Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Fall 2003 Program Report


Fall 2003 Program Report
For Sept., Oct., Nov., & Dec.
Published 8 Jan 04

Prepared For
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Board

AQUATICS FALL 2002 FALL 2003
Parent / Toddler & Preschool - at HS Nat. 47
(0 on wait list, 12 classes)
38
(3 on wait list, 6 classes)
Youth Levels 1-6 - at HS Nat. 160
(6 on wait list, 33 classes)
108
(3 on wait list, 18 classes)
Adult Aquatics - at HS Nat. 5 12
Friday Night Swims at HS Nat. (Sep-Dec) 525
(Avg. 44 for each of 12 nights)
224
(Average 22 for each of 10 nights)
Saturday Splash - at the HS Nat.

68
(Average 23 for 3 sessions)

Not offered

December Holiday Swim - at HS Nat.

53
(Average 18 for each of 3 days)

99
(Average 25 for each of 4 days)

Total Participants:

858 481

Note: the two outdoor pools closed for the season on 01 Sep 03 and are not included here.

MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER FALL 2002 FALL 2003
Brown Bag Lunch Series 35
(2 sessions)
15
(1 session)
Bird Walks 14
(3 walks)
14
(3 walks)
Cattail Thursday Theater
(Adults & Children)
37
(2 sessions)
Cancelled - Low Enrollment
Visitors for Facility Rentals

647

520

Knee-High Naturalist (new in ‘03) n/a 101
Special Events & Meetings
(Historic Harvest Fest. - new in ‘03)
60 166
Staff-Guided Group Visitors 81 273

                    Total Visits:

733 1,089


SPORTS & FITNESS FALL 2002 FALL 2003
Wm. Jeffrey Soccer League (age 8-14) 159
(14 teams)
104
(10 teams)
Pee Wee Soccer Program (age 6 & 7) 48 39
Judo Instruction 22 14
Rallyball Tennis 56 32
Youth Wrestling 18 8
Cross Country Meets

c/o Nittany Valley Track Club

82
( 4 meets)
58
(3 meets)
Coed Gymnastics (Gym Bears, Jumpin’ Gymnastics, Gym. classes) 57 36

Total YOUTH Participants:

442 291
Adult Volleyball League

171
( 17 Teams)

196
(19 teams)
Singles Club Volleyball League

220
(20 sessions)

258
(15 sessions)
Men’s Adult Basketball League

68
(7 teams)

62
(6 teams)
Women’s Drop-In Basketball

51
(6 teams)

54
(6 teams)
Adult Tennis (Beginner & Advanced)

20
 (+5 on wait list)

10

Step Aerobics

28

36
(+1 on wait list)
Morning Workouts

15

8
Body Toning

23

26
(+1 on wait list)
Dance Aerobics

24
(+1 on wait list)

24
(+6 on wait list)

Pilates 25
(+12 on wait list)
25
(+12 on wait list)
Coed Volleyball Program 48
(+3 on wait list)
48
SC Badminton Club (12 Friday Nights) 150 (Avg. 12/night) 180 (Avg. 15/night)
Adult Flag Football (Started in ‘02) 52 (5 Teams) 60 (5 teams)

Total ADULT Participants:

895

987


SENIOR CENTER FALL 2002 FALL 2003

September through December

906 Noontime Meals
6,233 Program Visits
763 Noontime Meals
6,735 Program Visits

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS FALL 2002 FALL 2003
PNC Day of Caring (Volunteers) 150 at 7 sites 128 at 9 sites
Annual Halloween Costume Parade 1,500 total 1,600 total
Dark in the Park Storytelling Canceled - Bad Weather 90
Municipal Band Concert (Veteran’s Day) 400 430
Tree Trimming for the Birds (Dec. 11) 12 35
Skywatch @ Tudek Memorial Park 85
(1 session)
190
(1 Skywatch & 1 Lunar Eclipse)
Square Dance Lessons 57
(12 sessions)
55
(12 sessions)
Round Dance Club 56
(4 sessions)
29
(5 sessions)
Ballroom Dance (Beginners & Adv.) 728
(24 sessions)
727
(26 sessions)
Pavilion Reservations (Sept & Oct)
(See notes below)

155 permits
836 permits for the year

145 permits
935 permits for year

Notes:

• This report does not include the many residents who simply visit the parks & nature center on their own, or visit the parks to participate in other events (i.e., Centre Soccer Assn., group events, etc.).

• An “End-of-season Grand Total” is not provided since the category totals consist of various visit types: program visits, participants and groups.

• Pavilion permit revenue for 2002 totaled $24,171 @ $30 or $35 per event.

Of the 836 reservations in 2002, 674 of the permits were paid, 115 were reserved for CRPR activities, and 47 were reserved for SCASD uses.

• Pavilion permit revenue for 2003 totaled $22,853 @ $30 or $35 per event.

Of the 935 reservations in 2003, 661 of the permits were paid, 209 were reserved for CRPR activities, and 65 were reserved for SCASD uses (with 37 involving waived permit fees and 28 involving reserved facilities where no fee is charged).

Staff

Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Beth C. Lee, Rec. Supervisor - Programs & Spec. Evts.
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor - Fitness & Sports
Molly Hetrick, Rec. Supervisor - Nature Center
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Tanya Slashchev, Senior Center Program Assistant
Diane Ishler, Administrative Assistant

Greg Roth, Parks Supervisor
C.J. Sichler, Assistant Parks Supervisor
Kurt Kunka, Park Caretaker
Jeffrey Ballas, Park Caretaker
Gary Sprankle, Park Caretaker
Roger Broschart, Park Caretaker
Pat Hopkins, Staff Assistant
Kathy Woods, Staff Assistant

Compiled by Todd A. Roth, CRPR Aquatics Supervisor                8 Jan 04