Category Archives: Recreation

Tickets for South Carolina Railroad Museum’s Santa Trains On Sale Now

Tickets for South Carolina Railroad Museum's Santa Trains On Sale Now! Don't wait in line for Santa this holiday season, take a historic train ride with him! Tickets for the South Carolina Railroad Museum's annual Santa Trains and Twilight Santa Trains are now available. Buy tickets for the Saturday Santa Trains to take a day…
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National Achievement Award Recognizes Partnership And Development of Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) and its partners received a national achievement award recently in Washington, D.C., for developing Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park (MBP) on city of Walhalla property in Oconee County. The awards program is related to the Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program (RTP), which provides competitive funding for trails and…
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Registration Opens for Mayor Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics

Registration for Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics for youth ages 6-13 will begin on Monday, June 10, 2019. The Drills & Skills Clinics, which will be held for one week in both July and August, helps expand youth skills in the following sports: basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, football and cheerleading.…
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RockBox Fitness Laces Up Gloves For South Carolina Expansion

Husband-and-wife team opens first of two Columbia locations CHARLOTTE, N.C. – RockBox Fitness – a state-of-the-art fitness franchise that combines boxing, kickboxing, and functional training into high-energy group workouts – is punching its way into South Carolina. Having recently signed an agreement for the development of four studios statewide, RBF members turned franchisees Elia and Katie Georgiades…
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Midlands Mediation Center Announces Power Mondays – Peace Talks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2019 Columbia, SC - The Midlands Mediation Center, a non-profit organization serving central South Carolina since 1998 specializing in conflict resolution, mediation and development of communication skills, announces Power Mondays – Peace Talks, a series of sessions designed to develop healthy communication skills beginning in May at two library locations.…
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Lourie Center Offers Water Aerobics at Maxcy Gregg Pool

The Lourie Center is offering a summer water aerobics program for adults, in cooperation with Maxcy Gregg Pool. Classes begin Tuesday May 28 and will continue all summer through the month of September. · 9 am classes include either Shallow Water Aerobics, a low-impact cardio class using resistance based-strength training, or Aqua Zumba, an invigorating…
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South Carolina Launches New Interscholastic Cycling League

Greenville, SC - South Carolina will become one of the next states to join the NICA community. NICA, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is a national governing body for youth mountain biking in the US. The addition of South Carolina will bring the national number of NICA state and regional leagues to 27. South Carolina…
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Lake Murray Parks Opening for 2019 Recreation Season

CAYCE, S.C. — The two public parks at Lake Murray will open for the 2019 recreation season Wednesday, April 10. The boat-launch area on the Irmo side of the dam and the beach area on the Lexington side will remain open through Friday, Sept. 6. “We’re proud to provide safe public spaces where people can…
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T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League To Compete At Lake Hartwell

WHAT: The FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will continue Saturday, April 6, with a T-H Marine FLW BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day tournament. WHEN: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Takeoff:…
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