The Community


Indian Trail is part of the highly respected Union County Public Schools. With three national Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence and a graduation rate of nearly 93 percent, there’s no better place for family’s to ensure the best for their children’s growth. 

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Parks & Recreation

You will find no shortage of outdoor activities in Indian Trail, with numerous parks and athletic facilities available throughout the Town. The parks offer a number of shelters for rental to host parties and gatherings. 

Chestnut Square Athletic Facilities are home to the Carolina Courts basketball and volleyball center, and includes a town-owned large multi-purpose field, lighted tennis and sand volleyball courts, a unique playground, walking trail and much more. This fall, the field will see an upgrade to artificial turf, thanks to an NFL Grassroots Grant and the support of the Carolina Panthers organization.

Crooked Creek Park boasts an ADA playground, splash pad, dog park, outdoor fitness center, 18-hole disc golf course and a park-wide walking trail all centered around a four-field baseball/softball complex. Phase II of the park includes a fishing pond and BMX course with construction set to begin this year. 

Crossing Paths Park features an amphitheater and hosts the Town's summer concert series, comedy shows and family movie nights. 

Walking trails are a core element of the Town's parks. Additionally, the Affinity Trail connects Uptown and Downtown. A cross-town greenway project will also start soon, creating a multi-use path through Indian Trail. 

Indian Trail is also home to Kate's Skating RinkExtreme Ice Center, a Mecklenburg Swim Association site, and a Strikers Soccer Center site. 

Special Events 

The Town of Indian Trail hosts numerous family-friendly events throughout the year, including an annual Easter Egg Hunt, Family Fun Day (complete with a fireworks show), July 4th Parade, National Night Out, Fall Festival, Halloween Spooktacular, Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, and more! Visit the Community Events page for a full list of activities. 

Shopping & Dining

The Sun Valley entertainment district includes the state-of-the-art Sun Valley 14 movie theater and a plethora of dining and shopping options all within walking distance. A modern bowling alley will soon arrive as more development comes to the quickly growing neighborhood.

In addition to Sun Valley, Indian Trail boasts a number of other shopping complexes that include such names as Food Lion, Publix, Harris Teeter, Walmart and Lowes, plus numerous family-owned establishments.