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


Centre Region Parks & Recreation
131 S. Fraser St. #3
State College, PA 16801
www.CentreConnect.org/crpr

Serving the Townships of College, Harris, Ferguson,
Patton, & the Borough of State College


What a winter!

Winter 2003 Program Report
Prepared 12 Mar 03

- The CRPR Winter Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT on Sunday, 29 Dec 02.
- The registration period opened on Monday, 30 Dec 02.
- The program window was 11 Jan - 08 Mar 03 (Spring Break was 10-14 Mar 03).

AQUATICS

Program Registrations

Winter 2002

Winter 2003

Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium
Winter 2002 - 28 classes;
Winter 2003 - 16 classes

190
(+20 on Waiting List)

94
(+31 on Waiting List)

Adult Aquatic Programs:
Winter 2002 - H2O Aero. Exercise (1 class),  ARC Lifeguard offered in Spring 2002
Winter 2003 -  ARC Lifeguard will be offered in Spring 2003

25

Not Offered

Friday Night Open Swims
Winter 2002: 12 Fridays in Dec-Mar.
Winter 2003: 8 Fridays in Dec-Feb. Only

891
74/night avg.

233
29/night avg.
( 74% decrease/night)

Holiday Swim
December 2001: 3 days = 52/day average
December 2002: 3 days = 18/day average

148

53

TOTAL AQUATICS REGISTRATIONS

1,254

380 *

* Factors in the participation decrease include reduced pool availability from SCASD and weather.

  SPORTS & FITNESS

Adult Basketball League

108 (9 teams)

98 (8 teams)

Adult Coed Volleyball League

159 (16 teams)

171 (18 teams)

Cross-Country Ski Program (Clinic, Lesson & Tour)

9

Not Offered

Youth Judo Class

20

17

Youth Coed Basketball League (Grades 3 - 8)

216 (22 teams)

181 (20 Teams)

Youth Gymnastics (3 groups/program)

69

60

Adult Singles Volleyball Club (Wed. & Sun. nights)

136
(14 Nights)

218
(22 Nights)

S.C. Badminton Club (9 Friday Nights, 16/night avg)

186

144

Adult Fitness Programs (8 programs):
Coed Rec. Volleyball, AM Workout, Body Toning,
Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates

167

175
(+ 27 on wait list)

TOTAL REGISTRATIONS: SPORTS & FITNESS

1,160

1,064

Special Programs & Events

Program Registrations

Winter 2002

Winter 2003

Discount Ski Ticket Sales (to 8 locations)
- Winter 2002 sales began December 2001
- Winter 2003 sales began December 2002

109

108

Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Rudy Ackerman
(Number of visits to classes in Dec., Jan. & Feb.)

463

491

Ice Skating for Persons with Special Needs
- Winter 2002 (plus 2 volunteer assistants)

109

Not Offered

State College Area Municipal Band Concerts
- Winter 2002 Concert: February 10
- Winter 2003 Concert: February 9

350

400

Tree Trimming for the Birds at MM Nature Center

24

12

Picnic Pavilion Reservations (placed Jan. - Mar. 15) $30 or $35 per pavilion

200 reservations

286 reservations

TOTAL REGISTRATIONS:  SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS  

1,255

1,297

Centre Region Senior Center

Noontime Meals served (January & February only)
- Winter 2002 had an 11% decrease from Winter 2001
- Winter 2003 had a 4.7% decrease from Winter 2002

573

546

Program Visits (January & February only)
- Winter 2002 had an 8% increase from Winter 2001
- Winter 2003 had a 9% increase from Winter 2002

3,579

3,905

TOTAL: SENIOR CENTER

4,152

4,451

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

No events were held at the center this winter, except the “Tree Trimming For The Birds.”
A full-time Recreation Supervisor - Nature Center began work on 03 Mar 03.

Compiled by Donald M. Coine, Jr., Rec. Supervisor for Programs & Special Events


Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff
Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Greg Roth, Parks Supervisor
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor
Don Coine, Recreation Supervisor
Todd Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Molly Hetrick, Rec. Supervisor - Nature Center / Sr. Club Coord.
Diane Ishler, Administrative Assistant
Pat Hopkins, Staff Assistant
Kathy Woods, Staff Assistant