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May 2017 events and programs at Charleson County Parks
Published:
4/17/2017 12:42:08 PM


 

May Special Events

 

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesday, May 3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Old Towne Creek County Park

Wine Down your Wednesday! Explore Old Towne Creek County Park, one of West Ashley's hidden gems, during the first of this four-part springtime event series. Guests will enjoy wine and live music from Chris Boone. A commemorative wine glass is included with admission. Food truck fare from the Pic-A-Nic Basket will be available for purchase on-site. Fees: $15 in advance; $20 on site.

 

Charleston County Waterparks Open Weekends Only!

Starting May 6

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 weekends only in May! Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for hours, fees, and other details.

 

Hops and Vines

Thursdays, May 11, 5 – 8 p.m.

McLeod Plantation Historic Site

Explore beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic site at this new event! Enjoy wine, beer, and live music while experiencing the beauty of this historic site. May 11 will feature music from The Lowhills Band and the Towin’ the Dough food truck. Roving interpreters will be on-site to illustrate McLeod's storied history. Tickets are limited; advance purchase is recommended. Fees: $15 in advance; $20 on site.

 

Friday Night Boogie

Friday, May 12, 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: $8 in advance/$10 on site (if available)

 

Shaggin' on the Cooper: Shem Creek Boogie Band

Saturday, May 13, 7 – 11 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

Join us for the kickoff of the season’s Shaggin’ on the Cooper series! Enjoy scenic views of the Charleston Harbor while dancing to live classic oldies and beach music performed by the Shem Creek Boogie Band. 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 ages 15 and under. Fee: $8 in advance/$10 on site (if available)

 

Wannamaker Movie Night

Saturday, May 13, movie begins after sunset

Wannamaker County Park

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket, and join us for a movie night under the stars. Admission is free with regular park admission of $2 per person. Movie begins just after sunset - about 8:15 p.m. No outside food, alcohol or coolers permitted. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Pets are allowed, but must remain leashed at all times. For movie listings, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.

 

Special Needs Dance Party: Superhero Dance Party

Wednesday, May 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier/Waterfront Park – Cooper River Room

People with special needs and their families and friends are invited to an unforgettable night! Come dressed as your favorite super hero and boogie the night away while enjoying your favorite music. Purchase tickets at CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $5

 

Yappy Hour: Danny May

Thursday, May 18, 4 – 8 p.m.

James Island County Park dog park

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

 

Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series

Saturday, May 20, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Pier

Join us for the first tournament of the season at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Prizes awarded in Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (12 and under), Senior Angler (60+), and Total Weight of Five Fish categories. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the tournament. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. An adult chaperone is required for ages 15 and under. For details, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.

 

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series

Sunday, May 21, 7 a.m.

James Island County Park

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 under the age of 40), Masters Clydesdale (men 200 pounds or greater over the age of 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. For more information, including fees and registration, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.

 

Moonlight Mixer

Friday, May 26, 7 – 11 p.m.

Folly Beach Fishing Pier

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

 

Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series

Saturday, May 27, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Folly Beach Pier

Join us for the first tournament of the season at the Folly Beach Pier! Prizes awarded in Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (12 and under), Senior Angler (60+), and Total Weight of Five Fish categories. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the tournament.. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. An adult chaperone is required ages 15 and under. For details, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.

 

Splash Zone Waterpark Opens Daily!

Starting May 29

Splash Zone Waterpark at James Island County Park is now open daily through Aug, 12! Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for details.

 

 

May Programs

 

Pre-registration is required for many CCPRC programs. Many programs fill up in advance, or do not meet the advance minimum requirement for participation. For more information or to register, call 843-795-4386 or visit www.charlestoncountyparks.com

 

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 overall sense of well-being. Open to all fitness levels.

Ongoing: Mondays and Wednesdays: May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 31                              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 for a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI

 

Walk and Restorative Yoga at James Island County Park

Join us for an invigorating walk mixed with relaxing and rejuvenating yoga in an incredibly beautiful setting. It is the perfect way to start your day in a positive and restoring way. Open to all levels, including mothers with children in strollers.

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

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

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

 

Walk and Restorative Yoga at 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: May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25                                                         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 for a discount. Coupon code: FITMULTI

 

Yoga Unplugged at Folly Beach

Bask in the sights and sounds of the beach during this moving sunset yoga series featuring live acoustic music. Open to all fitness levels.

Ongoing, Mondays and Wednesdays in May: May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 31                 5:45 -6:45 p.m.    

Meets at: Folly Beach 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

 

Boot Camp

Get in shape boot camp style! Every minute of this workout delivers a calorie burning boost. Instructors incorporate traditional high-intensity moves using your own weight and the latest equipment available to keep the body guessing and the workout fun.

Ongoing: Tuesdays and Thursdays: May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30                                 12:15 -1 p.m.       

Meets at: Move IT Office (West Ashley)                                          Age: 16 & up

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

 

Yoga Unplugged at Isle of Palms

Bask in the sights and sounds of the beach during this moving sunset yoga series featuring live acoustic music. Open to all fitness levels.

Ongoing, Mondays and Wednesdays in May: May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30                                 5:45 -6:45 p.m.    

Meets at: Isle of Palms 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

 

Creekside Yoga

Experience yoga with the sights and sounds of Horlbeck Creek in the background. Certified yoga instructors will guide you through a flowing series of yoga postures that focus on alignment and breath to build flexibility and strength. Open to all levels. Well-behaved leashed dogs and children in strollers are welcome.

Ongoing: Tuesdays and Thursdays in May: May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30                    8:30 -9:30 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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: Power yoSUP

Prepare to work up a sweat in this fitness-based approach to yoga on the paddle board. Participants flow from one pose to another using breath as an anchor to increase strength, flexibility, and calorie burn. Yoga and paddleboarding experience preferred.

Ongoing, Mondays and Wednesdays in May: May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24                        5:45 -6:45 p.m.     Course # 49731

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

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

 

Move IT! Physician Referred Level 1 Fitness Programs

These low-intensity exercise classes are tailored for those who lead sedentary lifestyles and are also managing chronic conditions. Class focuses on strength training done primarily while seated paired with intermittent periods of walking, balancing, and stretching activities. All classes are held in climate controlled, indoor spaces. Physician referral and baseline assessment recommended for first-time clients.

May 1-31                       Mon, Wed                      10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 49882

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 1-25                       Mon, Thu                       1 -2 p.m.                                                                Course # 49880

Meets at: Mount Pleasant Hospital                                                  Age: 16 & up

Fee: $56/$40 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 49884

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 49891

Meets at: Schroder Community Center                                          Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        10:30 -11:15 a.m.                                                Course # 49897

Meets at: Pro Performance Athletics                                               Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        1:30 -2:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 49874

Meets at: Felix C. Davis Community Center                                  Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        1:30 -2:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 49886

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

May 3-31                       Wed, Fri                         10 -11 a.m.                                                           Course # 49889

Meets at: School of Empty Hand Art                                                Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

 

Move IT! Physician Referred Fitness Level 2: Level 2 Studio of Empty Hand Art

These low to moderate intensity exercise classes are tailored for those who are managing chronic conditions with moderate levels of mobility and are appropriate for Level 1 graduates. Classes focus on strength training paired with intermittent periods of walking, balancing, and stretching activities. All classes are held in climate controlled, indoor spaces. Physician referral and baseline assessment recommended for first-time clients.

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        1:30 -2:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 50111

Meets at: School of Empty Hand Art                                                Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

 

Move IT! Physician Referred Fitness Level 2: Level 2 Move IT! Studio

These low intensity exercise classes are tailored for those who lead sedentary lifestyles and are also managing chronic conditions. Class focuses on strength training done primarily while seated paired with intermittent periods of walking, balancing, and stretching activities. All classes are held in climate controlled, indoor spaces. Physician referrals are not required prior to program registration. The Move IT! Team will handle referrals and assessment scheduling.

May 2-30                       Tue, Thu                        5:45 -6:45 p.m.                                                     Course # 50109

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $63/$45 Move IT! Pass Holder

 

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: Wednesdays and Saturdays: May 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31                         8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center

Fee: $10/Free for Gold Pass and Move It Pass Holders

 

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.

Ongoing: Wednesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31                              5:30 – 6:45 p.m.  

Sundays, May 7, 14, 21, 28                                                               5 – 6:15 p.m.

Meets at: Move IT Office                                                                    Age: 16 & up

Fee: $12/$10 CCR Discount/Free Move IT Pass Holder. Register for six or more classes for 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.

May 3                             Wed                                12 -5 p.m.                                                              Course # 50066

Meets at: James Island County Park

Fee: $12

 

Night Climbing

Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall! Try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration is not necessary.

May 4                             Thu                                 5 -10 p.m.                                                              Course # 50080

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

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$9 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: Gentle 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 poses to stretch and strengthen the torso, hips, and legs while quieting the mind and creating a state of ease through breath and relaxation. Open to all levels.

May 6                             Sat                                  8 -9 a.m.                                                                Course # 49726

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

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

 

Canoeing At Caw Caw: Heritage to Habitat Canoe Tour

Paddle through Caw Caw's old canals and rice fields. Historians and naturalists will point out evidence of rice culture and the incredible wildlife diversity found here. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

May 6                             Sat                                  9 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                      Course # 50019

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

Fee: $27/$22 CCR Discount/$17 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.

May 6                             Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 50001

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

Fee: $29/$24 CCR Discount/$19 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site

This tour delves deeply into history and reflects our most recent research, revealing new understandings of the people who lived here throughout history. In addition, participants are often allowed access to places typically not available to the public. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

May 6                             Sat                                  11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.                                              Course # 49766

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

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Walk-up Instructional Classes

This one-hour lesson, taught by an ACA-certified instructor, will cover the basics of standup paddleboarding; from proper stance and form to safety. No pre-registration needed. Six students per class will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

May 6                             Sat                                  1 -2 p.m.                                                                Course # 50006

May 6                             Sat                                  2:30 -3:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 50007

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

Fee: $15

 

Sea Kayak Instructional Classes: ACA Kayak Quick Start - Level 1

Learn about the fun-filled sport of kayaking with American Canoe Association-certified instructors. During this 2-hour hands-on informal program, our experienced guides will show you how to enjoy the local waterways and wildlife from a sea kayak. Pre-registration required.

May 6                             Sat                                  1 -3 p.m.                                                                Course # 50000

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

Fee: $29/$24 CCR Discount/$19 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Tai Chi

For adults experiencing muscular tension, fatigue, arthritis pain, and intestinal distress, Tai Chi has proven effective as part of a holistic approach to wellness. With a focus on stability and balance, Tai Chi may help reduce or prevent falls commonly associated with aging.

May 6                             Sat                                  4 -5 p.m.                                                                Course # 49750

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.

 

Introduction to Climbing: On Belay! Intro to Belaying

This clinic is tailored for first time climbers and people wanting to learn more about getting started with rock climbing. Have fun, meet new people, and learn the safety basics in a no pressure environment! Pre-registration required.

May 7                             Sun                                 2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 50098

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

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

 

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.

May 10                           Wed                                12 -5 p.m.                                                              Course # 50067

Meets at: James Island County Park               Fee: $12

 

Night Climbing

Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall! Try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration is not necessary.

May 11                           Thu                                 5 -10 p.m.                                                              Course # 50081

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

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$9 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Tones at Twilight

Have you ever wondered about sounds from the natural world? Join a Master Naturalist instructor to figure some of them out. We will listen for owls, frogs, and other creatures awake during the twilight hours. Chaperone is required for ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

May 11                           Thu                                 6 -8 p.m.                                                                Course # 50056

Meets at: Caw Caw Interpretive Center                                          Age: 12 & up

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

 

Folly Beach Bird Walks: Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve Bird Walk

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

May 12                           Fri                                   8:30 -10:30 a.m.                                                  Course # 50017

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

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: Gentle yoSUP

Stand-up paddleboarding meets yoga on the lake, a beginner-friendly setting with no current. Calm water allows you to focus on poses to stretch and strengthen the torso, hips and legs while quieting the mind and creating ease through breath and relaxation. Open to all levels.

May 13                           Sat                                  8 -9 a.m.                                                                Course # 49727

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

Fee: $10/$8 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.

May 13                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 50002

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

Fee: $29/$24 CCR Discount/$19 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Indigo at Old Towne

Learn to make dye from manufactured indigo or directly from the plant. Dye your own t-shirt or material while talking about indigo's fascinating history in South Carolina. Take an indigo plant or seeds home with you. Pre-registration and chaperone required for ages 15 and under.

May 13                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 49769

Meets at: Old Towne Creek County Park                                        Age: 5 & up

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

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site

This tour delves deeply into history and reflects our most recent research, revealing new understandings of the people who lived here throughout history. In addition, participants are often allowed access to places typically not available to the public. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

May 13                           Sat                                  11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.                                              Course # 49767

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

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Walk-up Instructional Classes

This one-hour lesson, taught by an ACA-certified instructor, will cover the basics of standup paddleboarding; from proper stance and form to safety. No pre-registration needed. Six students per class will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis.

May 13                           Sat                                  1 -2 p.m.                                                                Course # 50008

May 13                           Sat                                  2:30 -3:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 50009

Meets at: James Island County Park               Age: 10 & up. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Fee: $15

 

Tai Chi

For adults experiencing muscular tension, fatigue, arthritis pain, and intestinal distress, Tai Chi has proven effective as part of a holistic approach to wellness. With a focus on stability and balance, Tai Chi may help reduce or prevent falls commonly associated with aging.

May 13                           Sat                                  4 -5 p.m.                                                                Course # 49751

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.

 

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.

May 14                           Sun                                 2 -4 p.m.                                                                Course # 50095

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

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

 

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.

May 17                           Wed                                12 -5 p.m.                                                              Course # 50068

Meets at: James Island County Park

Fee: $12

 

Night Climbing

Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall! Try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration is not necessary.

May 18                           Thu                                 5 -10 p.m.                                                              Course # 50082

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

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$9 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Basic Sailing: Level 1

Learn the basics of sailing from US Sailing Certified Instructors, and feel comfortable on the water. Learn basic sailing nomenclature, along with rigging and de-rigging skills, safety, and the basics of tacking, jibing, and docking. Pre-registration required.

May 19-21                     Fri, Sun                          5:30 -1 p.m.                                                          Course # 49975

Meets at: CCPRC Headquarters                                                      Age: 16 & up

Fee: $132/$120 CCR Discount

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: Gentle 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 poses to stretch and strengthen the torso, hips, and legs while quieting the mind and creating a state of ease through breath and relaxation. Open to all levels.

May 20                           Sat                                  8 -9 a.m.                                                                Course # 49728

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

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

 

Capture History with Art at McLeod Plantation

Let artist Sonja Griffin Evans bring out your inner artist at this historic site. Take a tour to hear the stories of former residents. Then capture and preserve their stories on canvas and take history home with you. Appropriate for beginner painters, but all levels welcome; supplies provided. A registered and paid chaperone is required for all participants ages 15 and under.

May 20                           Sat                                  9 -11:30 a.m.                                                        Course # 49774

Meets at: McLeod Plantation Historic Site                                      Age: 12 & up

Fee: $54/$45 CCR Discount

 

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

This comprehensive program emphasizes safety, enjoyment, and skill acquisition for entry-level paddlers! Pre-registration required.

May 20                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-2 p.m.                                                      Course # 50005

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

Fee: $58/$48 CCR Discount/$38 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.

May 20                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 50003

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

Fee: $29/$24 CCR Discount/$19 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Walk-up Instructional Classes

This one-hour lesson, taught by an ACA-certified instructor, will cover the basics of standup paddleboarding; from proper stance and form to safety. No pre-registration needed. Six students per class will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

May 20                           Sat                                  1 -2 p.m.                                                                Course # 50010

May 20                           Sat                                  2:30 -3:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 50011

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

Fee: $15

 

Tai Chi

For adults experiencing muscular tension, fatigue, arthritis pain, and intestinal distress, Tai Chi has proven effective as part of a holistic approach to wellness. With a focus on stability and balance, Tai Chi may help reduce or prevent falls commonly associated with aging.

May 20                           Sat                                  4 -5 p.m.                                                                Course # 49752

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.

May 24                           Wed                                12 -5 p.m.                                                              Course # 50069

Meets at: James Island County Park

Fee: $12

 

Night Climbing

Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall! Try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration is not necessary.

May 25                           Thu                                 5 -10 p.m.                                                              Course # 50083

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

Fee: $14/$12 CCR Discount/$9 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness: Gentle 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 poses to stretch and strengthen the torso, hips, and legs while quieting the mind and creating a state of ease through breath and relaxation. Open to all levels.

May 27                           Sat                                  8 -9 a.m.                                                                Course # 49729

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

Fee: $10/$8 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.

May 27                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                   Course # 50004

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

Fee: $29/$24 CCR Discount/$19 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Canoe Programs: Long Savannah Interpretive Canoe Tour

From Bulow Boat Landing, we'll paddle through woodlands and the old rice fields that once covered the area. With its remoteness, and help from our interpretive guide, this trip will surely offer some wonderful wildlife sightings. Pre-registration required.

May 27                           Sat                                  10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.                                                Course # 49917

Meets at: CCPRC Headquarters                                                      Age: 16 & up

Fee: $58/$48 CCR Discount/$38 Move IT Pass Holder

 

Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site

This tour delves deeply into history and reflects our most recent research, revealing new understandings of the people who lived here throughout history. In addition, participants are often allowed access to places typically not available to the public. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration required.

May 27                           Sat                                  11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.                                              Course # 49768

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

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Walk-up Instructional Classes

This one-hour lesson, taught by an ACA-certified instructor, will cover the basics of standup paddleboarding; from proper stance and form to safety. No pre-registration needed. Six students per class will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

May 27                           Sat                                  1 -2 p.m.                                                                Course # 50012

May 27                           Sat                                  2:30 -3:30 p.m.                                                     Course # 50013

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

Fee: $15

 

Tai Chi

For adults experiencing muscular tension, fatigue, arthritis pain, and intestinal distress, Tai Chi has proven effective as part of a holistic approach to wellness. With a focus on stability and balance, Tai Chi may help reduce or prevent falls commonly associated with aging.

May 27                           Sat                                  4 -5 p.m.                                                                Course # 49753

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.

May 31                           Wed                                12 -5 p.m.                                                              Course # 50070

Meets at: James Island County Park

Fee: $12

 

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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