Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Winter & Spring 2005 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 2005  PROGRAM REPORT
January - May, 2005

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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
Jennifer Seaton, Senior Center Program Asst.
Diane J. Ishler, Administrative Assistant
Kathy J. Woods, Staff Assistant
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant

Important Program Dates: Winter & Spring 2005
This was the second 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. 2, 2005.
The registration period (for both Winter & Spring programs) opened on Monday, Jan. 3, 2005.

Important Program Dates: Summer 2005
The 56-page CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, April 4, 2005.
The registration period opened on Monday, April 5, 2005.
The Summer Program Window will run from June - August, 2005

The CRPR Website currently consists of 300+ web pages of materials for reference.
Information regarding all aspects of CRPR operations are available on the website.

Centre Region Parks & Recreation...
Winter & Spring 2005

FITNESS & SPORTS

Program 2004 2005
Adult Basketball League 93 (9 teams) 84 (7 teams)
Adult Volleyball League 164 (19 teams) 168 (17 teams)
Adult Singles Volleyball Club 242 384
Adult Coed Volleyball Program 102 + 3 wait list 99 + 1 wait list
Adult Fitness Programs: AM Workout, Body Toning, Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates 239 (12 programs)
+ 47 wait list
218 (11 programs)
+ 17 wait list
Adult Softball League 280 (14 teams) 280 (14 teams)
Adult Tennis Lessons  n / a 18
Youth Coed Basketball League 196 (22 teams) 154 (17 teams)
Youth Judo Class 27 18
Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3-12 219 (15 teams) 168 (13 teams)
Youth Field Hockey 26 32
Youth Gymnastics 106 + 14 waitlist 119 + 2 wait list
S.C. Badminton Club 180 360
Youth Wrestling Instruction 7 6
Pitch, Hit, and Run n / a 10
USTA Youth Tennis Lessons n / a 15 + 2 wait list
TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATION 1,881 2,133

AQUATICS

Program  2004 2005

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

244
+ 37 wait list
36 programs
260
+ 28 wait list
36 programs
ARC Lifeguarding at High School Natatorium 11 10
“Early Bird” Season Pool Pass Purchases (Jan. 1 - Apr. 30) 639 493
TOTAL AQUATIC PARTICIPANTS 894 763

GENERAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Program 2004 2005
Discount Ski Ticket Sales (to 11 ski areas, sales began in Dec.) 78 sold
$2,347 revenue
118 sold
$3,554 revenue
Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Ruby Ackerman
(# of visits to classes in Jan-April)
490 729
State College Area Municipal Band Concert Attendance on
Feb. 3, Mar. 20, & May 8, 2005
1,210 1,650
CRPR Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. March 26 500+ 250+
2005 Park Partner Day (formerly Spring Spruce-Up Day)
(8:30-Noon on Sat. 16 Apr 05)
504 volunteers  300+ volunteers
Starwatches @ Tudek Park - April 8 & May 13 65 85
Pavilion Reservations issued through 1 Jun (for all 2005 dates) 615 490
CRPR Rec Fest at MMNC  n / a 83 visitors

MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

Program  2004 2005
Knee-High Naturalist - 4 Programs 91 participants  191 participants
Early Morning Bird Walks 31 participants  10 participants

School and Day Care Programs

2,073 participants
47 programs for
29 groups
 1,607 participants
 35 programs for
24 groups
Facility Rentals - groups, meetings, and events 629 visitors
(12 groups)
595 visitors
( 12 groups)
2004 Friends of MMNC Memberships YTD 28 members 21 members
TOTAL Program & Rental Visitors (does not include non-program visitors) 2,824 2,424

CENTRE REGION SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER

Program 2004 2005
Noontime Meals served at Senior Center (Jan - May) 1,304 1,317
Program Visits (Jan - May) 11,793 12,380

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

Report coordinated by Todd Roth, 31 May 05