Parks and Facilities
Little River Park--located at 317 east main street Laurens, is the office of the Parks and Recreations Department. Along with lots of green space, the parks houses a large playground, a putt putt course and a Pavilion. The putt putt course was designed and built by Town Haul when the Television show came to Laurens. While here they also built the 1st stage of the Playground. After the crews left the City added the offices and also the Pavilion. The Pavilion is a covered shelter where residents can rent for such things as Birthday Parties, family reunions or just some good ole get togethers. Rental information is available in the park office.
River Street Park--Located in the Historic Jersey Community, River Street park is home to the cities only outdoor basketball court. Totally revamped in 2012 the court is always full. Along side the court is a family playground, paved parking, restrooms and a pavilion. The pavilion is available for rentals at the Little River Park offices.
Laurens City Park--located on Brownlee Ave, City Park is the hub for all of the Recreation Departments athletic activities. Home of Laurens Little League we have 2 youth baseball fields and 1 multipurpose field that is in use year round. These fields are as beautiful as they come and we are proud to house Laurens Little League regular season, District tourneys and travel baseball tourneys at this site. City Park is also home to the football field where we conduct all of the home football games for Laurens PRD. 6 tennis courts are also located there and they are used almost every night. Home of LDHS Tennis home matches, CLNTA league matches as well as the Laurens Youth Tennis program, the City Park Tennis courts are a huge asset to our park.
Taylor Park--located on South Harper Street Extension, Taylor Park is a playground park where many children can walk daily an enjoy the outdoor fun. Full of popular playground activities, this park is an excellent afternoon space for children to play and enjoy the the friendships of everyone in the neighborhood.
Laurens Amphitheater--Located at 420 Gordon Street, the Laurens Amphitheater is a great setting for concerts, weddings, church gatherings and much, much more. Home of concerts such as Laurens Idol, The Riverfront Freedom Festival, The Summer Concert Series and even National artists such as Justin Moore, Tracy Lawrence and Hootie and The Blowfish. During the year several weddings are hosted at this beautiful river setting as well as being the home for events such as the Little River Bridge Run and the March of Dimes Walk for Babies. One of the largest single events each year is the Boo in the Park Halloween Festival which annually hosts more than 3500 visitors. Comfortably seating around 3,000 this complex is a gem that the City cherishes.
Ceramtec Park--located just off of Highway 14, Ceramtec Park is a 40 acre piece of beautiful land that has the potential to be the next big thing. The park is currently under intense planning and direction to be a park that draws visitors from around Laurens County and the entire Upstate of South Carolina.