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!
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.
Currently featuring an “O gauge” 12′ x 36′ train display including Thomas and the Polar Express, with nearly 150 buildings, a wooden toy train play area, and two additional HO displays with more layouts and paraphernalia to come in 2018. We are a non-profit 501c3 organization. Our hours are currently Friday & Saturday 11am to 5:30 pm and Sundays 12 noon to 5 pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Meets Thursday, 7 am at Mary Black Hospital Cafeteria.
Barbershop Harmony Chapter meets at 7:30PM on Thursdays at United Memorial Methodist Church
Hub City Writers Project celebrates place and community through the creation and presentation of literary and cultural works.
Westside Friends Of The Library
Founded in 1988. Interested persons organized to lend support to the staff of the Westside Branch of the Spartanburg County Public Library.
Boiling Springs Friends Of The 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.
Chesnee Friends Of The Library
Support group for services and special programs at Chesnee Library.
Spartanburg Friends Of The Library
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.
Landrum Friends Of The Library
Holds bi-monthly events and supports library activities.
Altrusa of Spartanburg
Altrusa of Spartanburg meets at noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Palmetto Grill