There is no end of ways to play in University City. Verizon Amphitheater brings in national acts year around in a fun outdoor setting.

Charlotte Motor Speedway features a dirt track, and XMax Dragway in addition to the Super Speedway, which is home to the All-Star Shootout and NASCAR Coca-Cola 500 during Memorial Day weekend in May and the Bank of America 500 in October. CMS also hosts a Summer Shootout Series and the world’s largest automotive extravaganza Car Show in September.

University City residents can be seen frequently walking and running in area parks and greenways. Mallard Creek and Clark’s Cree Greenways for fun, fitness and convenience. stretch for seven miles through the area. 146-acre Reedy Creek Park features an 18-hole disc golf course, 3 ponds, a nature center, a fenced dog park and 10 miles of hiking trails in the adjacent Reedy Creek Nature Preserve which has 727 protected acres for public enjoyment.

University City Y is a community gathering and fitness spot with exercise facilities and an outdoor waterpark featuring multiple water slides, a splash zone, beach entry, swim lanes and a deep end open through September 2.

Paddleboat rides and a summer concert series round out the fun at the Shoppes at University Place located at Highway 29 and W.T. Harris Blvd.

Unique to the area, the Wine Vault, located in the Shoppes at University Place, features an actual wine vault beneath the store in which patrons can rent wine storage space, live music with no covers, is dog friendly and bringing in your own food to drink with your wine is encouraged! With 30 years in business, the Wine Vault is the University City Friday night gathering spot