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Contact us Parks and Recreation Administration is located at:

Department Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

City Hall (6th Floor) 206 South Main Street

864-467-4355

Greenville, SC 29601

Our Refund Policy The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department will accept refund requests up to one week after a program has begun. The Parks and Recreation staff will determine the amount of refund granted. Full refund of the program fee will be considered only if all of the following conditions are met: • • •

Refund request is made before the end of the first week of the program. No uniform or equipment has been ordered for the program. Staff is able to fill slot in program.

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Designed by: Rachel Rountree Photos courtesy of City of Greenville Parks and Recreation, and stock photos from Getty Images. Publishing by Issuu Online

2013-2014 Fall and winter program guide The City of Greenville’s Recreation Division is committed to and accountable for providing a diverse range of quality programs and services to our community that promotes fun, wellness and education in a welcoming and safe environment.


Youth

Youth

After school

Family activities

Looking for a safe and educational place for your kids to go after school? The Study Buddies After School program is offered at four of our community centers throughout the school year and runs Monday - Friday from 2:30pm - 6pm. Participants will receive homework assistance, tutoring, life skills development, recreational activities, meals/snacks and much more!

-Parents Night Out

Prices: $45/semester for Greenville residents and $55/ semester for nonresidents.

Each year, we host several family friendly events that are centered on community, health, and fun! Some events include:

-Youth Run -Community Game Night -Mobi-Rec: Our mobile van of family games, fitness equipment and

Ages: K5-8th grade Registration: 11/11/2013 - 01/30/2014

Dance Programs

Program begins: 01/06/201406/06/2014

We have dance classes for fun and instruction for ages 2- 12! With our Happy Feet dance programs, students can choose from lyrical, hip-hop, jazz, ballet, tap, and creative movement.

Locations -Bobby Pearse Community Center -David Hellams Community Center -Nicholtown Community Center -West Greenville Community Center

Instructional Youth Basketball This 8-week program focuses on instructing youth on the fundamentals of basketball. The first four weeks of the program focuses solely on the basic skills, and the last four weeks, the participants continue to practice and learn fundamentals of the sport, but will play non-competitive games. Parents are encouraged to participate and assist their children so everyone is involved! Prices: $40 Greenville residents and $50 non-residents Ages: 4-5 and 6-7 2

Registration: 10/08/2013 - 01/10/2014 Program begins 01/11/2014-03/01/2014

Prices: $115 for Greenville residents and $130 for non-residents. Registration: 10/07/2013 - 12/30/2013 Visit us online for our easy registration! Creating an account is a simple process that will help streamline your registration and save your information so that signing up your kids is quick every and easy every time! https://play.greenvillesc.gov

Love our after school? We have a holiday break camp full of trips, sports, and arts and crafts for your child! Lunch and snack included as well as tons of fun! Visit us online for more information!


Adults

Adults

Sport leagues

Get fit in Greenville

Partnering with the Greenville Sports League, we offer many different opportunities for adults 18 and up that are interested in healthy living and fun competition! There are competitive and just recreational leagues so there is an option for everyone. Church and community groups form many teams, but anyone interested may submit a team! Sports offered this season are:

We offer many fitness opportunities for adults that will test your endurance, flexibility, and improve mental and physical boundaries! Our instructors are trained and certified to give you the best workouts and the most for your money. Classes offered this season are:

Softball (Co-ed & Men’s competitive and recreational)

Kickball (Co-ed)

Flag Football (Co-ed)

Volleyball (Co-ed)

Dodge ball (Co-ed) Questions? Give us a call! (864) 467-4355 Register online at:

Fitness Boot Camp: Choose a class that meets two or 3 times a week and is designed for all levels of fitness. Larry Clevenstine will be your instructor and focuses on teamwork and motivation to bring out the best in you! This class meets for 6 weeks on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 5:30 – 6:30 am at the Sears Recreation Center. ($100 for Greenville residents, $120 for nonresidents) Yoga: Focus on relaxation and flexibility with this program for all levels taught by Brooke Kleinfelter. This class meets once a week for 8 weeks on Mondays 6:30 to 7:45pm at the Bobby Pearse Community Center. ($32 for Greenville residents, $40 for nonresidents, or pay per class)

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Register online for fitness classes on our website! https://play.greenvillesc.gov

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Adults

Adults

Line and group dancing

Pickelball

Dance is for all ages! We enjoy providing Greenville with many different dance opportunities that are not only for fun, but a unique way to get fit!

Pickleball is a sport that uses a paddle and a lightweight, plastic whiffle ball. It combines aspects of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. The game is played on a shortened and narrowed tennis court, singles or doubles. Its like ping pong on a tennis court! It's easy to learn, great fun and good exercise. Loaner paddles and balls will be provided. Free for anyone 18 or older who wants to participate! Pickelball meets on the tennis courts of Gower Park from 8am until noon.

Downtown Line Dancing: In 45 minutes, participants learn dance steps for popular social line dances, such as Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide, Tush Push, The Wobble and Good Time. Those who wish to go beyond these basic dances may extend their time for an additional hour of instruction in more advanced dances. (Tuesdays 6-8) Lindy Hop Dance: Partnering with the Greenville Lindy Hoppers, we are offering Lindy Hop at the Sears Shelter! Participants may pay per class or for the entire 5-week session by registering online. The Greenville Lindy Hoppers are an all-volunteer group dedicated to promoting and preserving historic swing era dancing in the Upstate of South Carolina, with an emphasis on Lindy hop and Lindy hoprelated styles. This includes dances such as Lindy Charleston, ’20s Charleston, Balboa, East Coast swing, West Coast swing, and blues. (Thursdays 711pm) Blues Dancing: In partnership with Greenville Blues, we are offering blues dancing at the Sears Recreation Center! Blues dancing is a social dance where you'll learn to groove out to music you can hear in lots of places! Blues dancing comes from traditional blues music, has strong southern roots, is easy to pick up, and can be done with a partner or solo! (Wednesday 7-11pm) All classes are $4 for Greenville residents and $5 for non-residents and are available for ages 18 and up. 4

Register online and let us know you will be joining us for our adult activities! Hope to see you there! https://play.greenvillesc.gov


Fall/Winter Program Guide