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Chili 5K run/walk set for Nov. 2 at Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant Chili 5K run/walk set for Nov. 2 at Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant
2019 Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 15! 2019 Holiday Festival of Lights opens Nov. 15!
See hundreds of light displays at James Island County Park, open through Dec. 31
October events and programs in your County Parks! October events and programs in your County Parks!
Cheer on Charleston Chargers as they compete in the state Special Olympics Kayak Competition Cheer on Charleston Chargers as they compete in the state Special Olympics Kayak Competition
Free Paddle in the Park event Sept. 8 at James Island County Park Free Paddle in the Park event Sept. 8 at James Island County Park
Last Shaggin' on the Cooper of the summer Sept. 7 at the Mount Pleasant Pier Last Shaggin' on the Cooper of the summer Sept. 7 at the Mount Pleasant Pier
Featuring music from Recollections
Season's final Moonlight Mixer set for Sept. 13 Season's final Moonlight Mixer set for Sept. 13
Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K Returns to Johns Island Oct. 12 Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K Returns to Johns Island Oct. 12
Harvest Festival set for Nov. 2 on Johns Island Harvest Festival set for Nov. 2 on Johns Island
SK8 Charleston hosting Back to School Bash and other fall events SK8 Charleston hosting Back to School Bash and other fall events
Enjoy Motown in the Moonlight on the Mount Pleasant Pier Sept. 21 Enjoy Motown in the Moonlight on the Mount Pleasant Pier Sept. 21
September events and programs in your County Parks! September events and programs in your County Parks!
Latin America and the Caribbean Come to Charleston at the 28th Annual Latin American Festival Latin America and the Caribbean Come to Charleston at the 28th Annual Latin American Festival
Sunset cruise Aug. 25 to benefit The Charleston County Parks Foundation Sunset cruise Aug. 25 to benefit The Charleston County Parks Foundation
Championship race of Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series Aug. 11 Championship race of Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series Aug. 11
Wine Down Wednesday fall series kicks off Sept. 11 Wine Down Wednesday fall series kicks off Sept. 11
Wine, music and food trucks at Old Towne Creek County Park in West Ashley
Dog Day Afternoon at the waterparks in September! Dog Day Afternoon at the waterparks in September!
Community Pride of Charleston County awards CCPRC and SC Sea Grant Consortium Community Pride of Charleston County awards CCPRC and SC Sea Grant Consortium
The Reckoning in the Park back for second event! The Reckoning in the Park back for second event!
Concert in the James Island County Park dog park Sept. 15!
August events and programs in your County Parks! August events and programs in your County Parks!
Forest Management activities temporarily close trails at Laurel Hill County Park Forest Management activities temporarily close trails at Laurel Hill County Park
Beach safety tips from your Charleston County Parks Beach safety tips from your Charleston County Parks
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
Tips for using Boat Landings this summer Tips for using Boat Landings this summer
Next Moonlight Mixer June 21; event times 7-11 p.m. Next Moonlight Mixer June 21; event times 7-11 p.m.
2019 Events Calendar - as of 4-24-19 2019 Events Calendar - as of 4-24-19
New Waterpark Attraction “The Washout” to Open at Whirlin’ Waters; Waterparks open May 4 New Waterpark Attraction “The Washout” to Open at Whirlin’ Waters; Waterparks open May 4
Fishing Tournament season kicks off May 11 at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Fishing Tournament season kicks off May 11 at the Mount Pleasant Pier!
Moonlight Mixers back May 24 on the Folly Beach Pier Moonlight Mixers back May 24 on the Folly Beach Pier
First race of Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series set for May 19 First race of Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series set for May 19
Public Meeting for Cooper River Marina Site Conceptual Master Planning set for Dec. 13 Public Meeting for Cooper River Marina Site Conceptual Master Planning set for Dec. 13
CCPRC invites the public to comment on conceptual master planning
East Coast Paddlesports Symposium set for March 29-31 East Coast Paddlesports Symposium set for March 29-31
Trails now open for use at Meggett County Park Trails now open for use at Meggett County Park
The Parklands Foundation receives grant from The Bosch Community Fund for BioDiscovery Project The Parklands Foundation receives grant from The Bosch Community Fund for BioDiscovery Project
Winners from the Greeting Card Competition at the Holiday Festival of Lights Winners from the Greeting Card Competition at the Holiday Festival of Lights
Off-Road Duathlon set for Jan. 19 at Laurel Hill County Park Off-Road Duathlon set for Jan. 19 at Laurel Hill County Park
‘Tis the Season for Giving Back ‘Tis the Season for Giving Back
Weekday discount offered at Holiday Festival of Lights with Lowcountry Food Bank donation
Starlight Yoga under the glow of the Holiday Festival of Lights Starlight Yoga under the glow of the Holiday Festival of Lights
Supper with Santa at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Supper with Santa at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Benefit for The Parklands Foundation's Pass It Forward Project
Special Events calendar at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Special Events calendar at the Holiday Festival of Lights!
Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk Nov. 7 & 8 Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk Nov. 7 & 8
Holiday Festival of Lights: 25 years of history Holiday Festival of Lights: 25 years of history
Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2018 Holiday Festival of Lights Trivia 2018
Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year Executive Director David Bennett named SCRPA Professional of the Year
Charleston County Parks earns recognition from Working Well for supporting employee wellbeing Charleston County Parks earns recognition from Working Well for supporting employee wellbeing
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
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
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
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.