Spartanburg COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News & Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting communities throughout the world and Spartanburg is no different. We've created this page to compile resources and news that can help you and your family navigate this difficult time in our community.

Update: May 12, 2021

•   All persons entering City facilities must wear a mask or suitable face covering while inside the building

City Parks and Recreation Centers

Outdoor Parks and Recreation amenities

The following City Parks & Recreation amenities are open to the public:

  • All City playgrounds
  • All basketball courts
  • All City trails
  • Duncan Park Tennis Courts
  • Rail Tail Dog Park
  • Hot Spot Skate Park
  • Vic Bailey Subaru Bike Park
  • Rail Yard Park along Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail

Community Centers

C.C. Woodson Community Center, Northwest Recreation Center, and Thornton Activity Center are closed for regular programming until further notice.

Special Events

In accordance with CDC guidelines, the City of Spartanburg has canceled or postponed all City-produced events in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to resume our special events in summer, 2021.

Please review our COVID-19 requirements and recommendations before submitting your event permit. These guidelines will be updated as conditions improve.

Event Guidelines

Important Resources

Get your COVID-19 Vaccine

All South Carolinians age 16 and older are currently eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. Follow the link below to find a location and time to get vaccinated.

Vaccine Locator

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Coronavirus Information

SCDHEC COVID-19 info page

SC COVID-19 testing data & projections

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Coronavirus Information

Spartanburg Regional COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus Information

CDC COVID-19 Homepage


Online Payments

All members of the public are strongly encouraged to take advantage of our online payment option for all City fees and fines at the link below.

All City Payments

Small Business Resources

The City of Spartanburg is participating in the Southern Opportunity and Resilience Fund, which provides economic recovery loans and support to small businesses and nonprofits in our city navigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check the link for details and to see if your business or nonprofit qualifies.


CommunityWorks is offering small business and nonprofits in Spartanburg guidance on Federal and State relief funding and personalized buisness coaching. See the link below for details.


The South Carolina Department of Commerce, SC Dept. of Employment and Workforce, SC Department of Revenue, SC Department of Insurance have created a single location where businesses can find answers and resources to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Details are available at the link below.

Business Resource Center