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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 Special Events

"Let's Create" Day

Children and families will utilize open art studio time and use different materials each month. Use your creativity to create your own original artwork. All materials provided. 
Ages: All
Date: Monday, August 14th
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: FREE

"Let's Play" Day 

Children and families will try new sports and activities in a fun, relaxing setting. All equipment will be provided. 
Ages: All
Date: Monday, August 28th
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: FREE

The Quest for Hazel Parker's Treasure


Follow the clues to reveal Hazel Parker’s buried treasure!
Ages: 4-10
Date: Monday, September 18th
Time: 3:30pm
Cost: FREE
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.

Marshmallow Roast

Come out to the playground and roast hot dogs and s’mores with all of your neighborhood friends!
Ages: All
Date: Thursday, November 2nd
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: FREE
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.

 Fall Youth Programs

Edible Hour

This fun program, offered by Palmetto Kids Cooking, will get your kids interested in the kitchen. Our curriculum is designed for ages 4-12, and will empower your child to be more self-sufficient in the kitchen. Each class is 60 minutes of guided hands-on cooking, nutrition education and so much more! 
Ages: 4-12
Dates: Tuesdays, September 5th – October 24th
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $120.00 for an 8-week session ($15 per class-includes all food and supplies!)
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.

Engineering for Kids *NEW*

Kids will build their natural curiosity of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through hands-on learning topics ranging from Civil Engineering to Game Design and Robotics. This program delivers a mix of artistic creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and communication to help students develop a wide range of skills required to succeed in the 21st century.

September Class Theme: 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: 5-8
Dates:  Thursdays, September 7th-28th
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $100.00 per child
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.

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 onto ballet technique, and then finishes with improvisation and movement-related games.

Cost: $96.00 for an 8-week session

Ages 2-4

Day/Time: Tuesdays 10:30-11:15am
Session III: September 12th-October 31st
Session IV: November 7th-December 19th ( $72.00pro-rated for 6-week session, No class on 11/21) 

Ages 3-5

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15pm
Session III: September 13th-November 1st
Session IV: November 8th-December 20th ( $72.00pro-rated for 6-week session, No class on 11/22) 

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
Ages: 2-8
Dates: Wednesdays, September 6th-November 15th
Time:  2 year olds: 4:00-4:30pm
              3-8 year olds:  4:00-4:45pm
Cost: $120.00 for a 10-week session

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.


JumpBunch Toddler Sports and Fitness

(15 months-36 months) Parent/Toddler Class

JumpBunch is committed to providing a non-competitive and fun learning environment—our Coaches give constant praise and encouragement to build self-esteem and make sure that each child is proud of his/her accomplishments, no matter how big or small!

     We introduce a variety of exciting sports and fitness activities each week, from Soccer to Hopscotch and from Bowling to Football! With over 70 different sport activities and a professionally developed curriculum, your child will never get bored!  Each 30 minute class is set to music and introduces simple stretches, cardio, bubble play, and the weekly sport activity!

     The JumpBunch Toddler Program guides children through eye/hand coordination, gross and fine motor skills, overall coordination, and body balance.  JumpBunch Toddlers have an opportunity to see, touch, and experience each sport with our age appropriate equipment, while also learning concepts like spatial awareness, teamwork, and listening skills.

Ages: 15 months-36 months
Dates:
             Session III: September 12th-October 31st
             Session IV: November 7th-December 19th  (Pro-rated to $73.50 for a 7-week session)
Time: Tuesdays, 9:30am-10:00am
Cost: $84.00 for an 8-week session

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.


Kindermusik

Kindermusik Our Time encourages your child to uncover an engaging musical world that helps build confidence, self-control and communication skills. Instrument exploration will pique your child’s curiosity while exploring textures and sounds. Language skills are fostered through singing, imitation and rhyming. Creative movement is included as well as listening and turn-taking activities which allow social skills to blossom.

Ages: 18 months- 4 years
Dates:  September 28th-November 16th
Time: Thursdays, 9:00am-9:45am (45-minute class with caregiver)
Cost: $170.00 for an 8-week session (includes home materials)
For more information, or to register, please visit www.lowcountrykindermusik.com or contact Carol Smith at 843-769-0637 or clmsmith00@gmail.com.


Macaroni & Please

‘Macaroni and Please’ is  anew program designed by International Etiquette Consultant, Aly Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Manners. This four week series involving fun and interactive activities aimed to help teach basic good manners. The classes will focus on self-presentation, introductions, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, gratitude, manners in school, home and in public and dining etiquette.

Instructor: Alyson Murphy of Murphy’s Manners
Ages: 5 - 8
Dates: Tuesdays, November 28th-December 19th  
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $65.00 per child

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.

Tween Manners Class

Manners for Tweens is a one-time program at Hazel Parker that will cover the basic principles of modern manners and etiquette. Topics include first impressions, conversation skills, netiquette, table manners, and dining etiquette. This program is designed by and will be led by International Etiquette Consultant, Aly Murphy, owner of Murphy's Manners.

Ages: 9-12
Dates: Tuesday, December 5  
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Cost: $25.00 per child
Activity #:580188-01
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 class during the summer months. Last day of spring classes is May 30th. Class will resume on August 22nd.
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!