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Posted on: August 18, 2018

Waterparks open weekends through Labor Day

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(CHARLESTON COUNTY) -- A great way to cool down during the final dog days of summer, Charleston County’s waterparks are still open through Labor Day!  All three area waterparks are now open weekends only through Labor Day. The waterpark...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Special Needs Prom on Aug. 18

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[MOUNT PLEASANT] – Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is committed to providing ongoing recreation and social opportunities for community members with disabilities. As a result of these efforts, CCPRC and the Town of Mount Pleasant R...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

New Rainforest-themed attraction now open at Splash Zone

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – If you thought the waterparks couldn’t get any better, then think again! Splash Zone just opened a brand new attraction that offers fun and exciting elements for all ages! The Charleston County Park and Recreation...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Bring your Dog to the Waterpark in September!

Dog Day Afternoon

[Mount Pleasant and North Charleston, SC] - All summer long, your pups have to wait at home while you enjoy the waterparks without them. Well,

every dog has his day, and this year, he has two – thanks to Dog Day Afternoons this September! The Charleston Co...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Boat landing tips from Charleston County Parks

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(CHARLESTON COUNTY) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. Because they are popular waterway access points during the summer, CCPRC is providing tips and edu...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Reggae Nights with Amani Smith and the Give Thanks Band rescheduled for Aug. 24

Reggae Nights Summer Concerts

[JAMES ISLAND] – Due to projected weather, the Reggae Nights concert originally scheduled for Friday, July 20 has been rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 24. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will host Amani Smith and the Gi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Next Moonlight Mixer Aug. 17

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[FOLLY BEACH] – Put on your dancing shoes because the Moonlight Mixer series on Folly Beach Pier has returned! Upcoming Moonlight Mixer dates will be Aug. 17 and Sept. 14.

This event is fun for all ages and families are encouraged to attend to ce...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Frugal Fun in your Charleston County Parks this summer!

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[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is making it easy to find affordable fun for the whole family. The Frugal Fun campaign highlights more a dozen affordable recreational activities at various Charleston County Park...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Schroder Community Center’s Newly Renovated Outdoor Athletic Courts Are Now Open

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[HOLLYWOOD, SC] – For Hollywood-area residents looking for a fun place to play, Schroder Athletic Courts are back open and just in time for summer! After undergoing heavy renovation, the Outdoor Athletic courts at Schroder Community Center are n...

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Posted on: May 26, 2018

Beach safety reminders just in time for summer

Beach Safety Reminders Just in Time for Summer

[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – Summertime is finally here which means our beaches will become popular destinations for some fun in the sun! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) operate...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Help keep area waterways clean by adopting a Boat Landing

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(CHARLESTON COUNTY) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 popular public boat landings throughout the county, and the agency is seeking groups to adopt landings and help keep them and area waterway...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Accessible beach path and amenities open at Folly Beach County Park

Accessible beach path

Accessible Beach Path and Amenities Open at Folly Beach County Park

[CHARLESTON] – On Friday, March 16, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) officially opened an accessible beach path and other accessible amenities at the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Charleston County Parks celebrating 50 years in 2018!

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission celebrating 50 years in 2018!

Special happenings at the parks this year commemorate agency anniversary

[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is honoring its 50...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Folly Beach Pier Fishing Forecast

Magic Szwarc 31lb 10oz Jack

New Pier record caught off the pier!! He goes by "Magic" and he sure lived up to his name when he reeled in a 31 lb. 10 oz. Jack Crevalle.  It beat the previous pier Jack record of 30 lbs. from 1996.  Jacks are a gamefish found...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Summer Fishing Forecast

Apr - Kevin 8lb 5.6oz Blue

The fishing forecast in Charleston during April & May is habitually swell, just like our waves!  Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers.  Whether you’re a pier regular or a newcomer, Folly Pier has a spot f...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Folly Beach Pier Winter Fishing Report

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It may be chilly and occasionally drizzling, but keep an eye out for those warm Spring days. One of the more finicky but interesting fish caught this time of year are sheepshead.  They look similar to black drum with a grey hue and black stripes ...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Folly Pier September Forecast

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Hurricanes, Labor Day parties, and school, oh my!  When will we ever have time to fish in September with all these obligations?  Well, the good news is that with the cooling temperatures, all day is a good time to fish again.  W...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: July 9, 2017

July tourney has been moved to September 23rd

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It has been unanimously voted by local anglers to move the July tournament to September 23rd.  However, there's still a chance to win a t-shirt and prize every week throughout the month.  Just have your fish weighed by a pier staff membe...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Summer 2017 Folly Pier Fishing

Kevin 8lb 5.6oz Blue

            The fishing forecast in Charleston during spring is habitually swell, just like our waves!  Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers.  Whether you&rsquo...

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Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: December 4, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

Rich with a 3 lb sheepshead

Sheepy sheepshead season is here!!  Charleston's winter weather can be a bit wishy washy with alternating wind, rain, and sunlight.  More or less a prolonged fall season.  However, we anticipate January & February t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Folly Beach Pier - August 2016 Fishing Report

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Tranquil, clear, but sizzling - three words that describe August fishing in Charleston. Historically the winds are calm and swell size is less than two feet. This creates ideal water conditions for surf fishing. However, the heat i...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report - June 2016

Nick - Black Drum 4 lb. 11 oz.

This is an excellent time of year for pier fishing. Whiting, blues, pompano, drum, trout, mackerel, and sheepshead are all in season feeding near the surf. The only thing out of season is school, so round up the kids and come relax under the Folly sunsh...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - May 2016

Pier Superstar, David, with pompano, black drum, and seatrout

The fishing forecast on Folly during May is habitually swell, just like our waves! Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers. Whether you’re a pier regular or a newcomer, Folly Pier has a spot for you to cast and try your luck in our big p...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - April

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Let it warm on up! When the weather gets hotter and the days get longer, it tis' the season for bait fish to start returning to the surf. We can expect to see whiting, spot, menhaden, and bluefish, with others to follow. Bait fish are the first sign of ...Read on...

Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report
Posted on: January 16, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

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Summer in December was great, but trout in January is even better!! Sure we have some cold days ahead, but that doesn't stop the fish from feeding. The ocean so far has maintained a temp in the upper 50's, and with a calm wind there is sure to be some s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 15th, 2015

Barbara with 28 lb. King

Weather is a changin' and the bait are a runnin'!! In other words... it's prime pier fishing time. We've seen everything from mackerel to drum being caught this month. With plenty of bait following the pier, it's been fairly easy to cast a net over som...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 4th, 2015

15 yr old Chase with a 5 lb. 3 oz. Spanish

Mackerel, Jacks, & Drum, oh my!! September and October always prove to be our most action packed months for all species. So far this week we've seen everything from Spanish Mackerel to Red Bull Drum and even Jack Crevalle being caught off the Folly ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 24, 2015

Randy Robbins with a 34 lb. 13 oz. King Mackerel

Whelp, the king has returned!! The southern wind brought good water color to the Folly Pier this past weekend. Combine those conditions with some trolley rigs in the water and we had ourselves a king mackerel reeled in at just under 35 pounds. The Span...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 17, 2015

2015 Cast-Off Tourney Winners

The wind was blowing and the reels were cast during our final tourney of the season. We had over a hundred anglers show for the 20th Annual Cast-Off Fishing Tournament and despite the windy conditions here on the Folly Pier we saw a wide variety of speci...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 12, 2015

Win this fishing kayak at this Saturday's Tournament!!

You could win a fishing kayak this Saturday at the Folly Pier!! Round up your family and fishing buddies Saturday, August 15th, 6:00am – 2:00pm for the 20th Annual Folly Pier Fishing Tournament!! Registration includes free lunch and a chance to win grea...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of July 26, 2015

David Astle with a 1 lb. 5 oz. Pompano

July consists of hot weather, mild waves, and cold coolers for all those fish you’re about to catch. Spadefish, whiting, & pompano have been plentiful around the Folly Pier weighing up to a full pound or more. In addition, sea trout have been runnin...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report Week of June 21, 2015

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The weather is hot and so is pier fishing!! We weighed over a hundred fish during Folly Pier's June tournament. This week has provided prime conditions for spade fish, whiting, blues, black drum, sea trout, sheepshead, and even the elusive flounder. Bo...Read on...

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