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August 2016 events and programs at Charleston County Parks
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Aug. Special Events

 

Yappy Hour: Danny May & The Keesh

Thursday, Aug. 4, 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)

 

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series: Mystic Vibrations

Friday, Aug. 5. 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 Mystic Vibrations! Food, beverages, and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Fee: $10/Free: children ages 12 & under and Gold Pass Holders.

 

Special Needs Swim Night

Saturday, Aug. 6, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Splash Zone Waterpark

People with special needs and their families are invited to an unforgettable night at Splash Zone! Enjoy the lazy river, race down the slides and take a dip in the pool. To avoid the line, advanced purchase is recommended. Paid chaperone required for all participants. Advance purchase is recommended. Fee: $7; free for Super Splash Pass holders and ages 2 and under.

 

Shaggin' on the Cooper: Vinyl Daze

Saturday, Aug. 13, 7 – 11 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

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

 

Wannamaker Summer Movie Series

Saturday, Aug. 13. 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).

 

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series: Championship Race

Sunday, Aug. 14, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

James Island County Park

This championship race of the five-race triathlon 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. Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for further details.

 

Moonlight Mixer

Friday, Aug. 19, 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 Events: Mardi Gras Prom

Bees Landing Recreation Center

Friday, Aug. 19, 6 – 8 p.m.

People with special needs and their families and friends are invited to a Mardi Gras themed prom! This is a joint event between Charleston County Parks and the City of Charleston Therapeutic Recreation Division. Come dressed in your best attire and dance the night away. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Participants are also invited to pick out evening attire at the Say Yes to the Dress event on Aug. 7 at Wannamaker County Park. Chaperone required for ages 15 and under. Dance will be held at the Bees Landing Recreation Center at 1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd. For more information, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386. Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/$5 on-site (if available)/Free Chaperone

 

Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series

Saturday, Aug. 20, 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.

Dog Day Afternoon

Saturday, Sept. 10, 12 – 5 p.m.

Splash Island Waterpark

New added location for 2016! Waterpark season is over, but on this special day, dogs will have free reign at Splash Island! Select pool areas will be open for dogs only; owners will not be allowed in the water. All dogs must be current on all vaccinations for entry into the event. Tickets are very limited; advance purchase is recommended. Registration fee is per dog (not person attending). Each dog should be registered to one adult owner/chaperone and pets must be kept in control and at close hand. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount. For more information, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.

 

Dog Day Afternoon

Sunday, Sept. 11, 12 – 5 p.m.

Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark

Waterpark season is over, but on this special day, dogs will have free reign at Whirlin’ Waters! Dogs can cool down in the wave pool and lazy river, and smaller dogs are invited to splash in the kiddie pool area. These areas will be open for dogs only; owners will not be allowed in the water. All dogs must be current on all vaccinations for entry into the event. Tickets are limited; advance purchase is recommended. Registration fee is per dog (not person attending). Each dog should be registered to one adult owner/chaperone and pets must be kept in control and at close hand. Fee: $15/$12 CCR Discount/$15 on-site (if available). For more information, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.

 

 

Aug. 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 Aug.: Aug. 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31                   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: Mondays and Wednesdays in Aug.: Aug. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31         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 Aug.: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31                                                      12 -7 p.m.             

Meets at: James Island County Park               Fee: $12

 

Yoga in the Meadow

The sights and sounds of the 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.

Ongoing: Mondays and Thursdays in Aug.: Aug. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29                    9 -10 a.m.             

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/$0 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: Mondays and Thursdays in Aug.: Aug. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29                    9:30 -10:30 a.m. 

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.

 

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.

Ongoing: Mondays and Thursdays in Aug.: Aug. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29                    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. Register for six or more classes and receive a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI.

 

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: Mondays and Thursdays in Aug.: Aug. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29                    9:30 -10:30 a.m. 

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

 

How to Belay

Learn to belay in this abbreviated version of our popular Introduction to Climbing class.

Aug. 2                            Tue                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 46068

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

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

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Native American Musical Storytelling

Hawk Hurst brings the wonders and wisdom of ancient cultures to life through storytelling using Native American-style flutes and drums. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 3                            Wed                                10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46004

Meets at: James Island County Park Edisto Hall

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

 

Photography Series: Sunrise Session

Awaken your senses to the natural and cultural world while stretching your photographic eye. Bring your camera and let a park naturalist lead you to inspirational locations. Registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 4                            Thu                                 6 -8 a.m.                                                                Course # 46094

Meets at: Old Towne Creek County Park                                        Age: 12 & up

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

 

Summer Entertainment Series: Native American Musical Storytelling

Hawk Hurst brings the wonders and wisdom of ancient cultures to life through storytelling using Native American-style flutes and drums. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited seating. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 4                            Thu                                 10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 46005

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

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; an on-site chaperone required for ages 15 and under.

Aug. 4                            Thu                                 3 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 45604

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

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

 

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.

Aug. 4                            Thu                                 5:30 -6:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 46140

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

Fee: Free

 

Junior Naturalist Sampler: Sharks!

Sharks are important animals and are often misunderstood. Join us as we dispel the fears of many and discuss the importance of sharks in our ecosystem. You may even find a shark tooth to take home! Adult chaperones are welcome to attend. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 5                            Fri                                   10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.                                              Course # 46016

Meets at: Folly Beach Fishing Pier                                                   Age: 8-12

Fee: $12/$10 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.

Aug. 6                            Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46185

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

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

 

Kayak Rolling and Rescues: Kayak Rescues and Towing

Learn a variety of important self and assisted rescue skills and practice methods to get yourself and others out of trouble. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 6                            Sat                                  10 a.m.-1 p.m.                                                      Course # 46175

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

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

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Medicine on the Plantation

Plantation medicine came in many forms, whether administered by doctors, plantation mistresses, or traditional Gullah/Geechee healers. Hear about some of those engaged in providing medical care and the conditions under which care was provided. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 6                            Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.                                        Course # 46147

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

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

 

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.

Aug. 6                            Sat                                  1 -3 p.m.                                                                Course # 46190

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

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

 

SUP the Surf Zone

Surf SUP! Enjoy the sun, sand and surf in this popular and historic pastime. 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. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 7                            Sun                                 8 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                      Course # 46158

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

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

 

Special Needs Events: Say Yes to the Dress

Come select your evening gown to wear for the prom on Friday, August 19. This is a joint event between Charleston County Parks and the City of Charleston Therapeutic Recreation Division. A chaperone is required. Attendance is free of charge.

Aug. 7                            Sun                                 1 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 46208

Meets at: Wannamaker County Park

 

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.

Aug. 7                            Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45786

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.

 

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.

Aug. 11                          Thu                                 8:30 -10:30 a.m.                                                  Course # 46128

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

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

 

Challenge Course Open Day

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; an on-site chaperone required for ages 15 and under.

Aug. 11                          Thu                                 3 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 45605

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

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

 

Team Charleston Competitive Programs: Informational Session

We invite you to join the coaches of Team Charleston for a pre-season question and answer session. Team Charleston Competitive Climbing Teams are prefect for both the young climber who wants to take climbing to the next level and youth seeking non-traditional sports options.

Aug. 11                          Thu                                 6 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 46062

Meets at: CCPRC Headquarters                                                      Age: 7 & up

Fee: Free

 

Folly Beach Bird Walks: Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve

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

Aug. 12                          Fri                                   8:30 -10:30 a.m.                                                  Course # 46085

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

Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount/Free 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.

Aug. 13                          Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46186

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

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

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Medicine on the Plantation

Plantation medicine came in many forms, whether administered by doctors, plantation mistresses, or traditional Gullah/Geechee healers. Hear about some of those engaged in providing medical care and the conditions under which care was provided. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 13                          Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46148

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

Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount/$16 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 participants ages 15 and under.

Aug. 14                          Sun                                 2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 46079

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.

Aug. 14                          Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45787

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.

Aug. 16                          Tue                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 46069

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

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Trips: Palmetto Islands Natural SUP Tour

Mingle with the locals - such as snowy egrets, osprey, and more - while looking back through time with a trained naturalist. This is a casual paddle with a historical twist for a unique Charleston stroll on the water. All that's missing is iced tea! Pre-registration required.

Aug. 20                          Sat                                  9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                Course # 46137

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

Fee: $44/$36 CCR Discount/$28 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.

Aug. 20                          Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46204

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

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

 

Adaptive Outdoor Recreation Club: Adaptive Fishing

Catch your inner angler and come out to the Mount Pleasant Pier for an awesome adaptive fishing experience! We'll have adaptive gear on hand to ensure fun for all! A chaperone is required for ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 20                          Sat                                  2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 46275

Meets at: Mount Pleasant Pier                                                          Age: 8 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Chaperone

 

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.

Aug. 21                          Sun                                 10 a.m.-2 p.m.                                                      Course # 46173

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.

Aug. 21                          Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45788

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.

 

After School Adventures: Sea Kayaking

Paddle with us! Spend some time reviewing and learning basic kayak strokes, then play some fun paddling games and take a tour! Pre-registration required.

Aug. 22                          Mon                                4:30 -6 p.m.                                                          Course # 46159

Meets at: Palmetto Islands County Park                                         Age: 8-12

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

After School Adventures: Sea Kayaking

Paddle with us! Spend some time reviewing and learning basic kayak strokes, then play some fun paddling games and take a tour! Pre-registration required.

Aug. 23                          Tue                                 4:30 -6 p.m.                                                          Course # 46160

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 8-12

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

After School Adventures: Stand Up Paddleboarding

Try out stand up paddleboarding. Learn basic paddling skills and then have some fun on the water. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 24                          Wed                                4:30 -6 p.m.                                                          Course # 46161

Meets at: Palmetto Islands County Park                                         Age: 8-12

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

After School Adventures: Stand Up Paddleboarding

Sign up for a fun after school adventure! Join your friends or make new ones as you learn new outdoor skills. Try out stand up paddleboarding. Learn basic paddling skills and then have some fun on the water. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 25                          Thu                                 4:30 -6 p.m.                                                          Course # 46162

Meets at: James Island County Park                                               Age: 8-12

Fee: $18/$15 CCR Discount

 

Team Charleston Competitive Programs: Informational Session

We invite you to join the coaches of Team Charleston for a pre-season question and answer session. Team Charleston Competitive Climbing Teams are prefect for both the young climber who wants to take climbing to the next level and youth seeking non-traditional sports options.

Aug. 25                          Thu                                 6 -7 p.m.                                                                Course # 46063

Meets at: CCPRC Headquarters                                                      Age: 7 & up

Fee: Free

 

Photography Series: Sunset Session

Awaken your senses to the natural and cultural world while stretching your photographic eye. Bring your camera and let a park naturalist lead you to inspirational locations. Registered and paid chaperone required for ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 25                          Thu                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 46095

Meets at: Old Towne Creek County Park                                        Age: 12 & 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.

Aug. 27                          Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 46187

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

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

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Medicine on the Plantation

Plantation medicine came in many forms, whether administered by doctors, plantation mistresses, or traditional Gullah/Geechee healers. Hear about some of those engaged in providing medical care and the conditions under which care was provided. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

Aug. 27                          Sat                                  11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                        Course # 46149

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

Aug. 28                          Sun                                 5 -6:15 p.m.                                                          Course # 45789

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.

 


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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