Since its beginning in 1952, SPARC, the Spartanburg Amateur Radio Club, has existed not for profit, but for fun, adventure, learning and service to the community. Each member has the opportunity to participate in a fascinating hobby that lets them communicate with other radio operators around the world, as well as associating with the group of hams here in Spartanburg.
Clubs & Membership Organizations
In Spartanburg there are dozens of clubs and organizations through which residents can make friends, connections, and a difference in the community. Do you have a club that you want added to this list? Contact us!
Founded in 1988. Interested persons organized to lend support to the staff of the Westside Branch of the Spartanburg County Public Library.
This organization supports the Kidney Foundation, Children Shelter, New Day Clubhouse, Civitan Research Hospital for those with Developmental Disorders, South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, The Haven, Spartanburg Kidney Dialysis, Adopt-A-Highway, and numerous other agencies. Visit our website for updated meeting times.
Altrusa of Spartanburg meets at noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Palmetto Grill
Publishes a newsletter twice a year, supports library activities, holds book sales, fund raising, sponsors yearly speakers, and supports children’s programs. Meets 3rd Tuesday, every other month.
The Junior League of Spartanburg, as a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. (AJLI), is an organization for women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Grandview Peaks is a private gated community offering dramatic views and natural seclusion in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Homesites range from 1 to 17 acres, starting at just $29,900. Located close to Asheville, and surrounded by great small towns. Properties have access to community lake & beach, large timber-frame pavilion, and hiking trails all in a peaceful natural setting.
Barbershop Harmony Chapter meets at 7:30PM on Thursdays at United Memorial Methodist Church
Writers’ Night Out is an ongoing writers’ group open to anyone in the community. The goal of the group is to build a community of writers in the Upstate.
Currently we have 5 displays running which include O, HO, N, and G scales, a 1400 sq. ft. children’s play area featuring wooden toy trains, coloring tables, a basketball arcade, corn-hole game, etc., and a museum artifact room. We now have our birthday party room available for rental. Please call or visit our website for availability, hours, and prices. We are a non-profit 501c3 organization.
Hub City Writers Project celebrates place and community through the creation and presentation of literary and cultural works.
Support group for services and special programs at Chesnee Library.
Support group for special programs, etc. at Boiling Springs Branch Library. Community service and events. Self-funded by donations, book sales, and special programs.
Spartanburg Running Club is open to anyone interested in running. The SRC is a family-oriented, non-profit organization devoted to providing our members with the opportunity to meet and associate with others who are interested in running. Runners of all abilities are welcome, from beginner to the elite, competitive runner.
Holds bi-monthly events and supports library activities.
Need help training your dog? Palmetto Obedience Training Club can help you do just that in our Canine Good Citizen, basic obedience and rally training classes. We are an AKC club, but our classes are open to all dogs, purebred or not. Serving the Spartanburg area, we also sponsor AKC Obedience and Rally trials and community educational events.