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Winter & Spring 2009
PROGRAM REPORT

January - May, 2009

Presented to the Board on 9 Jul 09

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

Important Dates for Winter & Spring 2009:

The 40-page CRPR Winter & Spring Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, 4 Jan 09. The registration period (for both Winter & Spring programs) opened at midnight on that Sunday for a capped-number of Internet registrations and at 8 AM on Monday, 5 Jan 09 for drop off, phone in, and walk-in registrations. 

The 48-page CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, 5 Apr 09. The registration period opened on Sunday, 5 Apr 09 for a capped-number of Internet registration spaces, and for phone, fax, mail in, drop off and counter-service registrations at 8 AM on Monday, 6 Apr 09.

FITNESS & SPORTS

Program 

2008

2009

Adult Basketball League 

84 (7 teams)

84 (7 teams)

Adult Volleyball League

202 (20 teams)

237 (23 teams)

Adult Singles Volleyball Club

405

402

Adult Coed Volleyball Program

31 (2 sessions)

28 (2 sessions)

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

235 (11 programs)
+ 21 wait list

174
(13 programs)

+9 wait list

Adult Indoor Soccer

66 (4 sessions)

52 (4 sessions)

Adult Tennis Lessons

Cancelled

7

Youth Tennis Lessons (formerly Ralleyball)

17

23

Youth Judo Class

49

25

Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3 - 12

85 (8 teams)

40 (4 teams)

Youth Field Hockey

17

16

Youth Gymnastics
 (only Tumble Tots was offered in 2009)

30 + 17 wait list

14

Girls Rhythmic Gymnastics

10 + 7 wait list

17 + 3 wait list

S.C. Badminton Club (Jan-May)

360

360

Pitch, Hit and Run Event

6

49

Youth Hip Hop Dance

22

20 + 8 wait list

Heavy Hitters Baseball

24

27

Start Smart Programs (Soccer, Football, Basketball)

Not offered

40 (4 programs)

TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATION

1,641

1,615


AQUATICS

Program 

2008

2009

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

215
+ 19 wait list
36 programs

215
+ 6 wait list
36 programs

Red Cross Lifeguarding at High School Natatorium

12

18

Season Pool Pass Purchases Jan. 1 - May 31

911

1,031

TOTAL AQUATIC REGISTRATIONS

1,138

1,264


GENERAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Program

2008

2009

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

1,590
68 classes

1,418
62 classes

State College Area Municipal Band Concerts
(Total 2009 attendance on 15 Feb, 29 Mar, 10 May)

1,400

1,440

CRPR Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. 10 Apr

350(with 4"
of snow!)

600+

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at MMNC (for teens) on Thurs. 8 Apr.

90

65

Park Partner volunteers - April and May

260 volunteers
(17 groups)

256 volunteers
(15 groups)

Pavilion Reservations issued through 31 May (for all dates)

426

456

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

72
$634

133
$1,640

Sport Field Requests and Scheduling

16 Groups
on 44 Fields

19 Groups
on 44 fields

MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

Program 

2008

2009

Knee-High Naturalist

184 visitors
16 programs

196 visitors
16 programs

School and Day Care Programs

1,983 visitors
45 programs for
26 groups

2072 visitors
47 programs for
33 groups

Facility Rentals - groups, meetings, and events

639 visitors
13 groups

638 visitors
18 groups

Family Programs

36 (4 programs)

121 (8 programs)

Events

478 (4 programs)

629 (3 programs)

Birthday Parties

193 (9 parties)

77 (3 parties)

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

3,513

3,733

NOTE: Staff also provided MMNC programs at other sites for 550 participants and displays at 5 off-site events involving 3,325 people.


CENTRE REGION SENIOR CENTER

Program

2008

2009

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

1,687

1,886

Program Visits (Jan - May)

13,713*

8,091*

*Note: The method used to calculate program statistics was revised in July 2008. Prior to this time, the count included all OLLI program visits within the Centre Region. With CRPR Board approval, a new method was used starting in July 2008 which includes all Senior Center programs (at all locations) and only those OLLI programs hosted at the Senior Center.

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff

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
Tiffany Barto, Parks Caretaker II
Kurt Kunka, Parks Caretaker I
Gary Sprankle, Parks Caretaker I
Kurt Nicholas, Parks Caretaker I
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant
Carol Clitherow, Staff Assistant - Senior Center

Report coordinated by Todd Roth

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