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

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More Upcoming Events

Listing of local Parks & Rec events:

  • Adult Volleyball Ages 18 + | Mondays 6pm - 8:45pm | Kanawha City Community Center | 304.348.6484.
  • Adult Pick Up Basketball ages 18+ | Tuesdays 6pm - 8:45pm | Kanawha City Community Center | 304.348.6484.
  • Futsal (Indoor Soccer) for All Ages | Fridays 5:30pm - 7-m | Kanawha City Community Center | 304.348.6484.
  • A new Yoga session with Andrew Price is beginning at Kanawha City Community Center on Monday, December 21st. 
    Cost is only $20 for 4 weeks.  Center is located at 3511 Venable Avenue.  Please call 304-348-6484.
  • Aerobics with Jackie Hooser returns to Kanawha City Community Center, 3511 Venable Ave.  on Monday, January 4, 2016! 
    Classes are Mondays and Thursdays at 6pm  Cost is $20 for 4 weeks. Call 304-348-6484.
  • Zumba with Jennifer Chapman returns to Kanawha City Community Center, 3511 Venable Ave.  on Tuesday, January 5, 2016! 
    Classes are Tuesdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 10am.  Cost is $5 per class or $20 for 4 weeks. Call 304-348-6484.
  • Winter Series Runs/Walks | Dec. 13, Jan 10, Feb 7 | University of Charleston Parking Lot | Download Form

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