Community Centers


C.C. Woodson Community Center

210 Bomar Avenue
(864) 596-3710

C.C. Woodson Community Center is a 27,000-square-foot facility that offers  a variety of services and activities for people of all ages and interests. Reopened in 2010 after a $7 million renovation project, C.C. Woodson's programs attract people from across the city and beyond!

What's there?

  • Fullcourt basketball gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • Community Room
  • Learning Center
  • Senior Lounge
  • Teen Center
  • Health & Wellness Room

Learn more about the C.C. Woodson Center here.

Northwest Center

701 Saxon Avenue
(864) 596-3946

The Northwest Community Center offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational, educational and social programs and activities for all ages, including: after-school programs, athletics, karate classes, summer day camps, computer literacy programs, reading programs, and more.

What's there?

  • Fullcourt basketball gym
  • Two multi-purpose rooms and several meeting spaces
  • Computer lab
  • Weight room
  • Showers

Learn more about the Northwest Community Center here.

Rev. James D. Thornton Activity Center 

500 Norris St.

Opened in August 2015, the James D. Thornton Activity Center provides programming for youth , adults and seniors. The center can also be reserved for private events.

Operating hours:

  • Monday 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday 12noon-8pm
  • Wednesday 12noon-8pm
  • Thursday 12noon-8pm
  • Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday 9am-1pm

Learn more abouth the Thornton Activity Center here.

Health and Wellness

The City of Spartanburg's community centers are committed to the health & wellness of their communities. Our mission is to provide safe, enjoyable recreation opportunities for all participants.

We host a variety of activities every week day for any age group. To participate in these activities our prices are listed below. We want our communities to stay fit and always active.

Wellness Center

                                         Daily             Monthly               Yearly

Adult                                    $5                  $15                   $135

Senior Citizen (55 & over)       $2                 $10                   $100

Family                                                      $20                   $175

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