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Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA 16801
Serving the Borough of State College and the Townships of College, Harris, Ferguson and Patton

2007 Annual Program Report

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

“CRPR - Where Everyone Plays!”

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Staff
29 Jan 08

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
Carol Clitherow, Senior Center Program Assistant
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant

Greg Roth, Parks Supervisor
Ted Weaver, Assistant Parks Supervisor
Kurt Kunka, Parks Caretaker
Tiffany Barto, Parks Caretaker
Gary Sprankle, Parks Caretaker
Kurt Nicholas, Parks Caretaker
Diane Ishler, Office Manager
Jennifer D. Stout, Staff Assistant


Distribution:
• CRRA / CRPR Board for Feb Meeting
• Mr. Jim Steff, COG Exec. Director
• CRPR Supervisors & CRPR website

2007 CRPR Program Summary

In addition to providing these programs, the agency operated and maintained 51 park sites totaling 790 acres during 2007, including 47 municipal parks, two outdoor swimming pools, the Centre Region Senior Center and Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. This report does not include municipal park visitors not participating in a CRPR program or event.

Aquatics - 191 Programs & Events in 2007

2006

2007

Youth Swim Lesson Registrations (Indoor & Outdoor)   162 Programs

988

928

Adult & Special Program Registrations 25 Programs
(Swim Teams, Triple-O Lessons, CPR, Lifeguarding, Triathlon)

472

558

Outdoor Pool Season Passes (Welch & Park Forest Pools) w/10 Pass-types

1,686

1,754

Family Fun Nights (Welch & Park Forest Pools) 4 Events in 2007

581

477

Outdoor Pool Visits (Welch & Park Forest Pools) w/ 100-day Season
for recreation, instruction, competition

50,696

51,416

Total Aquatics

54,423

55,133

 

Adult Sports & Fitness - 31 Programs & Leagues in 2007

2006

2007

League & Program Participants           11 Programs & Leagues (Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Softball, Outdoor Volleyball, Indoor Soccer)

1,222

1,132

Sport Clubs (2 Programs = Volleyball, Badminton)

1,256

1,353

Adult Fitness Class Participants              14 Programs

354

332

Adult Tennis Lesson Participants           4 Programs

56

63

Total Adult Sports & Fitness

2,888

2,880

 

Day Camps & Playgrounds - 27 Programs in 2007

2006

2007

Summer Day Camp Participants -              25 Programs
includes KidVenture, Martial Arts & Culture Camp

728

795

Wild Wednesday Getaways - weekly field trips for Grades 6-8 - 2 Programs

17

29

Total Camps & Playgrounds

745

824

 

Centre Region Senior Center - 227 Programs in 2007

2006

2007

Noon-time Meals Served

4,070

4,084

Program Visits                 227 Programs offered

30,098

31,152

Centre County Senior Games - Participants

220

220

Total Centre Region Senior Center

34,388

35,456

 

Youth Sports & Programs - 38 Programs & Events in 2007

2006

2007

Seasonal Sport League Participants (Basketball & Softball) 2 Leagues

233

173

Seasonal Sport Program Participants       10 Programs
(Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Field Hockey, Soccer)

301

298

Gymnastics Participants         9 Programs
*2007 enrollment reduced due to limited availability of part-time staff

120

61*

Rhythmic Gymnastics       2 Programs

21

20

Parent’s Night Off        3 Programs

15

26

Judo Classes       3 Programs

56

49

Tennis Classes     3 Programs

214

225

Wrestling Classes     1 Program

15

8

Bowling - Pinblasters        1 Program

n / a

36

Hip Hop Dance         2 Programs

n / a

34

Cross-Country Events - 2 events in 2007. (The Track Meets were not offered in Summer 2006 or 2007 due to SCASD track renovations.)

69

71

Total Youth Sports

1,044

1,001

 

Special Programs & Events - 22 Events in 2007

2006

2007

Discounted Tickets for Amusement Parks & Ski Resorts-Tickets Sold

1,616

1,686

Sport Pack Reservations

35

28

Dance Lesson Participants (Ballroom, Square, Round) 6 Programs

1,732

2,002

State College Area Municipal Band (Audience at 4 concerts)

1,775

1,865

Easter Egg Hunt - Youth & parents

500

700

July 4th Kids on Wheels Parade - Youth & parents

200

250

Touch-a-Truck - Youth & parents

300

325

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

550+

450+

Halloween Costume Parade - Youth & parents

1,800+

2,100

Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

n / a

66

Dark in the Park Storytelling - Participants

190

145

Park Partner Day Volunteers

359

198

United Way “Day Of Caring” Volunteers

65

159

Skywatch Participants @ Tom Tudek Memorial Park

132 (4 events)

110 (3 events)

Total Special Events & Programs

9,254

10,084

 

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center - 233 Programs & Events

2006

2007

Program Registrations 45 Programs offered in 2007

962

581

Other Program Visits 152 Programs and Events offered in 2007
(School & Day Care Programs, Camps, Group Programs, Events)

4,840

6,513

Facility Rental Visits 36 Rentals to groups in 2007

1,162

1,528

Total MMNC

6,964

8,622

 

GRAND TOTAL

2006

2007

Registrations & participants
(not including the pavilion reservation permits) 

109,706

114,000

During 2007 the agency offered 769 recreation programs, events and leagues
(not including pavilion reservation permits and donation opportunities).
This report does not include municipal park visitors not participating in a CRPR program or event.

 

Facility Reservations

2006

2007

Pavilion Reservations (Number of groups)

892

998

Community Garden Plots at Tom Tudek Memorial Park
(this operation was transferred to CRPR for 2007)
(Not operated by CRPR) All 100
plots rented

  Coordinated by T. Roth & R. Woodhead

The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities since 1966. The Authority also maintains 501c3 status.
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