Parks and Recreation

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

Upcoming Events

Listing of local Parks & Rec events:

  • 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 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
  • Homework Buddies at the North Charleston Community Center | Starting Jan. 17 at 4pm  | 304-348-6884
  • Ladies' Self Defense Class at the North Charleston Community Center | Saturday at 11am  - Feb. 20 | 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 Neighborhood 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 toparksandrecreation@cityofcharleston.org.

Sunset Park (Capitol Hill)

Sunset Drive and Hinton Terrace

Opens Daylight, Closes at dusk

 

Tennis Courts

Schoenbaum Tennis Courts|Kanawha 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 7thAvenue

Tuesday - Sunday

12:00noon - 6:00pm