City Parks


One of Greenville’s greatest attractions is its system of city parks. The goal of the City Parks and Recreation department is to ensure that Greenville’s parks remain attractive and inviting for public use. The department oversees 39 city parks occupying more than 700 acres of land within the city. In managing Greenville’s parks, our staff provides a variety of appealing programs and activities for our residents and visitors.

NOTICE for your safety:

The City of Greenville is continuing to take measured steps designed to protect our citizens, urge social distancing minimize opportunities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Tennis/Pickball Courts Guidelines:

  • Please be vigilant in preventing the spread of the virus by practicing hand hygiene as CDC guidelines recommend. Hand sanitizing stations are available. 
  • The use of face masks are encouraged in accordance with CDC guidelines. 
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms as listed by the CDC guidelines. 
  • Please do not enter the courts if you have any symptoms or exposure risks as listed by the CDC guidelines.
  • All spectators and players waiting for a court must remain outside the fence and are encouraged to stay in their vehicles until a court becomes available. 
  • Social distancing must practiced at ALL TIMES, in accordance to CDC guidelines. Players must maintain a minimum of 6 feet from others before, during, and after play. 
  • Players must place their personal items (backpacks, water bottles, etc.) at a safe distance (at least 6 feet) from other player’s items to avoid any surface contact. 
  • Entry gates must be left open to prevent any surface contact.
  • No handshakes, paddle bumps, or physical contact between players. 

Physical Distancing Information:

Following new guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to halt gatherings of 50 or more people, and a White House advisory to avoid groups of more than ten, all City permitted events scheduled through May 10 will be postponed. 


The Parks and Recreation Department also manages a variety of public gardens and green spaces.
Our neighborhood park system extends through many of Greenville's historic neighborhoods.