[JOHNS ISLAND] – Along with the Charleston County School District, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will host the grand opening of the Haut Gap Middle School Rural Recreation Complex on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2-3 p.m.
This new, innovative recreation facility on Johns Island includes a full-size outdoor basketball court, multi-use football/soccer field, a softball/baseball field, tennis courts, volleyball court, a disc golf course, a walking trail, a picnic shelter and children’s playground. The Rural Recreation Complex at Haut Gap Middle School (HGMS) is a project of the Charleston County Community Education program, a partnership between Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) administering a county-wide network of community education centers within public schools. Through community education, school facilities stay open at night, on weekends, and throughout the summer. Community education programs serve as a hub of activity for local citizens, offering classes, seminars, meeting space, and a host of activities.