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Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
Centre Region Parks & Recreation

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

Winter & Spring 2008

PROGRAM REPORT

January - May, 2008

Presented 17 Jun 08

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority / Centre Region Parks & Recreation Board

Sue Mascolo, Chair

Roy Harpster, Vice-Chair

Kathy Matason, Secretary

Donna Conway, Treasurer

Chris Hurley

Donna Ricketts, D.Ed.

Ferguson Twp.

Harris Twp.

College Twp.

State College Borough

Patton Twp.

SCASD


Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff S

Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Beth C. Lee, Rec. Supervisor - Programs & Spec. Events
Jeff R. Hall, Rec. Supervisor - Fitness & Sports
Molly Hetrick, Rec. Supervisor - Nature Center
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Diane Ishler, Office Manager
Jennifer D. Stout, Staff Assistant

Greg Roth, Parks Supervisor
Ted Weaver, Assistant Parks Supervisor
Kurt Kunka, Parks Caretaker
Gary Sprankle, Parks Caretaker
Kurt Nicholas, Parks Caretaker
Tiffany Barto, Parks Caretaker
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant
Carol Clitherow, Staff Assistant - Sr. Center



Important Dates for Winter & Spring 2008

The 32-page CRPR Winter & Spring Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, 6 Jan 08. The registration period (for both Winter & Spring programs) opened on Monday, 7 Jan 08. The optional Internet Registration Service was opened in mid-March and fully implemented on 6 Apr 08. 

The 48-page CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, 6 Apr 08. The registration period opened on Sunday, 6 Apr 08 on-line for a limited number of spaces, and for phone, fax, mail in, drop off and counter-service registrations at 8 AM on Monday, 7 Apr 08.


FITNESS & SPORTS


Program 

2007

2008

Adult Basketball League 

70 (6 teams)

84 (7 teams)

Adult Volleyball League

168 (17 teams)

202 (20 teams)

Adult Singles Volleyball Club

391

405

Adult Coed Volleyball Program

64 (4 sessions)

31 (2 sessions)

Adult Fitness Programs: AM Workout, Body Toning, Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates

173
(11 programs)

+ 8 wait list

235
(11 programs)
+ 21 wait list

Adult Indoor Soccer

49 (3 sessions)

66 (4 sessions)

Youth Coed Basketball League: Grades 7 & 8

47 (5 teams)

36 (4 teams)

Youth Judo Class

34

49

Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3 - 12

126 (10 teams)

85 (8 teams)

Youth Field Hockey

31

17

Youth Gymnastics

61 + 16 wait list

30 + 17 wait list

Girls Rhythmic Gymnastics

10

10 + 7 wait list

S.C. Badminton Club (Jan-May)

340

360

Pitch, Hi, and Run Event

7

6

Youth Hip Hop Dance

20 + 7 wait list

22

Lacrosse (Youth)

not offered

80

Ralleyball Tennis (formerly Youth Tennis Lessons)

13

30

TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATION

1,604

1,748


AQUATICS

Program 

2007

2008

Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium:
Parent w/ Toddler, Preschool 1 & 2, Levels 1 - 6

218
+ 34 wait list
34 programs

215
+ 19 wait list
36 programs

ARC Lifeguarding at High School Natatorium

8

12

Season Pool Pass Purchases Jan. 1 - May 31

1,075

911

TOTAL AQUATIC REGISTRATIONS

1,301

1,138


GENERAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Program

2007

2008

Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Ruby Ackerman (# of visits to classes in Jan-April)

1,192
70 classes

1,590

68 classes

State College Area Municipal Band Concerts:
Total attendance on 11 Feb, 25 Mar, 13 May

1,380

1,400

CRPR Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. 7 Apr

700+

350
(with 4" of snow!)

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at MMNC (for teens) on Fri. 30 Mar

66

90

Park Partner volunteers - April and May

 139 volunteers
(18 groups)

260 volunteers
(17 groups)

Pavilion Reservations issued through 31 May (for all dates)

424

426

Youth Scholarships Provided: (Number / Fees reduced by...)

59
$1,590

72
$634

Sport Field Requests and Scheduling

16 Groups
on 44 Fields

16 Groups
on 44 Fields


MILLBROOK MARSH  NATURE CENTER

Program 

2007

2008

Knee-High Naturalist

65 participants
4 programs

184 participants
16 programs


School and Day Care Programs

1,981 participants
46 programs for
29 groups

1,983 participants
45 programs for
26 groups

Facility Rentals - groups, meetings, and events

645 visitors
13 groups

639 visitors
13 groups

Family Programs

52 (4 programs)

36 (4 programs)

Events

517 (3 events)

478 (4 programs)

Birthday Parties

123 (3 parties)

193 (9 parties)

TOTAL Program & Rental Visitors
(does not include non-program visitors)

3,383

3,513

NOTE: Staff also provided MMNC programs or displays at 4 off-site events / activities involving 435 people.


CENTRE REGION SENIOR CENTER

Program

2007

2008

Noontime Meals served at the Senior Center (Jan - May)

1,491

1,687

Program Visits (Jan - May)

13,374

13,713


Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Program Report for
WINTER & SPRING 2008 (Jan. - May)

Report coordinated by Todd Roth

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