City’s Parks and Recreation parks/centers updated hours of operation

June 17, 2020

In an effort to provide citizens with directions regarding re-opening, the City of Columbia’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will re-open their parks and amenities throughout the summer with an updated Hours of Operation. The following details each facility’s hours of operation for citizens to enjoy with restrictions. This is an indication of Phase 4, which will begin Monday, June 22, 2020, which will include the opening of recreation facilities, gyms, wellness, and the Clyburn Golf Center. These indoor spaces need to adhere to group size, capacity issues, and proper social distancing.

Listed guidelines expected from all citizens:

  • Maintain Social Distancing of 6 feet. at all times
  • Citizen visitation to park facilities will be limited based on our ability to maintain social distancing requirements
  • Follow the Governor’s Executive Order regarding gatherings, “Congregation or gatherings of people in groups of three or more is prohibited”
  • Park staff reserves the right to disband gatherings and/or solicit support from local law enforcement as needed

**Citizens who participate in these activities do so at their own risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic**

Community Centers:

MLK Park- 2300 Greene Street  

Hyatt Park-950 Jackson Avenue

Lorick Park-1600 Lorick Avenue

Greenview Park-6700 David Street

Pinehurst Park- 2300 Pinehurst Road

Woodland Park-6500 Olde Knight Parkway

Booker Washington Heights Culture Arts Center- 2611 Grant St

Monday – Friday 10AM – 6PM

Sunday (Hyatt and MLK Parks only) 2PM – 7PM


Neighborhood Parks:

St. Anna’s- 1316 Liberty Hill Avenue

Melrose- 1500 Fairview Drive

Emily Douglas- 2500 Wheat Street

Sims- 3500 Duncan Street

Heathwood- 800 Abelia Road

Hampton- 1117 Brandon Avenue

South Edisto- 1914 Wiley Street

Monday –  Friday: 10AM – 6PM


Other Facilities

Columbia Tennis Center- 1635 Whaley St. – No change in operational hours

Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 9PM

Friday: 8AM – 8PM

Saturday:      9AM – 6PM

Sunday:     10AM – 6PM

James E. Clyburn Golf Range- 2091 Slighs Ave.

Monday – Saturday 10AM – 6PM

Charles R. Drew Wellness Center- 2101 Walker Solomon Way

Monday – Friday:  8AM – 7PM

Saturday:  8AM – 6PM

Sunday:  2PM –  6PM

Pool to remain closed until further notice

Columbia Art Center- 1227 Taylor St.

Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 7PM

Friday and Saturday: 10AM – 6PM

*Please see attached full City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Hours of Operation