In an effort to provide citizens with directions regarding re-opening, the City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will re-open their parks and amenities on May 3, 2021.

The trip fee includes transportation and admission fees. Unless otherwise noted, meals are considered an extra fee and the responsibility of the participant. Full payment is required at the time of registration. Partial payments are only accepted for the Senior Beach Retreat. The charter bus departs from the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way, Columbia, SC 29204, unless otherwise noted.

Registrations should be submitted no later than three weeks in advance of the day of the trip, unless otherwise noted. Early registration is advised. 


Registration forms are available at all City recreation centers and at the Parks and Recreation Department Administration Office located at 1111 Recreation Drive, Columbia, SC 29201. To find a recreation center near you, visit

Registrations can be made in person at any City recreation center (check or money order only) or at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office (check, cash, debit/credit card or money order). Registrations can be mailed to the Parks and Recreation Department Administration Office. Please make checks payable to the City of Columbia.

For more information, contact the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.


Columbia Parks & Recreation Department 

1111 Recreation Drive, Columbia, SC 29201

P: 803-545-3100 | F: 803-343-8744

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