VSP Center is a mark of excellence among the community centers operated by the Spartanburg County Parks Department. VSP stands for Very Special Place. To be designated a VSP Center, a community center must have the following characteristics:
An attractive and welcoming building, including a comfortable gathering room, an indoor exercise facility, classrooms in which participants can expand skills or explore new activities, as well as multi-purpose room for group dining, group exercise classes, games, and other forms of socialization.
A volunteer advisory council to assist in the governance of the center, provide suggestions for center programs, and assist in the development and implementation of programs.
An active group of volunteer program providers: citizens who donate their time and talents to provide health and wellness programs to help participants at their community center and other community centers.
A defined and well-promoted schedule of programs, driven by the interests expressed by program participants. The programs may be provided at no cost or for a small fee, depending on the cost of the program being provided.
Customers who are dedicated to maintaining and improving their wellness by getting involved in 50 and older Wellness programs.