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What's Happening this Month

August 2014

Village Antique and Collectible Show

The Village Antique Show is scheduled for Saturday, August 23 and 24, 10am-5pm.   For more information, call 745-1028.

North Charleston Farmer's Market

The Market is held at Park Circle every Thursday from 12noon - 7:00pm.  For more information call Belinda Swindler at 843-745-1028.

It's New

Senior Table Tennis

Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10am – noon at Armory Park. 

Senior Pickle Ball

Armory Park on Monday and Friday from 1-3pm or at
Northwoods Park on Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-12noon

For more information, call Belinda Swindler at (843) 745-1028 or e-mail belindaswindler@yahoo.com


Lap Swim and Open Swim Hours Beginning June 9

Collins Park & Felix Pinckney
Open Swim
Monday – Saturday:     2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Sunday:                           2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Northwood Park

Open Swim
Monday – Thursday:    2:00 pm-5:00 pm
                                          7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Friday:                             2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Saturday:                        2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Sunday:                           2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Lap Swim
Monday – Friday:          1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Danny Jones

Open Swim**
Monday – Thursday:    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
                                         7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Friday:                             1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday:        12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Lap Swim
Monday - Friday :       12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Saturday:                     10:00 am-12:00 pm
Sunday:                        4:00 pm-6:00 pm

**2 lanes will be available during open swim hours for lap swimmers at Danny Jones**

Swim Lessons

The last few spots for swim lessons this summer are going fast.  The cost is $30 residents/$60 non-residents per child/per session.  Contact the Armory 745-1032 for availability at Danny Jones or the Northwoods office 572-5410 for openings at that facility.  Session III will be offered from July 21 – August 6.

Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics continues to be a popular program. The cost is $20 per month and classes are offered M/T/Th at Danny Jones.  The morning class is 9:00 am – 10:00 am and the evening class is 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  To register, visit Armory Park at 5000 Lackawana Boulevard across from the Danny Jones Comples.  For more information, call (843) 745-1028.

Lap Swimming

Monday - Friday, 6am - 2pm
(Only 3 - 4 Lanes Available at Certain Times)
For more information on Aquatics, call Doug Fetchen, Aquatics Director at (843) 745-1028.

Youth Athletics 

Fall Sports

We are currently accepting registration for our Fall Sport Programs.  We are registering for Tackle Football, Flag Football, Cheerleading, Soccer, Fall Baseball, and Fall Softball.  Fall registration will be taken at various parks and community centers around North Charleston as well as online at the City’s website www.northcharleston.org

Middle School Athletics


Registration for Football, Cheerleading and Volleyball is upcoming.  Registration dates are Ausust 18-29 at participating Middle Schools- Military Magnet Academy, Morningside Middle, Zucker Middle and Northwoods Middle.  Students must register at the school which they attend. 

For more information, contact Edwina Peterson at (843) 740-5802 or email epeterson@northcharleston.org.

Adult Sports

Flag Football

Adult Co-Ed Flag Football is played on Monday evenings at Doc Hursey Field on the Danny Jones Complex.  Games begin at 6:30pm.

Adult Senior Men’s Softball

Senior Softball returns to action August 18 at MeadWestvaco Kapstone Park Monday – Wednesday evenings.  Games begin at 6:45 pm.

Women's Softball League

The fall Women's Softba;; league will kick off the season on August 25 at Mead Westvaco-Kapstone Park.  Games will be played on Monday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7:00pm.

Adult Kickball

Adult Kickball  continues play.  Games are played at MeadWestvaco Kapstone Park on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Adult Tennis

The North Charleston Recreation Department has a very active Adult Tennis Program. Our team tennis program offers a variety of levels of competition and is open to men and women. Matches are played against teams across the Greater Charleston area.

Tennis Clinics/Lessons

The North Charleston Recreation Department offers Tennis Lessons and Clinics at the Collins Park Tennis Center on the Collins Park Complex (4115 Fellowship Road off Dorchester Road). Fees vary depending on type of lesson or clinic (group or private), Lesson Packages are available.  Lessons are available for Adults and Children. For more information call Glenn Cobb, Tennis Pro, at 552-9446 after 5:00 pm.

Disc Golf

Disc Golf is played on the outer 8 islands around Park Circle Monday – Sunday from dusk to dawn, continuously.  Tuesday night doubles are played beginning at 6:00 pm.  Registration takes place at the #1 tee box at 5:00 pm.  For more information on Disc Golf, call (843) 740-5801 or e-mail Jonas Card at CDGC@bellsouth.net

Fly Dog Fitness

The North Charleston Recreation Department and "Fly Dog Fitness" have joined together to offer Adult Fitness programs in callaborative effort to make "North Charleston More Physically Fit"!  Together we are offering the most unique, creative and exciting workouts in the area.  Whether you consider yourself to be in good shape or can't remember the last time you did more physical activity required at work, we can cater to your fitness level.

We are offering you the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself, raise your self-esteem, and increase your social value and influence...all while getting an invigorating workout.

Classes take place for the majority on the outside; utilizing some of North Charleston's most beautiful green spaces at Park Circle, Danny Jones Complex and Riverfront Park. Morning classes meet on M,W,F (3 days a week, 12 sessions) 6:00 am - 7:00 am.  Evening classes meet Mon.-Thurs. (4 days a week, 16 sessions) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  In addition to our 6 am and 6 pm sessions, we offer Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am and 5 pm classes.  Once you sign up for one time slot, you may attend as many different sessions in a 4 week camp as you like!  For more information, call Cindy Dambaugh at (843) 740-5801 or e-mail cdambaugh@northcharleston.org.  Visit Fly Dog Fitness on the web at www.flydogfitness.com


Operation Dafe Summer

Camp SUMFUN will be participating in a celebration for Operation Safe Summer at Riverfront Park August 8.  This event was kindly sponsored by the North Charleston Police and Fire Departments.  During the event there will be music, jump castles, a dunking booth, and carnival games for the campers.   North Charleston Police and Fire Vehicles will be available for the campers to learn more about the many aspects of police and fire departments.

Senior Programs

Wake-Up Yoga

Haro Jun, a certified yoga instructor and participant in our Monday line dancing class is now offering “wake up” yoga from 8:30-9am on Monday mornings. Line dancers and others are invited to participate. There is no charge for the class.

"Senior Sneakers"

Join us as we "Walk the Circle" at our leisure!  Log your laps inside the community center at the receptionist desk and become eligible for Incentive Prizes for walking milestones.  Registration is required for this FREE program.  Men and women 50+ years of age are eligible to take part.  registration is continuous!

Senior Water Aerobics

Registration for Senior Water Aerobics .  Registrations are accepted at Armory Park or Park Circle. The cost is $20 a month.


Bellyfit, a class that focuses on stomach fitness with a belly dancing influence will be held every Monday at Park Circle beginning at 6:00pm.

Self Defense

A Self-Defense class is now being held at the Felix C. Davis Community Center on Park Circle each Thursday afternoon beginning at 5:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Belinda swindler at (843) 745-1028.

ZUMBA Classes at Park Circle

Kelli offers a Tuesday and Thursday evening class at 5:30 pm-6:30 pm.  Cost is $5 per class.  For more information, call Belinda Swindler at (843) 745-1028.

ZUMBA Gold at Thomas M. Evans, Sr. Communtiy Center

This class is designed for Seniors and is held on Tuesday mornings.  For more information call, 760-4289.

Senior Line Dancing (class registration is continuous)

Each Monday morning at Felix C. Davis Community Center on Park Circle.  Class time is 9:30 am - 11:00 am.


This very low impact senior exercise class meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Felix C. Davis Community Center on Park Circle.  Class time is 10:00 am - 11:00 am.

"JOY” Table Tennis

Monday and Wednesday, 9:30am-11:30am – Armory Park

"Joy Bocce"

Tuesday and Thursday, 10am-noon – Armory Park

North Charleston Ceramic House

North Charleston Ceramic House
1919 Bolton Street
Classes available Monday - Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
For more information, please call 745-1031

For more information on all Senior Programs, call Belinda Swindler at (843) 745-1028 or e-mail belindaswindler@yahoo.com.

Annual Events


Pitch, Hit and Run

This program allows young athletes to showcase their individual skills in pitching, hitting and running. Local competition is tentatively schedule during April. All around winners will advance to a sectional competition. Participants must play in local league. Ages 7-8 years; Ages 9-10 years; Ages 11-12 years; Ages 13-14 years.  For more information, contact Mike Maksim at (843) 740-5803 or Jimmy Brown at (843) 740-5804.

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