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Winter 2011 Program Guide Contents Letter from the Director

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Youth Sports

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Adult Athletics

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Dance

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Fitness Classes

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LEAF Outdoor Recreation

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50+ Senior Programs

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Youth & Family Programs

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Festivals & Special Events

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SPC Facility Map

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Guide to SPC Facilities

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Cleveland Park Amenities

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Helvetia Island Gazebo

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Important Numbers

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SPC Policies

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LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Hello Fellow Citizens, I want to welcome you to the Spartanburg Parks Commission’s 2011 Winter Program Guide. This is the Commission’s winter guide to keep you updated with what we have to offer. This guide is filled with exciting and fun-filled events you don’t want to miss! SPC offers a variety of activities for everyone - from your preschooler to your grandparents - to enjoy. Each guide includes our programs and events from Special Events, Recreation Centers, LEAF Outdoor Recreation, Athletics, 50+, and Cleveland Park. In this issue, we are excited to present our new 50+ adventures, snow sports, outdoor recreation, youth dances, and much more for you and your family and friends to engage in! I encourage you to come out to our Easter Egg Scramble in April at USC Upstate for a family fun filled day! If you can’t make one event, don’t worry, there will be many other opportunities to get involved! Make sure to get you and your children involved in our various sports and activities this winter. Be sure to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter. Go to our website www.spartanburgparks.org and click on the “Get Newsletters” link at the bottom. We will send you monthly announcements and reminders about registration and events. If you have never experienced our programs before, it’s not too late. Take a look inside and discover what the Spartanburg Parks Commission has to offer. Most importantly, stay safe and have fun while enjoying the joyous winter season. Best Wishes, Jeff Caton Executive Director


Spartanburg Parks Commission Winter 2011 Program Guide

Youth Sports Baseball

Junior League Baseball Teams register by April 8 Players must be 13, 14 or 15 years of age as of April 30, 2011 Team Registration Fee: TBD Season begins April 25 and consists of 10 games plus a tournament All games will be played Monday-Thursday at 6/7:45pm at Berry Field.

Big League Baseball Team Registration Fee: TBD Players must be 16-19 years of age as of April 30, 2011. Season begins May 23, 2011 and will consist of a 10 game season. All games will be played at the Inman Sports Complex.

Youth Baseball Leagues Registration Information: Registration begins in January The following youth baseball leagues are co-sponsored by SPC. For the latest details on league contacts and registration information please visit www.spartanburgparks.org: • Boiling Springs Youth Athletic Association (BSYAA.org) • Clifdale Youth Sports (www.clifdalesports.com) • Cowpens Youth Sports • District 5 Baseball/Softball (www.d5rebels.com) • Hillbrook Baseball (www.hillbrookbaseball.com) • Inman Youth Sports (www.inmansports.com) • North Spartanburg Athletic Association (www.nsaasports.org) • Pacolet Youth Sports • Westside Athletic Booster Club

Soccer

Youth Soccer Leagues Co-sponsored Soccer Leagues • AYSO Region 132 (ayso132.org) • AYSO Region 722 (ayso722.org)

T-Ball

Boys and Girls come together and enjoy the fun sport of t-ball! Dates and Times: Registration: March 7, 2011 – April 8, 2011 Organizational Meeting: Monday, April 11, 2011 at 6:00 p.m Season starts: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Games on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m Location: T.W. Edwards Center Ages: Ages 4-8 Cost: $25.00 (In-district)* Contact Number: (864) 474-3053

Wheelchair Basketball

Practice sessions for the Spartan Pistons Wheelchair Basketball team. Home games are hosted several times in the fall and winter. Location: Middle Tyger Recreation Center, Wednesdays 7:00-8:45pm. Call 949-2349. Ages: Ages 13+

Adult Athletics Spring Adult Softball League

Register by March 18 Players must be 18 years or older. Season is 12 games plus a double elimination tournament. Team Registration Fee: $485, includes umpire fees. Date Division Day Time Location 4/4-6/8 Coed M/W 6:30-9:30pm 295 Complex 4/4-6/8 Men’s Open (3 HR) M/W 6:30-9:30pm 295 Complex 4/4-6/8 Men’s Open (5 HR) M/W 6:30-9:30pm NS Park 4/5-6/9 Industrial T/Th 6:30-9:30pm 295 Complex 4/5-6/9 Women’s Church M/Th 6:30-9:30pm NS Park/Inman 4/5-6/9 Men’s Church T/Th 6:30-9:30pm NS Park 4/9-6/25 50 and Over Sa 9-11am Berry Field

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Dance

Low-Impact Line Dancing

Combining the dance arts of shag, line, and ballroom dance. Location & Times: Woodruff Leisure Center: Mondays and Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11:00am. Ages: Young adults and older Cost: $7.00/month (In-District)* Contact Number: Call 476-7967.

Peach Blossom Square Dancers

Club promoting and teaching the art of square dancing. Locations and Time: Inman Recreation Center, 2nd and 4th Fridays. Ages: All ages welcome! Cost: $3.00/person Contact Number: Call 472-5162.

Shag Lessons

Learn the state dance! Locations & Times: T.W. Edwards Rec Center: Mondays 6:30-7:30pm (Beginners), 7:30-8:30 (Intermediate). Call 474-3054 Inman Recreation Center: Tuesdays 6pm (Beginners), 7pm (Intermediate) and 8pm (Advanced). Ages: This class is for teens and adults

Cost: $30 single, $50 couple (InDistrict)* Contact Number: Call 472-5162

Dance Dynamics

Learn the Dynamics of dance! 2 yrs old: Mommy and Me, Pre-school 3-5 years old: clogging, hip hop, tap, jazz and gymnastics. Ages: 2yrs and up Cost: $30/Month (In-District), plus a one-time registration fee of $25.00* Dates and Times: 2nd Wednesday 6:00-8:30 PM Location: Inman Recreation Center Contact Number: Call 472-5162

Fitness Classes Zumba

The latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness-party. Feel the music and let loose. Ages: Teens and Adults Cost: $20/month (In-District)* Location and Times: Inman Recreation Center: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:00pm. Instructor Jennie Edwards. Call 472-5162

Karate

See information under Youth and Family Programs.

LEAF Outdoor Recreation Biking

14th Annual Stump Jump XC Mountain Bike Race April 17 - Croft State Natural Area The Spartanburg Parks Commission brings the Stump Jump back to Spartanburg for its fourteenth year of mountain bike racing in the Upstate! This spring tradition is a great event for racers and spectators alike. Be sure not to miss the kids’ race! Visit www.stumpjump.org for complete details.

Disc Golf

2011 Hub City Ice Bowl Presented by Hub City Disc Golf Club and Spartanburg Parks Commission February 5 - Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park, 8AM Registration, 9:15AM Players Meeting The Hub City Ice Bowl is a charity tournament that is a great opportunity for disc golfers of all skill levels to compete for prizes while supporting a worthy cause. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Security Blanket, an organization that provides

financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer or other life-threatening illness in Spartanburg County. The first 50 registrants will receive a unique Ice Bowl disc. For more information email hubcitydgc@gmail.com. Ages: All ages welcome Cost: $15

Beginner Disc Golf Clinic April 30 - Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park, 1PM Did you know that Boiling Springs is home to one of the premier disc golf courses in the Southeast? Learn everything you need to know about this family-friendly sport from Hub City Disc Golf Club volunteers so that you can utilize this incredible community asset. All registrants will receive a starter disc, and a 10hole beginner doubles tournament will be held following the clinic. Ages: All ages welcome Cost: $5

*Out-of-District fees are 25% higher than In-District fees. Please refer to page 16 for participating districts.

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LEAF, Continued Fishin’ With The Commission

This initiative of SPC, NRPA, and the Take Me Fishing program is designed to promote the lifelong sport of angling through a variety of activities.

Each registered geocacher that finds 16 of the 20 caches, logs his or her finds at geocaching.com, and submits a fully completed worksheet to LEAF Outdoor Recreation will receive a limited edition, trackable geocoin while supplies last. Cost: FREE!

SPC Youth Fishing Program Youth 15 and under are eligible to become members of the SPC Youth Fishing Club at no cost. Club benefits include an ID card, complimentary use of SPC fishing poles, exclusive fishing privileges at Cleveland Park, a fishing starter kit, updates on kid-friendly fishing events, & much more. Visit our website or contact LEAF Outdoor Recreation or Cleveland Park Staff to get started. This program is an excellent option for class field trips & other large groups. Ages: 15 and under Venture with us on one or all of our adventures to scenic Cost: FREE! destinations close to home. A carpool for all hikes departs the SPC office at 8:45am. Registration is required for all Trout Fishing in South Carolina Presentation hikes. The decision to cancel an outing due to inclement March 24 – Cleveland Park Events Center, 6PM weather or failure to meet trip minimum will be made 24 Come out for an evening with representatives from the Mountain hours prior to each hike. For details call 595-5356. Bridge Trout Unlimited Chapter to gain a comprehensive overview Dates & Locations: about trout fishing in the Upstate. Learn about the organization’s January 5 Paris Mountain State Park+ efforts, local trout species, where to trout fish, fly fishing equipment, January 18 Blue Wall Passage of the Palmetto Trail and fly rod casting. Hands-on casting instruction will be offered. February 10 Croft State Natural Area Ages: All welcome! February 23 Kings Mountain State Park+ Cost: FREE! March 7 Rainbow Falls - Jones Gap State Park+ March 23 Bridal Veil Falls - Dupont State Forest April 5 Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve +$2/person SC State Park fee required Geocaching 101 February 26 - Cleveland Park, 10AM-Noon Ages: 18 years and up Geocaching is the high-tech game of treasure hunting that has Cost: FREE! (unless denoted above) caught the nation - and world - by storm. In this course, we will teach you how to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) device and then send you on a geocaching search around the park. You may bring your own GPS unit or use one of ours. Explore a Future Park Ages: All welcome! March 26 - Cherokee Springs Regional Park, 8-10AM Cost: FREE! Learn more about our local ecosystems while enjoying a beautiful morning hike throughout 150 acres of dedicated Spartanburg County Heritage Geotrail SPC parkland. Led by Master Naturalist Dan Whitten, this LEAF Outdoor Recreation and Upstate South fascinating stroll will feature the rich variety of plants and Carolina Geocachers Association (USCGA) animals associated with the many successional stages of have partnered to bring the first geotrail to the field to forest and wetland habitats. Walk will be 1-2 miles Upcountry. The Heritage Geotrail is a series over easy terrain. of geocaches that takes participants on a Ages: All welcome! historical tour of Spartanburg County. Cost: FREE!

Hiking

Geocaching

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Paddling

12th Annual Tame the Tyger River Race and Festival presented by SJWD April 2 - Recreational Float 10AM, Downriver Race 11AM Kick off the return of spring with Spartanburg County’s legendary river festival! Choose to race, float, or just spend a lazy day next to the river. All will enjoy the post-race festival featuring boat demos, live music, and local barbeque. Visit our website for complete details. Cost: Festival - FREE! Downriver Race & Recreational Float: $25 until March 25; $30 after March 25

Service

Trail Maintenance at Croft State Natural Area’s Southside Trails April 9 - Croft State Natural Area, 10AM-1PM This is your chance to give back to the trails that you ride, run, and walk! The trails of Southside need your help after the summer and fall storms. Be prepared to get dirty, meet cool folks, and start your weekend off right with a good workout. Ages: 8+ Cost: FREE!

Tyger River Sweep

Discover Your Watershed April 23 - Lyman Lake Pavilion, 9AM-3PM Dust off your kayak or canoe and enjoy paddling, playing, and learning all about the Tyger River Watershed. Guided wetlands tours and educational exhibits will highlight this program designed to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our water resources. Register early - all participants registered by April 21 will receive a free lunch and a kayak/canoe pass good for the rest of the year on Lake Cooley and Lake Lyman! Don’t have a boat? Canoes and kayaks will be available to use at no cost. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages: All welcome! Cost: FREE!

Seminars

All winter, LEAF will host several seminars on various topics. Check out our website at www.spartanburgparks.org to find out where and when the next one will be.

March 26 - 104 Tymberbrook Dr., Lyman, 9AM-Noon Discover the huge impact our actions make on the local watershed by donating a few hours of your time at the spring river cleanup effort brought to you by LEAF, SJWD, Clemson Extension, Tyger River Foundation, and Palmetto Pride. All volunteers will be treated to lunch at the Lyman Lake Lodge, a volunteer T-shirt, and a voucher for $5 off the 2011 Tame the Tyger River Race and Festival. Ages: All welcome!

Snow Sports

Sugar Mountain Winter Sports Trip January 11 - Depart 7AM; Return 7PM February 12 - Depart 7AM; Return 7PM Venture to the winter wonderland of Sugar Mountain Resort in North Carolina and choose from an array of winter activities. Design your own adventure as skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, and snowshoeing are all offered. Ski and snowboard lessons are available as well. Visit www.skisugar.com for activity, lift ticket, and rental rates. Cost: $12*

For additional information about these and other LEAF Outdoor Recreation programs: Contact our Outdoor Recreation Coordinators, Eric Davis or Jenna Walker. Call (864)595-5356 or email eric.davis@spartanburgparks.org or jenna.walker@spartanburgparks.org. You can also visit us online at www.spartanburgparks.org and sign up for our monthly e-newsletters! *Out-of-District fees are 25% higher than In-District fees. Please refer to page 16 for participating districts.

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50+ Programs

All 50+ programs and special events are restricted to participants aged 50 years and older. Contact 50+ Coordinator Erin Pettit to register or get more information about these and other senior programs and events: (864)595-5356 or erin.pettit@spartanburgparks.org.

50+ Events

Oral History at the Downtown Library Date & Time: February 15 - Spartanburg County Library, Main Branch, Barrett Room, Noon - 2pm Come and reminisce with us about the good old days. “These were the days my friends” is our oral history, spoken through a group comprised of seven individuals and their stories about growing up in Spartanburg County. They worked in the mills, survived the wars, and saw the area change with the times. This performance is open to all ages, so please pack a lunch and bring your family and friends. Cost: FREE

Spring Fashion Show Date & Time: April 21 - Upper Level Event Center at Cleveland Park, 11am-1pm Come and experience the new fashions for Spring & Summer 2011! Dillard’s will be providing the wardrobe for this event. We will have a catered lunch, then the Fashion Show. Don’t let warm weather sneak up on you in 2011, be ready to beat the heat in great style! Cost: $10.00/person*

50+ Road Trips

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Date & Time: January 18 - Bus will leave from the Clarion Hotel at 9027 Fairforest Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301. From the down-home history of stock car racing to the legendary drivers and their race cars, the NASCAR Hall of Fame has everything that’s great about NASCAR. With amazing artifacts, interactive exhibits, simulator rides and the ever-changing events at the High Octane Theater, you’ll always encounter something new at the Hall. Plus, you can grab a bite to eat in the NASCAR Hall of Fame Café or at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. Cost: $25.00/person*

BMW Plant Tour Date & Time: February - Bus will leave from the Clarion Hotel at 9027 Fairforest Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301 Come and tour the BMW plant in Spartanburg to see the X5 and X6 on the assembly line from beginning to completion! We will start in the BMW Zentrum and then go on a guided tour of the factory and see what it really takes to build a BMW. Cost: $10.00/person*

Southern Spring Home & Garden Show Date & Time: March 3 - Bus will leave from the Clarion Hotel at 9027 Fairforest Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301 More than 400 exhibitors will have value and idea packed spaces to tempt your spring spruce ups, and major renovations. There’s a green market with an abundance of horticulture at special show time prices. Decorative arts, crafts, and home and garden accessories abound. The marketplace offers unique finds for your shopping pleasure, and at every turn, a professional is ready to answer questions and guide your home and garden planning. Cost: $20.00/person*

50+ Bowling

Every month a group of all skill levels joins together to bowl and socialize. This is a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Dates & Time: Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10am Location: Star Lanes Bowling Alley Ages: 50+ Cost: Price of Bowling

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Silver Sneakers

Silver Sneakers is a low-impact fitness group designed for seniors. We offer “Range of Movement” and “Cardio Circuit” classes that involve weights, bands, and exercise balls. The classes are free for Humana clients, but is still affordable if you aren’t part of the Humana system. Dates & Time: 11:15am, Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Location: Inman First Baptist Church Gymnasium Ages: 50+ Cost: $24.00 per month (In-district)*

Ongoing at T.W. Edwards Recreation Center Senior Walkers

Senior Exercise

The gym is open every morning 7:3010:00am Monday-Friday for individuals 50+ to come and walk. Cost: No cost.

Light aerobics, stretching and toning. Dates & Times: Monday-Friday 10:00-10:30am. Call 474-3053. Cost: No cost. Ages: 50+ only.

T.W. Edwards Center Senior Club Seniors age 60+ enjoy a hot meal, along with special programs, guest speakers, arts & crafts, bingo, pool and field trips. For more information contact Pam Grogan at pgrogan@scsptbg.org or (864)590-0757. Dates & Times: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm

Ongoing at Woodruff Leisure Center Low-Impact Line Dancing A slower pace combination of the dance arts of shag, line, and ballroom dance. Dates & Times: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, 6:00-7:30pm, Tuesday Mornings from 9:00-11:30. Call 476-7967. Ages: 50+ Cost: $7.00/month (In-District)*

Senior Walkers The gym is open every morning 7:309:30am Monday-Friday for individuals 50+ to come and walk. Cost: No cost.

Senior Exercise Low impact video exercise routines. Dates & Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9:00-10:00am. Call 476-7967. Ages: 50+ Cost: No cost.

Woodruff Leisure Center Senior Club Seniors age 60+ enjoy a hot meal, along with special programs, guest speakers, arts & crafts, bingo, pool, and field trips. For more information contact Mattie Ellison at mellison@scsptbg.org or (864)590-0757. Dates & Times: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00am- 1:00pm

*Out-of-District fees are 25% higher than In-District fees. Please refer to page 16 for participating districts.

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Afterschool Youth Club

A comprehensive care program that provides a safe and enriching environment during after school hours. Character development, physical activity, and nutrition education are important components to our nationally recognized AYC Clubs. We also provide a nutritious snack and supervised homework time each day. Dates & Times: Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30pm. Open all day on teacher work days and most school holidays. Locations: Campobello-Gramling School Holly Springs Motlow Elementary School Inman Elementary School Inman Intermediate School Middle Tyger Recreation Center at Duncan Elementary School New Prospect Elementary School Woodruff Leisure Center 2011/2012 AYC Early Registration: May 2 – June 1; $15 nonrefundable registration fee/child 2011/2012 AYC Registration: June 2 until sites are full; $25 nonrefundable registration fee/child Ages: 5-12 years Cost: $35.00/week (In-District)* with extra charge for teacher work days. Contact number: (864)472-3634. Spots still available for the remainder of the school year.

Youth & Family Programs Archaeological Society

All ages welcome. Meetings held 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Middle Tyger Recreation Center, 6-8:30pm.

Girl Scouts

Elementary-school ages. Middle Tyger Recreation Center, Mondays 7:00-8:30pm. Call 949-2349.

Karate

Build yourself mentally and physically as you challenge yourself in martial arts. Cost: $40.00/month (In-District)* Ages: 4 years to Adult Locations & Times: Woodruff Leisure Center - Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm. Call 476-7967. Middle Tyger Recreation Center - Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-6:45pm. Call 9492349. T.W. Edwards Recreation Center -

Tuesday and Thursday, 5-6pm Intermediate, 6-7pm Beginners. Call 474-3053.

Piano Lessons

Combining traditional methods of teaching piano with computer technology. Contact 595-5356. Cost: $10.00 Registration fee + $38.00/month for 30-minute weekly lesson or $70.00/month for 60-minute weekly lesson (In-District)* Ages: 4 years to senior adult Locations & Times (Afternoons and Evenings): Woodruff Leisure Center: Tuesdays Middle Tyger Recreation Center at Duncan Elementary: Mondays Inman Recreation Center at Inman Elementary: Tuesdays New Prospect Elementary: Fridays

Woodcarvers Club

Fellowship and sharing the hobby of wood carving. All ages welcome! Middle Tyger Recreation Center, Wednesdays 6:00-8:30pm. Call 949-2349 for more information.

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Summer Camp

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? Sign them up for the Spartanburg Parks Commission’s Summer Camp Program. We are offering great weekly themes that will provide something new and exciting each week of camp. Kids will take field trips, interact with guest speakers, play fun games, do arts & craft projects, and most importantly, have fun with their friends in a safe environment. Ages: 5-12 years (child must have completed a full day 4K program and be at least 5 years of age). Proof of age may be required. Cost: $75/week in-district* $75 deposit per child due prior to camp. It will be applied to the last week of camp. (Deposit is non-refundable unless you cancel by May 20) Registration: AYC Participants March 14-28, Community registration dates April 29 - until sites are full Times: Camp is open from 7:30am-5:30pm. An early drop off program will be offered for an extra free from the hours of 7-7:30am, if a minimum of 5 children register. Locations: Campobello-Gramling School Inman Elementary School Middle Tyger Recreation Center at Duncan Elementary School New Prospect Elementary School Woodruff Leisure Center Camp Dates: May 31st to the last full week of summer break Contact Youth Development at (864)472-3634.

Youth Dances

January 21 - Inman Recreation Center at Inman Elementary School February 25 - Middle Tyger Recreation Center at Duncan Elementary March 18 - Woodruff Leisure Center April 29 - Inman Recreation Center at Inman Elementary School May 20 - Middle Tyger Recreation Center at Duncan Elementary Adult-chaperoned dance for students in grades 4-6. Live DJ playing the best dance requests. Pizza, candy, and soft drinks for sale. Students from all schools welcome. Volunteer Parent Chaperones Needed! Please call Special Events at 595-5356 for more info. Time: 7:00-9:30pm Ages: Grades 4-6 Cost: $5 Admission, $1 Concessions

Festivals & Special Events Daddy-Daughter Dance

February 4 - Cleveland Park Event Center, 6:30-9pm Come dressed in your Sunday best and enjoy a night of dinner and dancing with your Dad. A professional DJ will spin the tunes as you and your father cascade around the dance floor. This memorable event gives dads a unique opportunity to spend some quality time with their daughters. (The first 30 to register will receive a special gift) Cost: $15/person Ages: 5+

Easter Egg Scramble

April 16 - USC Upstate Soccer Fields, 10am-Noon 13,000 plastic eggs plus 1,500 children equals one great morning of family fun! Children from toddlers to 10 years of age come together at the USC Upstate Youth Soccer Fields for the largest Easter egg hunt in the Upstate! Join us for inflatable amusements, a trackless train, face painting, and much more! Cost: $2/person *Out-of-District fees are 25% higher than In-District fees. Please refer to page 16 for participating districts.

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Facilities Ball Field

Basketball Court

Playground

Restroom

Disc Golf

Soccer Field

Picnic Shelter

Gymnasium

BMX Track

Tennis Court

Picnic Table

Meeting Room

Football Field

Charcoal Grill

Parking

Walking Trail

Train

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1. DelGuerico Complex O.P. Earle Elementary 100 Redland Avenue Landrum, SC 29356

10. Cannons Ball Field 1315 Old Converser Road Spartanburg, SC 29307

11. Cowpens Park 2. Little Africa Park 1701 Little Africa Road Chesnee, SC 29323

209 S. Linda Street Cowpens, SC 29330

12. Cliffdale Ball Field 3. Holston Creek Regional Park 815 Mt. Lebanon Road Campobello, SC 29322

4640 Cliffton Glendale Park Spartanburg, SC 29307

13. Glenn Park 4. Inman Sports Complex 35 Oakland Avenue Inman, SC 29349

5. Inman Recreation Center 25 Oakland Avenue Inman, SC 29349

6. Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park 591 McMillin Boulevard Boiling Springs, SC 29316

7. Cherokee Springs Regional Park 205 R.C. Thompson Road Chesnee, SC 29323

Little Creek Road Spartanburg, SC 29303

14. Cleveland Park 141 N. Cleveland Park Dr. Spartanburg, SC 29303

15. Middle Tyger Recreation Center 100 Rowe Street Duncan, SC 29334

19. 295 Sports Complex 2100 Southport Road Spartanburg, SC 29306

20. Greater Pacolet Park 475 Sunny Acres Road Pacolet, SC 29372

21. Linville Hills Park 1845 Old Anderson Mill Road Moore, SC 29369

22. Old Canaan Road Soccer Facility 315 Old Canaan Road Ext. Spartanburg, SC 29306

23. T.W. Edwards Recreation Center 195 Coleman Circle Pacolet, SC 29372

24. Tyger River Regional Park Formerly Westside Park 285 Gano Drive Reidville, SC 29375

16. Beech Springs Tennis Facility 200 South Danzler Road Duncan, SC 29334

25. Southside Park 201 Gibson Road Spartanburg, SC 29302

17. Fairmont Larkin Park 8. North Spartanburg Park 1160 Old Furnace Road Boiling Springs, SC 29316

198 Larkin Park Drive Spartanburg, SC 29301

26. Woodruff Leisure Center 550 Cavins Road Woodruff, SC 29388

18. Arkwright Park 9. USCU Soccer Fields 7770 Valley Falls Road Spartanburg, SC 29303

Sims Chapel Road Spartanburg, SC 29306

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Cleveland Park Event Center Offers the finest in meeting and banquet facilities. The Event Center is available to rent on an hourly or daily basis.

Upper Level includes the following amenities: 3,432-square foot open hall (52’ x 66’) 12’ wide wraparound porch Large fireplaces View of lake and park Use of public address system Use of kitchen Use of tables and chairs Use of dance floor

Upper Level Rental Fees* Refundable Damage Fee Monday-Thursday Friday & Sunday Saturday & Holidays Alcohol Fee LCD Projector Rental

$200.00 $100.00 per hour or $800.00 for 10 hours (considered full day rental) $125.00 per hour or $1,000.00 for 10 hours $150.00 per hour or $1,200.00 for 10 hours $100.00 $100.00

Note: There is a 4-hour minimum rental required for the Upper Level. All Saturdays require a minimum rental time of 6 hours. Security officers are required for events serving alcohol or if more than 250 guests are expected. The charge for security officers is $25.00 for a 3-hour minimum.

Lower Level includes the following amenities: 2,200-square foot meeting space Fireplace Catering Kitchen Use of public address system Use of tables and chairs Use of dance floor Use of audio visual equipment

Lower Level Rental Fees* Refundable Damage Fee $150.00 Monday-Thursday $75.00 per hour or $600.00 for 10 hours Non-Profit $50.00 per hour Friday-Sunday & Holidays $100.00 per hour or $800.00 for 10 hours Alcohol Fee $100.00

Upper/Lower Combination Rental Fees* Monday - Thursday Friday & Sunday Saturday & Holidays

$1,000 for 10 hours $1,500 for 10 hours $1,700 for 10 hours

Note: There is a 2-hour minimum rental requirement for the Lower Level. Security Officers are required for all events serving alcohol or if more than 250 guests are expected. The charge for security officers is $25.00 per hour for a 3-hour minimum. Friday-Sunday late afternoon/evening rentals (not in combination with the Upper Level) are not guaranteed. Upper Level functions will receive priority on reservations. * If you live in an “out-of-district” municipality, please add 25% to the given cost. A 50% deposit must be paid at the time the rental contract is signed. Balance of fee must be paid no later than 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations made 60-90 days prior to the event will result in loss of security deposit. Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to event will result in loss of 50% of total amount listed on the itemized fee report. Rescheduling an event will be treated the same as a cancellation.

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Helvetia Island Gazebo & Lakeside Amphitheater These amenities provide the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony and are available for rent on an hourly basis. The Island gazebo can hold up to 100 guests while the Lakeside Amphitheater can accommodate over 200 guests. Cleveland Park also offers wedding chair rental for your special occasion. Contact Cleveland Park at (864)562-4150, or visit www.spartanburgparks.org/clevelandpark for further details about rental fees and scheduling.

Important Numbers

Main Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (864)595-5356 Cleveland Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (864)562-4150 Youth Development . . . . . . . . . . . . (864)472-3634 T.W. Edwards Recreation Center . . . (864)474-3053 Woodruff Leisure Center . . . . . (864)476-7967

For advertising rates and information, contact Nisha Patel, Marketing Director, at (864) 595-5356.

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Spartanburg Parks Commission Policies Pricing

The Spartanburg Parks Commission prices programs two different ways. Depending on whether or not your municipality participates in our taxing district, you will be subject to In-District or Out-of-District fees. Outof-District fees are 25% higher than In-District fees. Please refer to the following list to see in which pricing category you fall. Participating or “In-District” Municipalities: • Cowpens • Reidville • Lyman • Spartanburg • Pacolet • Woodruff Non-Participating or “Out-of-District” Municipalities: • Campobello • Inman • Chesnee • Landrum • Duncan • Wellford • Greer

Program Registration

Advance registration is required for most programs and many fill quickly. Please register early! Programs may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met. To Register: Registration can be processed by mail or in person at the Spartanburg Parks Commission office, located at 9039 Fairforest Road in Spartanburg. We are off of Business-85 Exit 2C, behind Cracker Barrel and Subway.

9039 Fairforest Road Spartanburg, SC 29301 www.spartanburgparks.org

Photographs

The Spartanburg Parks Commission retains the right to use photos taken by or of visitors while at SPC facilities or at events sponsored by the Commission for publicity purposes.

Risk

All recreational activities, including those offered by SPC, have inherent risks that may include personal injury or property loss. For this reason, all participants may be required to sign a form acknowledging their understanding and acceptance of the risks for any particular activity. Parents/guardians are responsible for participants under the age of 18.

Weather

Many Spartanburg Parks Commission activities are held in outdoor settings. In most cases, events are held rain or shine. Please plan accordingly and be prepared for rainy conditions. In the event that inclement weather threatens an event, a decision to postpone or reschedule will be made 24 hours in advance and registered participants will be notified of any changes.

Spartanburg Parks Commission Winter 2011 Program Guide  

Descriptions and details for all of the events and activities sponsored by the Spartanburg Parks Commission in Spartanburg, SC. Includes Ath...

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