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Hazel Parker Playground

Features

  1. Athletic Field
  2. Basketball Court
  3. Benches
  4. Dog Park
  5. Drinking Fountain
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Playground
  8. Restrooms
  9. Tennis
  10. Trash Cans
 Upcoming Programs

Check out our Fall Programs below! Registration for Fall Programs opens July 1st! 

 Summer Specialty Camps

Engineering for Kids Camp

Join us for two exciting weeks of Engineering for Kids camps!

Session II: July 30th –August 3rd

Scratch and Makey Makey

When your favorite song comes on the radio do you sit quietly or do you dance around and play the air drum solo? In Musical Adventures With Scratch and Makey Makey, we are going to explore how different sounds are created and we will create our own interpretations of common musical instruments like drums, piano, guitar, and even a recorder, and we will create our very own dancing program, all through the use of Makey Makey and Scratch to bring our music to life! The last day will end with a bang, or at least a really great mini concert from all of our students! 

Session III: August 6th- 10th

Junior Civil Engineering

Building a house to withstand the Big, Bad Wolf is where the fun begins in Junior Civil. This class is centered on exploring the concepts of building and construction through hands-on exploration and design. Students explore the engineering behind sky scrapers, bridges, roads, and more in this fun and engaging experience. 

Location: Hazel Parker Playground
Ages: 5-7
Time: 12:30-3:30pm
Cost: $160.00 per camper, per week
Activity #:380523

Ballet Camp

Ballet camp will focus on classical ballet technique.  The first hour will be dedicated to a formal ballet class.  The second hour will include a ballet-related craft and dancing games that encourage creativity, individuality, and confidence.

Location: Hazel Parker Playground
Ages: 4-8
Dates: July 16th-20th
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $110.00 per child ($100 registration fee + $10.00 materials fee)
Activity #:380101

Manners & Mischief Camp

Manners and Mischief is a new summer camp designed by manners and mindfulness consultant, Aly Murphy – founder of Murphy’s Manners and author of The Manners Contract - to help teach basic manners in a fun and dynamic way. The camp will include a number of different art and crafts and games aimed to help strengthen social and emotional learning focusing on self-presentation, introductions, body language, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, resilience, gratitude, and dining etiquette.

Location: Hazel Parker Playground
Ages: 5-9
Dates: Monday, July 23rd- Thursday, July 26th
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Cost: $85.00 per camper
Activity #: 280522

 Fall Programs
Registration for all Fall Programs opens on July 1st!

Let’s Play: Dodgeball

Children and their families will have the opportunity to sample new sports or activities in a fun, relaxed setting. All equipment will be provided.

Date:  Monday, August 20th
Time: 3:30pm
Cost: FREE
Activity #580703-01

Registration: RSVP is required! Register online at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Let’s Create: Slime!

Children and their families will have the opportunity to try new art activities and use new materials each month. Use your creativity to create your own original artwork!  All materials are provided.

*Slime can be very messy, so please wear clothing that is okay to get messy.

Ages: 4-12
Date: Monday, August 27th
Time: 3:30pm
Cost: FREE
Activity #580702-01

Registration: RSVP is required! Register online at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Let’s Play: Water Games

Wear your bathing suit and join us at the playground for water games and other messy activities!

Ages: 4-12
Date: Monday, September 17th
Time: 3:30-4:30PM
Cost: FREE
Activity #580703-02

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register online at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Quest for Hazel Parker’s Treasure

Follow the clues to uncover Hazel Parker’s treasure!

Date: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 3:30pm
Ages: 4-10
Cost: FREE
Activity #480712

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Let’s Create: Homemade Puffy Paint

Children and their families will have the opportunity to try new art activities and use new materials each month. Use your creativity to create your own original artwork!  All materials are provided.

*Puffy paint can be messy, so please be sure to wear clothing that is okay to get messy.

Ages: 3-12
Monday: September 24th
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: FREE
Activity #580702-02

Registration: RSVP is required! Register online at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Manners & Mindfulness 

Manners & Mindfulness is a new program designed by International Etiquette Consultant, Aly Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Manners. The classes are fun and interactive mindful activities aimed to help strengthen social and emotional learning focusing on self-presentation, introductions, body language, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, resilience, gratitude and mindful dining.

Ages: 5-9
Session I: Tuesdays, August 28th- September 18th
Session II: Thursdays, November 29th- December 20th
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $65.00 per child for a 4-week session
Activity #280133

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.


Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a leader in youth soccer development. Our nationally recognized non-competitive skills program offers a high energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to the wonderful game of soccer. Each class contains the perfect mix of reviewing previously learned and new skills. 

Character Development

Our innovative curriculum extends beyond physical activity to incorporate values like respect, sharing, teamwork, encouragement and cooperation.   The enhancement of a child’s coordination, balance and agility is often seen immediately, but it is the building blocks being created for a life-long love of sports that have the strongest impact.

Soccer Skills

In each 30-45 minute class, we focus on having fun while guiding children through imaginative games that teach basic soccer skills.  We offer three unique programs designed specifically for ages 2, 3-5, and 6-8.  Our coaches are energetic and enthusiastic, are great teachers, and love working with children.

Active Lifestyle

Children benefit with increased psychomotor development through fun fitness activities.  Soccer Shots encourages the development of active lifestyle habits.

WWW.SOCCERSHOTS.ORG

Location: Hazel Parker Playground field (70 East Bay Street)
Ages: 2-8
Dates: Wednesdays, September 5th- November 7th

Time:
2 year olds- 4:00-4:30pm
3-8 year olds- 4:00-4:45pm

Cost: $120.00 per player for a 10-week session
Activity #180301

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.        


Elementary Hip Hop

Join us for a high-energy class dancing to age-appropriate hip hop music. Dancers will stretch, learn fun choreography, and practice hip hop isolations in a positive, nurturing environment. Let’s dance!

*This class is offered by DanceFX Charleston!

Ages: 5-8
Dates: Thursdays, September 6th-27th  
Time: 3:30-4:30PM
Cost: $65.00 per child for a 4-week session
Activity #480135

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register online at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at any City of Charleston Recreation Department registration site.

Pre-Ballet

Children will learn ballet steps and their correct terminology as well as explore movement to enhance creativity, individuality, and confidence. A typical class begins with warm-ups, moves on to ballet technique, and then finishes with improvisation and movement-related games.

Ages 2-4
Day/Time: Mondays @ 12:30pm-1:15pm
Session I: September 10th- October 29th
Session II: November 5th- December 17th (no class on 11/12- Veterans Day) *6 classes- $72.00

 Ages: 3-5
Day/Time: Wednesdays @ 12:30pm-1:15pm
Session I: September 12th – October 31st
Session II: November 14th- December 19th (no class on 11/21- Thanksgiving) *5 classes- $60.00

Cost: $96.00 per child for an 8-week session
Activity #280131

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.  

Tumble Tots

Young tumblers gain strength, flexibility, confidence, and social skills through the fun of basic acrobatic floor work.

Ages: 2-6
Session I: Tuesdays, September 11th-October 2nd
Time: 11:00am-11:45am
Cost: $45.00 for a 4-week session
Activity #280225

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.        


PopFit Kids

High-energy fitness fun, good-for-you-games and nutritional know-how kids can share with the whole family! Each PopFit adventure will hit on the Fab Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Balance and Endurance. With energizing circuits, fitness games, and obstacle courses, kids will increase muscle coordination, improve motor skills, and engage in total body awareness.

Ages:5-7
Dates: Tuesdays, September 11th- October 30th
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $120.00 per child for an 8-week session
Activity #580199

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.

Kids Yoga

Children will learn how to focus and center themselves with various breathing and visualization techniques. They will also learn self-respect and respect for others with the practice of fun and challenging poses. We will practice partner and group poses and incorporate lots of yoga games, breathing and basic anatomy.

Ages: 7-11
Dates: Thursdays, October 4th-25th
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: $60.00 for a 4-week session
Activity #280270

Registration: Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Register on line at http://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov or in person at Hazel Parker Playground.


Adult Fitness Programs 
(See our monthly calendar below)

*All adult fitness classes are on-going, so participants may join in at any time.
*No pre-registration required. 

 21st Century Fitness: Beyond Pilates
A Pilates based formula of exercise to get in shape, maintain fitness and stay young at any age. For Beginners or Advanced, Young or Mature, the Fit or Unfit. Positions are modified to your fitness level.

Dates: Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings (Choose a schedule that works for you!)
Time: 9:00-9:45am    
Cost:
$50 for the ENTIRE month
$30 for 4 classes
$10 per class 

Raising the Barre
This workout combines the best of pilates, resistance training and ballet to tone, strengthen and shape your body. With a strong focus on posture, this workout is designed to increase flexibility and produce long lean muscles. Using only light hand weights and your body's own resistance, you will tone and change your body while working at your own pace. A tighter seat, flatter abs, thinner thighs, sculpted arms and a strong core..........this is Raising the Barre!
Class times:
Mondays @ 4:15pm and 5:30pm
Wednesdays @ 4:15pm and 5:30pm
 Cost: $8 per class

*Please be sure to bring your own mat!

Foundational Yoga - 

*No classes during summer months. The last day of class will be May 24th, then class will resume on August 14th.

During this hour-long yoga class, students are introduced to the foundational elements of a yoga practice, including a wide variety of postures, breath work, and inquiry. The focus on the poses emphasizes sound alignment instruction geared toward building optimal balance between strength and flexibility. Our classes create a safe environment in which students are challenged in a fun way to explore their edges in order to increase their body and life awareness.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Cost: $15 for drop-in class OR $65 for a five-class package 

Monthly Schedules & Calendars 

Monthly Fitness Calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kickoff to Summer Party! 

Join your friends at the playground to celebrate the start of summer with popsicles, lawn games, music and fun!
Ages: All
Date: May 23
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: Free!