Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Greenville County Rec is a department of Greenville County that provides facilities and recreational programs for the residents of and visitors to Greenville County.
Over 53 park sites offer amenities from indoor community centers, to skating rinks, athletic fields, three water parks, and much more. Programming ranges from tennis clinics to swim lessons, Special Olympics to instructions in ice hockey. Using a hospitality tax the District will add over $50 million in new parks and services over the upcoming years. Headlining the list of these new amenities are the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 21 mile path connecting Travelers Rest with the City of Greenville, Lake Conestee Nature Park, and the Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center. The agency is also currently developing a countywide master greenways plan.
The South Carolina Recreation and Park Association recently named the Greenville County Recreation District agency of the year in the state.