Boys and Girls Club
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greenville County has been helping children since 1938, when it began as the Red Shield Club. The Club serves children by providing educational, physical, recreational and social programs. Its mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The program is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and is a partner with Greenville County Schools.
Whether you are a competitive league player, a former player or have never played tennis before, The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center offers a chance for everyone to enjoy the competition. With 8 clay courts and 8 hard courts you will soon be trading backhands with the best! Children learn on “QuickStart” courts appropriately sized for ages 4 and up. Improve your strokes by training on our huge backboard or test your strategy with our programmable ball machine. Get in the game at the Kroc Center with professional instruction, camps, USTA league play, and more!
Conferences and Event Rentals
Let the Kroc Center take care of all of your event rental needs! Whether it’s for a group of 50 or 500, the Center offers multiple options and a friendly staff that will ensure a successful event. Businesses, non-profits, wedding and event planners, and many more groups will find that the Kroc Center is an affordable, downtown option for your next event.
Worship / Performing Arts
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center invites you to stretch your imagination and build your creative skills through our performing and visual arts programs. Whether it’s taking a dance class, learning to play the drums, or painting your own masterpiece, the arts provide a fun way for you to interact with the world around you. We offer programs for all ages, even for beginners, and welcome you to give one of our classes, workshops or camps a try.
Come and kick the ball around with us! Soccer is the world’s most popular sport and South Carolina’s Upstate has also fallen in love with the game. In order to meet the growing needs of our area’s soccer community, the Kroc Center is proud to have a FIFA-regulated synthetic soccer field for game and tournaments. Many partners such as local universities, and more will have the opportunity to experience competing on a world-class soccer field.
Wellness / Fitness
Wellness programs at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center can assist you in setting and attaining your personal wellness and fitness goals. Allow our experienced and well trained staff to support you in realizing the best you. Wellness and Fitness programming includes a family fitness area equipped with cardio and circuit equipment, group fitness classes, personal training sessions, nutrition consultation, boot camps and more.
Join us in our six lane lap pool or the zero entry splash pool complete with a giant slide that adds to the fun! Our aquatics program offers water safety classes, swim lessons, water aerobics and much more. Aquatic exercise reduces pain and increases flexibility all the while reducing blood pressure, stress and risk of injury. You can even relax after class in the Jacuzzi! The Kroc Center is the perfect place to enjoy a quick lap or two after work or enjoy year-round with your family.
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center offers a variety of opportunity for recreational sports for youth and adults of all athletic levels. Kroc Center sports programs provide clinics, camps, and league play for all. Our sports ministry builds character, integrity, teamwork and leadership.