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May Events and Programs at Charleston County Parks May Events and Programs at Charleston County Parks
March Events and Programs at Charleston County Parks March Events and Programs at Charleston County Parks
Pickin' in the Park Feb. 20 at Johns Island County Park Pickin' in the Park Feb. 20 at Johns Island County Park
2021 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks (PDF) 2021 Events Calendar for Charleston County Parks (PDF)
As of 4/1/2021. All dates subject to change.
Charleston County Parks Foundation named a 2021 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards Recipient Charleston County Parks Foundation named a 2021 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards Recipient
Charleston County Parks honored for Technology Innovation by Govtech.com Charleston County Parks honored for Technology Innovation by Govtech.com
Off-Road Duathlon at Laurel Hill County Park Jan. 16 Off-Road Duathlon at Laurel Hill County Park Jan. 16
Sign up early - registration closes Jan. 6
Holiday Festival of Lights Greeting Card Competition Winners Holiday Festival of Lights Greeting Card Competition Winners
Holiday Festival of Lights offering Santa and gift shop visits during daytime hours Holiday Festival of Lights offering Santa and gift shop visits during daytime hours
Virtual Inclusive Dance Party set for Nov. 14 Virtual Inclusive Dance Party set for Nov. 14
Charleston County Parks Foundation launches the McLeod Project Charleston County Parks Foundation launches the McLeod Project
Starlight Yoga and a preview of the Holiday Festival of Lights, Nov. 9 & 10! Starlight Yoga and a preview of the Holiday Festival of Lights, Nov. 9 & 10!
Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2020 Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2020
Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 13 at James Island County Park Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 13 at James Island County Park
New Dog Park opens at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park New Dog Park opens at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
New Species of Millipede Discovered at Caw Caw Interpretive Center by Staff Member New Species of Millipede Discovered at Caw Caw Interpretive Center by Staff Member
Ukweli: Searching for Healing Truth series debuts at McLeod Plantation Historic Site Sept. 26 Ukweli: Searching for Healing Truth series debuts at McLeod Plantation Historic Site Sept. 26
Charleston County Parks announces plans for the Folly Beach Pier replacement project Charleston County Parks announces plans for the Folly Beach Pier replacement project
Mount Pleasant Pier to host  Starlight Yoga Sept. 17 Mount Pleasant Pier to host Starlight Yoga Sept. 17
Professional instruction under the stars
Swim For It Campaign helping community members learn to swim Swim For It Campaign helping community members learn to swim
Folly Beach County Park opens with new amenities Folly Beach County Park opens with new amenities
Open-air yoga programs offered in June and July Open-air yoga programs offered in June and July
Charleston County Parks COVID-19 update 4-30 Charleston County Parks COVID-19 update 4-30
Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Facts 2018 Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Facts 2018
Giant Greeting Card Competition award winners at the Holiday Festival of Lights Giant Greeting Card Competition award winners at the Holiday Festival of Lights
Two Charleston County Parks named Sites of Conscience Two Charleston County Parks named Sites of Conscience
McLeod Plantation Historic Site and Caw Caw Interpretive Center received international honor for groundbreaking interpretation and social engagement
CCPRC Maintains National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation CCPRC Maintains National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation
Charleston County Parks opens West County Aquatic Center in Hollywood Charleston County Parks opens West County Aquatic Center in Hollywood
West County Aquatic Center opening fact sheet West County Aquatic Center opening fact sheet
Holiday Festival of Lights: 25 years of history Holiday Festival of Lights: 25 years of history
Sea Island Cotton planted at McLeod Plantation Historic Site Sea Island Cotton planted at McLeod Plantation Historic Site
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
Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17 Caw Caw offering SEWE program Feb. 17
McLeod Plantation awarded for Wayside Exhibits McLeod Plantation awarded for Wayside Exhibits
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.