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Frugal Fun at your Charleston County Parks this summer Frugal Fun at your Charleston County Parks this summer
July dates for Shaggin' on the Cooper and Friday Night Boogie July dates for Shaggin' on the Cooper and Friday Night Boogie
August events and programs in your County Parks! August events and programs in your County Parks!
Bring your Dog to the Waterpark! Bring your Dog to the Waterpark!
Wine Down Wednesday series returns this fall at Old Towne Creek Wine Down Wednesday series returns this fall at Old Towne Creek
Renovated outdoor athletic courts open at Schroder Community Center Renovated outdoor athletic courts open at Schroder Community Center
Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series continues July 20 at James Island County Park with Amani Smith Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series continues July 20 at James Island County Park with Amani Smith
Cast Off Monthly Fishing Tournaments on June 16 and 30 Cast Off Monthly Fishing Tournaments on June 16 and 30
July events and programs in your County Parks July events and programs in your County Parks
Beach safety tips just in time for summer Beach safety tips just in time for summer
Whirlin' Waters opens daily May 28; Splash Island and Splash Zone June 2 Whirlin' Waters opens daily May 28; Splash Island and Splash Zone June 2
Salute the Solstice Yoga Fest June 21 at James Island County Park Salute the Solstice Yoga Fest June 21 at James Island County Park
Race 2 of the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series June 17 Race 2 of the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series June 17
28th annual five-race series at James Island County Park
June Shaggin' events at the Mount Pleasant Pier June Shaggin' events at the Mount Pleasant Pier
Join us June 8 for Friday Night Boogie and June 9 for Shaggin' on the Cooper
Reggae Nights featuring NDKA on June 22 Reggae Nights featuring NDKA on June 22
Second date of concert series at James Island County Park
Youth Triathlon debuts July 28 at James Island County Park Youth Triathlon debuts July 28 at James Island County Park
Run, bike and swim competition for ages 7-14
Party in the dog park! Next Yappy Hour May 17 Party in the dog park! Next Yappy Hour May 17
June events and programs in your County Parks June events and programs in your County Parks
Charleston County Parks’ Summer Entertainment Series starts June 6 Charleston County Parks’ Summer Entertainment Series starts June 6
Fun for little ones at James Island and Wannamaker County Parks
Shaggin' on the Cooper hosts Shem Creek Boogie Band May 12 Shaggin' on the Cooper hosts Shem Creek Boogie Band May 12
Mount Pleasant Pier live music series
Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series kicks off June 1 Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series kicks off June 1
Help keep area waterways clean by adopting a Boat Landing Help keep area waterways clean by adopting a Boat Landing
Boat landing tips from Charleston County Parks
Waterparks season is coming! Whirlin' Waters and Splash Island open weekends in May Waterparks season is coming! Whirlin' Waters and Splash Island open weekends in May
Splash Zone to open following construction of new water attraction
Charleston County Parks hosting Superhero Dance Party for people with special needs on May 16 Charleston County Parks hosting Superhero Dance Party for people with special needs on May 16
First Moonlight Mixer of the Summer on May 25 at the Folly Beach Pier First Moonlight Mixer of the Summer on May 25 at the Folly Beach Pier
Pier Fishing Tournament season kicks off in May at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Piers Pier Fishing Tournament season kicks off in May at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Piers
Shaggin' on the Cooper series kicks off April 28 at the Mount Pleasant Pier Shaggin' on the Cooper series kicks off April 28 at the Mount Pleasant Pier
Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission working with US Performance Center at former Baker Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission working with US Performance Center at former Baker
Group to develop the site as a state-of-the-art sports facility, athletic campus and public amenities center
May events and programs in your County Parks! May events and programs in your County Parks!
Friday Night Boogie is back May 11 at the Mount Pleasant Pier Friday Night Boogie is back May 11 at the Mount Pleasant Pier
Accessible Beach Path and Amenities Open at Folly Beach County Park Accessible Beach Path and Amenities Open at Folly Beach County Park
Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series race 1 set for May 20 Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series race 1 set for May 20
Run, bike and swim event at James Island County Park
Starlight Yoga 2018 series kicks off April 5 at the Mount Pleasant Pier Starlight Yoga 2018 series kicks off April 5 at the Mount Pleasant Pier
51st annual Trident Fishing Tournament results 51st annual Trident Fishing Tournament results
Charleston County Parks celebrating 50 years in 2018! Charleston County Parks celebrating 50 years in 2018!
Celebrate our golden anniversary with us, with giveaways and other in-park surprises starting March 4
2018 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks 2018 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks
Dates as of May 21, 2018. Subject to change
Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year
Johns Island County Park archery range expands to include 3-D course Johns Island County Park archery range expands to include 3-D course
Charleston County Parks earns recognition from Working Well for supporting employee wellbeing Charleston County Parks earns recognition from Working Well for supporting employee wellbeing
December happenings at the Holiday Festival of Lights! December happenings at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Giant Greeting Card Competition winners at the 2017 Holiday Festival of Lights Giant Greeting Card Competition winners at the 2017 Holiday Festival of Lights
Legend award presented to Tom O'Rourke Legend award presented to Tom O'Rourke
Outgoing CCPRC director receives honor from American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration
Supper with Santa debuts Nov. 10 at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Supper with Santa debuts Nov. 10 at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Benefit for The Parklands Foundation held on opening night of the festival
Mount Pleasant Pier introduces new Shuckin' on the Cooper event Dec. 9 Mount Pleasant Pier introduces new Shuckin' on the Cooper event Dec. 9
Special event nights at the Holiday Festival of Lights Special event nights at the Holiday Festival of Lights
Sea Island Cotton Day held Oct. 21 at McLeod Plantation Sea Island Cotton Day held Oct. 21 at McLeod Plantation
Educational event showcases the harvest of rare cotton planted for the first time in nearly a century
Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 10! Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 10!
Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2017 Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2017
Bring a can and save select nights at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Bring a can and save select nights at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Discount offered Monday through Thursday; Canned food donations benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank
Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk Nov. 8 and 9 Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk Nov. 8 and 9
Schroder Community Center in Hollywood receives Schroder Community Center in Hollywood receives "Meet Me at the Park" grant
Grant awarded by National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company supports increased access to play spaces; funds to support outdoor courts
The Parklands Foundation kicks off Skate Forward initiative The Parklands Foundation kicks off Skate Forward initiative
Area summer campers visit SK8 Charleston for free thanks to Speedwell Foundation grant
SK8 Charleston awarded for feats in civil engineering SK8 Charleston awarded for feats in civil engineering
Old Towne Creek County Park master planning meeting set for July 20 Old Towne Creek County Park master planning meeting set for July 20
Public invited to way in on future West Ashley park plan
Summertime Boat Landing Tips from Charleston County Parks Summertime Boat Landing Tips from Charleston County Parks
Sea Island Cotton planted at McLeod Plantation Historic Site Sea Island Cotton planted at McLeod Plantation Historic Site
Tips for visiting your beach parks this summer Tips for visiting your beach parks this summer
Catch Summer Fun at the Charleston County Fishing Piers Catch Summer Fun at the Charleston County Fishing Piers
Cast Off Fishing Tournaments begin in May at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers
Frugal Fun for $5 or Less at Charleston County Parks Frugal Fun for $5 or Less at Charleston County Parks
Explore our list of summertime park activities available for $5 or less
Tom O'Rourke honored with lifetime achievement award Tom O'Rourke honored with lifetime achievement award
SK8 Charleston Fact Sheet SK8 Charleston Fact Sheet
Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17 Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17
CCPRC staff member Mark Madden wins SC Environmental Awareness Award CCPRC staff member Mark Madden wins SC Environmental Awareness Award
James Island County Park introduces the Outdoor Zone James Island County Park introduces the Outdoor Zone
New name for park's climbing wall area featuring four activities
Holiday Festival of Lights honored as third best Holiday Festival in the US! Holiday Festival of Lights honored as third best Holiday Festival in the US!
Caw Caw Interpretive Center Designated as Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Partner Site Caw Caw Interpretive Center Designated as Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Partner Site
Park Visitors Help Turn Trash to Gold Park Visitors Help Turn Trash to Gold
Thousands of pounds of waste were diverted from landfills using compost bins at waterparks
Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission Skatepark Site Moves to New Location Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission Skatepark Site Moves to New Location
Future CCPRC Skatepark Site Moved to Oceanic Street in Charleston Neck area Future CCPRC Skatepark Site Moved to Oceanic Street in Charleston Neck area
Cooper River Marina receives Clean Marina certification Cooper River Marina receives Clean Marina certification
South Carolina Marine Association press release on the state's 15th marina to receive the honor
Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail debuts Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail debuts
New website maps the continuous water trails from Virginia to Georgia
Slackline Park Opens at James Island County Park Slackline Park Opens at James Island County Park
Experience the sport of slacklining, now located at the Climbing Wall area
Steamboat Boat Landing Opens New Fishing Pier Steamboat Boat Landing Opens New Fishing Pier
New Park Site Donated to Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission New Park Site Donated to Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission
CCPRC is the recipient of recently donated park property known as Limehouse Point.
CCPRC Staff Member Awarded for Excellence in Instruction CCPRC Staff Member Awarded for Excellence in Instruction
Wannamaker North Trail Now Open Wannamaker North Trail Now Open
Natural & Cultural History at your Fingertips with the new Cell Phone Tour at Palmetto Islands Natural & Cultural History at your Fingertips with the new Cell Phone Tour at Palmetto Islands
What if you could have your own personal guide join you on your park visit to describe the natural and cultural history of everything you see? Palmetto Islands County Park in Mount Pleasant is making that happen. The park’s new interpretive cell phone tour, which opened Fall 2011, allows visitors to access audio recordings, photos, and videos about Palmetto Islands County Park.
Moody’s Investor Services Gives Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission its Highest Rating Moody’s Investor Services Gives Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission its Highest Rating
[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – On May 26, 2011, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was the proud recipient of a Aaa rating from Moody’s Investor Services, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis for public agencies. Comparative to a financial management report card, this rating reflects CCPRC’s financial stability in a bond market for 2011 bonds. The Aaa designation reflects the highest possible rating for a government entity, and is a first for CCPRC.
Understanding Dog Behavior Understanding Dog Behavior
Charleston County Parks Present Bark Busters Dog Training Seminars
CCPRC Purchases McLeod Plantation CCPRC Purchases McLeod Plantation
On February 28, 2011, Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) purchased McLeod Plantation on James Island. The property was purchased from the Trustees of Historic Charleston Foundation for $3.3 million.
Park Center to be Dedicated to Former Commissioner Park Center to be Dedicated to Former Commissioner
The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission is set to dedicate a building at one of the agency’s parks to a former commissioner. On February 24, the park center at Palmetto Islands County Park will be named in honor of Mr. E. Donald Pounder, chairman emeritus of CCPRC.
Wannamaker County Park Opens 2.5 Miles of Renovated Trails Wannamaker County Park Opens 2.5 Miles of Renovated Trails
The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to announce the completion of a nature trails project at its North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. The agency was able to add and renovate a combined 2.5 miles of nature trails.
Discover Area Swim Lessons, Learn Water Safety at New Comprehensive Charleston County Website Discover Area Swim Lessons, Learn Water Safety at New Comprehensive Charleston County Website
Water is everywhere in the Lowcountry, and during the hot summer months, many area families flock to the ocean, pools, and other waterways. But while we are having fun in the sun, we have to prepare for the inherent risks of the water.