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Roger Carter Community Center

3000 Milltowne Drive
(formally Mt. Ida Drive)
Ellicott City, MD 21043       

GPS Coordinates: Decimal Degrees
Latitude: 39.270878
Longitude: 76.802469

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Main Phone:
 Roger Carter Community Center 

Center Hours: 

6 AM-10 PM, Monday - Friday
7 AM-10 PM, Saturday 
7 AM-9 PM, Sunday

Closed in 2014: Jan 1, Apr 20, Nov 27-28, Dec 25
Closing at 5 PM in 2014: May 26, July 4, Sep 1, Dec 24, Dec 31

Fit4U New Year Discounts!! 

Fit4U Membership Packages                    Aquatics                                                 
Rentals   Rental FAQs 
Rental Request Form   Party Packages and Request Form 
Special Events   Rock Climbing 
December 1st - 21st Drop-In Schedule
December 22nd - January 11th Drop-In Schedule 
Nov. 17th - 30th Drop-In Schedule 

The Roger Carter Community Center is a state-of-the-art, 46,000 square foot community center that includes swimming and diving pools, basketball and volleyball courts, classrooms, fitness and exercise rooms with cardio and PRECOR strength training equipment, a climbing wall and much more. It will be a silver LEED-certified building.

Daily Admission:
Adults:     $5
Children:     $5
Ages 2 and Under:     FREE

All patrons entering the facility must have a Center Membership, Fit4U Membership or pay the daily admission rate, unless they are a participant in a Recreation & Parks program. This includes parents/guardians who are supervising their children at the swimming pool.

Center Memberships: 
The Center Membership gives you access to the three Community Centers. These memberships provide patrons access to the gymnasium and walking track only. For access to the fitness room and/or swimming pool please see the Fit4U Membership packages.

Annual Youth (3-15) $25 / $50 (NR)
Annual Adult (16+) $25 / $50 (NR)
Card Replacement Fee $10
Daily Center Pass $5
NR = Non Resident
For daily drop-in gymnasium and walking track hours, call 410-313-2764.

Employment Opportunities:
Assistant Pool Manager             Job Description | Apply! 
Water Safety Instructor (WSI)    Job Description | Apply! 
Lifeguard                                    Job Description | Apply! 
Climbing Wall Manager              Job Description | Apply! 

Contact Information:
Julija Sajauskas, Facility Director, 410-313-2722
Todd Holmes, Assistant Facility Director, 410-313-2765
Montrez Brown, Facility Coordinator, 410-313-2748
Front Desk/Registration, 410-313-2764
Information/Inclement Weather Line: 410-313-4452 (ext. 3) 
Updated daily with open times and general announcements regarding Community Center activities.
Inclement Weather Policy: There are no refunds for cancellations due to inclement weather.If a winter weather warning is announced, the opening time will be adjusted to 7 AM. If Howard County schools open one hour late, the center will open at 9:30 AM; if two hours late, at 10:30 AM.


If schools are closed due to inclement weather, every attempt will be made to open the center by 10:30 AM. If Snow Emergency is in effect the Center will be closed. Once it has been lifted the center will strive to open as soon as possible.
Please call the inclement weather number to confirm the center's status when schools are closed. At the first sign of thunder and/or lightning, the pool will close for at least 30 minutes from the last sound/sight. If there is lightning the pool and pool deck must be cleared. If there is just thunder, guests may remain on the pool deck but must clear the water.
See activities and programs at Roger Carter Community Center: Visit our online registration site.

Program Open Space This park was funded in part by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Program Open Space Grants.