To provide a wholesome program of leisure, recreational, tourism and cultural opportunities and facilities to enhance the quality of life for Rock Hill residents and visitors.
Department Strategic Plan:
Get the strategic plan for the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department here.
Department Annual Report:
Get the most current annual report for the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department here.
The department is organized into three divisions – Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. The following areas of responsibility fall under each division and division supervisor. John Taylor is the Director of the department and Mark Sexton serves as the Operations Supervisor.
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Novant Health BMX
Special Events Support
Trails & Greenways
Boyd Hill Recreation Center
Boys & Girls Club Partnerships
Commission for Children & Youth
Cultural Arts & Special Events
Emmett Scott Recreation Center
Fewell Park Recreation Center
Happy Traveler Trips
Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
Programs for Persons with Disabilities
Northside Recreation Center
Outdoor Education (A.L.L. Outdoors)
Public Parks & Recreation Commission
Rock Hill Parks Foundation Memberships
Tourism/Accommodations Tax Commission
Citizen input is highly regarded as it relates to the operation of the Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism department. The Parks, Recreation & Tourism department is guided by members of three Commissions. Click each name below to learn more about the Commission and its current members.
- Public Parks & Recreation Commission
- Accommodations Tax / Tourism Commission
- Commission for Children & Youth
- Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
The Advisory Committees listed below provide input on specific areas of the department’s operation.
Facilities Advisory Committees
- Boyd Hill Recreation Center
- Cherry Park
- Emmett Scott Recreation Center
- Fewell Park Recreation Center
- Glencairn Garden
- Therapeutic Arts Programs
- Northside Recreation Center
- River Park
- Rock Hill Outdoor Center
- Trails & Greenways
Athletics Advisory Committees
Other Advisory Committees
- African American Cultural Resources
- Rock Hill Parks Foundation
- Rock Hill Youth Council
- Senior Adult
- Therapeutic Recreation Advisory Council
- Youth Service League