Beer Marathon & 5 Miler|
|King Tiger 5k
||Run The South 5k|
|Jaces Journey 5k & Fun Run||University City Turkey Trot 5k|
UNC Charlotte Sports
The Charlotte 49ers have nearly 20 varsity teams that participate in the NCAA Division I level. These include football, basketball, soccer, tennis, cross country, golf, track & field, softball and more. Visit their site to learn about new players, alumni gear, fan zone, ticket purchases, camps and all things Niner Nation.
Professional Leagues in Charlotte
Take the LYNX light rail from University City to professional sports at Bank of America Stadium for the Carolina Panthers, Spectrum Arena for the Charlotte Hornets and BB&T Stadium for Charlotte Knights or special events held at each venue.
Starting in 2022, take the family to a Charlotte FC soccer game for their inaugural season.
Athletes will find many places to play here, including three 18-hole golf courses, Topgolf’s premier entertainment destination and three parks with extensive sports fields. Visit the public parks page to check out public fields and courts like Reedy Creek and Mallard Creek Community Parks for a game of soccer, tennis, cricket, running and more.