Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission


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CHARLESTON SPRINT TRIATHLON SERIES @ JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK

The five-race  Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the top ten Charleston Signature Sport Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council.

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Breakdown 3 7/12/2020 8/9/2020
Course Monitors & Water Stations 3 7/12/2020 8/9/2020
Course Set Up 3 7/10/2020 8/7/2020
General Volunteer 0 7/28/2020 8/11/2020
General-I’ll Do Anything!!! 2 7/12/2020 8/9/2020
Post-Event Prep 0 7/14/2020 7/14/2020
Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up 0 7/25/2020 8/8/2020
Race Day Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 1 7/12/2020 8/9/2020

CHILI 5K@LAUREL HILL COUNTY PARK

Join us for the Ultra Chili 5K,  participants will navigate through the majestic moss-draped trails of Laurel Hill County Park during the Chili 5K. Post-race party includes hot chili and cold beer.

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Monitors & Water Stations 1 11/7/2020 11/7/2020
Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 11/7/2020 11/7/2020
Photographer 0 11/7/2020 11/7/2020
Set Up, Food Prep and Beer Server 0 11/7/2020 11/7/2020

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS @JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK

Believe In...Holiday Magic!
Each year, thousands of families create lasting memories at the Holiday Festival of Lights, where millions of multicolored lights illuminate the sky throughout 52 enchanting nights. Journey through three miles of over 700 magical light displays of all shapes and sizes. Park your car and enjoy family activities, shopping, food, entertainment, and so much more!

Activity Shifts Start End
Mascot 1 11/11/2020 11/12/2020
Mascot Guide 1 11/11/2020 11/12/2020
Fun Run 0 11/11/2020 11/12/2020
Fun Run Set Up Crew 0 11/11/2020 11/11/2020

LOWCOUNTRY TRAIL HALF MARATHON & 5K @ MULLET HALL EQUESTRIAN CENTER

Take to the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on foot in the premier Lowcountry Half and 5k. Breathtaking fall foliage, moss-draped oaks and native wildlife provide a scenic backdrop reminiscent of days gone by. Run. Escape. Enjoy!

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Monitors & Water Stations 1 10/10/2020 10/10/2020
Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 10/10/2020 10/10/2020
Photographer 0 10/10/2020 10/10/2020
Set Up, Food Prep and Beer Server 0 10/10/2020 10/10/2020

MCLEOD PLANTATION

McLeod Plantation was established in 1851 and  has borne witness to some of the most significant periods of Charleston’s - and our nations - history. Today McLeod Plantation is an important 37-acre Gullah/Geechee heritage site that has been carefully preserved in recognition of its cultural and historical significance. The grounds include a riverside outdoor pavilion, a sweeping oak allée, and the McLeod Oak, which is thought to be more than 600 years old

 

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McLeod Plantation Historic Site Volunteer 0

MOONLIGHT MIXER @ FOLLY BEACH FISHING PIER

Shag the night away under the stars at the Folly Beach Pier, where a DJ will be spinning the hottest oldies and beach music for you all night long.

Activity Shifts Start End
Gate Attendant 0 8/7/2020 9/18/2020

MOTOWN IN THE MOONLIGHT@ THE MT.PLEASANT PIER

Activity Shifts Start End
Barback/Beer Server 0 8/1/2020 9/26/2020
Gate Attendant 0 8/1/2020 9/26/2020

REGGAE NIGHTS CONCERT SERIES JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK

The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series features traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Activity Shifts Start End
Beer Pouring 0 8/14/2020 8/14/2020
ID Checker 0 8/14/2020 8/14/2020
Soda Sales 0 8/14/2020 8/14/2020
The Green Team - Resource Recovery 0 8/14/2020 8/14/2020

SAVE THE LIGHT HALF MARATHON & 5K

A half-marathon and 5K to support the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save The Light, a grassroots non-profit organization that formed in 2000 to save the Morris Island Lighthouse from being lost to the sea. Both races are USATF-certified and start and finish near the Folly Beach Pier. Half Marathon is a run only event. The 5K is open to runners and walkers. 

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Setup/Directions 1 2/5/2021 2/5/2021
Parking Lot Attendant 0 2/5/2021 2/6/2021
Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up 0 2/5/2021 2/5/2021
Race Day Packet Pick-Up Volunteers 0 2/6/2021 2/6/2021
Volunteer Leader 1 2/5/2021 2/6/2021

SHAGGIN' ON THE COOPER @ THE MT. PLEASANT PIER

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for summer and Shaggin’ on the Pier! Live music will fill the air with local bands performing throughout the season at the Mount Pleasant Pier. Gates open at 7:00pm and the music begins at 8:00pm. All ages are invited to let loose, breathe in the ocean breeze and dance the night away under the stars.

Activity Shifts Start End
Barback/Beer Server 0 8/22/2020 10/3/2020
Gate Attendant 0 8/22/2020 10/3/2020

STARLIGHT YOGA @ THE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

 
Get your holiday spirit flowing during Starlight Yoga at the Holiday Festival of Lights with instructor Ji Hwang.
 
The moon and stars enhance this flowing yoga class. Preregistered participants will receive a special glow in the dark prize.
Activity Shifts Start End
Event Set-Up, Breakdown & Directing Participants 0 11/18/2020 11/18/2020
Registration/Check In Volunteer 0 11/18/2020 11/18/2020
Welcome Table Volunteer 0 11/18/2020 11/18/2020

VOLUNTEERS IN PARKS @ VARIOUS LOCATIONS

The Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission's mission is to improve the quality of life in Charleston County by offering a diverse system of park facilities, programs & services. Volunteers and volunteerism play an important role in helping CCPRC achieve it's mission through stewardship efforts, program support and operational assistance.

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Green Team @ Isle of Palms County Park 35 7/10/2020 9/27/2020

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY@ OLD TOWNE CREEK COUNTY PARK

Explore West Ashley's beautiful Old Towne Creek County Park during Wine Down Wednesday. Guests will enjoy wine, food truck fare, and live music at this hidden gem located in West Ashley

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ID Checker 0 7/22/2020 10/14/2020
Wine Server 0 7/22/2020 10/14/2020

YOUTH TRIATHLON

Presented in conjunction with Palmetto TRIbe, our first youth triathlon race will be a multi-sport experience like no other in the area - the first to offer an open-water swim. This is an excellent opportunity for youth to experience a lake swim in a safe, well-monitored course. After the swim, participants will traverse the shaded paths and roads inside the park on the run and bike course

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Monitors 1 7/25/2020 7/25/2020
Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up 1 7/24/2020 7/24/2020
Race Day Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 7/25/2020 7/25/2020

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Mission Statement

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will improve the quality of life in Charleston County by offering a diverse system of park facilities, programs and services.