Category Archives: Recreation

Free Family Tennis Nights at Greenview Park

Greenview Park will host free Family Tennis Nights as part of the US Tennis Association Southern Region’s initiative aimed at introducing new families to the game of tennis. Tennis coaches and volunteers will introduce families to tennis through a series of fun activities — including elementary skills like bouncing a ball on a racquet. No tennis…
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YMCA of Columbia Swim Lessons Create Strong Swimmers and Confident Kids

Lessons help swimmers of all ages and skills develop a lifelong love of swimming COLUMBIA, SC – May is National Water Safety Month, and the perfect time to get children involved in swim lessons. As America’s Swim Instructor, the Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of…
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Tai Chi Classes for Fall Prevention and Balance

The Lourie Center is offering two different Tai Chi classes for balance improvement classes this winter. Come experience the evolution of an ancient martial art to a contemporary healing art. The program Tai Chi for Fall Prevention (TCF) and Balance is specifically designed to improve mobility, stamina, and muscular strength, improve flexibility and balance. (TCF)…
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Pure Barre Pop-Up: Celebrating Five Years in Five Points

COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 9, 2017) – The Five Points Association is teaming up with Pure Barre Columbia in celebration of their fifth anniversary in Columbia’s original village neighborhood. Pure Barre Columbia opened in October of 2012, and has since become one of Columbia’s most popular fitness studios. In commemoration of their anniversary, Pure Barre Columbia will be…
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Fit Columbia Partners with 12 Wellness Studios to Raise Money for WREN

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 5, 2017) – Fit Columbia, a versatile fitness center and yoga studio in the Five Points district of Columbia, SC, has brought together 19 women trainers across Columbia for a Fitness Fueled Fundraising Series to benefit WREN (Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network). From Hip Hop Cardio to Kickboxing, participants will learn new health…
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City Park Rangers Offer Free Outdoor Programs in September

The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department invites the public to learn how to identify trees at Riverfront Park, kayak on the Columbia Canal, and learn how Columbia used our waterways in the past during a series of free events in September. All activities are open to youth and adults. Schedule Shady Tree I.D. | Saturday, September…
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City Park Rangers to Host Free Total Eclipse Party & Walks

Bring the family out to Riverfront Park and let a park ranger guide you through a variety of family-friendly activities including a Wet Sandal Walk, Total Eclipse Party and more during the month of August, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced. All activities are open to youth and adults. Schedule Shady Tree I.D. | Saturday,…
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