New Playground for Trailblazer Park
The City of Travelers Rest is working with Greenville County Parks and Recreation to build a large playground adjoining Trailblazer Park. Located behind the County Summary Courthouse, the playground will include recreational equipment such as swings and playsets for climbing and more. Work on the new playground is set to begin in Spring 2023.
Athens Park Project
Improvements including landscaping, new picnic tables, and shelter renovations were made the Athens Park in the Spring of 2022. Plans to replace the existing sidewalk and basketball court, with the possibility of adding pickleball are in the works and will begin this fall.
Gateway Park Project
The basketball and tennis courts at Gateway Park were repaved and renovated in Spring, 2022. In addition, the Bike Skills Flow area was completely rebuilt, including the “Pump, Bern, Jump” area. With two progressive skill lines and a format that keeps up with the growing skills of the local ridership, visitors of every skill level can enjoy the park.