City of Columbia Parks and Recreation


At a Glance

The City of Columbia, SC Parks & Recreation Department operates 60 city parks and green spaces, 55 tennis courts, 16 city pools, spray pads and ponds, and maintains 600 acres of parkland and nine fountains. The department offers diverse, community-wide programs to fulfill the recreational needs of youth, adults, and seniors.

With so many facilities, visitors are offered a unique experience with a variety of amenities. The department's Finlay Park is one of the largest handicapped accessible parks in the United States, and its Granby Park is part of a 12-mile linear park with access to the city’s three rivers. You'll find a salute to our veterans at the honorable, Memorial Park, and one of its largest parks, Owens Field Park, boasts a soccer field, walking trail, and an in-line skating area. 


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