Diversion Dam at Riverfront Park's North End


Thank you for visiting the City of Columbia's Parks & Recreation Department homepage. Whether you live in the City, are neighbors to us in the great State of South Carolina or are just visiting, we invite you to take advantage of the great services we provide, the beautiful parks we maintain and all the wonderful indoor and outdoor activities we offer, from golf and tennis to swimming and recreation league play.

We hope that you find the information on this site helpful as you make plans to move about the city, to get involved and to pursue an active, healthy lifestyle. We continue to look for new ways to engage you and strive to give you the best that we have to offer.

If you have any questions, you may contact our main office at 803-545-3100.




  • 60 city parks and green spaces
  • 600 acres of city-maintained park land
  • 55 tennis courts
  • 16 city pools, spray pads and ponds
  • 9 city-maintained fountains

All city parks are open year-round from dawn to dusk. There are no entrance fees.



Columbia Parks & Recreation Department 

1111 Recreation Drive, Columbia, SC 29201

P: 803-545-3100 | F: 803-343-8744

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