Rick Meyer

Rick Meyer

Do you know what the number 425,231 represents? That’s the total number of people that walked through the front doors of the Riverview Park Activities Center in 2019. We expect that the number will continue to rise in 2020 as the Activities Center increases the number of events and programs in the facility.

The 2019-20 recreation youth basketball program concludes this Saturday with the 34th annual Roundball Classic tournament. The single elimination event provides lots of excitement on the last day as teams in the first-second grade leagues, third-fourth grade leagues, fifth-sixth grade leagues and seventh-eighth grade leagues participate in 20-minute games until we decide a champion. The action gets underway at 9 a.m. and wraps up with the boys' seventh-eighth grade final at 3:40 p.m.

Spring sports registration continues through Feb. 20 for baseball, girls’ softball, and soccer for ages 4-18. Boys and girls must be 4 years of age by May 1, 2020 in order to be eligible to play. For more information on Spring Sports registration please call our front office at 803-441-4311. Registration is available online at www.northaugusta.net. Program Coordinator Derek Boyd will be working with the 4- to 10-year-old baseball leagues, Center Program Coordinator Ryan Webb will be working with the 11-14 baseball leagues and the girls’ softball leagues, and Program Coordinator J.R. Williams will be working with the soccer program. Spring 2019 saw 1,395 youths participate in spring sports.

The solar street light installation in Riverview Park is wrapping up this week and the lights are already shining brightly in our beautiful park. Now in progress is the installation of LED lights to the Riverview Park tennis courts. Work began on Monday and weather permitting should be completed by early next week.