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AT A GLANCE

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PRT Sponsored
Community
Events


2,441

Total Number of
 Program
Participants


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PRT Supported
Community
Events


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Number of Sports
Tourism Events


66

Number of
Visitors to
Rock Hill
for Sports Tourism
Events


52,152

Number of Trail
Users

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May 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic continued to impact the world with closures in the month of May. 

With the approval of state and local officials and following all CDC guidelines, The American Cornhole League National Tournament held at the Rock Hill Sports and Event Center was the first live sporting event televised on ESPN during the pandemic. The event reached 1.8 million households.

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Program Highlights

On May 12, when the Rock Hill Tennis Center, Giordana Velodrome and Rock Hill BMX Supercross Track reopened for programming with modifications, staff worked to create a fun reopening video as they passed the keys to each other!  The video aired on the City's social media channels.  Here, staff member, Ivan Dravigny opens the doors at the Giordana Velodrome and welcomes cyclists!

 

Facility Reopening

 

 Parks, Recreation & Tourism Employee Spotlight

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Elizabeth Hupp

I am Elizabeth Hupp, a Rock Hill native, born and raised. I graduated from Winthrop in 2015 with my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. I am currently on my second year working with the City of Rock Hill at the Rock Hill Tennis Center.  I am the bright smiling face that you see when you walk in! I help do everything from schedule courts, keep track of memberships, create a monthly newsletter, and help update our social media platforms! My hobbies include hiking, seeking out new restaurants, swimming, shopping, and spending lots of quality time with my puppy dog Ruby! 

 

 

Neighborhood Park Update

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Southland Park

921 Southland Drive

The basketball court and trail at Southland Park were repaved in the month of May.  The next update planned for the park will be a new safety fall surface for the playground.