PARKS & RECREATION

The Laurens Parks and Recreation Department was established in 2005 and is still growing with every program and service offered to the citizens of Laurens and its surrounding areas. 

The residents and youth of our area are provided with a variety of sports programs such as Little League baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, and cheerleading.  Our department also offers an array of activities such as summer day camps, sports camps as well as numerous family-friendly festivals at our amphitheater located near the historic square downtown. Visit the “Parks and facilities” link to get a detailed description of each of our facilities.

SPORTS INFO AND REGISTRATION

Visit our Parks and Recreation website for online registration for all sports, up to date schedules for all of our games, events and rainout information. 

Facility Rentals

Click Here for more information on our facility rentals.

meet our staff

See below for contact info for our staff

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Jason Pridgen

 Executive Director

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Andrew McLeod

Sports Coordinator

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Pam Conway

Concessions Manager

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Chantale Centeno

Part-time Assistant

FACILITY RENTALS

THE RIDGE AT LAURENS

The Ridge at Laurens officially opened to the public in 2016 and is the newest facility in the Parks and Recreation Department. We are proud to call "The Ridge" the new home for our Parks Department. You can now use The Ridge to register for youth sports in person or you can visit the official Parks and Recreation website to register online and to see events and schedules.

The gymnasiums will now be the home courts for our youth basketball and volleyball programs. The public is also invited to join us each week for "Free Basketball" where players of all ages can come and enjoy the courts.

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rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               

Address: 301 Exchange Dr.

Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

 

Complete Building Rental:

$1,000.00 for first day, $500 each additional, consecutive day.

  • Includes 1 staff person for duration of event

  • Includes all available tables and chairs

  • Rentee must set up, clean up and break down event

  • Hours must include the setup, clean up and break down time.

  • If security is needed it will go through the Laurens police department

  • Any hours before or past normal business hours the renter must pay directly a recreation staff member to be present

  • All events requesting the consumption of alcohol must be approved by police chief and the recreation director with a minimum to 3 weeks prior to event.

  • DOES NOT INCLUDE GYM A OR OFFICE AREA

 

Hourly Building Rental:  

$125 an hour minimum 4 hours

  • Includes everything listed above

 

Multipurpose Room/Café/Patio: 

$60 per hour minimum 2 hours

  • Includes use of all available tables and chairs

  • Times must include set up/clean up/break down  

 

CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY PARTIES WHICH NEED USE OF THE ½ GYM WILL BE $90 PER HOUR

 

Security Deposits:

$100 for multipurpose room, $200 for Complete Building rental

 

Sporting Event Rentals:

Club/travel team practices—full gym $40 per hour, ½ gym $25

Tournament site rental--$1,000 + security per hour (concessions will be operated by the LPRD

 

LAURENS CITY PARK

City Park Baseball/Softball Fields

rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               

Address: 

Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

$200.00 per field per day

$20.00 per hour for lights

Concessions will only be provided by the City of Laurens at the fields. No outside vending of food and drinks allowed.

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LITTLE RIVER PARK 

rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               

Address: 

Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

$40 for 2 hours

Time Request for Party options:

10am-12pm      1pm–3pm     4pm-6pm  (no 10-12 on Sundays)

 
rental rules
  • NO Refunds including rain, we will reschedule your event at your convenience on an open date.

  • NO Smoking

  • NO Alcohol

  • Vehicles must be parked in parking area

  • Please pick up all your litter, do not leave party banners behind

  • NO Pets allowed in the Park.

  • Emergencies call 911

  • No Guarantees on power available at site or staff being on site

 

Each function is allowed 30 minutes prior and 30 minutes after to prepare and clean up.  Any group going over allotted time will be charged a fee of $20.  Remember there is another group coming in after you are done.  Also remember our park is under video surveillance, we will know if any rules are broken.

LAURENS CITY AMPHITHEATER

rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               

Address: 205 Gordon St, Laurens, SC 29360

Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

Please note that the following items will be required prior to confirmation of the rental times/dates requested:

  • $100.00 facility deposit                   

  • Signed contract                 

  • Rental fee

  • A copy of the group/organizations insurance policy (save harmless agreement)

  • Approval of the Special Events Advisory Committee may be required for some events