FCI Greenville Programs

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Recreation, Leisure, and Social Programs

Leisure activities and recreation programs are also supervised by the education department. These programs help inmates develop an individual wellness concept. Programs include indoor and outdoor activities and range from individualized arts and crafts programs to intramural team sports such as softball, basketball, volleyball, etc. Physical fitness and weight reduction programs are also important activities for inmates and contribute to mental health, good interpersonal relations, and stress reduction. In addition. inmates can learn to use their free time constructively.

FCI Recreation Department (Times and programs may vary)

Gymnasium, Weight Room and Yard – Monday thru Friday open 6:20 am to 8:30 pm and weekends and holidays 7:30 am to 8:30 pm (Yard closed at dusk, seasonably)

Recreation Center – Open 10:30 am Monday thru Friday open 10:30 am to 8:30 pm and weekends and holidays 10:30 am to 8:30 pm

Hobbycraft Leisure Activities: Leather, art, yarn and crochet, beads, music, billiard, fooseball and a variety of card & board games (chess, checkers. dominoes. scrabble, etc.).

Indoor and Outdoor Recreational Leisure Activities: Structured leagues in basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, handball, horseshoe, racquetball, ping pong, badminton and paddle ball.

Wellness Programs: Wellness room (treadmills, bikes, row machine, etc.), Yoga classes, aerobics class, afternoon calisthenic and nutrition classes, and structured walking and jogging programs.

Photo Project: Photos are taken weekly in the visiting room and on the compound.

Movie Project: Movies are shown weekly via television in all units.

Music Program: A variety of leisure bands.
We encourage everyone to participate in recreation activities and programs.

Re-Entry Program

The Residential Reentry Program is a comprehensive program designed to make the transition to life outside the institution easier, as well as reduce the likelihood of returning to an institution setting. The program consists of two twelve week phases, for a total of twenty-four weeks of programming. Classes and activities will be held in H1 Unit, and in the Education Department Areas. Subject matter includes: Employment Readiness, Resume Writing, Participation in Mock Job Fairs / Interviews, Personal Finance, Parenting, Critical Thinking, Medical Issues, Wellness, and Faith Based Reentry Programs. Individuals must be within three years of release, and be motivated with a positive attitude towards wanting to make constructive changes in their personal lives. Living in H1-A Unit is a requirement for participation. If interested, please submit a written request to the Reentry Affairs Coordinator.
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