Children's Activities in Summerville

Children's Activities in Charleston




Parks & Recreation
  • Azalea Park-Located in the heart of Summerville, Azalea park offers beautiful grounds, tennis courts, bronze sculpture collection, gazebos, ponds, and walking paths. Cuthbert Community Center/Azalea Hut is also located in Azalea Park.
  • Laurel Street (Saul Alexander) Park-Another park in the heart of historic Summerville, Laurel Street park offers a children's playground, tennis courts, picnic shelter and tables.
  • Huger Playground-Located on West Richardson, the Huger playground offers a nice children's playground and picnic tables.  This is the one my grandchildren love!
  • Doty Park-  Doty park has recently been redone and is truly beautiful.  Doty park offers a community building, covered pavilion, gazebo, horseshoe pits, walking trails, children's play area and tennis courts.
  • Shephard Park - Located in a beautiful wooded area full of dogwoods, Shephard park includes a children's playgound, park and pond.
  • Wassamaw Community Park Amenities include basketball courts, covered pavilion w/restrooms, separate large and small dog parks, playground and walking trails.
  • Jessen Boat Landing- Amenities include a walking trail overlooking the Ashley River, fishing pier, public boat ramp, docks and picnic shelters.
  • Hutchinson Square- Landscaped Town Square that hosts a variety of exhibits throughout the year.
  • Sawmill Branch Walk/Bike Trail - 6.2 mile trail begins at Gahagan Road and ends 1/2 mile beyond Luden Drive.
  • Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex - Here is where you will find the softball/baseball and football fields. A wooden playground and picnic shelter are also available.
Sports Activity Centers
  • Classical Ballet Centre Artistic Director Terry-Ellen Shields teaches children from Kinderdance to the most advanced students.   
  • Gymnastics - A Funtastic gymnastics place with classes for all ages of children.
  • Downtown Summerville YMCA Two weight rooms, cardio rooms, aerobic rooms, personal trainers, heated aerobic pool, free childcare for children 0-12, community room.
  • YMCA at The Ponds Weight room & Cardio room combined, two fitness/aerobic rooms, kids zone for children ages 6-12, basketball gymnasium, youth and adult sports, free childcare for children 0-12.
  • Oakbrook Branch YMCA  Outdoor swimming pool, 20+ acres of sports fields, before & after school care, school break camps, Mom's morning out, adult and youth sports, swim team & lessons.
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