Linley Park, one of many parks throughout the City, is uniquely situated on 13 acres in the middle of North Murray Avenue. Highlights include a walking track, picnic and playground area, and ballfields.
The City of Anderson operates low-fare, public buses that carries riders throughout the city for shopping, recreation, appointments, and other needs. Bus stops are located at various places. Call 864-231-7625 for assistance.
Aerial view of Darwin Wright Park, a free, public beach, fishing, and picnic area off Liberty Highway at I-85 Exit 21. Lake Hartwell is known for hosting the Bassmaster Classic.
Bronze fish sculpture and water fountain in front of City Hall. The piece is one of may art installations throughout Downtown Anderson.
The City of Anderson has three fire station locations. Fire Station 1 is located at 400 South McDuffie Street, Fire Station Two at 2411 North Main Street, and Fire Station Three at 111 Simpson Road.
The Sanitation Department’s primary functions are to retrieve and carry solid waste from the city to the landfill in an orderly, efficient manner. This beneficial service provides curbside trash collection to approximately 10,000 locations weekly.
Dog Park Closed: The City of Anderson Dog Park will be temporarily closed. Please be patient as we work to make repairs from the storm and much needed improvements. Tentative reopen will be Thursday September 21st.
Demolition: We tentatively plan to demolish 50 North Street, 119 Marion Street and 710 A & B Beechwood Avenue. Please visit the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) webpage here for more information.
ALGAECIDE TREATMENT: ARJWS received lab results September 6th that indicate algae concentrations are declining. MIB and geosmin have trended back down during the last two sampling events (each below 5.0 nG/L). Based on this information, the September 7th, lake treatment has been cancelled. ARJWS will continue to monitor the raw water quality and schedule a lake treatment should algae concentrations begin to increase. www.arjwater.com
TENANT RIGHTS WORKSHOP: Do you know your rights as a renter? If you’re not sure, you should attend this workshop on “Tenant Rights”. Whatever your renting situation is, private home, apartment, public housing or mobile home. You should come and find out what your rights are as a tenant. Additional Information
NEW YOUTH SPORT PROGRAM: Beginning in August, The City of Anderson Recreation Department will have a fall softball program for girls’ teams. The age groups will be 12-under and 14-under. Registration will be by teams only – no individual sign-ups. The cost will be $350 per team which covers balls and umpire fees. For further information, please call (864) 231-2232.
“MOVIE NIGHT” LINE-UP ANNOUNCED: The City of Anderson Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2017 “Movie Night in Carolina Wren Park” line-up, featuring blockbuster hits such as “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “LEGO Batman.” Admission is free to these family fun nights. Concessions are available and coolers are welcome. No alcohol or glass containers. Carolina Wren Park is located at 111 E. Whitner St. Funding assistance provided by the City of Anderson accommodations tax fund. Printable Schedule.