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Recognized for its superior facilities and programs, the Recreation Department hosts many state and regional tournaments and is a big draw for local residents. Catering to all age groups, the Recreation Department supervises 34 tennis courts, 31 baseball fields 9 soccer fields, 4 volleyball courts, 3 walking paths and a "star struck" observatory for the astronomy enthusiast. Sports programs, crafts and instructional courses are available.

The Kershaw County Recreation Department can be reached at:

1042 West DeKalb Street (Hwy1 ), Camden, South Carolina 29020
803-425-6009 | 803-425-6010
fax: 803-425-7689
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kershaw County Aquatic Center

The Camden-Kershaw County Recreation Department’s operates a swimming program at its aquatic facility on Battleship Road. The pool opens in mid-May for Season Pass holders, and includes activities such as:

  • Water Aerobics
  • Swim Team
  • Life Guard Training Classes
  • Group & Individual Swim Lessons

Recreation Department Seasonal Sports & Activities:

  • Spring Sports – Activities include Youth Baseball, Girls Software, Girls Fast Pitch Softball, PAL Baseball, and Adult Softball.
  • Fall Sports – Activities include Youth Football, Youth Soccer, Girls Fast Pitch Softball, Adult Softball, and Adult Co-Ed Volleyball.
  • Winter Sports – Activities include Youth Basketball and Adult Basketball.
  • Other Sports & Activities –The Recreation Department also offers classes in Line Dancing, Shag, Ballroom Dancing, and Gymnastics as well as lessons in sports such as Tae-Kwon-Do, golf, tennis, and yoga. If your interest is in model airplanes or computers, the Department has various clubs to accommodate you.

Recreation Department Parks:

  • Woodward Park
  • Scott Park
  • Kendall Park
  • West Wateree Recreation Complex
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