Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Winter - Spring 2004 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

 Winter / Spring 2004
 PROGRAM REPORT
January - May, 2004

Important Program Dates: Winter & Spring 2004
This was the first time that the Winter & Spring Leisure Guides were combined into one publication.
The 48-page booklet was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004.
The registration period (for both Winter & Spring programs) opened on Monday, Jan. 7, 2004.
Accordingly, the Winter & Spring Program Reports have also been combined.

Important Program Dates: Summer 2004
The 56-page CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, Apr. 4, 2004. The registration period opened on Monday, April 5, 2004. A “Fax-In” option was added for the first time and proved successful. The main Program Window will run from June - August, 2004

Centre Region Parks & Recreation...Winter / Spring 2004

FITNESS & SPORTS

Program 2003 2004
Adult Basketball League 98 (8 teams) 93 (9 teams)
Adult Volleyball League 171 (18 teams) 164 (19 teams)
Adult Singles Volleyball Club 234 242
Adult Coed Volleyball Program 102 + 5 waitlist 102 + 3 waitlist
Adult Fitness Programs: AM Workout, Body Toning, Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates, Hi-Lo Aerobics 272 (16 programs)
+49 waitlist
239 (12 programs)
+ 47 waitlist
Adult Softball League 280 (14 teams) 280 (14 teams)
Youth Coed Basketball League 181 (20 teams) 196 (22 teams)
Youth Judo Class 35 27
Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3-12 217 (15 teams) 219 (15 teams)
Youth Field Hockey 37 26
Youth Gymnastics (6 sessions over 14 weeks) 117 + 1 waitlist 106 + 14 waitlist
S.C. Badminton Club 144 180
USTA “Ralleyball” Tennis for Youth 40 36
Youth Wrestling Instruction 8 7
TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATION 1,936 1,917

AQUATICS

Program  2003 2004
Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium:
- Parent & Toddler, Preschool 1 & 2, Level 1-6
255
+ 124 waitlist
57 programs
244
+ 37 waitlist
36 programs
Adult Aquatic Programs at High School Natatorium
- Learn To Swim, H20 Aerobics & ARC Lifeguarding
44 41
Spring Break Open Swim: March 10 -12 , 2004 @ SCAHS 237 138
Friday Night Swims: 9 Fridays in 4 months @ SCAHS
Jan. 9, 16, 23, Feb. 6, 13, 20, March 5, 19, 26
572 212
“Early Bird” Season Pool Pass Purchases (Jan. 1 - Apr. 30) 823 639
TOTAL AQUATIC PARTICIPANTS 1,931 1,274

GENERAL
PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Program 2003 2004
Discount Ski Ticket Sales (to 9 ski areas, sales began in Dec.) 108 sold 78 sold w/ $2,347 revenue - earning $72.50 for the Gifts for Park Program.
Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Ruby Ackerman
(# of visits to classes in Dec. - May)
526 490
State College Area Municipal Band Concert Attendance on
Feb. 15, Mar. 28, & May 9, 2004
1,165 1,210
CRPR Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. April 10 500+ 500+
7th Annual CRPR Spring Spruce-Up Day
(8:30-Noon on Sat. 17 Apr 04) 28 groups at 23 Park Sites
500+ 504 volunteers
Starwatches @ Tudek Park - April 23 & May 2 n/a 65
Pavilion Reservations issued through 1 Jun (for all dates) 619 615

MILLBROOK MARSH
NATURE CENTER

Program  2003 2004
Knee-High Naturalist - 3 Programs: April 7, 14, 21 75 91 participants
Early Morning Bird Walks - 4 Sessions: April 13, 22, 27, May 7 30 31 participants

School and Day Care Programs

735
19 programs
2,073 participants47 programs for 29 groups
Facility Rentals - groups, meetings, and events 86
(5 groups)
629 visitors
(12 groups)
2004 Friends of MMNC Memberships YTD 20 28 members
TOTAL Program & Rental Visitors
(does not include non-program visitors)
941 2,824

CENTRE REGION
SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

Program  2003 2004
Noontime Meals served at Senior Center (Jan - May) 1,426 1,304
Program Visits to Senior Center (Jan - May) 11,246 11,793

It is noted that the renovation / expansion project was underway at the senior center during most of the 2004 period.

Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Program Report
WINTER / SPRING 2004: January 1 - May 31

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

Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Beth Lee, Recreation Supervisor / Programs & Special Events
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor / Fitness & Sports
Greg L. Roth, Parks Supervisor
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Molly A. Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor - Nature Center
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Tanya Slashchev, Senior Center Program Asst.
Diane J. Ishler, Administrative Assistant
Pat Hopkins, Staff Assistant
Kathy J. Woods, Staff Assistant

Report coordinated by Todd Roth, 30 Jun 04