Parks & Recreation
Creating Community Through People, Parks & Programs

(l-r) Robert Frady, Jr., Lee Glowney, Brown Simpson, Jason Ratterree, Justin Davis and Kyle Hartley

Brown Simpson, Jr.           
Parks & Recreation Director
803-547-2273 phone
bsimpson@fortmillsc.gov

Jason Ratterree – Athletic Superintendent jratterree@fortmillsc.gov
Justin Davis - Athletic Coordinator jdavis@fortmillsc.gov
Lee Glowney - Athletic Field Maintenance Crew Leader
Kyle Hartley - Athletic Field Maintenance 
Robert Frady, Jr - Parks & Recreation Maintenance

The Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring  2014/15 Sports Season Teams in our Athletic Division:
 
  • Comporium Communications 
  • TCBY of Indian Land    
  • Southlake Family Dentistry                   
  • Michael Riordan Orthodontics          
  • Dr. Michelle Boyne Pediatric Dentistry          
  • CMC Pineville                
  • Miller Street Dance Academy           
  • Steele Creek Pediatric Dentistry                
  • Harris Teeter                                      
  • Piedmont Medical Center             
  • Discoveries Soccer Club                    
  • Family Trust Federal Credit Union            
  • Prescott Family Dentistry              
  • Wing King                      
  • Dick's Sporting Goods           
  • Classic Photography & Imaging               
  • Bricks 4 Kidz / Bricks 4 Biz               
  • York Electric Cooperative, Inc.                    
  • Fort Mill Elks Lodge 2859
               
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  • Thomas Epps Orthodontics            
  • Beef 'O' Brady's                  
  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream           
  • WRHI FM 94.3 / AM 1340             
  • Publix Super Markets, Inc                   
  • Roofers Supply of Greenville         
  • Jersey Mike's Subs            
  • Logoworks                     
  • Hometown Threads               
  • Carolina Academy CDC, LLC              
  • Allstate Insurance               
  • Roman's Delights              
  • Founders Federal Credit Union                
  • Earth & Woods, LLC          
  • Southeastern Tree          
  • FASTSIGNS                   
  • Simon & Watson Construction, Inc.
  • Studio 1 Realty / Debbie Sue Taylor 
  • Anne Springs Close Greenway 

        

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    Fall 2014 Recreation Sports

    Fall Practice Schedule

     

    Baseball

     

     

    Coach Pitch Schedule

     

     

    Minors Schedule   

     

    Intermediate Schedule

     

     

     

    H.O.O.P.S. Fall Basketball Camp- Sept. 21 to Nov. 9 

     

    WEATHER HOTLINE - 803-547-9043 for any cancellations or postponements for Athletic Events

    Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department is partnering with Absolute Tennis. The tennis program is geared for ages 3 to 18 years of age.  Lessons and individual instruction for adults is also available. 

    Lessons are taught monthly and camps are offered weekly.  We are currently registering now at the Recreation Complex and you can call 803-547-4575 or stop by the registration desk for more information. Lessons are during the week and also on Saturday morning. Instructor / Pro for the tennis program is Billy McKinney. 

     

    The Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce a partnership for a new 30 minute boot camp using a combination of cardio and body - strength training exercises. Please meet Teresa (instructor) in the back parking lot of Walter Elisha Park, 345 N. White Street for a great way to tone & stay fit. The classes are $1 per class. Bring a yoga mat & a bottle of water. Classes will be on M / W / F (7pm - 7:30pm) beginning August 25. There will be no classes Labor Day, Columbus Day or Halloween Day. Also during inclement weather no classes will be held. For more information on the classes call 803-431-1244. 

     Also Teresa will be offering a boot camp class for children ages 8 - 15 years of age on T / Th (7pm - 7:30pm) from August 26 - November 6. The cost per class is $5 per child. Must have 10 participants to operate this class. Call 803-431-1244 for more information.


     

     

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    Mission Statement

    The Parks & Recreation Department strives to develop and maintain all Town parks in a safe and attractive manner. The Department is a professional organization that serves as a catalyst to enhance the well – being and vitality of the people who live, work, play, and visit Fort Mill. We also collaborate with other recreation providers for facility use during athletic contests. 

    The Town of Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department provides overall management of the town’s Parks & Recreation facilities and green spaces. These facilities are Harris Street Park, Steele Street Park, Confederate Park, Doby Bridge Park, Calhoun Street Park, Walter Elisha Park, and the Spratt Building.

    Park Rules

    • Park Hours 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p. m.
    • No motorized vehicles allowed in park unless authorized
    • No alcoholic beverages, fireworks, or weapons of any kind      
    • No bicycles, skates, or skateboards, allowed on basketball courts      
    • All pets must be on a leash      
    • Small children must be accompanied by responsible adult      
    • To reserve picnic shelter or Spratt Building, call (803) 547-2116   
    • The Town of Fort Mill is not responsible for accidents or injuries incurred while using park or its facilities    
    • Please help keep the parks clean by disposing of trash in the containers      
    • PARK RENTAL & SPRATT BUILDING RENTAL FORM 



    Reservation Fees

    To reserve the Spratt Building or any of the parks, please fill out this RESERVATION FORM and return it to Town Hall.

    Rentals by the Hour

    Location First 2 hours Additional hours
    Gazebo, Harris St. $20 $10 per hour
    Covered Shelter, Harris St. or Steele St. $20 $10 per hour
    Spratt Building (Town Resident) $150 $35 per hour
    Spratt Building (Non Town Resident) $250 $35 per hour
    Baseball Field (no markings) $70 N/A

    Rentals by the Day

    Harris Street Baseball Field $150
    Doby Bridge Road Baseball Field $250

     Rentals by the Weekend

    Harris Street or Doby Bridge Road $500
    Concession Stand for the Weekend $100
     

    Rentals by the Quarter

    Harris Street Baseball/Softball Fields $300
    Doby Bridge Road Baseball Fields $300

     
    Facilities

    Spratt Building
    215 Main Street

    The Spratt Building is a special event & meeting center located on Fort Mill’s historic Main Street. Once a bank this elegant architecture constructed in 1911 was recently renovated to enhance the amenities offered. The Spratt Building provides a stimulating atmosphere for an event with a lasting memory. The Spratt Building can host your next event at our exclusive facility.

    • Family Event
    • Business Event
    • Wedding
    • Rehearsal Dinner
    • Reception
    • Class Reunion
    • Birthday Party
    • Family Reunion

     The Spratt Building offers the following amenities:

    • Food Refrigeration
    • Multiple Sinks
    • Large Food Preparation Area

    Reservation Rates / Capacity:      

    • York County Resident: First 2 hours = $150, $35 additional hours      
    • Non-York County Resident: First 2 hours = $250, $35 additional hours    
    • Total Capacity: 120 people      
    • Seated Capacity: 64 downstairs, 14 seated up–stairs – Executive Conference Table

    For more information call (803) 547-2116 or email bsimpson@fortmillsc.gov.

    Harris Street Park
    465 Harris Street

    Harris Street Park is a 10 acre park located in the Harris Street neighborhood between Jackson Street and Yorktowne Street. Park hours are 6:30 am – 9:30 PM daily.

    The Park offers the following amenities:  

    • Picnic Shelter with 2 eight foot picnic tables         
      • 25 people maximum capacity             
      • Picnic permit hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm , 7 days per week     
    • Grills      
    • Children’s Play Equipment with swings      
    • 1 Lighted Basketball Court      
    • 1 Lighted Baseball / Softball Diamond / Field (225’)    
    • 1 Gazebo with picnic table              
      • 25 person maximum capacity       
      • Picnic permit hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm , 7 days per week  
    • Restroom Facilities (Note: Closed 3rd week December until 1st week March)    
    • Walking Trail around park      
    • Grass Area 

    Steele Street Park
    600 Steele Street

    Steele Street Park is a 5 acre park located in the Steele Street neighborhood between Berry Street and McGee Street. Park hours are 6:30 am – 9:30 pm daily.

    The Park offers the following amenities:

    • Picnic Shelter with 1 eight foot picnic table       
      • 15 person maximum capacity             
      • Picnic permit hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, 7 days per week      
    • Grills     
    • Children’s Play Equipment with swings      
    • Restroom Facilities (Note: Closed 3rd week of December until 1st week March)      
    • 1 Lighted Basketball Court      
    • 5 Picnic Tables      
    • Water Spray Park (Note: Open Memorial Day Weekend – Closed second week of September) ***PLEASE NOTE THE WATER SPRAY PARK IS OPEN FROM 9:30AM UNTIL 8:30PM***      
    • Grass Area  


    Doby Bridge Park
    1905 North Doby's Bridge Road

    Doby Bridge Park is a 14-acre park located near the fast growing Doby Bridge Road neighborhoods between Putnam Lane and Whites Road. Park hours are 6:30 am – 9:30 pm daily.


    The park offers the following amenities:     

    • 3 Lighted Baseball Diamonds / Fields (320’, 275' and 225')      
    • 4 picnic Tables      
    • Two covered shelters   
    • Children’s Play Equipment   
    • Restroom Facilities (Note: Closed 3rd week of December until 1st week March)
      
               

              


               

    Calhoun Street Park
    203 Calhoun Street

    Calhoun Street Park is a three acre park located behind Walter Elisha Park between Self Street and Park Drive.The park offers the following amenities:     

    • 1 lighted multi – purpose athletic field (youth soccer and football)      
    • 1 gazebo with two picnic tables    
    • Picnic permit hours 9:00am – 8:00pm     
    • Parking Lot and overflow lot is also available on Self Street    
    • Field Rentals are $25 without lights and $35 with lights for 1.5 hours

    Walter Elisha Park
    345 North White Street

    Walter Elisha Park is a 12-acre park located on North White Street between Ardrey Street and Sidney Johnson Street that offers several amenities such as a walking trail, playground facilities, and a large green space that is home to the Town's annual "The SC Strawberry Festival".  Park hours are 6:30am-9:30pm daily.

    The park offers the following amenities:       

    • 0.6 mile walking trail       
    • Children's Play Equipment (slides, jungle gym, etc)      
    • Large Green Space

    Recreation Complex on the Greenway 
    971 Tom Hall Street

    Recreation Complex on the Greenway is a recreation complex between Kimbrell Road & Springfield Parkway. The facility (gym / fitness room / swimming pool) is operated by the Anne Springs Close Greenway. The Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department oversees the facilitieson the outside including all athletic fields. Registrations for ASC Greenway & Fort Mill Parks and Recreations Department programs/activities are administered inside of facility by staff. Phone # is 803-547-4575 for Recreation Complex. Recreation Complex is open daily.

    The park offers the following amenities:    

    • 1 lighted multi – purpose athletic field (youth soccer and football)      
    • 3 lighted baseball / softball diamonds / fields (285', 275', 200')       
    • 6 lighted tennis courts      
    • Parking lot and overflow lot is also available on site      
    • Access point to Anne Springs Close Greenway

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