Thank You, Park Heroes!

Thank you to the 65 Park Hero volunteers who spent two hours of their day to help clean up the area from Hampton Station to Poe Mill. They cleaned up litter and debris under Pete Hollis Bridge (183) in preparation for a new spur trail from the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail.… Read more

Mobi-Rec Surpasses Annual Goal

Mobi-Rec is a mobile recreation vehicle designed to increase opportunities for youth to participate in safe, quality, structured play and recreation in areas where services are not available. It was created in 2013 by graduates of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative, in partnership with the City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department.… Read more

Park Heroes Make an Impact in 2016

We are especially thankful for the 55 parks and facilities that Greenville Rec manages throughout Greenville County. These public spaces are integral in providing residents with opportunities to be physically active. It takes a lot of time and energy to keep these parks looking beautiful.… Read more

Park Hop Makes a Difference

Park Hop is a summer long scavenger hunt developed in partnership between LiveWell Greenville’s At Play Workgroup and the parks and recreation agencies throughout Greenville County, South Carolina. Including 19 parks and recreation venues across the county, the scavenger hunt provides an incentive for children and families to visit and answer clues within each park.… Read more

A Day of Play at Fluor Field

Park Hop 2016 has come to a close! On Sunday, August 28th, we celebrated Park Hop at Fluor Field with the Greenville Drive and the US Play Coalition. Before the game, students with Clemson University’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism worked with the City of Greenville’s Mobi-Rec truck to set up all types of games on the baseball field.… Read more

Park Hop 2016, A Success

That is a wrap on the 4th Annual Park Hop! This year was a success and could not have been done without the support and participation of Park Hop families in and around the Greenville area. Park Hop 2016 came to a close last night at lovely Greer City Park as about 400 people came out to celebrate another fun year of exploring and discovering some of our great parks.… Read more

The Day Greenville Went KaBOOM!

Last week the CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! came to Greenville to help our city build a grant-awarded playground at the David Hellams Community Center in the Greenline-Spartanburg neighborhood. In September, the youngest community members helped design their ideal playground for the site; everything came to fruition in a single day last Wednesday, November 4.… Read more

Help Build the Ultimate Playground!

  The City of Greenville is building a playground! We need you to bring play to kids at the David Hellams Community Center! We need more than 75 volunteers from the Greenville community to help us give more than 200 area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground.… Read more

Park Hop 2015 Kick Off a Success

Over 1200 attendees caught #parkhopfever on May 16 at Conestee Park.  The kick off celebration is the start of the free summer long scavenger hunt.  Participants can join anytime between now and August 3.  Kids can earn free prizes, Tshirts, and passes to area attractions, simply by visiting their local parks and submitting their answer to a clue!… Read more