Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department
Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North
General Robert H. Reed Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane
Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street
Dustin Jordan, Director
The Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism (PRST) Department includes a variety of functions and responsibilities, including recreation programs, park/field maintenance and sports tourism. To view a full list of city facilities, see our Facilities, Parks & Playgrounds webpage. Need to report a service request? See the Customer Request Center webpage. For more PRST information, including staff contacts, recreation program registration and facility rental sign-up, visit https://www.myrtlebeachprst.com/.
PARKS DIVISION & SPECIAL EVENTS
The Parks Division is responsible for maintaining the city’s landscaping, especially in the constantly-growing network of public, city-owned parks and fields. The Parks Division team preserves the grass, trees and shrubs in the highway medians and rights-of-ways, cleans the beach each day during the early morning hours, and provides litter control services on Kings Highway and other heavily traveled areas. For assistance, call 843-918-2330. To report a service request, see the Customer Request Center webpage. To learn more about renting a park or facility, visit https://www.myrtlebeachprst.com/. To learn more about what constitutes a "special event" and the permitting process, see our Special Events webpage.
The Sports Tourism Division serves event organizers and owners who are interested in bringing event participants to the Grand Strand for a memorable experience, both on and off the playing field. Our Sports Tourism staff is responsible for contracts and reservations for the city's fields, stadiums, roads, gyms, beaches and more. To learn more, visit the Sports Tourism Division webpage.