Notice is hereby given that the Recreation and Parks Commission of the City of Greenville will hold a public hearing on the 10th day of April 2024 at 5:30 PM inside the Drew Steele Center, 1058 S. Elm Street, to consider the following request:

Application for naming of the three rooms in the C.M. Eppes Alumni Cultural and Heritage Center located inside of Eppes Recreation Center to the following: Room One: James M. Hines Leadership Room, Room Two: Dr. Bernadette G. Watts Conference Room, and Room Three: Mrs. Wilma Imogene Taylor Dupree / Mrs. Jean. Johnson Darden Alumni President’s Room. 

A copy of the application relating to the said request is on file in the office of the City Clerk located in City Hall at 200 W. Fifth Street and is available for public inspection during normal working hours Monday through Friday.

On the basis of objections, debate and discussion at the hearings, changes may be made from what has been proposed.

Persons having interest in this matter and desiring to speak either for or against the request are invited to be present and will be given an opportunity to be heard.

For questions regarding this matter, please contact the Recreation & Parks Department Administrative Office at (252) 329-4567.  




The Recreation and Parks Department provides a variety of athletic, recreational, and arts and crafts activities for all ages and special populations. The department maintains more than 36 parks and recreational facilities, including numerous gymnasiums, recreation and community centers, swimming pools, tennis courts, a soccer complex, softball and baseball fields, playgrounds, a greenway, as well as The Town Common and Greenville Amphitheater, Wildwood ParkRiver Park NorthBradford Creek Public Golf Coursethe Aquatics and Fitness Center, the Extreme Park, and River Birch Tennis Center.


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Mission Statement:

To advance parks, recreation, and environmental conservation efforts that promote mental and physical health, serve as a deterrent to illegal or inappropriate behaviors, and enhance Greenville's quality of life.