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AT A GLANCE

 6

PRT Sponsored
Community
Events


 70,652

Total Number of
 Program
Participants


3

PRT Supported
Community
Events


3

Number of Sports
Tourism Events


3,853

Number of
Visitors to
Rock Hill
for Sports Tourism
Events


19,291 

Number of Trail
Users

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April 2018

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Program Highlights

REC2018 

"Recreation, Education, Community" 

A "REC in a Box" Kick-off event was held on April 19 to celebrate a new vehicle purchased with a grant from Good Folks of York County.  Find out when REC in a Box is coming to a neighborhood park or local event by accessing www.cityofrockhill.com/recinabox

 Parks, Recreation & Tourism Employee Spotlight

mica-chappell 

 


Mica Chappell has worked for the City of Rock Hill for 30 years, eleven of those years with Parks, Recreation and Tourism. He is based out of Manchester Meadows, but assists at various PRT locations. He and his wife have two daughters. Mica enjoys hunting, fishing, cattle farming and operating a popular food truck throughout the state during his time off.

Neighborhood Park Construction Update

Lige-2018 

Lige Street Park – 400 Lige Street. This park offers a youth ball field, picnic area, picnic shelter, playground, and a basketball court on 2.4 acres. Park Hours: Dawn to dusk  

Infrastructure upgrades are underway at Lige Street Park.  Current projects include new park fencing, an ADA sidewalk to the picnic shelter and new pavement in the parking area.  This park upgrade project is funded by the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Development (PARD) fund and and a grant from the Rock Hill Parks Foundation.