Santee Cooper's Overton Park, a 400-foot beachfront swimming area on Lake Moultrie, opened Saturday, May 25, and remains open through Labor Day.
 
Overton Park, located five miles north of Moncks Corner, is open daily to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with certified lifeguards on duty. Hours will be limited to weekends once Berkeley County Schools resume in August. Admission is $2 per person for ages 4 and up. A $40 family season pass allows unlimited entry for the 2013 season for up to four people. Annual passes to the Old Santee Canal Park are not valid at Overton.
 
“Overton Park is a great way to spend part of your summer,” said Troy Diel, park director. “In addition to its beachfront and swimming, Overton Park offers a playground and several picnic shelters.”
 
Shelter rentals are $25 each for the two smaller shelters and $50 for the larger shelter. Groups are permitted to rent shelters after hours until 9 p.m., with swimming allowed until 8 p.m. The cost is $100 for groups up to 25, with one lifeguard required, and $200 for groups over 25, with two lifeguards required. Park admission is also required for group rentals.
 
To get to Overton Park from Moncks Corner, take U.S. Highway 52 toward Florence, and turn left on Powerhouse Road. Veer right on Black Oak Road and travel 1.5 miles. Turn left on Short Stay Road, and make the first right onto Overton Park Lane. If traveling from Bonneau, St. Stephen or other areas to the north, the turn for Powerhouse Road will be on your right.
 
For more information, call Overton Park at 843-761-8039, the Old Santee Canal Park at 843-899-5200, or visit www.santeecooper.com.
 
Santee Cooper is South Carolina’s largest power producer, the largest Green Power generator and the ultimate source of electricity for 2 million people across the state. Through its low-cost, reliable and environmentally responsible electricity and water services, and through innovative partnerships and initiatives that attract and retain industry and jobs, Santee Cooper powers South Carolina. To learn more, visit www.santeecooper.com.
 
 
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Santee Cooper’s Overton Park opened May 25 for summer season

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013

 
 
Santee Cooper's Overton Park, a 400-foot beachfront swimming area on Lake Moultrie, opened Saturday, May 25, and remains open through Labor Day.
 
Overton Park, located five miles north of Moncks Corner, is open daily to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with certified lifeguards on duty. Hours will be limited to weekends once Berkeley County Schools resume in August. Admission is $2 per person for ages 4 and up. A $40 family season pass allows unlimited entry for the 2013 season for up to four people. Annual passes to the Old Santee Canal Park are not valid at Overton.
 
“Overton Park is a great way to spend part of your summer,” said Troy Diel, park director. “In addition to its beachfront and swimming, Overton Park offers a playground and several picnic shelters.”
 
Shelter rentals are $25 each for the two smaller shelters and $50 for the larger shelter. Groups are permitted to rent shelters after hours until 9 p.m., with swimming allowed until 8 p.m. The cost is $100 for groups up to 25, with one lifeguard required, and $200 for groups over 25, with two lifeguards required. Park admission is also required for group rentals.
 
To get to Overton Park from Moncks Corner, take U.S. Highway 52 toward Florence, and turn left on Powerhouse Road. Veer right on Black Oak Road and travel 1.5 miles. Turn left on Short Stay Road, and make the first right onto Overton Park Lane. If traveling from Bonneau, St. Stephen or other areas to the north, the turn for Powerhouse Road will be on your right.
 
For more information, call Overton Park at 843-761-8039, the Old Santee Canal Park at 843-899-5200, or visit www.santeecooper.com.
 
Santee Cooper is South Carolina’s largest power producer, the largest Green Power generator and the ultimate source of electricity for 2 million people across the state. Through its low-cost, reliable and environmentally responsible electricity and water services, and through innovative partnerships and initiatives that attract and retain industry and jobs, Santee Cooper powers South Carolina. To learn more, visit www.santeecooper.com.
 
 

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