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

Jason Ratterree – Athletic Superintendent
Justin Davis - Athletic Coordinator
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  2013/14 Winter Sports Season Teams in our Athletic Division:
  • 9Round - Fort Mill
  • 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               
  • Arrowpointe Federal Credit Union               
  • York Electric Cooperative, Inc.                    
  • Fort Mill Elks Lodge 2859
  • 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               
  • Lee's Heating & Cooling              
  • Founders Federal Credit Union                
  • Sweet Frogs          
  • Southeastern Tree          
  • FASTSIGNS                   
  • Simon & Watson Construction, Inc.
  • Studio 1 Realty / Debbie Sue Taylor 



    Dicks Sporting Goods Shop Day

    Dicks Sporting Goods Shop day will be August 2nd from 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM, at the Rock Hill Store (548 John Ross Parkway, Rock Hill SC 29730) come out to get all your fall sports equipment! See Below coupons for great deals on all sporting equipment, see you on August 2nd.


     Soccer Coupons       Baseball Coupons       Team Sports 

    Fall 2014 Sport Registrations

    Fall Sports Registrations are from June 17- August 6. You must register at the Recreation Complex on the Greenway in person (971 Tom Hall St) or online at click Register and & Pay online on the front page.

    Click Here for Sports Information

    Fall Sports Information

    Instr. Soccer

    Flag Football


    Tackle Football 



    Fall Sports Flier


    Summer Adult Softball

    Summer Adult Softball Schedules

    Mens Game Schedule


    Womens Game Schedule


    Church Softball League Rules


    Womens Tournament Bracket


    Mens A Bracket


    Mens B Bracket



    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. 

    Summer 2014 Tennis Lessons will begin June 1st and run until July 31st. Class registration- All students must register at the Complex Member Services Desk each month. Class spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. You must be registered to attend any class. For more information please contact Billy McKinney at 803-287-5263. Classes are for ages 3 to 18.

    Fees: 1 day/week class- $58 per month, 2 day/week class- $106 per month

    Grand Slam Tennis Summer Camps

    Offered most weeks during the summer, these camps appeal to all ages and all levels of play. To make sure everyone has a great time at camp we group the players together by skill level and offer age specific groupings. During camp the focus is on fundamental stroke technique, at the beginning of each day a new stroke is taught and then practiced throughout the day. At the end of the week six different strokes would have been covered. All players spend the last part of camp playing against one another in match play enviroment. Class registration- All students must register at the Complex Member Services Desk each month. Class spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. You must be registered to attend any class. For more information please contact Billy McKinney at 803-287-5263. Classed are for ages 3 to 18.

    Fees: $140/week 9:00 AM-1:00 PM (Complex members receive a $10 weekly discount)

    Fees: $160/week 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (Complex members receive a $10 weekly discount)

    Remaining Dates for Tennis Camp are:

                                                                               August 4-8

    August 11-15

    The Fort Mill Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce a partnership for a new 60 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 $5 per class with packaging offers. Bring a yoga mat & a bottle of water. Classes will be on Monday mornings (6:00am) beginning March 10. For more information on the classes click on information below.


    Click Here for Boot Camp Information


     Mommas in Fitness



    Movies In The Park will be held again this summer at Walter Elisha Park. This event is free & open to everyone. Friday, July 11, 2014 the movie "Alvin & Chipmunks Chipwrecked" will be shown starting at 8:30pm. There will be music entertainment before the movie starting at 7:15pm and Beef O Brady's will be on hand to sell hotdogs, hamburgers, popcorn, & cold drinks will be for sale. The other movie date on schedule is August 15, 2014. The movie & entertainment will be announced at a later date.







    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      

    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


    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

    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 Doby 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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