Posted on: April 27, 2017

Charleston County Parks hosting Superhero Dance Party for people with special needs on May 17

[MOUNT PLEASANT, SC] – In an effort to provide ongoing recreation and social opportunities for community members with disabilities, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) invites people with special needs to attend a s...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Friday Night Boogie Series Kicks Off May 12

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[MOUNT PLEASANT] – The Mount Pleasant Pier’s Friday evening event series returns in May! Ages 21 and up are invited to do some shag dancing on the pier at Friday Night Boogie, coming up on May 12.

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Waterparks open for weekends starting May 6!

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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: 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 6, 2017

Hops and Vines event debuts April 13 at McLeod Plantation

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[JAMES ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks is proud to introduce a new evening event at beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic Site! Hops and Vines debuts April 13.

The new special event will feature live music, beer, wine and a food truck, in the gorgeous set...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Wine Down Wednesday returns April 19

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Wine Down Wednesday series returns to West Ashley April 19, April 26 & May 3

 

[April 4, 2017 - WEST ASHLEY] –Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park this spring with a four-part series! The Charleston County Park and Recr...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dogs rejoice! Yappy Hour is back April 27

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[JAMES ISLAND] – Every dog’s favorite happy hour event is back! Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park dog park returns for the season on April 27.

On select Thursdays this spring and fall, dogs and the owners who love them are invited the dog park to ...

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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 series kicks ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

May events and programs in your County Parks!

SPRING Events in Your County Parks! 

Public Contact or to Register: 843-795-4386 / www.CharlestonCountyParks.com

May Special Events

 

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesday, May 3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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Wine Down your Wednesday! Exp...

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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 accessible f...

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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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