Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

1323 College Street - P.O. Box 538
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone: 803.321.1015
Fax: 803.321.2107
Office Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
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Current & Upcoming Program Information Links

Summer Recreation Program Information

Summer Mobile Recreation Program

Junior League Baseball Age 13-16 Game Schedule

Men's League Softball Game Schedule

Newberry Arts Center Programming

Youth Coach and Game Staff Forms


The PRT department maintains the City's 100 acres of parks, implements youth and adult sports activities, has a Senior Adult program, plans the City's special events, promotes the City's tourism, manages the Newberry Firehouse Conference Center, and the Newberry Arts Center.



Youth Football and Cheerleading - Registration is in June
Youth and Adult Basketball - Registration is in November
Youth Baseball and Softball - Registration is in January
Kinderkickers Soccer - Registration is in August
Adult Softball - Contact the PRT office for more details 
Youth Tennis Camps - Contact the PRT office for more details
Youth Summer RecMobile Program - Contact the PRT office for more details
Senior Adult Program - Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month - Contact the PRT office for more details
Newberry Arts Center- Click for Program Information


The PRT department maintains 15 parks encompassing 100 acres that range from scenic passive, to ball fields, to parks with playground equipment, shelter and walking tracks. Click HERE for a listing and location of City parks. City park shelters and athletic fields are available for rent for special events and parties. Contact 803-321-1015 for details on rental rates and more. Please be sure to contact the PRT office no later than 5pm on the Wednesday prior to your event date to reserve a shelter.

Annual Special Events Hosted by the City of Newberry:

Tourism Promotion

The Department has produced several guides that may be handy for long-time residents and visitors alike. The publications include:

  • City of Newberry Visitors Guide
  • City Street Map (includes County roads)
  • Wells Japanese Garden Guide
  • Historic Downtown Self-Guided Tour
  • Historic Neighborhood Tour-College Street Area
  • "Living in Newberry" Brochure
  • You can also download our mobile app in your app store by searching "Visit Newberry, SC"

If you are interested in receiving any of these publications, drop by our office, call us or send us an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your address and we will mail them to you.

Contact us today and find out how we can help you connect! 803.321.1015

Scott S. Sawyer, Director

Collin Shealy, Program Manager

Johnnie Caldwell, Program Manager

Seth Howe, Program Coordinator

Marquerite Palmer, Arts and Senior Program Coordinator

Mary Alex Kopp, Tourism and Events Coordinator

Sharon Graham, Program Coordinator