living in greenville
Want to know about different clubs and organizations that help kids? Thinking of joining the Cub Scouts or Girl Scouts? Need to know what kind of programs the YMCA and YWCA have to offer? Get information about services available for kids.
Greenville Youth Programs
Check out all the cool programs and events for kids, offered by the City's Recreation Division. There's stuff like sports teams for baseball, football, basketball, golf and inline hockey, fishing clubs, art camps, video clubs and a summer youth festival just for kids!
Mice on Main
Hidden downtown are a nine bronze mice for you to find! Start at the NOMA Square, and use these hints to enjoy a fun family afternoon in downtown Greenville. Click here to read the clues!
Home to the endangered Bornean orangutan and Amur leopard, the Greenville Zoo is recognized as one of the finest smaller zoos in the nation. Visit the zoo.
The Children's Garden
This interactive multi-themed garden designed to enrich children's intelligence, creativity and well-being through exploration and discovery is located at Linky Stone Park, a 1.7-acre greenspace along the Reedy River, between downtown Greenville and the revitalized West End.
Learn more about the garden.
Greenville County Library
Find out about exciting programs for kids of all ages at the Greenville County Library. There are lots of fun things to do at the library, including story time, reading clubs, puppet shows and music programs!
Child Care Referral
The United Way operates a comprehensive child care resource and referral agency. Read more about it, or call 864-467-4800.
Greenville County Museum
Did you know that the museum offers art classes and activities for kids of all ages? Programs include guided tours just for kids, special kids' parties and exciting "hands-on" Saturday classes! Find out more about what the museum has to offer.
Museum & Gallery at
Bob Jones University
The Museum & Gallery offers a breathtaking display of over 450 Old Master paintings, and provides a wealth of opportunities for developing appreciation of past cultures. Child-friendly scavenger hunts are an entertaining introduction to the collection, and family tours afford an enjoyable learning experience for all ages. Visit the Museum online.
The Children's Museum
A museum dedicated especially for children opened in 2009 in downtown Greenville. Learn More by visiting The Children's Museum online.