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Swings

Looking for parks with swings near Greenville, SC? For some children, you might as well not go to the park if it does not have swings. The magic of flying into the sky with just the pumping of your legs is thrilling. So, here’s a list of parks in Greenville County with swings!

parks with swings

Looking for more information about Parks in Greenville? Visit our Ultimate Guide to Parks in Greenville. You’ll find parks by location and amenities like basketball courts, swings and more.

PD Terry City Park

| 116 Cannon Avenue, Fountain Inn, SC

PD Terry City Park

This park is just a few blocks away from downtown Fountain Inn.

  • Baseball, tennis
  • Sunny playground
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of PD Terry City Park.

Henry Bacon McKoy Park

| 19 Afton Avenue, Greenville, SC

Step down the stairs, away from the street and into a new playground that almost feels like a secret.

  • Picnic tables and grill in the shade
  • New, sunny playground for 2-12, preschool swings
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side parking

Cleveland Park

| Cleveland Park Drive & East Washington, Greenville, SC

Playground at Cleveland Park

Bring your bikes for the Swamp Rabbit Trail, visit Major Rudolph Anderson’s Memorial, walk the Fernwood Nature Trail, relax in the Rock Quarry Garden, and play sports at this large park in the city of Greenville. The tennis courts were just resurfaced and a new pickleball court was installed.

  • Swamp Rabbit Trail, Rock Quarry Garden, Fernwood Nature Trail, Ramona Graham Fitness Trail, sports, memorials, picnic shelters, pickleball court
  • Covered big kid and preschool playgrounds, swings, and climbing structures in the sun
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

 

Georgia Street Park

| 104 Georgia Street, Fountain Inn, SC

Fully enclosed, this park features a paved loop with traffic signs and parking spots. It also has basketball, swings and a sand pit.

  • Paved trail, sand pit, basketball
  • Just swings
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Poinsett Park

| 5 Pine Forest Road, Travelers Rest, SC

This small park has a paved loop that encircles two playgrounds and a large green space.

  • Green space, paved trail, picnic shelter, creek
  • Preschool and big kid playground in the sun
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Poinsett Park.

Runway Park

| 29 Airport Road Extension, Greenville, SC

Your children will love watching the planes take off and land at this fully-enclosed park right beside the Downtown Greenville Airport. You can even enjoy a scavenger hunt!

  • Paved trail for wheels, picnic shelter
  • Big kid and preschool playgrounds in the sun
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Runway Park.

Butler Springs

| 301 Butler Springs Road, Greenville, SC

With a fully-enclosed preschool playground in the shade and a big playground in the sun for the bigger kids, your children will love coming to this park. Bring your wheels and tennis rackets!

  • Paved trail for wheels, picnic shelter, tennis courts, baseball diamonds
  • Big kid playground in the sun and enclosed, preschool playground in the shade
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Butler Springs.

The Pavilion

| 400 Scottswood Road, Taylors, SC

Home to the Greenville County Parks & Rec office, you will find a fully-accessible, sunny playground beside a preschool playground and lots of swings at the entrance off Old Spartanburg. If you go in the Scottswood entrance, you’ll find an enclosed, sunny playground with swings, a sandbox, and a grassy space. With a dog park, tennis courts, paved trail, and even an ice rink and bounce house inside, you will find something for everyone to love.

  • Bounce house, ice rink, paved trail, dog park, tennis courts, grassy space
  • Fully accessible, enclosed preschool playgrounds in the sun
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

 

Century Park

| 3605 Brushy Creek Road, Greer, SC

Playground at Kids Planet, Century Park in Greer, SC

The newly-renovated Century Park features the fairytale-themed Benson Automotive Kids Planet. Kids Planet is located in the shade and sun and includes:

  • Two fence-enclosed age-appropriate play areas
  • Misting play area
  • Musical activity space
  • Ziplines
  • Hillside slides
  • A ground-level trampoline
  • Special needs child/parent swing
  • Sno Hut Shaved Ice concession stand

Century Park also offers:

  • Paved walking trail, picnic shelters, baseball diamonds, frisbee golf
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

 

David Jackson Park

| 25 Fowler Road, Taylors, SC

This park has a great paved walking trail going around 5 baseball diamonds and a big, sunny playground.

  • Baseball diamonds, picnic shelter, paved walking trail
  • Sunny big kid and preschool playground with swings
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of David Jackson Park.

Staunton Bridge Community Center

| 165 Staunton Bridge Road, Greenville, SC

There is so much to do on this new playground with a large grassy space behind it.

  • Green space
  • Sunny, new playground
  • Restrooms (inside the community center)
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Staunton Bridge Community Center.

Heritage Park

| 861 SE Main Street, Simpsonville, SC

Heritage Park in Simpsonville, SC

Perfect for a hot day, head to this park for an enclosed playground, bench swings, a paved walking trail or even a train ride.

  • Train, paved walking trail
  • Shady, enclosed playground
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Heritage Park.

Herdklotz Park

| 126 Beverly Road, Greenville, SC

Herdklotz Park in Greenville, South Carolina

Located at the site of the former Hopewell Hospital, built in 1930, Herdklotz has a large paved walking trail that weaves around sand volleyball courts, soccer fields, and two amazing playgrounds.

  • Paved walking trail, soccer fields, picnic shelter, sand volleyball, historic site
  • Big kid playground and enclosed, preschool playground in the sun
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Herdklotz Park.

Northwest Park

| 8109 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC

Let your kids burn off energy at this sunny park off the beaten path.

  • Picnic shelter, baseball diamond, green space
  • Sunny playground for preschool and big kids
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Northwest Park.

City Center Park

| 10 City Center Drive, Mauldin, SC

Playground at Mauldin's City Center Park

City Center Park is a beautiful park that includes a cultural center, fabulous playground, ice cream shop, and more!

City Center Park includes:

  • An age-appropriate divided playground
  • An Amphitheatre
  • Two Picnic shelters
  • Restrooms
  • Concession stand

Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park

| 591 McMillin Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Va-Du-Mar Mcmillan Park playgound

This park has it all from tennis courts and frisbee golf to enclosed playgrounds and a paved trail!

  • Tennis, sand volleyball, frisbee golf, paved trail
  • Enclosed, sunny playgrounds, swings
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Watch a video tour!

Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Park

| 406 West Avenue, Greenville, SC

Located in the historic Brandon Mill area, enjoy a picnic, some baseball and fun on the playground.

  • Brandon Mill historic area, baseball, picnic shelter
  • Sunny playground
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Park.

Croft Park

| 116 Croft Street, Greenville, SC

Not to be confused with Croft State Park, this park sits beside Stone Academy and features a sunny playground, swings and paved walking trail.

  • Paved trail
  • Sunny playground, swings
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side parking

Timmons Park

| 121 Oxford Street, Greenville, SC

This neighborhood park has a great frisbee golf course, a walking trail that goes over a creek, and lots of swings.

  • Frisbee golf, picnic shelter, creek, walking trail, tennis courts, baseball diamond
  • Sunny playground and swings
  • New restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Timmons Park.

Viola/Thompson Gardner Park

| 218 Viola Street, Greenville, SC

While this park doesn’t have a picnic shelter, it has several picnic tables and a grill on a sunny, flat green space beside the playground. A sidewalk winds from the playground to the street.

  • Picnic tables, sidewalk
  • Sunny playground & swings
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side parking

Sterling Community Center

| 113 Minus Street, Greenville, SC

What a fun playground at this community center!

  • Community Center
  • Sunny playground
  • No restrooms (unless community center is open)
  • Parking lot

Lincoln Park

| 72 Harnitha Lane, Taylors, SC

Take a walk or run while your child plays basketball or plays at the playground at this quiet park.

  • Picnic shelter, paved trail, basketball, baseball diamond
  • Sunny playground
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Brutontown Community Center

| 200 Leo Lewis Street, Greenville, SC

This enclosed playground has a cool climbing wall.

  • Basketball, community center
  • Sunny, enclosed playground
  • No restrooms (unless community center is open)
  • Parking lot

Freetown Community Center

| 200 Alice Avenue, Greenville, SC

Your kids will love hanging, climbing and swinging at this big playground on the westside of Greenville.

  • Basketball, community center
  • Sunny, enclosed playground
  • No restrooms (unless community center is open)
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of the Freetown Community Center.

 

Westside Park

| 2700 W. Blue Ridge Drive, Greenville, SC

You will find a large playground with lots of swings at this playground beside the Westside Aquatic Complex.

  • Aquatic complex, green space
  • Sunny playground
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Westside Park.

College Street Park

| 321 West College Street, Simpsonville, SC

Enjoy the small-town charm of a neighborhood park complete with a playground, basketball court, and a manicured, grassy space.

  • Basketball court, grassy space
  • Sunny playground
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of College Street Park.

Piney Mountain Park

| 501 Worley Road, Greenville, SC

Close to Cherrydale, this park has a nice walking trail and a sunny, enclosed playground on the sand.

  • Paved trail, baseball diamond, basketball court, picnic shelter
  • Sunny playground
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Gary Pittman Memorial Park

| 420 Blacks Drive, Greenville, SC

This shady playground with lots of swings is surrounded by soccer fields and a paved walking trail.

  • Soccer fields, paved trail
  • Shady playground, swings
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Gordon Henry Park

| 209 S Linda Street, Cowpens, SC

This park is located near downtown Cowpens.

This park includes:

  • Baseball/Softball Field
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Swings
  • Tennis Court

Ella Mae Logan Park

| Howe Street, Greenville, SC

This little park is perfect for younger children! Enjoy the hunt for the states in the wall and a picnic at the shelter.

  • Picnic shelter, scavenger hunt
  • Sunny, preschool playground and swings
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side parking

Pineforest Park

| 108 Clearfield Road, Greenville, SC

Located in a quiet neighborhood, your kids will love the paved loop around the green space, basketball court and sunny playgrounds.

  • Basketball, paved trail, green space, shady picnic tables and benches
  • Sunny playgrounds
  • No restrooms
  • Free parking lot

University Park

| 101 Brookside Circle, Greenville, SC

University Park

Set in a quiet, mature neighborhood right inside the City of Greenville, children will love the new playground, swingset and sidewalk for their wheels.

  • Swings, sidewalk
  • New playground in partial shade, swings in the shade
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side parking

Read our review of University Park.

Croftstone Park

| 118 Broughton Drive, Greenville, SC

This quiet, neighborhood park has a sand pit with a digger, basketball court, swings and a shady playground.

  • Basketball, sand pit
  • Shady playground, swings
  • No restrooms
  • Parking area for two cars

Trailblazer Park

| 235 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, SC

Community Gardens at Trailblazer Park

Community events regularly happen at Trailblazer Park, in Travelers Rest, SC. You’ll find farmers markets, free movies, concerts, and more.

This park includes:

  • A Community Garden
  • An Amphitheatre
  • Sports Fields
  • Restrooms
  • Bench swings lining the front of the City Hall building

Arkwright Park

| 423 Sims Chapel Road, Spartanburg, SC

This park includes:

  • Green Space
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Swings
  • Trails

West Washington Park

| 850 West Washington Street, Greenville, SC

This small playground has a tire swing, picnic shelter and swings.

  • Picnic shelter, basketball
  • Sunny playground with swings
  • No restrooms
  • Parking lot

Athens Park

| Little Creek Road and Athens Road, Travelers Rest, SC

Athens Park in TR

Neighborhood park in Travelers Rest

 

This park includes:

  • Playground
  • Shade trees
  • Swings
  • Benches

Simpsonville City Park [CLOSED UNTIL FALL 2024]

| 198 Park Drive, Simpsonville, SC

Simpsonville City Park

This park is undergoing extensive renovations and is closed until Fall 2024.

 

Legacy Park

| 336 Rocky Slope Road, Greenville, SC

Legacy Park water feature

Modeled after Central Park, this is the perfect park for picnics, kite-flying, walks and play of all kinds.

  • Large green space, pond, brook, paved trail, sand vollebyall, bench swings
  • Big kid playground in the sun and enclosed preschool playground
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Legacy Park.

South Converse Street Park

| E Hampton Avenue, Spartanburg, SC

This updated park is close to downtown Spartanburg.

This park includes:

  • Green Space
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Swings
  • Trails

Gower Estates

| 24 Evelyn Avenue, Greenville, SC

Gower Park will be closed for major renovations until 2024.

Don’t miss the cool military tank by the tennis courts at this large, neighborhood park. There’s also a new playground, restroom and even a zip line!

  • Zip line, military tank, paved trail for wheels, picnic shelters, enclosed basketball and tennis courts
  • New playground and older playground in the shade
  • New restrooms
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of Gower Estates.

Greentown Neighborhood Park

| Moss Street, Greer, SC

This enclosed park boasts bench swings, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, a paved path, and a sunny playground with swings.

  • Bench swings, picnic shelter, paved trail, basketball court
  • Sunny playground, swings
  • No restrooms
  • Street-side playground

Loretta C. Wood Park

| 10200 Augusta Road, Pelzer, SC

A paved walking trail winds through two baseball diamonds, a picnic shelter with restrooms and enclosed, sunny playgrounds.

  • Picnic shelter, baseball diamonds
  • Sunny, enclosed playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Large parking lot

Springfield Park

| 129 Hyde Circle, Mauldin, SC

There’s playground equipment at this small playground that you won’t find many other places.

  • Picnic shelter, basketball, baseball
  • Small, older playground mainly in the shade
  • Restrooms
  • Large parking lot