Parks & Recreation

Contact Information: 

John Charnock, Director
200 Baker Lane
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6860
F: (304) 348-0705
parksandrecreation@cityofcharleston.org
 

Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Parks and Rec

More Upcoming Events

Listing of local Parks & Rec events

  • 10 and Under Tennis Play Days
    Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
    Thursday, February 26th from 4:00-
    6:00pm
    (304)348-6404
  • Biddy Basketball League
    Kanawha City Community Center
    Saturdays, February 28th - March 28th
    (304)348-6484
  • Joker Run/Walk
    31st St. & Virginia Ave.
    Wednesday, April 1st
    (304)348-6884

Parks and Recreation Facilities

Cato Park
John Charnock, Manager
200 Baker Lane, Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6860
Open: 8 am - 5 pm Monday thru Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Daniel Boone Park
2901 Kanawha Boulevard E.
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk
 
Danner Meadows Park (Fort Hill)
South Fort Drive and Longwood Road
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk
 
Haddad Riverfront Park
600 Kanawha Boulevard E.
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk
 

Kanawha City Community Center
Dax Miller, Manager
3511 Venable Ave., Charleston, WV 25304
P: (304) 348-6484
Open: 9 am - 9 pm Monday thru Friday
9 am - 5 pm Saturday
Closed Sunday

Magic Island Park
101 Kanawha Boulevard W.
(Confluence of Elk River into Kanawha River)
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk

Martin Luther King Jr., Community Center
Billy Wright, Manager
314 Donnally Street, Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-6404
Open: 9 am - 9 pm Monday thru Friday
9 am - 5 pm Saturday
Closed Sunday

North Charleston Community Center
Jennifer Holley, Manager
2009 7th Avenue, Charleston, WV 25312
P: (304) 348-6884
Open: 9 am - 9 pm Monday thru Friday
9 am - 5 pm Saturday
Closed Sunday

Oakmont Park (South Hills)
Oakmont Road and Spruce Road
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk
 

Roosevelt Community Center
Richard Clendenin, Manager
502 Ruffner Ave., Charleston, WV 25311
P: (304) 348-0529
Open: 12 pm - 8 pm Monday thru Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department via email to parksandrecreation@cityofcharleston.org.

Sunset Park (Capitol Hill)
Sunset Drive and Hinton Terrace
Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk

Swimming Pools

Cato Park Pool
200 Baker Lane
Monday - Sunday
11:00am – 7:00pm
Lap Swimming  9:30am – 11:00am / 6:00pm – 7:00pm
 
Kanawha City Community Center
3511 Venable Avenue
Monday - Sunday
12:00noon – 6:00pm
 
ML King, Jr Community Center
314 Donnally Street
Tuesday – Sunday
12:00pm – 6:00pm
 
North Charleston Community Center
2009 7th  Avenue
Tuesday – Sunday
12:00noon – 6:00pm