The revised re-opening plan for the City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department has been revised. We are postponing phase 4-5 of the re-opening plan due the COVID-19 disease activity report provided by DHEC. The state’s disease activity is currently categorized as “High” in all 46 counties.  

For more information, please click the link below to view UPDATED City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Re-opening Plan

City of Columbia Parks Reopening Plan (Revised Oct 2020).pdf


City’s 2018-19 After-School Program 

The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department’s After-School Program is available for youth ages 5-12.

Children will have the opportunity to participate in sports, games, arts & crafts, field trips and appearances from special guests on a weekly basis.  

The program will run from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, during the school calendar year. (The program follows the Richland School District 1 school calendar).

Children must be between ages 5-12 as of July 1, 2018, to participate.

The cost for the program is $30 per week, per child. Snacks will be provided. Special activities may include an additional fee.

All payments are to be made at the site of the participant’s program. Each week’s fees are due prior to the participant’s week of care.  

Registrations are accepted at the following locations: 

Edisto Park

1914 Wiley St. 


Emily Douglas Park

(Teen Program Grades 6th -8th)

2500 Wheat Street


Greenview Park

6700 David St. 


Heathwood Park

800 Abelia Road


Hyatt Park

950 Jackson Ave.


Katheryn M. Bellfield Booker Washington Heights Cultural Arts Center

2611 Grant St.


Lorick Park

1600 Lorick Ave.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

2300 Greene St.


Melrose Park

1500 Fairview Road


Sims Park

3500 Duncan Street


St. Anna’s Park

1313 Liberty Hill Ave.


Woodland Park

6500 Olde Knight Parkway


For more information, please contact the 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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