The German-American Club of the Carolinas was founded in 1975 to bring together people in the Upstate region of South Carolina who are interested in German culture.
Clubs & Membership Organizations
There are a wide variety of Greenville clubs and membership organizations, so whether you're looking to play chess, go dancing, or take the occasional hike, you're sure to find a welcoming group with similar interests. Don't see what you're looking for on this page? Just contact us and we'll add your group right away!
The International Center of the Upstate promotes cross culture understanding between international and local members of the Upstate. We offer language classes, social clubs, English conversation classes, as well as an active International Women’s Club.
Founded in 1969 by Brian Leach and others, the Greenville Griffins are one of the top rugby teams in the Southeast.
We hold our RMA Club Meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm, except December and August. We meet at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville SC, on the top floor of the Wilkins Conference Center next to the Charles E. Daniel Observatory. Our meetings are free of charge, open to visitors, and all levels of interest are welcome. An astronomy related topic is presented at every meeting either by a member or guest speaker.
PULSE, Professionals United for Leadership and Social Enrichment, was created to help area young professionals to get involved, get informed, and feel as though they have an influence in their community. PULSE aims to connect area young professionals to each other, while at the same time cultivate the leadership potential of its members.
meets 4th Mondays at 5:30PM at RMT Inc. Building.
ROTARY is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Below is a listing of local rotary clubs, please either call the included number or visit www.rotary.org to verify meeting times and locations.
- Anderson Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:30pm at Sullivan’s Restaurant in downtown Anderson. 864-226-3211.
- Clemson-Calhoun Rotary Club meets Fridays at 7AM at the Ramada Inn. 864-506-4063.
- Easley Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:30pm atWest End Hail. 864-855-9800.
- Foothills (North Greenville County) Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:15pm at Furman University, Trustees Dining Room. 864-294-6415 .
- Fountain Inn Rotary Club meets Mondays at 12:15PM at the Lions-Rotary Building on S. Main St. Fountain Inn, SC
- Greater Anderson Rotary Club meetsThursdays at 12:15PM at Doni’s Under The Trees. 864-934-3653
- Greenville Rotary Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12:30pm at the Westin Poinsett Hotel. 864-235-2293.
- Greenville Breakfast Rotary Club meets Fridays at 7:00am at Meador’s Sandwich Co. 864-834-9031 ext. 314.
- Greenville Evening Rotary Club meetes Tuesdays at 5:30pm at the Commerce Club. 864-233-7050.
- Greenville – East Rotary Club meets Mondays at 12:30pm at City Range Steak House. 864-268-9643.
- Mauldin Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:15PM at First Baptist Church. 864-297-6333.
- North Greenville Rotary Club meets Fridays at 12:30pm at the Commerce Club (Wade Hampton Rm.) 864-282-4912.
- Pleasantburg (Greenville) Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 12:30pm at the Phoenix Inn. 864-232-4958.
- SC Society of Professional Engineers meets 2nd Mondays at 6:30PM at Crowne Plaza Hotel. Call 864-234-9413.
The Upstate Area Health Education Center Student Development and Diversity Program is sponsoring a health careers club to assist high school students in exploring a career in health car. The club meets the third Thursday of each month at the Greenville Hospital System Employee Service Center from 5:30-6:30pm.
Greenville Toastmasters is open to anyone 18 years of age and above. We currently meet on the 2nd and 4thThursdays of each month 6:30 PM to 7:30PM at Jackson Marketing Group, 2 Task Industrial Ct, Greenville, SC 29607. We look forward to your joining us for our next meeting!
meets 2nd Tuesdays, 6PM, at Holiday inn, on Augusta Road. For more info, follow this link: http://www.palmettoasq.org/
EWGA: The largest women’s amateur golf association in the U.S., the EWGA has connected more than 100,000 current and aspiring business and professional women who share a passion for golf and good times. EWGA membership offers many benefits, including affordable organized golf that fits a working woman’s schedule, networking, competition, and learning opportunities that support career advancement. EWGA chapters throughout the United States – and in Canada and Italy – are located in over 125 corporate markets with members that are actively engaged in golf and business.
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.
Our club is not like other sports car clubs, we focus on various activities with a single goal in mind … the fun and enjoyment of owning and driving the Miata! We host various social functions along with technical sessions to learn more about your car and its care. We also participate in fun drives, auto-crosses and rallies. There is something for everyone in the Foothills Miata club.
meets on a monthly basis, providing networking, information about markets, and the chance for writers to learn more about their craft. Call (864) 422-6652.
Is a social organization whose purpose is to promote friendship and good fellowship among tall people and to sponsor activities of interest and benefit to all members. Prospective members must be at least 21 years of age. Females must have a stocking-foot minimum height of 5’-10” males a minimum sock-footed height of 6’-2”.
Meets at 6:30pm the third Tuesday of each month at Fatz Cafe in Greenville. Call (864) 390-8051 for more information.
PCC’s vision is “To make South Carolina Bicycle Friendly” for everyone!
Greenville Group #182 meets last Tuesdays monthly at The Open Book, 110 S. Pleasantburg Drive.
The ECCC, based in Anderson, SC, is a mostly touring, partly racing club which also includes a sizable mountain biking population. We have over 200 members from all over Upstate (Northwest) South Carolina.
Meets Mondays at 12PM at Mauldin First Baptist Church.
Visit the website for more info.
The Greenville County Bird Club was founded in February, 2000 by a group of people from varied walks of life with one thing in common: a love of birds and a desire to know more about these fascinating and beautiful creatures. We have joined together to provide opportunities for observing, learning about, and protecting wild birds and their habitats. Whether you are a seasoned expert or have just discovered the joys of backyard birding, we’d like to have you join us in this enjoyable and worthwhile pursuit!
Members of Clemson University’s Men and Women’s coaching staff assist in the implementation of weekly training sessions. They are involved in specific technical and tactical training that includes goalkeeper training, technical development of individual players and weekly training of teams. Their knowledge and ability to communicate the critical aspects of the game enhances the player’s experience and helps in their development as a soccer player.
meet first Tuesday of every month at 11:45AM, YMCA Highway 81.
Meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7PM, at Rene’s Steakhouse.
Meets at 7:30 PM on Tuesdays at the Bank of American building. Call (864) 499-0046 for more info.
Is for women who have endometriosis and would like to come together to discuss tips on how to deal with endo. Please email [email protected] for more information.
Currently meeting by Zoom on the third Thursday of the month. When in-person, meetings are at the Thornblade Country Club, 12 noon, on the third Thursday of the month.
Holds a fun run-walk every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. The group meets on Main Street near the intersection of Highway 11 in West Union. Call 885-9276 for more information.
The Cherokee Mudslingers ATV Club is a member run club dedicated to safe, fun and ethical ATV riding. The club was formed in July of 1998 when landowners stopped OHVs from riding at the sandbar located in Gaffney, SC on the Broad River. The club headquarters are located in Gaffney, SC.
Meets the 2nd Wednesdays at 11:30 AM at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Since its’ inception in 2009, The Children’s Museum of The Upstate (TCMU) has welcomed families from across the country, and world, through its’ doors every year. The museum has two locations in Downtown Greenville and Spartanburg.
As one of the nation’s largest children’s museums and one of the first to become Smithsonian affiliated, TCMU-Greenville offers 80,000 square feet for fun, learning and play–providing an experience like no other for play-based learning and hands-on engagement for all families.
Over 21 unique exhibit galleries reflect programming in areas of arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition, the environment and community engagement. Free weekly programming provides opportunities for families to further learn and discover together, and annual memberships offer unlimited visits to both TCMU locations in Greenville and Spartanburg.
TCMU’s downtown Spartanburg location houses 6,000 square feet of exhibits designed to support children ages birth to 6, with a focus on early childhood development and Kindergarten readiness.
Seeking new members. The meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7 pm. Tournaments are the third Saturday of each month and are held on Upstate lakes Clarks Hill, Russell, Hartwell, Keowee and Greenwood. Call 269-7342 for more information.
Meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, call 864-439-4291 for more info.
meets first Tuesdays at 5:30PM at the Marriott.
The SC Flag Football Association is registering adult and youth teams. Visit the website or call 968-0043 for more information.
meets on the 3rd Tuesdays at 7PM at TECKnowledge.
meets 1st Tuesday monthly at The Open Book, 110 S. Pleasantburg Dr. at 7PM.
meets third Tuesdays at 7PM at Greenville First Presbyterian, call 864-238-4034, and second Thursdays, 7PM, at Mauldin First Baptist, call 864-288-7835.
The Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club is an organization run entirely by volunteers and can use your support.
Meets monthly at Stax Grille. 11:45AM-1PM.
meets at 6:30pm the third Thursday of each month at Woodland Heights Recreation Center. Call 587-9710 for more information.
Meets 2nd Tuesday monthly at Logan’s Roadhouse, 53 Beacon Drive. Call (864) 967-0764.