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2005 Annual Program Report

This report does not include municipal park visitors not
 participating in a CRPR program or event.

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“CRPR -
Your Recreation Distination!”

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff
20 Jan 06

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

Greg Roth, Parks Supervisor
Ted Weaver, Assistant Parks Supervisor
Kurt Kunka, Parks Caretaker
Jeffrey Ballas, Parks Caretaker
Gary Sprankle, Parks Caretaker
Mark Richards, Parks Caretaker
Kathy Woods, Staff Assistant
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant


2005 CRPR Program Summary

Aquatics

2004

2005

Youth Swim Lesson Registrations
(Indoor & Outdoor)

1,162

1,049

Adult & Special Program Registrations
(Swim Teams, Triple-O Lessons, CPR, Lifeguarding)

475

454

Outdoor Pool Season Passes - Welch & Park Forest

1,677

1,539

Outdoor Pool Visits - Welch & Park Forest
(for recreation, instruction, competition)

45,421

49,874

Total Aquatics

48,735

52,916

Adult Sports & Fitness

2004

2005

League Participants
(Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Softball, Outdoor Volleyball)

990

1,136

Sport Club Visits
(Volleyball, Badminton)

932

1,396

Adult Fitness Class Participants

388

334

Adult Tennis Lesson Participants

54

57

Total Adult Sports & Fitness

2,364

2,923

Youth Sports

2004

2005

Seasonal Sport League Participants
(Winter & Summer Basketball, Softball, Soccer)
* The Summer Basketball League was not offered in 2005.

455

346*

Seasonal Sport Program Participants
(Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Field Hockey, Soccer)

741

644

Gymnastics Participants

171

162

Judo Participants

43

32

Tennis Participants

348

237

Wrestling Participants

27

19

Track & Cross Country Participants

267

269

Total Youth Sports

2,052

1,709

Day Camps & Playgrounds 

2004

2005

Summer Day Camp Participants
* The 2005 count reflects the end of the partnership with SCASD Community Education for the Sports‘n Shorts Camp. Camp enrollment remained near-maximum each week, and 2005 camp revenue exceeded the 2004 amount by $2,486.

771

755*

Supervised Playground Participants
* This program was operated only at Tudek Park in 2005.

55 at 2 sites

25 at 1 site*

Total Camps & Playgrounds

826

780

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

2004

2005

Program Registrations

1,294

1,269

Other Program Visits
(School & Day Care Programs, Camps, Group Programs)

3,217

4,627

Facility Rental Visits

1,062

955

Total MMNC

5,573

6,851

Centre Region Senior Center

2004
(includes renovation period)

2005

Noon-time Meals Served
* During 2005, Centre County selected a new meal contractor. The quality of meals improved significantly, and consequently the meal count increased. This increase in the meal count contrasts with the downward trend from prior years.

3,474

3,620*

Program Visits

27,624

29,039

“Picnic in the Park” Event Participants

60

47

Centre County Senior Games

262 participants
in 9 events
(185 for the luncheon)

238 participants
in 8 events
(193 for the luncheon)

Total Centre Region Senior Center

31,420

32,944

Special Programs & Events

2004

2005

Ticket Sales
(Amusement Parks & Ski Resorts)

1,481 sold

1,314 sold

Pavilion Reservations
(Number of groups)

865 reservations
(includes 737 w/ fees)

845 reservations
(includes 721 w/ fees)

Sport Pack Reservations

52

39

Dance Lesson Participants (Ballroom, Square, Round)

1,483

1,588

State College Area Municipal Band
(Audience at 4 concerts)

1,610

2,150

Tree Trimming for the Birds - Youth

42

35

Easter Egg Hunt - Youth & parents

500+

250+

July 4th Kids on Wheels Parade - Youth & parents

Approx. 280

Approx. 175

Art-in-the-Parklet Craft Tent (for Arts Festival) - Visitors

500+

600+

Halloween Costume Parade - Youth & parents

1,800

1,500

Dark in the Park Storytelling - Participants

95

150

Park Partner Day Volunteers
* In 2005, the agency transformed the “Spring Spruce Up Day” to “Park Partner Day” to help maximize volunteer efficiency.

504

300+ *

United Way “Day Of Caring” Volunteers

156

57

Skywatch Participants @ Tom Tudek Memorial Park

254 (5 events)

258 (5 events)

Total Special Events & Programs

9,622

9,261

GRAND TOTALS

100,592

107,384
= + 6.75%

Coordinated by T. Roth & R. Woodhead

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