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AT A GLANCE

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PRT Sponsored
Community
Events


83,287

Total Number of
 Program
Participants


5

PRT Supported
Community
Events


7

Number of Sports
Tourism Events


14,523

Number of
Visitors to
Rock Hill
for Sports Tourism
Events


17,823

Number of Trail
Users

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October 2017

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Program Highlights TR Trip OuterBanks

Therapeutic program participants hone their photography skills at the NC Outer Banks in October.  Come view and purchase their works at TAP into the Arts on Friday, December 8 at The Cotton Factory, 6:30 PM - 8 PM. 
Select artwork will be for sale.

Wc Tennis
Rock Hill was selected as one of the tournament sites for the USTA pilot program “Tournament in a Box” for Wheelchair Tennis.  The tournament had 11 registered wheelchair players and 11 able-bodied players.  During the Run/Roll, USTA National Wheelchair Manager Jason Allen and USTA National Wheelchair Paralympian Coach Jason Harnett surprised players and event organizers.  “They took the opportunity to rotate into the match play to test the skills of our players” stated Rock Hill Tennis Center Supervisor and Tournament Director Kim Ozmon. 

The Rock Hill Tennis Center is home to the Carolina Rollin’ Rackets Wheelchair Program which meets every Friday and offers free training for all levels of wheelchair players and their family/friends.

 Parks, Recreation & Tourism Employee Spotlight

 Donnie B.

 

 

Donnie Bumgarner is a Maintenance Mechanic for PRT.   He grew up in Rock Hill but career pursuits took him out of the area for many years.  Donnie returned with his wife and children to a place he loved, Rock Hill.   Hobbies include working out to stay healthy and being a volunteer coach for youth football and baseball.