News Flash

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Splash into Summer at Whirlin' Waters and Splash Island, open weekends in May

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Splash into Summer at Charleston Area Waterparks – Open Weekends in May

Splash Zone to open following construction of new water attraction

[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Adaptive Recreation on Folly Beach: Wheel to Surf event returns in May

Wheels To Surf

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Shaggin' on the Cooper with Hot Pepper Band April 28

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[MOUNT PLEASANT] – Nothing says summer like listening to live music and dancing the night away. Starting in April, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is offering its popular Shaggin’ on the Cooper series. On A...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Mullet Haul Trail Run April 28 at Johns Island County Park

The Mullet Haul, 5 and 10 Mile Trail Run

[JOHNS ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks invites runners and walkers of all experience levels to hit the trails at the 8th annual Mullet Haul Trail Run. The race features a 5K and a 10K on the trails of scenic Mullet Hall Equestrian Cen...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Party in the dog park! Yappy Hour April 26 and May 17

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour series kicks off April 26

Dog-Friendly event at James Island County Park, free with park admission

[JAMES ISLAND] – Every dog’s favorite happy hour event is back! Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park dog park returns for the season...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Charleston Outdoor Fest set for April 21 & 22

Young girl on a stand up paddleboard on the the lake at James Island County Park

(CHARLESTON) – The Charleston Outdoor Fest is set for April 21 and 22 at James Island County Park! This 28th annual event celebrates the paddlesports and outdoor recreation community.

Featuring one of the country’s premier showcases of ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

“Wine” Down at Old Towne select Wednesdays starting March 21

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[WEST ASHLEY] – The popular Wine Down Wednesday event series returns to Old Towne Creek County Park in West Ashley this spring! This spring’s Wine Down Wednesdays will be held March 21, April 4, April 18 and May 2.

The Charlest...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

CCPRC working with US Performance Center at former Baker Hospital site

[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently voted to enter into an agreement to lease the agency’s former Baker Hospital site to United States Performance Center, who will develop the site as a ...

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Charleston County Parks News
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Accessible beach path and amenities open at Folly Beach County Park

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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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Charleston County Parks News
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Charleston County Parks’ Executive Director honored as Professional of the Year by SCRPA

David Bennett with SCRPA President Lawanda Curry

[GREENSBORO, NC] – On Dec. 13, the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) executive director was honored with a statewide award. At their annual conference, the South Carolina Recreation and Park Association (SCRPA) presented their P...

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Charleston County Parks News
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Johns Island County Park Archery Range expands to include 3-D course

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[JOHNS ISLAND, SC] – Johns Island County Park has added a new 3-D course to its archery range area. The new course, which opened in October, simulates bow hunting and features 20 targets.

The 3-D course is a format in which archers walk in search...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Charleston County Parks earns recognition for support of wellbeing among employees

 

[CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was recently recognized by Working Well for meeting best practice standards in supporting wellbeing at the workplace.

  

CCPRC recei...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Schroder Community Center receives Meet Me at the Park grant

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission receives “Meet Me at the Park” grant to support project at Schroder Community Center

Grant awarded by National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company supports increased access to play sp...

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Charleston County Parks News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Charleston County Parks’ SK8 Charleston receives recognition for feats in civil engineering

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[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) newest park, SK8 Charleston, was recently named Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) South Carolina section.

The 32,500-squar...

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News Flash

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

Apr - Kevin 8lb 5.6oz Blue

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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