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


Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority

Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Serving the Townships of College, Harris, Ferguson, Patton, & the Borough of State College

SPRING 2003
 PROGRAM REPORT

March 1 - May 31, 2003

Centre Region Parks & Recreation
2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA 16801

Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor / Fitness & Sports
Greg L. Roth, Parks Supervisor
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Molly A. Hetrick, Nature Center Recreation Supervisor
Christina Anderson, Program Assistant
Diane J. Ishler, Administrative Assistant
Pat Hopkins, Staff Assistant
Kathy J. Woods, Staff Assistant

Important Program Dates: Spring 2003

The CRPR Spring Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, February 23, 2003
The registration period opened on Monday, February 24, 2003
The main Program Window was March 17 - May 10, 2003.

Important Program Dates: Summer 2003
The CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, Apr. 6, 2003.
The registration period opened on Monday, April 7, 2003
The main Program Window will run from June 14 - August 8, 2003

AQUATICS

PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS

Spring 2003

Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium:
- Parent & Toddler, Preschool 1, Preschool 2, Level 1-6 TOTAL: 41 Programs

161
(+93 on W/L)

Adult Aquatic Programs at High School Natatorium
- Learn To Swim, H20 Aero. & ARC Lifeguarding

44 Enrolled

Spring Break Open Swim: March 10 -14 , 2003 @ SCAHS

237 Participants

Friday Night Swims: 9 Fridays in 3 months @SCAHS
Mar. 21,28; Apr. 4,11,25; May 2, 9, 16, 23

339 Participants

“Early Bird” Season Pool Pass Purchases (Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 2003)

823

 Saturday Splash Swims: 8 Saturdays in 3 months @ SCAHS
Mar. 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 26; May 3, 10, 17 (will not be held in the future)

135 Participants

TOTAL AQUATIC REGISTRATIONS

1,739

Registrations for Spring 2003 Aquatics decreased by 22% from the 2002 total (2,220)
The main reason for the decrease is because of the reduced amount of school pool availability.

FITNESS & SPORTS

Adult Fitness Programs (9 programs):
Co-ed Rec. Volleyball, AM Workout, Body Toning, Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates, Hi-Lo Aerobics

199
(+27on W/L)

Adult Softball League

280
(14 Teams)

Youth Judo Class

18

Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3-12

217
( 15Teams)

Youth Field Hockey

37

Youth Gymnastics (3 sessions for 7 weeks)

57
(+1 on WL)

Adult Tennis

16
(+2 on W/L)

Ralleyball Tennis (Youth)

40

Wrestling

8

TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATIONS

872
(+29 WL)

SPECIAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Ruby Ackerman
(# of visits to classes in Mar., Apr., & May)

526

Concerts by State College Area Municipal Band
- Spring Concert: Attendance ~375
- Mother’s Day Concert: Attendance ~440

815

Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. March 31, 2002

500

Ed. Rec Days (w/ SCASD)
- All About Art: Attendance 24
- Secrets of Science 20
- Wetland Wonders: Attendance 18

62

6th Annual Spring Spruce-Up Day (8:30-Noon on Sat. April 27, 2002)
 31 groups at 26 Park Sites

500+ Volunteers

Singles Volleyball Club (Wednesdays & Sundays)

234

Skywatch @ Tudek Park- Apr. 4, May 9 (Both canceled due to weather)

0

Pavilion Reservations made through 05 Jun 03 (for 2003 dates)

619

MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

Knee-High Naturalist Programs:
Wetland Animal Art Program 4/16
Wetland Animal Tales Program 4/23
Wetland Animal Clues Program 4/30

45 Children
30 Adults

Brown Bag Lunch Series (2 Sessions/Apr. 4 & May 2)

15 Adults

Early Morning Bird Walks (3 Sessions/Apr. 22, May 6 & May 20)

30 Adults

School and Day Care Programs
- 19 Programs offered: 14 Marsh Discover Walks
                                      5 Wetland Critters

 627 Children
108 Adults

Facility Rentals 5 Groups

86 Children/ Adults

YTD 2003 Friends Memberships

20 Households

TOTAL Program & Rental Visitors
TO MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

941

CENTRE REGION SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

Noontime Meals served at Senior Center (Mar., Apr., May)

880

Program Visits to Senior Center (Mar., Apr., May)

7,341

YTD 2003 Senior Club Memberships @ $5

90

Spring 2003 Senior Center program visits increased 14% from the 2002 total (7,281)

Centre Region Parks & Recreation

Compiled by Christina Anderson, Program Assistant
June 4, 2003