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Parks and Playgrounds


Azalea Park — Azalea Park is located along both sides of South Main Street between West 3rd North and West 5th North streets. The crown jewel of our parks system, Azalea Park has something to offer everyone. Winding paths invite a leisurely stroll. In the spring, the azaleas and camellias provide a spectacular view or admire the year-round beauty of our reflection ponds and bronze sculptures. Azalea Park is the host to several special events, including Summerville YMCA’s Flowertown Festival and Sculpture in the South’s Annual Show & Sale. The park also has two tennis courts available for recreational play, is home to the Cuthbert Community Center which can be rented for your special event needs, and has two beautiful wedding gazebos that are available for rent for your special day. For more information, go to www.summerville.sc.us.


Huger Playground — West Richardson Avenue. Children’s playground and picnic tables.


Doty Park — 320 N. Laurel Street. Community building (available for rentals), six lighted tennis courts, children’s playground, three picnic shelters with tables, and horseshoe pits.


Herbert H. Jessen Boat Landing & Rotary Centennial Park — 4820 Ladson Road. Public boat landing and fishing pier. Nature trail with boardwalk overlooking Ashley River, and picnic shelter with tables.


Huger Playground — 615 West Richardson Ave. Small park with children’s playground, and picnic shelter with tables.


Hutchinson Square — 102 South Main St. (across from Town Hall). Landscaped ‘town square’ with park benches. Site of many local events, including Summerville DREAM’s Third Thursday events, Junior Service League’s “Scarecrows on the Square,” and the town’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting.


Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex at GahaganPark — 515 West Boundary St. Six lighted softball/baseball fields and a football field. Plantation Playground is a large, popular children’s playground adjacent to the fields. Picnic shelters with tables.


Memorial Park — 200 South Main St. (behind Town Hall).
Small park features memorial fountain and bronze fireman sculpture honoring our heroes.


Newington Plantation Circle — Located in the center of Newington Plantation. Two-acres of green space with grand trees.


Saul Alexander Playground — 615 South Laurel St. Two tennis courts, children’s playground, and picnic shelter with tables.


Sawmill Branch Walk/Bike Trail — 6.2 mile trail begins at Gahagan Road and ends 1/2 mile beyond Luden Drive.


Shepard Park — 200 Parkwood Drive. Children’s playground, walking trail, camellia garden and pond with bronze sculpture.


Summerville Skate Park — South Magnolia & East Richland Streets. Large 5,000 sq. ft. park for skateboarders with grind box, rail, bench, ramp, stairs, and Hubba ledge.


Wassamassaw Community Park — 651 Wassamassaw Road. Children’s playgorund, picnic shelter with tables, basketball court, open green space, dog runs and a walking track.


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402 N. Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Phone 843-873-8535
Toll-Free 866-875-8535
Fax 843-875-4464


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