Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Winter 2002 Program Report


Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Serving the Townships of College, Harris, Ferguson, Patton, & the Borough of State College
Winter 2002 Program Report
Prepared 12 Mar 02

Winter 2002 Program Report
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff
Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Greg L. Roth, Parks Supervisor
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor
Donald M. Coine, Recreation Supervisor
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Diane Ishler, Senior Secretary
Pat Hopkins, Secretary
Kathy Woods, Secretary

- The CRPR Winter Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT & online on Sunday, 30 Dec 01.
- The registration period opened on Monday, 31 Dec 01.
- The program window was 12 Jan 02 through 01 Mar 02 (Spring Break was 4 - 8 Mar 02).
- Registrations increased by 14%: 6,822 in 2001 to 7,797 in 2002.

AQUATICS

 Program Registrations Winter 2001 Winter 2002
Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium
Winter 2001 - 10 programs; Winter 2002 - 28 programs
72
(+23 on Waiting List)
190
(+20 on Waiting List)
Adult Aquatic Programs:
Winter 2001 - H2O Aero. (2 classes), Sr. Cit. H2O Exercise, ARC Lifeguard offered in Spring 2002
Winter 2002 - H2O Aerobics ( 1 class)
ARC Lifeguard will be offered in Spring 2002
60
(+11 on Waiting List)
25
(2 fewer classes)
Friday Night Open Swims
Winter 2001: 9 Fridays in Dec, Jan, & Feb
Winter 2002: 12 Fridays in Dec, Jan, Feb, & Mar 1
566
63/night avg.
891
74/night avg.
(17.4% increase/night)
Holiday Swim
Winter 01: 4 days=52/day average
Winter 02: 3 days=49/day average ( 6% decrease/day)
211 148
TOTAL AQUATICS REGISTRATIONS 909 1,254

SPORTS & FITNESS

Adult Basketball League 72 (6 teams) 108 (9 teams)
Adult Coed Volleyball League 161 (16 teams) 159 (16 teams)
Cross-Country Ski Program (Clinic, Lesson & Tour) 32 9
Youth Judo Class 19 20
Youth Coed Basketball League (Grades 3 - 8) 200 (20 teams) 216 (22 teams)
Youth Gymnastics (3 programs) 68
(+6 on Waiting List)
69
Adult Singles Volleyball Club
(Wed & Sun nights-14 nights)
Not Tracked 136
S.C. Badminton Club (11 Friday Nights, 16/night avg) Not Tracked 276
Adult Fitness Programs (8 programs):
Coed Rec. Volleyball, AM Workout, Body Toning,
Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Low-Impact Aerobics
181 167
TOTAL SPORTS & FITNESS REGISTRATIONS 733 1,160

SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Program Registrations Winter 2001 Winter 2002
Discount Ski Ticket Sales (to 8 locations)
- Winter 2001 sales began: December 2000
- Winter 2002 sales began: December 2001
156 109
Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Rudy Ackerman (Number of visits to classes in January & February only) 552 463
Ice Skating for Persons with Special Needs
- Winter 2001 (plus 5-10 volunteer assistants)
- Winter 2002 (plus 2 volunteer assistants)
50 109
State College Area Municipal Band Concerts
- Winter 2001 Concert: February 11
- Winter 2002 Concert: February 10
300 350
Picnic Pavilion Reservations (January 1 - March 15)
- 2001: $25 or $30 per pavilion
- 2002: $30 or $35 per pavilion
161 reservations 200 reservations
TOTAL SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENT REGISTRATIONS  1,219 1,231

CENTRE REGION SENIOR CENTER

Noontime Meals served (January & February only)
- Winter 2001 had a 9% decrease from Winter 2000
- Winter 2002 had an 11% decrease from Winter 2001
645 573
Program Visits (January & February only)
- Winter 2001 had a 16% increase from Winter 2000
- Winter 2002 had an 8% increase from Winter 2001
3,316 3,579
TOTAL SENIOR CENTER 3,961 4,152