Breaking down Greenville, SC’s Parks and Recreation success in 2022 by the numbers

From new park space to cleaning up areas that have been around for years, here’s a breakdown of everything accomplished last year.

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Falls Park | Photo by GVLtoday

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Can you believe we’re already closing in on February? It feels like 2022 was just yesterday. The City of Greenville released new figures highlighting the things it accomplished in parks and recreation last year.

We’re breaking it down, by the numbers.

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Unity Park accounted for 66 acres of new park space. | Photo by @james_simpson_photography


47,390 flowers the city planted at Greenville Parks

7,000+ visitors to the Prisma Health Welcome Center at Unity Park

1,387 trees distributed and planted in the city, putting the green in Greenville

730 hours staff members spent removing invasive species from Cleveland Park

573 volunteers that helped at 29 park clean up events

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In total, 2,879 volunteers helped with city events. | Photos via the City of Greenville


2,000,000+ taste tickets sold at Bank of America Fall for Greenville

20,000+ attendees at the inaugural Unity Park Fourth of July fireworks

900+ zip codes where people ordered United Community Bank Ice on Main tickets

18 public art installations

9 new animals at the Greenville Zoo

See the full breakdown of figures below.

All the numbers

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