Columbia Parks and Rec will move headquarters

10/27/2012 1:30 AM

10/27/2012 1:31 AM

The headquarters for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department has moved to a new building at Earlewood Park and opens publicly Nov. 1.

Administrative staff have transitioned from the building at 1932 Calhoun St., to the 1111 Parkside Drive site at the park, located at North Main Street and Monticelllo Road.

The new $1.5 million building and adjoining $1 million community center will be open to the public late next week, the city said in a news release Thursday. A grand opening is slated for next spring.

Anyone interested in reserving or renting the community center may do so as of Nov. 1, city officials said. The new headquarters will retain the old phone number, (803) 545-3100.

A staff member will stay at the Calhoun Street location near Harden Street to direct visitors until Nov. 2.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service