At the most recent Rolla City Council meting, Tuesday, Dec. 16, Parks and Recreation Director Floyd Jernigan gave a presentation and overview on the state of The Centre. According to Jernigan’s presentation, the capital expense of The Centre has decreased from 2016, shifting from $135,581 to $102,514 in 2017.

At the most recent Rolla City Council meting, Tuesday, Dec. 16, Parks and Recreation Director Floyd Jernigan gave a presentation and overview on the state of The Centre.

According to Jernigan’s presentation, the capital expense of The Centre has decreased from 2016, shifting from $135,581 to $102,514 in 2017. The revenue of The Centre was listed as $1,177,796. Approximately 65 percent of this revenue comes from passes, a number that has increased in the past year. The total pass membership in September of 2016 was 2887, according to Jernigan, and was 3314 a year later.

The breakdown of the pass membership is as follows:

Adult: 679
Youth: 237
Senior: 404
Family: 1994
Silver Sneakers: 89
Agency Passes: 13
Corporate Memberships:
PCRMC: 206
City of Rolla: 123
Missouri S&T: 94
Rolla Public Schools: 61

The average age of The Centre’s pass members is 39 years old, with members visiting an average of 3.56 times per month, according to data provided by Jernigan. These visits reached a height in June, with approximately 15,000 visits.

Jernigan also provided information on The Centre’s Aquatics program, which also reached a revenue height around the same time, around May. The total number of patrons using the pool in the previous fiscal year was over 42,000, with an average of 87 patrons enrolled in the water fitness program. More than 250 residents participated in swimming lessons, which provided approximately $8,115 in revenue.

Other fitness programs reached a height in September of last year, with personal training revenue reaching over $15,500. Several pieces of new fitness equipment were also added to the program.
These included:
18 pieces of cardio equipment
New cable crossover, squat rack, benches
New Kettle Bells
New mats, stability balls and bands in stretch area

Other recreation activities and programs saw a height in the summer. Jernigan gave breakdown on special event attendance, with the Health Expo drawing the largest crowd with approximately 500 people. This past fiscal year, community sponsors donated around $1575 and “hundreds of gift cards” for these events.

Finally, Jernigan provided a by-the-numbers breakdown of other Centre data from 2017:

* $100,000 more revenue than Fiscal Year 2016
* 2,880,806 visitor check-ins since opening in 2002
* 3,984 Facebook Followers
* 552 Twitter Followers
* 393 Programs Offered
* Over 30,872 Centre Website Hits
* 5,344 Facility reservations, totaling 16,850 hours
* 57,974 Online Registration Sessions
* 2,740 Total Registrants for all programs
* 9 Full time Employees
* 104 Part Time Employees
* 3,400 Personal Training Sessions
* 28 Fitness Personnel
* 5 Trainers
* 23 Group Fitness Instructors
* 12,867 Group Fitness Participants
* 27 School Rentals
* 384 Average Daily Visits
* 3,199 Average Monthly Memberships