Town of Greer acquires more land for recreation

The Town of Greer announced this week that it is closing on 72.1 acres of land between the Town of Greer Golf Course and Country Club Road Park. City officials said the goal is to create new recreation space for residents of the town of Greer and expand the trail system. “We are very happy to have made this acquisition of land. This city is committed to providing the highest quality recreational amenities in the upstate while working diligently to preserve as much open space as possible,” City Administrator Andrew Merriman said in a statement. Press release. “This new addition will contribute to Council’s goal of providing passive, scheduled recreational opportunities for all citizens of Greer,” Mayor Rick Danner said in a news release. Ayla Fitzpatrick, community and media outreach coordinator for the City of Greer, said to protect and preserve the city’s green spaces as Greer continues to grow. “You’re not going to see skyscrapers going up in this area. It will remain a park space for the people of Greer,” Fitzpatrick said. Fitzpatrick said that in the coming months people will be asked to vote. on the specific use of space.

The Town of Greer announced this week that it is closing on 72.1 acres of land between the Town of Greer Golf Course and Country Club Road Park. City officials said the goal is to create new recreation space for residents of the town of Greer and expand the trail system.

“We are very happy to have made this acquisition of land. This city is committed to providing the highest quality recreational amenities in the upstate while working diligently to preserve as much open space as possible,” City Administrator Andrew Merriman said in a statement. Press release.

“This new addition will contribute to Council’s goal of providing passive, scheduled recreational opportunities for all citizens of Greer,” Mayor Rick Danner said in a news release.

Ayla Fitzpatrick, community and media coordinator for the City of Greer, said it’s important to protect and preserve the city’s green spaces as Greer continues to grow.

“You’re not going to see skyscrapers going up in this area. It’s going to remain a park space for the people of Greer,” Fitzpatrick said.

Fitzpatrick said over the next few months people will be asked to comment on the specific use of the space.