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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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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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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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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.

  

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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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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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