Our Gardens department consists of 11 employees and they work and maintain the following.


  • Maintains 150 Acre Swan Lake-Iris Gardens
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Production of all seasonal color planted throughout the city by greenhouse supervisor  
  • Care and Maintenance of all Swans by City Aviculturist                                                             
  • Maintenance of 7 City Entrance ways
  • Fantasy of Lights
  • 304 Special Events



  • Visitor Center                                                                                                                     
  • Heath Pavilion                                                                                                                                    
  • Gazebo                                                                                                                                           
  • Garden Street Shelter                                                                                                                       
  • Picnic Shelters


For information about the Gardens Department, please contact Mr. Art Hill, Parks Manager at (803) 436-2678.


    Facility Rental available through the Swan Lake Visitor Center – 803.436.2640