Parks & Recreation

Contact Information: 

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

Administrative Office:

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

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Listing of local Parks & Rec events:

  • Adult Volleyball Ages 18 + | Mondays 6pm | Kanawha City Community Center | 304.348.6484.
  • Adult Pick Up Basketball ages 18+ | Tuesdays 6pm | 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.
  • Yoga with Andrew Price at Kanawha City Community Center on Mondays | 304-348-6484.
  • Aerobics with Jackie Hooser at Kanawha City Community Center on Mondays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.
  • Zumba with Jennifer Chapman | Kanawha City Community Center | Tuesdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 10am. 304-348-6484.
  • Zumba at the North Charleston Community Center | Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15 - 7:30 | 304-348-6884 
  • Table Tennis at the North Charleston Community Center | Mondays at 6 p.m. | 304-348-6884
  • Youth Karate at the North Charleston Community Center | Monday - Wednesday | 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
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
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
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
502 Ruffner Ave., Charleston, WV 25311
P: (304) 348-0529
Open: 12 pm - 8 pm Monday thru Friday

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



Tennis Courts

Schoenbaum Tennis CourtsKanawha City Community Center | 304-348-6484

M.L. King Jr. Community Center | 304-348-6404

Edgewood Tennis Courts | 304-348-6860

 

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