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CONTACT INFORMATION
Sarah Stern
Programs Manager
(843) 958-6485


Nicole Herrera
Recreation Specialist
(843) 958-6485


Volunteers and sponsors are always needed for sports, events, programs or social activities. For more information on how you can help, please contact Sarah Stern or Nicole Herrera. 

Click here for the 2017 Brochure Page!

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

Pre-registration is required for all programs, as space is limited! 

Beyond BASIC #230001
 
Dates/Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 9:00am-5:00pm 
Location: Hazel Parker Playground
Cost: $168/session
Call for Semester dates (semesters run in 6 week intervals) 
Ages: Teens & Adults

Beyond BASIC is a day program that encourages learning life skills beyond the basics that encourages individuals in the community become more independent. Participants will focus and develop skills in the five elements that make up the programs foundation; social skills, health awareness, independent living skills, increased self-esteem and personal areas of interest. 


UNIFIED TEAM SPORTS

Unified Cheer

Date: Tuesdays, January 9th-March 6th (There will be a pre-season workshop,  which is encouraged but not required)
Time: 6:00-7:00PM
Ages: 10 & up
Location: Carolina Voyager Charter School Gym (721 Wappoo Road- West Ashley). Please note the different location than the workshop. 
Cost: $30.00 
Activity #: 130510
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited! Register online HERE, or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration office.

Cheerleaders will have the opportunity to cheer for the Swamp Fox basketball team and compete in a Special Olympics competition. All abilities welcome!

Unified Basketball

Date: Tuesdays, February 6th-April 24th
Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Ages: 10 & up
Location: Carolina Voyager Charter School Gym (721 Wappoo Road-West Ashley)
Cost: $30.00 
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited! Register online HERE, or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration office.

Athletes will learn the basic skills of basketball including ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, catching and dribbling. Athletes will have the opportunity to compete in the City of Charleston local basketball tournament. All abilities welcome!

Unified Swim Team

The Unified Swim Team is a competitive swim team that will practice to compete in the local swim meet and  travel to Special Olympics Summer Games in Fort Jackson.

Dates: Wednesdays, March 7th- May 9th
Summer Games: May 11th-13th 
Time: 6:30-7:30PM
Ages: 10 & Up
Location: W.L. Stephens Pool (780 W. Oak Forest Drive- West Ashley)
Cost: $30.00
Activity #: 230210
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited! Register online HERE, or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration office.



SPECIAL EVENTS

*NEW* Hanukkah Treats

Date: Monday, December 4th 
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Ages: 10 & up
Location: Hazel Parker Playground (70 East Bay Street)
Cost: $8.00/person
Activity #: 334440
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited! Register online HERE, or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration office.

Join us for a cooking class to learn how to make latkes and sufganiyot doughnuts! Our instructor, Marylyn Haspel from the Charleston Jewish Community Center Without Walls, will teach the us about the traditions of Hanukkah while showing us how to make these tasty treats. Click here for a flyer to share with others!

Dinner & A Movie

Join us for dinner and a movie! We will meet at the Citadel Mall food court for dinner at 5:30pm, and then we will walk together to the Citadel Southeast Cinemas for a movie! Movie times are not available yet for these upcoming movies, but stay tuned for more info!

Ferdinand:
Monday, December 18th  
Activity #: 330401-05


Festival Of Lights Trip

Date: Wednesday, December 13th 
Time: 5:00PM -9:00PM 
(Everyone must board the bus at the lagoon parking lot in Hampton Park by 5:00PM. We will return between 8:30PM and 9:30PM.)
Location: We will meet at Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Blvd. 
Cost: $3.00 (to cover transportation and festival admission)
Activity #: 330101
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited! Register online HERE, or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration office.

Enjoy the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission's Holiday Festival of Lights with us! Transportation is provided. We will be meeting at Hampton Park and depart from there.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Performance Date: Wednesday, January 31
Performance location: Andolini's Pizza (1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407)
Performance time: 6:30PM
Tickets will be available for purchase online, starting December 22nd at: www.charleston-sc.gov/recreation 

Join in with us to see if YOU can figure out what happened! 
Participants will demonstrate their acting skills as we solve the big question....WHO DID IT? Actors and Unified Partners are needed.

Deadline to register as an actor for this program is December 15th. 

Practice location: Hazel Parker Playground
Practice dates: Wednesdays- 1/10, 1/17, 1/24
Practice time: 5:30-7:30
Cost: $10.00 (includes participation & dinner the night of the show)
Register online at: www.charleston-sc.gov/recreation