Posted on: September 21, 2017

Runners, take your mark: Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K Oct. 14

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K set for Oct. 14 on Johns Island

[JOHNS ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites trail runners to mark their calendars and start training! On Saturday, Oct. 14 the Lowcountry Trai...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Bark in the Park at Wannamaker Sept. 23!

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Wannamaker County Park’s Bark in the Park! set for Sept. 23

[NORTH CHARLESTON] – Pets are encouraged to bring their humans to Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) Bark in the Park event on Sept. 23 at North Charleston Wannamaker Count...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

SK8 Charleston to host this year’s Holy City Hullabaloo Sept. 29 & 30

SK8 Charleston to host this year’s Holy City Hullabaloo

[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s premier skate park, SK8 Charleston, will play host to this year’s Holy City Hullabaloo, a ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Wine Down Wednesday is back next week at Old Towne Creek County Park!

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Old Towne’s Wine Down Wednesday back for Fall

Wine and live music series returns Sept. 27 in West Ashley

 

[WEST ASHLEY] – Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park this fall! The Charleston County Park ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Schroder Community Center receives Meet Me at the Park grant

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission receives “Meet Me at the Park” grant to support project at Schroder Community Center

Grant awarded by National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company supports increased access to play sp...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Yappy Hour returns Sept. 14 - plus new Splash Island event Sept. 7!

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Yappy Hour series continues in September

[JAMES ISLAND] – Every dog’s favorite happy hour event is back this fall! Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park dog park returns with cooler weather on Thursday, Sept. 14.

On select Thursdays each spring and fal...

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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: 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: 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: 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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