Youth & Children Activities

Rec. Time at the Rec.

An opportunity for your "Virtual School" aged child to have a weekly physical exercise class. This program is for children ages 6-12years old to come to the IOP Rec. Center to participate in physical exercise each week.

Program will be by reservation ONLY. Must call 843-886-8294 by Friday each week to reserve your spot in the weekly Wednesday class. Program held during Charleston County's Virtual Online Learning schedule for those families who are participating in Virtual School this school year. Children will play sports and participate in games to include: basketball, soccer, flag football, dodgeball, Cornhole, Connect 4, Jenga and many others. 

Gymnasium     Max. 20 children per day


6-12years old - 11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Starting September 23

$10 per child per week
Supervised by Recreation Staff


Children ages 3 years and up. Basic tumbling, balance beam, and mini-bars. Leotards required for girls.
Shorts and t-shirts required for boys. NO socks or tights!
Palmetto Rooms     Min. 6       Max. 8 


3 & 4 years old - 3:30pm - 4:15pm
5 years & older- 4:15pm - 5:00pm 

  • September 15 - October 20
  • October 27 - December 8 (No Class 11/3)

$80 resident/ $85 non-resident
Instructor: Kaylie Penninger


Learn what it takes to be a cheerleader. Participants will learn all aspects of cheerleading,tumbling, stunts, positive attitude and FUN! Ages 4-8 years.

Tuesdays    5:00pm - 5:45pm 
  • September 15 - October 20
  • October 27 - December 8 (No Class 11/3)

80 resident/ $85 non-resident
Kaylie Penninger


Youth Tennis

Tuesdays - September 15 - October 6
  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm - Tiny Tennis (4-5yrs)
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Red Ball (6-7yrs)
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Orange Ball (8-10yrs)
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Green Ball (9+yrs)

Thursdays - September 17 - October 8

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Yellow Ball (10+yrs) -

Placement is subject to skill level/evaluation, all classes.  

Tiny Tennis 4-5 yrs: $45 resident/$50 non-resident per session
Tiny Tennis 5-8 yrs, Youth Tennis Beginner & Intermediate: $60 resident/ $65 non-resident per session

Instructor: Corinne Enright

IOP Kids

2020-2021 school year

Must be 3 years old by September 1, 2020 & Potty-Trained.
$80 deposit due at time of registration (Non-Refundable)

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:00am - Noon
$150 resident/$155 non-resident/ monthly tuition

Tuesday/Thursday 9:00am - Noon
$100 resident/$105 non-resident/ monthly tuition 

Program Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2020
Limited space available. Call for more information, 843-886-8294. 

IOP Kids Information & Curriculum - 3 & 4 year old Program
The IOP Kids program is designed to help develop fine motor skills, promote social interaction and cooperation with peers, listen to and follow directions and adapt to a simple routine. Throughout the school year, class will emphasize on interactive play through songs, games, nature and arts & crafts. Participants will be introduced to the alphabet, numbers and shapes.
Instructor: Cathy Adams

Mini Minnows

Afternoon playgroup for 3 & 4 year olds. Must be 3 years old and Potty Trained by September 1, 2020.
Learning through socialization and play

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 12:00pm - 3:00pm

2020-2021 Program Start date: September 14, 2020
space is limited. 
$150 resident/ $155 non-resident
Instructor: Cathy Adams

Tae Kwon Do

Develop balance, accuracy, speed, power, focus and self-confidence. Training includes stretching, mild running, forms, 3-step sparring, freestyle and non-contact sparring.

Saturdays 9:00am - 10:00am

Children 6 - 11 years old
$20 resident / $25 non-resident
Registration fee is due at the beginning of each month
Instructor: Jack Emmel, MD, 7th Dan 


Holiday Activities

Pumpkin Painting

Friday, October 16, 2020
Register by October 9
$5 resident/non-resident

Holiday Craft Workshop

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Register by November 18
$5 resident/non-resident

Santa's Cookie Workshop

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Register by Friday, December 4

Movie & Dodgeball

Wednesday, December 30
12:00pm - 3:00pm 
$10 resident/ $15 non-resident
Minimum 15
Register by Monday, December 28

All Holiday Activities Supervised by Recreation Staff