Friends of the Parks

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It is with the community's support that we can keep striving for improvements in our Park's athletic/recreation programs and our Park's aesthetics.  Your donation has a real impact in the lives of many children who

Consider becoming a FRIEND today!


In the fall of 2010, a group of interested citizens met with City of Shelby officials to discuss the feasibility of forming a group to financially support Shelby Parks and Recreation programs and facilities outside of the normal operating budget of the City. 

Because of traditions and the importance of the parks to our community, they decided to create the "Friends Of The Parks" organization with the full support of Mayor and Shelby City Council.

Friends of the Parks Brochure  

To find out more about becoming a "Friend Of The Parks" member, click here for membership campaign letter and information.

Donate your gently used sports equipment to the Friends of the Parks to be distributed to youth sports participants. Examples include cleats, tennis shoes, gloves, socks and any other usable equipment you may have.

Board of Directors

Linda Ware, President

Sally Royster, Vice President

Nell Canipe, Treasurer

Alan Ford, Secretary

Mary Sheppard 

Sandy Carpenter

Chuck Hamilton


2016 Friends of the Parks





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