Published on June 27th, 2018 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


Mayor Steve Benjamin to Host 9th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics

Registration for Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s 9th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics is open for youth ages 6-13.

The Drills & Skills Clinics will include two instructional sessions, for one week in both July and August. Youth will have the opportunity to expand their skills in the following sports: basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, flag football and cheerleading.

The clinics will be held July 16-20 and August 6-10 at various locations across the City.

The clinics are free and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the following dates and at the following locations:

Session One: July 16-20


  • Ages 6-13: Charles R. Drew Wellness Center gym, 2101 Walker Solomon Way


  • Boys and girls ages 6-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

Flag Football

  • Boys and girls ages 6-13: Charles R. Drew Wellness Center green space, 2101 Walker Solomon Way

Registration for the first session ends Friday, July 6.

Session Two: August 6-10

Registration for the following sports will begin Monday, July 9.


  • Boys and girls ages 6-13: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Avenue


  • Boys and girls ages 6-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street


  • Boys and girls ages 6-9: Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue
  • Boys and girls ages 10-13: Greenview Park, 6700 David Street

The registration period for the second session will end on Friday, July 27.

Registration forms are available and can be submitted at the following locations:

  • City recreation centers (Click to visit the Parks and Recreation’s “Parks & Facilities” pageonline.)
  • Columbia Parks and Recreation’s Administration Office, 1111 Recreation Dr., Columbia, SC 29201.

For more information, contact the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.



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