Posted on: August 15, 2017

Folly Beach Pier hosts its largest tournament of the season Aug. 26

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CHARLESTON COUNTY] – This summer, catch fish, fun and prizes at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers’ tournament series!  The Folly Beach Pier continues the Cast Off Fishing Tournament series on Aug. 26 with their biggest ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

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

[CHARLESTON] – Over 150 youth participating in City of Charleston and North Charleston sum...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

McLeod Plantation Historic Site hosts Pop-up Photography Exhibit Aug. 20

[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host a one-day pop-up photography exhibit at McLeod Plantation Historic Site. On Sunday, Aug. 20, award winning photographer Pete Marovich will show selections from ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Waterparks Open Daily through Aug. 11

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) three area waterparks - Splash Zone, Splash Island and Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark!...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Charleston County Parks’ SK8 Charleston receives recognition for feats in civil engineering

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[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) newest park, SK8 Charleston, was recently named Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) South Carolina section.

The 32,500-squar...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Eclipse programming at your County Parks

Viewing the Eclipse at your County Parks

Charleston County Parks hosting Solar Eclipse programming in August

[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will offer a variety of programs in August to view and ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Prom for people with special needs set for Aug. 18

Prom event on Aug. 18 for people with special needs

Attendees can also “Say Yes to the Dress” Aug. 6

[CHARLESTON] – In an effort to provide ongoing recreation and social opportunities for community members with disabil...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Parklands Foundation's Swim For It campaign raising funds for drowning prevention

Charleston County Parks and The Parklands Foundation present the “Swim For It” CampaignInitiative raising funds for drowning prevention

[CHARLESTON – June 28, 2017] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commiss...

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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: June 5, 2017

It's Pier Fishing Tournament season!

Fishing off Folly Beach Fishing Pier

[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

Shaggin on the Cooper

[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: 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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