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June 2016 events and programs at Charleston County Parks
Published:
5/16/2016 12:38:40 PM


 

June Special Events

 

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series: Black Lion

Friday, June 3. Gates open at 7:30; music starts at 8:30 p.m.

James Island County Park

Relax and enjoy traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chair or blanket and rock the night away to live music by Black Lion! Food, beverages, and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Band is subject to change. Fee: $10/Free: children ages 12 & under and Gold Pass Holders

 

All Charleston County Waterparks Open Daily

Starting June 4

Splash Zone Waterpark at James Island County Park, Splash Island at Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park, and Whirlin’ Waters at Wannamaker County Park are now open every day this summer through mid-August! VisitSplashParks.com for details.

 

Take a Kid Fishing Day

Saturday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Folly Fishing Pier

The 8th Annual "Take a Kid Fishing Day" (Jerry Pierce Memorial Kids Fishing Tournament) presented by the Folly Beach Anglers is a free tournament for kids ages 16 and under. Fishing equipment, bait, daily licenses, and on-site help from experienced anglers are all provided free by generous sponsors. The tournament is followed by trophies, prizes, and raffle give-aways. Awards will be offered for the following age groups: Girls ages 6 and under, 7-11, and 12-16; and Boys ages 6 and under, 7-11, and 12-16. For more information, visit fbakt.org.

 

Friday Night Boogie

Friday, June 10, 7 – 11 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

For ages 21 and up. The Mount Pleasant Pier will be rockin' with the sounds of DJ Jim Bowers as he plays a variety of line dancing hits, unforgettable oldies, and beach music classics! Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. You must be 21 years of age to gain entry into the event; photo ID required. Advance purchase is recommended. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/$10 on site.

 

Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series

Saturday, June 11, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

Prizes awarded for these categories: Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (12 and under), Senior Angler (60+), and Total Weight of Five Fish. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the tournament. Catches will also be included in the Reel It In Weekly Challenge. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. An adult chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fees vary; visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for details.

 

Shaggin' on the Cooper: The Sugarbees

Saturday, June 11, 7 – 11 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

Enjoy scenic views of the Charleston Harbor while dancing to live classic oldies and beach music by the Sugarbees. Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. Outside alcohol, beverages, and coolers are strictly prohibited. Photo ID required to gain entry into the event. Advance purchase is recommended. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/$10 on site (if available)

 

Wannamaker Summer Movie Series

Saturday, June 11. Movie begins approximately 8:15 p.m.

Wannamaker County Park

Join us for movies under the stars. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase at the snack bar. Socialized dogs on a short leash are welcome. No alcohol is permitted. Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for movie titles. Free with park admission fee ($2/person).

 

Yappy Hour: Oh Valentino

Thursday, June 16, 4 – 8 p.m.

James Island County Park

Bring your pup and join us after work for live music and beverages. No outside alcohol, food, or coolers permitted. Event is free with regular gate admission, registration is not required. Free with regular park gate admission ($2 per person)

 

Moonlight Mixer

Friday, June 17, 7 – 11 p.m.

Folly Beach Fishing Pier

Dance the night away as DJ Jim Bowers plays the hottest oldies and beach music classics! Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. Outside alcohol, beverages, and coolers are strictly prohibited. Advance purchase is recommended. Photo ID required to gain entry. A registered chaperone is required for ages 15 and under. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/$10 on site (if available)

 

Special Needs Swim Night

Saturday, June 18, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark

People with special needs and their families are invited to an unforgettable night at Whirlin’ Waters! Enjoy the lazy river, race down the slides and take a dip in the pool. To avoid the line, advanced purchase is recommended. A paid chaperone is required for all participants. Advance purchase is recommended. Fee: $9; free for Super Splash Pass holders and ages 2 and under

 

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series: Race #2

Sunday, June 19, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

James Island County Park

Celebrating its 26th year, this five-race series includes a .3-mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride, and a 5K run. Participants are divided into the following categories: Open/Elite, Age Group and Masters, Clydesdale (men 200 pounds or greater and under age 40), Masters Clydesdale (men 200 pounds or greater and age 40+), and Athena (women 150 pounds or greater). Participants must be comfortable swimming 600M in open water and riding a bicycle on roads open to traffic. Registration options vary. Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for information.

 

Father’s Day Fishing

Sunday, June 19, 1 – 2 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

Fathers and their families are invited to join this free seminar with a local fishing guide in honor of Father’s Day. For more information, call 843-762-9946.

 

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series: Ras Bonghi Reggae All Stars

Friday, June 24. Gates open at 7:30; music starts at 8:30 p.m.

James Island County Park

Relax and enjoy traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chair or blanket and rock the night away to live music by Ras Bonghi Reggae All Stars! Food, beverages, and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Band is subject to change. Fee: $10/Free: children ages 12 & under and Gold Pass Holders

 

Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series

Saturday, June 25, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Folly Beach Fishing Pier

Prizes awarded for the three largest catches in the Big Fish Category. Catches will also be included in the Reel It In Weekly Challenge. Prizes awarded immediately following the tournament. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. An adult chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fees vary. Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for more information.

 

 

June Programs

Advance registration required for many programs. Call 843-795-4386 or visit www.charlestoncountyparks.com to register. Many programs require that a minimum number of participants be met. CCR = Charleston County Resident rate

 

Early Morning Bird Walks at Caw Caw

Our trek through many distinct habitats will allow us to view and discuss a variety of birds, butterflies, and other organisms. A paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Registration is not required.

Ongoing: Every Wednesday and Saturday in June: June 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29                    8:30 -11:30 a.m. 

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center

Fee: $10/Free Gold Pass Holder and Move IT! Pass Holder

 

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a gentle practice of traditional yoga poses performed while sitting in a chair or using a chair for support when standing. The practice improves range of motion, reduces stress and pain, and increases the overall sense of well-being. Open to all fitness levels.

Ongoing: Offered every Monday and Wednesday in June: June 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29       Wed        11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI

 

College Days at the Climbing Wall

Climbing is a fun way to get into shape and to meet new people. It is also a great social activity. Students with a current ID will receive a free harness and shoe rental with the regular price of admission. Registration is not required.

Ongoing: Every Wednesday in June: June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29                                                  12 -7 p.m.             

Meets at: James Island County Park

Fee: $12

 

H2O Moves Wannamaker County Park

Take your workout to the water with this total-body aerobics class that focuses on form, flexibility, strength, and balance. Offered after regular water park hours. Pre-registration encouraged.

June 1-29                     Wed, Mon                      6:30 -7:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 45557

Meets at: Whirlin' Waters                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $54/$45 CCR Discount/$36 Move IT Pass Holder

 

H2O Moves Palmetto Islands County Park

Take your workout to the water with this total-body aerobics class that focuses on form, flexibility, strength, and balance. Offered after regular water park hours. Pre-registration encouraged.

June 2-30                     Thu, Tue                        8:30 -9:30 a.m.                                                     Course # 45565

Meets at: Splash Island Waterpark (Mount Pleasant)                  Age: 16 & up

Fee: $54/$45 CCR Discount/$36 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Yoga in the Meadow

The sights and sounds of the great outdoors provide the backdrop for this invigorating yoga class. Teachers guide participants through a flowing series of yoga postures while maintaining a focus on alignment and breath to build heat, flexibility, and strength. Open to all fitness levels. Register for six or more classes for a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

Ongoing: Every Monday and Thursday in June: June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30          9 -10 a.m.             

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee per class: $10/$8 CCR Discount/Free Move IT! Pass Holder

 

Walk and Restore McLeod Plantation

Participants will be led by yoga professionals along short walking loops through the sweeping oak allée of the McLeod Plantation. Afterwards you will practice gentle and restorative yoga techniques at the riverside outdoor pavilion. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

Ongoing: Every Monday and Thursday in June: June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30          9:30 -10:30 a.m. 

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 16 & up

Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder

 

Walk and Restore Caw Caw Interpretive Center

Yoga professionals lead participants along short walking loops through the breathtaking natural habitat of Caw Caw. Practice gentle and restorative yoga techniques to build strength, flexibility, and balance.

Ongoing: Every Monday and Thursday in June: June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30          9:30 -10:30 a.m.  Course # 45728

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center                                          Age: 16 & up

Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI

 

Walk and Restore Palmetto Islands County Park

Let our yoga professionals lead you along short walking loops through the stunning natural habitat at Palmetto Islands County Park. Practice gentle and restorative yoga techniques to build strength, flexibility, and balance.

Ongoing: Every Monday and Thursday in June: June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30          9:30 -10:30 a.m.  Course # 45753

Meets at: Palmetto Islands County Park                                         Age: 16 & up

Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

ACA Coastal Kayak Assessments: Level 3 Coastal Kayak Skills Training

This training is designed to expose candidates to the skill set and appropriate level of knowledge for operating a kayak in “level 3” conditions (as defined by the ACA). Visit www.americancanoe.org for more information. Pre-registration required.

June 4                           Sat                                  9 a.m.-5 p.m.                                                        Course # 46257

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $108/$90 CCR Discount

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructional Classes: Intro to SUP - Level 1

This fun and relaxed class will get you started with instruction on safety and the proper paddling technique that will allow you to progress comfortably at your own pace. Pre-registration required.

June 4                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46176

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Christianity on the Plantation

Discover how Christianity was used to both resist and perpetuate slavery. Whether as a tool of oppression or survival, Christianity impacted McLeod's residents differently. A registered and paid chaperone required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 4                           Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46202

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 8 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

ACA Coastal Kayak Assessments: Level 3 Coastal Kayak Skills Assessment

This assessment is designed to evaluate a participant's ability to perform all of the skills, along with demonstrating an appropriate level of knowledge to operate a kayak in “level 3” conditions (as defined by the ACA). Visit americancanoe.org for more information.

June 5                           Sun                                 9 a.m.-5 p.m.                                                        Course # 46258

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $108/$90 CCR Discount

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructional Classes: Intermediate SUP - Level 2

Take the next step in SUPing. We'll practice some fun balance drills, improve stroke technique, and learn more safety skills. Pre-registration required.

June 5                           Sun                                 10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46188

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Yin Yoga

Balance your job, gym workouts, and even other styles of yoga practice with yin yoga. Yin promotes stress release and improves connective and fascia tissue by holding poses for up to 4 minutes. Open to all fitness levels.

June 5                           Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45778

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: yoSUP

Stand-up paddleboarding meets yoga on the lake, a beginner-friendly setting with no current or tide. Calm water allows participants to focus on the workout and have more fun. Pre-registration required.

June 6-29                     Mon, Wed                      6:30 -7:30 a.m.                                                     Course # 45581

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $96/$80 CCR Discount/$64 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Johns Island Football Clinic

Learn from one of the National Football League's best! Charlie Brown is a Charleston native, former Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, and Super Bowl XVII Champion. He will conduct this exciting two-day clinic focusing on high quality skill development, competitive play, and teamwork.  Pre-registration required.

June 6-7                        Mon-Tue                        9 a.m.-2 p.m.                                                        Course # 45914

Meets at: St John's High School                                                       Age: 8 & up

Fee: Free

 

McClellanville Basketball

This program involves league play with a concentration on skill development including passing, shooting, defense/offense, rebounding, participation, and teamwork in a fun atmosphere. Program requires some traveling to league games.

June 6-July 14             Mon-Thu                        5 -7:30 p.m.                                                          Course # 45890

Meets at: Lincoln High School                                                          Age: 9-17

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

H2O Moves James Island County Park

Take your workout to the water with this total-body aerobics class that focuses on form, flexibility, strength, and balance. Offered after regular water park hours.  Pre-registration encouraged.

June 6-29                     Mon-Wed                      6:30 -7:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 45563

Meets at: Splash Zone Waterpark                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $72/$60 CCR Discount/$48 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: iSUP

This series uses intervals of barre, Pilates, and yoga to build core stability, develop upper body strength, and lift and tone the lower body.

June 7-30                     Tue, Thu                        5:45 -6:45 p.m.                                                     Course # 45583

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $96/$80 CCR Discount/$64 Move IT Pass Holder

 

How to Belay

Learn to belay in this abbreviated version of our popular Introduction to Climbing class.  Pre-registration required.

June 7                           Tue                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 46064

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 14 & up

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount/$12 Move IT Pass Holder

 

HIIT the Water Palmetto Islands County Park

Run, jack, and lunge your way to a new fitness level with high-intensity interval training in the water. Offered after regular water park hours.

June 7-30                     Tue, Thu                        6:30 -7:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 45567

Meets at: Splash Island                                                                      Age: 16 & up

Fee: $48/$40 CCR Discount/$32 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Magic by Chaz

Chaz joins us from Minnesota with his magic show, mystifying all in attendance. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 8                           Wed                                10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46006

Meets at: James Island County Park Edisto Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Palmetto Islands Bird Walks

Birding experts will help identify and count songbirds, birds of prey, wading birds, and others found along the park's many trails. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.

June 9                           Thu                                 8:30 -10:30 a.m.                                                  Course # 46126

Meets at: Palmetto Islands County Park                                         Age: 9 & up

Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Magic by Chaz

Chaz joins us from Minnesota with his magic show, mystifying all in attendance. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 9                           Thu                                 10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46007

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park Cypress Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Challenge Course Open Day

Come join the fun on the High Challenge Course. Experience the excitement of walking across a cable suspended between utility poles and zipping down a 200-ft. cable. On-site registration only. This is not a drop-off program; chaperone is required for ages 15 and under.

June 9                           Thu                                 3 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 45600

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 10 & up

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$10 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Folly Beach Bird Walks: Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve

This walk focuses on the incredibly diverse northeast end of Folly Island. Hopefuls include Wilson's Plovers and Painted Buntings. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.

June 10                         Fri                                   8:30 -10:30 a.m.                                                  Course # 46083

Meets at: Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve                                Age: 12 & up

Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder

 

Junior Naturalist Sampler: Beach Night Hike

When the sun sets, the beach can be a magical place. Encounter many hidden treasures like ghost crabs and whelks that emerge as the tide drops and the sun takes a nap. Prepare to get a little wet and sandy! Adult chaperones are welcome to attend and require no registration. Pre-registration required.

June 10                         Fri                                   8 -9:30 p.m.                                                          Course # 46015

Meets at: Folly Beach County Park                                                  Age: 8-12

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount

 

SUP the Surf Zone

Join a trained professional and learn fundamental surfing skills, important wave/ocean dynamics, board/paddle design, etiquette, and safety. You'll come away with a basic understanding of surfing that will give you the confidence to continue catching waves and growing as a SUP surfer anywhere you choose to go. Pre-registration required.

June 11                         Sat                                  8 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                      Course # 46156

Meets at: Folly Beach County Park                                                  Age: 16 & up

Fee: $36/$30 CCR Discount/$24 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructional Classes: Intro to SUP - Level 1

This fun and relaxed class will get you started with instruction on safety and the proper paddling technique that will allow you to progress comfortably at your own pace. Pre-registration required.

June 11                         Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46177

Meets at: James Island County Park               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Civil War and its Aftermath

A tour of McLeod reveals how its strategic location made it a center of military activity and profoundly impacted the lives of the enslaved and the McLeod families. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 11                         Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46141

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 8 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Trips: Stono and Marsh Interpretive SUP Tour

Explore a beautiful arm of the scenic Stono River on this James Island tour. A trained naturalist will guide you through the abundant wildlife while the high tide allows for breathtaking views over the salt marsh. Fill yourself with Charleston’s natural beauty. Pre-registration required.

June 11                         Sat                                  1 -3:30 p.m.                                                          Course # 46133

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $44/$36 CCR Discount/$28 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Sea Kayak Instructional Classes: ACA Introduction to Kayaking - Level 1

Learn a new sport comfortably and enjoyably. Using a variety of boats, this entry-level course teaches you the basic strokes and skills to have fun on the water! Pre-registration required.

June 12                         Sun                                 10 a.m.-2 p.m.                                                      Course # 46171

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $48/$40 CCR Discount/$32 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Yin Yoga

Balance your job, gym workouts, and even other styles of yoga practice with yin yoga. Yin promotes stress release and improves connective and fascia tissue by holding poses for up to 4 minutes. Open to all fitness levels.

June 12                         Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45779

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

Baptist Hill Basketball Clinic

Learn and improve on the fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, shooting, passing, and the importance of teamwork. Clinics will include fun drills and games.

June 13-29                   Mon, Wed                      5 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 45939

Meets at: Schroder Community Center          Age: 5-12

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Friends of Coastal South Carolina

This is an exciting presentation about snakes, turtles, and alligators that live in the Lowcountry! Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 15                         Wed                                10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 45998

Meets at: James Island County Park Edisto Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Friends of Coastal South Carolina

This is an exciting presentation about snakes, turtles, and alligators that live in the Lowcountry! Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 16                         Thu                                 10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 45999

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park Cypress Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) One Design Race Series

Join us for these friendly SUP competitions in this race series: the BIC SUP One Design Challenge. All competitors will use the same board design and gear and will be entered into a national drawing for a stand up paddleboard. On-site registration available.

June 16                         Thu                                 5:30 -6:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 46138

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 10 & up

Fee: Free

 

FUNshine Excursions: Blockbuster Movie

Teens will enjoy fun this exciting excursion, try a new activity, and make new friends. This excursion is supervised by Community Recreation adult staff members. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and any admission fees.

June 17                         Fri                                   10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                      Course # 45964

Meets at: Schroder Community Center                                          Age: 13-15

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount

 

FUNshine Excursions: Whirlin' Waters Waterpark Adventure

Teens will enjoy fun this exciting excursion, try a new activity, and make new friends. This excursion is supervised by Community Recreation adult staff members. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and any admission fees.

June 17                         Fri                                   10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                      Course # 45968

Meets at: St James Santee Elementary School                            Age: 13-15

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount

 

Canoeing At Caw Caw: Habitat to Heritage

Travel back to the age of rice with this interpretive canoe trip. Paddle through rice fields and canals that now serve as one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Lowcountry. A registered chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 18                         Sat                                  9 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                      Course # 46091

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center                                          Age: 9 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Canoe Programs: Intro to Canoeing

This class will cover basic strokes, safety, and technique in a relaxing and enjoyable environment. Pre-registration required.

June 18                         Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46163

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $30/$25 CCR Discount/$20 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructional Classes: Intro to SUP - Level 1

This fun and relaxed class will get you started with instruction on safety and the proper paddling technique that will allow you to progress comfortably at your own pace. Pre-registration required.

June 18                         Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46178

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Civil War and its Aftermath

A tour of McLeod reveals how its strategic location made it a center of military activity and profoundly impacted the lives of the enslaved and the McLeod families. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 18                         Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46142

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 8 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Adaptive Outdoor Recreation Club: Adaptive Climbing

People of all abilities are encouraged to explore this exciting sport with the use of a variety of adaptive techniques and equipment. Be prepared to be amazed by the possibilities. CCPRC and Adaptive Expeditions are excited to join forces to offer this fun and informative activity designed specifically to serve community members with disabilities. A chaperone is required for ages 15 and under.

June 18                         Sat                                  2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 46273

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 8 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Trips: Full Moon SUP Paddle

It's a beautiful night for a paddle! Enjoy the sunset on one horizon and the full moon rising on the other, as we glide through the marsh. Pre-registration required.

June 18                         Sat                                  6:30 -9 p.m.                                                          Course # 46134

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $44/$36 CCR Discount/$28 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Family Climbing: Belay Lesson

Spend time together climbing and learning new skills! Children ages 4-13 will climb while parents learn to belay. Children ages 14 and up can learn to belay as well as climb. A registered and paid chaperone is required for ages 15 and under.  Pre-registration required.

June 19                         Sun                                 2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 46077

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 4 & up

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount/$12 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Yin Yoga

Balance your job, gym workouts, and even other styles of yoga practice with yin yoga. Yin promotes stress release and improves connective and fascia tissue by holding poses for up to 4 minutes. Open to all fitness levels.

June 19                         Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45780

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

How to Belay

Learn to belay in this abbreviated version of our popular Introduction to Climbing class.  Pre-registration required.

June 21                         Tue                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 46065

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 14 & up

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount/$12 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Ventriloquist Cole Tucker

Prepare to have a blast with Georgia teen Cole Tucker as he sings and jokes his way into the hearts of the audience. Cole hits all the right notes while adopting a different singing style for each character. Seats are limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

June 22                         Wed                                10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46000

Meets at: James Island County Park Edisto Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Ventriloquist Cole Tucker

Prepare to have a blast with Georgia teen Cole Tucker as he sings and jokes his way into the hearts of the audience. Cole hits all the right notes while adopting a different singing style for each character. Seats are limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

June 23                         Thu                                 10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46001

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park Cypress Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Challenge Course Open Day

Come join the fun on the High Challenge Course. Experience the excitement of walking across a cable suspended between utility poles and zipping down a 200-ft. cable. On-site registration only. This is not a drop-off program; on-site chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.

June 23                         Thu                                 3 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 45601

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 10 & up

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$10 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Starlight Yoga

The moon and stars enhance this flowing yoga class. Open to all fitness levels. Sand serves as the classroom floor and crashing waves as the soundtrack. Register by June1 to receive a special glow-in-the dark prize. Rain date: Thursday, June 30. Photo ID required.

June 23                         Thu                                 7:30 -8:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 44994

Meets at: Folly Beach County Park                                                  Age: 12 & up

Fee: $8/$5 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder/$8 on site

 

Nature Rambles: Meandering Around Meggett Future County Park

Join a Master Naturalist instructor to see the natural wonders of our parks in a new light. You'll discover plants and animals and learn about their connections to the world around them. A registered and paid chaperone is required for all participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 24                         Fri                                   9 -11 a.m.                                                              Course # 46098

Meets at: Meggett Future County Park Site                                    Age: 12 & up

Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount/$5 Move IT Pass Holder

 

FUNshine Excursions: Blockbuster Movie

Teens will enjoy fun this exciting excursion, try a new activity, and make new friends. This excursion is supervised by Community Recreation adult staff members. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and any admission fees.

June 24                         Fri                                   10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                      Course # 45969

Meets at: St James Santee Elementary School                            Age: 13-15

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount

 

FUNshine Excursions: Whirlin' Waters Waterpark Adventure

Teens will enjoy fun this exciting excursion, try a new activity, and make new friends. This excursion is supervised by Community Recreation adult staff members. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and any admission fees.

June 24                         Fri                                   10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                      Course # 45965

Meets at: Schroder Community Center                                          Age: 13-15

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount

 

Alligator Adventure

Search for alligators as we separate fact from fiction on this journey to learn why these large reptiles carry the special title of “keystone species.” A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.  Pre-registration required.

June 25                         Sat                                  9 -11 a.m.                                                              Course # 46129

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center                                          Age: 9 & up

Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount/$5 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructional Classes: Intro to SUP - Level 1

This fun and relaxed class will get you started with instruction on safety and the proper paddling technique that will allow you to progress comfortably at your own pace. Pre-registration required.

June 25                         Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46179

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Sea Kayak Instructional Classes: Kayak Bracing and Rudders

Learn the tools necessary to stay upright and in control in various coastal conditions! Build your comfort and confidence for when things get rough. Pre-registration required.

June 25                         Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46174

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $30/$25 CCR Discount/$20 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Civil War and its Aftermath

A tour of McLeod reveals how its strategic location made it a center of military activity and profoundly impacted the lives of the enslaved and the McLeod families. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

June 25                         Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46143

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 8 & up

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Kayak the Surf Zone: Beginner Short Boat Surf Kayaking

Treat yourself to some summer fun by learning to ride the waves in a kayak. We'll provide whitewater (short boats) and sit-on-top kayaks, along with instruction in safety and technique. Pre-registration required.

June 26                         Sun                                 8 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                      Course # 46153

Meets at: Folly Beach County Park                                                  Age: 16 & up

Fee: $36/$30 CCR Discount/$24 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Yin Yoga

Balance your job, gym workouts, and even other styles of yoga practice with yin yoga. Yin promotes stress release and improves connective and fascia tissue by holding poses for up to 4 minutes. Open to all fitness levels.

June 26                         Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45781

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Birds of Prey

This presentation features birds from all around the world. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 29                         Wed                                10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46002

Meets at: James Island County Park Edisto Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Birds of Prey

This presentation features birds from all around the world. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating.

June 30                         Thu                                 10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46003

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park Cypress Hall

Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/Free Ages 2 & under/$5 on site (if available)

 

Advance registration required for many programs. Call 843-795-4386 or visit www.charlestoncountyparks.com to register.
Many programs require that a minimum number of participants be met. CCR = Charleston County Resident rate

 

 

 

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