Posted on: June 19, 2017

Celebrate July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier during Uncle Sam Jam

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Celebrate July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier with Uncle Sam Jam

[MOUNT PLEASANT] --- Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Known as Uncle Sam Jam, this annual event is the perfect ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Moonlight Mixer this Friday at the Folly Beach Pier!

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Moonlight Mixers are back on select Fridays!

[FOLLY BEACH] – The Moonlight Mixer series is back on the Folly Beach Pier! The season’s next dance is set for Friday, June 16.

All ages are invited to celebrate the arrival of summertime weather with some shag d...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Waterparks now open daily!

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Splash into Summer at Charleston’s Area Waterparks – Open Daily!

[CHARLESTON COUNTY, June 5, 2017] – Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) thr...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Tips for using Boat Landings in Charleston County

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Boat Landing Tips from Charleston County Parks 

 

(CHARLESTON COUNTY) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. Because they are popular waterwa...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Tips for visiting CCPRC beach parks this summer

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Charleston County Parks offering tips for summertime Beach Park visits

(CHARLESTON COUNTY) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is sharing tips with the public to help make visits to the agency’s three popular beach parks as enjoy...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Frugal Fun for $5 or Less

[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is introducing a new way to find affordable fun for the whole family. The Frugal Fun for $5 (or less) campaign highlights more than 20 affordable recreational activities...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Sign up to Stay Notified this summer!

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This summer, Charleston County Parks encourages you to Stay Notified! Get email alerts on beach parking availability, event cancellations, and park closings. 

To sign up to Stay Notified, click on the link below and visit our Alert Center to sign ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Whirlin Waters hosts swim nights in June and July for guests with special needs

Special Needs Swim Nights at Whirlin’ Waters

After-hours waterpark events for guests with special needs

 

[NORTH CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission is welcoming people with special needs, ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Pier Fishing Tournament season kicks off May 20!

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – This summer, catch fish, fun and prizes at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers’ tournament series!  The Mount Pleasant Pier will kick off the Cast Off Fishing Tournament series on May 20, and the Fol...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series kicks off May 21

27th Annual Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series Kicks Off May 21

Race features 600-yard swim, 12-mile bike, and 5K run

 

 [JAMES ISLAND] – The area’s premier swim, bike and run competition, the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series, kicks off its 27th year on May...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Shaggin on the Cooper returns April 29 with The Sugarbees

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[MOUNT PLEASANT] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) invites people of the Lowcountry to put on their dancing shoes and get ready for a summer of shagging on the pier! The popular Shaggin’ on the Cooper serie...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Archery Range now open at Johns Island County Park

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[JOHNS ISLAND, SC] – Johns Island County Park proudly opened a new outdoor archery range on Feb. 14. The range is now open daily to the public for archery.

Featuring six targets ranging from 10 yards to 50 yards in distance, the range is accessib...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

New Chair Elected to Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently changed leadership with the election of a new commission chair, former Vice Chair Andy Thomas.

Other changes in the commission include the election of former Secret...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

CCPRC staff conducting workshop on interpreting African American History and Culture

[CHARLESTON, SC] – On Jan. 15 - 22, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will conduct a seven-day workshop designed to inspire excellence in the interpretation of African American History and culture and provide professio...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Charleston County Parks staff member wins SC Environmental Awareness Award

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[CHARLESTON] – Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) staff member Mark Madden was presented with the 2015 South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award on Dec. 5. This award recognizes outstanding contributions made toward the ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

McLeod Plantation Historic Site awarded for having nation's best wayside exhibits

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s McLeod Plantation Historic Site was recently recognized by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) for having the nation’s best wayside exhibits.

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