Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission


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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 69 8/4/2021 10/24/2021

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.

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Course Monitors & Water Stations 1 8/8/2021 8/8/2021
Course Set Up 1 8/6/2021 8/6/2021
Food Service 0 8/8/2021 8/8/2021
Race Day Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 8/8/2021 8/8/2021

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.

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Course Monitors & Water Stations 1 11/6/2021 11/6/2021
Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 11/6/2021 11/6/2021
Set Up, Food Prep and Beer Server 0 11/6/2021 11/6/2021

COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN

 

The Cooper River Bridge Run provides a world-class 10-K foot race. The race promotes continuous physical activity and a healthy lifestyle through education and opportunity.

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Finish Line Volunteer -Downtown Charleston 0 9/25/2021 9/25/2021
Leader- Downtown Charleston 0 9/25/2021 9/25/2021
Leader- Mt. Pleasant at the Exxon Gas station 323 Coleman Blvd 0 9/25/2021 9/25/2021
Leader- Mt. Pleasant Intersection of Chuck Dawley and Coleman 0 9/25/2021 9/25/2021
Starting Line Volunteer- Mt. Pleasant Intersection of Chuck Dawley and Coleman 1 9/25/2021 9/25/2021
Starting Line-Mt. Pleasant @ Exxon Gas Station 323 Coleman Blvd 1 9/25/2021 9/25/2021

EVENING IN THE PARK @ Folly Beach County Park

Evening in the Park

Spend a beautiful summer evening outdoors discovering all that your Folly Beach County Park has to offer.

  • Date: August 19 & 26
  • Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Admission

  • Event admission is free with the cost of regular park admission ($10 per car).

Music

Event Details

  • Beer and wine will be available for purchase. 
  • Music provided from 5-8 p.m. 
  • Snack bar is open and will also sell water and Coke products. 
  • Dogs allowed on the beach after 6 p.m. (must remain leashed).
  • No alcohol on the beach.
  • Restrooms and hand sanitizer will be available.
  • Outside alcohol is prohibited.
  • ID required for alcohol purchase.
  • This is a family-friendly event and there will be a children’s beach program available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Kid’s Program:

"Sharks in the Park" 

Kids ages seven and up are invited to join a park naturalist on the beach to learn all about sharks. We will look at shark artifacts, learn about how sharks live their lives, and highlight the important role sharks play in the coastal ecosystem. We may even go on a short walk to look for shark teeth! While grown-ups are enjoying their evening in the park, kids will have fun too learning all about these fascinating animals.

  • Cost: Free
  • Max number of kids per session: 10 on a first-come, first-served basis; sign up onsite 
  • Session times: 5:30-6:00 and 6:15-6:45
  • Meeting Location: On the deck

Questions?

Please contact Park & Program Services by email or by phone at 843-795-4386.

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ID Checker 1 8/19/2021 8/26/2021
Wine/Beverage Station 0 8/19/2021 8/26/2021

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!

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Mascot 0 11/10/2021 11/11/2021
Mascot Guide 1 11/10/2021 11/12/2021
Fun Run 0 11/10/2021 11/11/2021
Fun Run Set Up Crew 1 11/10/2021 11/10/2021
Gift Shop Set-Up 4 8/9/2021 8/30/2021

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!

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Course Monitors & Water Stations 1 10/9/2021 10/9/2021
Packet Pick-Up Volunteer 0 10/9/2021 10/9/2021
Photographer 0 10/9/2021 10/9/2021
Set Up, Food Prep and Beer Server 0 10/9/2021 10/9/2021

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

MOTOWN IN THE MOONLIGHT@ THE MT.PLEASANT PIER

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Barback/Beer Server 0 8/28/2021 8/28/2021
Gate Attendant 0 8/28/2021 8/28/2021
Volunteer Assistant 0 8/28/2021 8/28/2021

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.

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Barback/Beer Server 0 8/21/2021 10/23/2021
Gate Attendant 0 8/21/2021 10/23/2021
Volunteer Assistant 0 8/21/2021 10/23/2021

STARLIGHT YOGA @ MT. PLEASANT PIER

The glow of the Ravenel Bridge and the sights and sounds of Charleston Harbor provide an unparalleled backdrop for an evening of yoga with instructor Ji Hwang.

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Event Set-Up, Breakdown & Directing Participants 0 9/16/2021 9/16/2021
Registration/Check In Volunteer 0 9/16/2021 9/16/2021

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.
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Event Set-Up, Breakdown & Directing Participants 0 11/8/2021 11/8/2021
Registration/Check In Volunteer 0 11/8/2021 11/8/2021

STARLIGHT YOGA @ WANNAMAKER COUNTY PARK

Take in the scenic views of Wannamaker County Park as the moon and stars enhance your flowing yoga experience.

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Check In Volunteer 0 10/14/2021 10/14/2021

TOAST UNDER THE OAKS @ Johns Island County Park

CCPRC is  hosting two happy hour events at Johns Island County Park. The event will take place under the oaks near the trail head entry point.

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ID Checker 0 9/9/2021 9/23/2021
Wine Server 0 9/9/2021 9/23/2021

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 9/1/2021 9/15/2021
Wine Server 0 9/1/2021 9/15/2021

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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.