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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
Wine Down Wednesday select dates this spring at Old Towne Creek County Park Wine Down Wednesday select dates this spring at Old Towne Creek County Park
March events and programs in your County Parks! March events and programs in your County Parks!
51st annual Trident Fishing Tournament results 51st annual Trident Fishing Tournament results
Customer Appreciation Day March 4! Customer Appreciation Day March 4!
Visit parks for free and celebrate CCPRC’s 50th anniversary with special experiences and giveways
Charleston Outdoor Fest set for April 21- 22  at James Island County Park Charleston Outdoor Fest set for April 21- 22 at James Island County Park
Commission elects leadership for 2018 Commission elects leadership for 2018
Pet Fest 2018 coming up March 25! Pet Fest 2018 coming up March 25!
Join us for a celebration of all things pets at Palmetto Islands County Park! Experts, entertainment, activities, and much more
Lowcountry Cajun Festival set for April 8! Lowcountry Cajun Festival set for April 8!
Join us for crawfish and Cajun fun at James Island County Park
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
Where the Wild Things Run 5K set for March 3 at Caw Caw Interpretive Center Where the Wild Things Run 5K set for March 3 at Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17 Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17
Combing the Caw Caw Wilderness part of the Southeastern Wildlife Expo offerings; program open to the public with advance registration
Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year
 Charleston County Parks recruiting staff for 2018 Charleston County Parks recruiting staff for 2018
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
2018 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks 2018 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks
Dates as of Feb. 12, 2018. Subject to change
January events and programs in your County Parks! January events and programs in your County Parks!
December happenings at the Holiday Festival of Lights! December happenings at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Save the Light Half Marathon and 5K set for Feb. 3 Save the Light Half Marathon and 5K set for Feb. 3
CCPRC partners with Save the Light for annual race that supports Morris Island Lighthouse preservation
Off-Road Duathlon debuts at Laurel Hill County Park in January Off-Road Duathlon debuts at Laurel Hill County Park in January
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
Archery range opens at Johns Island County Park Archery range opens at Johns Island County Park
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
Winner Announced for Holiday Festival of Lights kids display design contest Winner Announced for Holiday Festival of Lights kids display design contest
CCPRC Executive Director to retire in 2018 CCPRC Executive Director to retire in 2018
David Bennett to succeed in role held by Tom O’Rourke
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.