Fairfield Rec teams wrap up summer tourneys

WINNSBORO  – Fairfield County Parks and Recreation’s return to spring and summer athletics brought a sense of normalcy back to the county and its youth. Among that normalcy was Fairfield County’s return to the 2021 Junior League Championship where they went undefeated to take the league title. Fairfield’s 17U program has won three out of […]

Rec Ball is Back

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Recreation Department officially opened their baseball and softball seasons this week. Pictured above, the Angels took on the White Sox in the machine pitch league. Below, t-ball players from the Pirates team go for a ground ball. Games were played at Drawdy Park in Winnsboro.

Price set to retire from Fairfield Parks and Rec

WINNSBORO – Last week, Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Director Russell Price announced that he will officially retire on April 2.  Price, who has worked for Fairfield County for over 30 years, has served as the Director of Fairfield County Parks and Recreation since 2017. Price’s stint in the county began in 1991 when he […]

Fairfield County Rec. Department opens fitness center

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Parks and Recreation has opened a state-of-the-art Community Fitness Center located adjacent to the athletic fields at Drawdy Park at 795 5th Street behind the County building in Winnsboro.  The facility covers 5,000 square feet with an exercise room that features over a dozen machines that help with cardio training, weight […]

Fairfield parks, playgrounds, tennis courts open with guidelines

Summer Day Camp Canceled Due to COVID-19 WINNSBORO – The good news is that the Fairfield County Parks and Recreation reopened its parks, playgrounds and tennis courts on June 1 with social distancing restrictions in place.  The bad news is that the summer day camp has been canceled. “We know that many campers were looking […]

Future Ballers

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Parks and Recreation partnered with Fairfield Central High School’s girls basketball team to hold a community skills camp for girls ages 9 – 12 on Nov. 25. Head Coach Amelia Miller, her staff and players spent two hours working with campers.

Best in the County

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Parks and Recreation held their first County Football Championship Monday night at Fairfield Central High School. Complete with the Friday night atmosphere of Fairfield Central cheerleaders and the Griffin band, four teams battled it out for top honors in the league. Above: The Fairfield Colts are the 2019 Fairfield County Junior […]

Back to Back Champs

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council recognized the Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Department’s 12U and 8U SC RBI State Champion baseball teams at Monday night’s meeting. Russell Price, far right, Director of the Recreation Department, introduced the 12U team and Head Coach Chuck Raley, Asst. Coaches Jerry Douglas and Eric White and the 8U team […]

Swimming through Summer

WINNSBORO – Twenty-nine participants completed Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Department’s first session of swim lessons. The final session, which still has some openings remaining, is July 22 – August 1. The Rec. Department also offers Water Aerobics for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 – 10:45 a.m.  Visit the recreation center to register […]

Fairfield All Star teams top State

AIKEN  – Fairfield County Parks and Recreation’s 8U, 10U and 12U All Star baseball teams played in the South Carolina Recreational Baseball Initiative’s State Tournament June 21-23, and all three teams battled to the title game. While the 10U team finished as State Runner-Up, the 8U and 12U All Stars won state titles for the […]