Media Room

Get current news from Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission through press releases and story ideas. Images, speakers bureau information, contacts, and information on media visits are also available at your fingertips.

Media
Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission's Marketing Department is available and happy to assist with news stories, high resolution images, interviews, on-site visits, fact checking and other media needs. Please provide your request and credentials in writing at least 24 hours in advance; depending on the nature of the request, more advance notice may be needed [email].

  • News Releases - view our most recent press releases and monthly event calendars

Filming & Photo Shoots in our parks

Commercial Photography/Filming

Commercial photography/filming is the use of motion picture, videotaping, photography, sound-recording or any other type of moving image or audio recording equipment on CCPRC property that involves the advertisement of a product or service or the use of actors, models, sets or props. If you intend to do any commercial filming on CCPRC property, please contact Justin Leyh [email] or Michael Bradley [email].

McLeod Plantation Historic Site Photography/Filming Policy

Visitors may take snaps of the property with hand held cell phones and/or cameras for personal use.

All professional photo shoots (including, but not limited to, group, family, or wedding shoots) and all photography involving equipment other than a hand held camera or cell phone must be scheduled in advance with the park office. Photo shoots must take place before 9 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. The charge for photo shoots is $100 per hour 4-6 p.m. and $200 per hour after 6 p.m. Please call 843-762-9514 to make appointments or for additional information.

News Media

If you are a member of the news media and wish to film or photograph in our parks, please contact our Public Information Coordinator [email] in advance.

West County Aquatic Center
Groundbreaking Aug. 29. Members of the media click here for the press release on the groundbreaking, here for the project fact sheet and here for a rendering of the pool.

SK8 Charleston Media Room
Members of the media click here to visit

McLeod Plantation Historic Site Media Room
Members of the media click here to visit

Holiday Festival of Lights Media Room
Members of the media click here to visit the 2018 event media room

Speakers Bureau
Learn more about your Charleston County Parks at your next group, civic, church, club, or business meeting. Topics for presentations can include:

  • General park information
  • Family programs
  • Outdoor programs
  • Recreational activities
  • Park planning (present and future)
  • Summer camp opportunities
  • Educational and Interpretive programming

Additional Resources