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Howard County provides an extensive array of quality leisure programs and natural park settings that benefit all of our citizens. Whether you are looking to attend a fun family event, learn a new skill, play in a sports tournament league, take a trip or enjoy our park hiking trails, our award-winning parks and programs provide something for everyone. As part of our leisure services, we also offer therapeutic recreation and licensed child care programs. Our rich diversity of offerings are a result of continually involving the community in identifying and meeting the needs of all residents..


Night Fishing
Boat or shoreline anglers can fish for prizes in this catch-and-release event.

Youth win trophies and are entered in a random prize drawing. Adults win

cash prizes and trophies. Categories include bass, bluegill, crappie, trout and

catfish. Fishing license is required for ages 16 and up; electric motors only,

with a minimum of two people per boat. Call 410-313-4623 or visit

www.howardcountymd.gov/nightfishing.htm to download a flier and rules.

Register on-site or in advance.  Sep 8.   

Rock Climbing


Great Snipe Hunt

The Great Snipe Hunt is a fun activity for kids. Go in search of the legendary Howard County Snipe!

Youth Music & Theater Arts
Youth music and theater arts classes through Howard County Recreation & Parks.
Summer Concerts

Minutes from May meeting.

Summer Camps
Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks offers a wide variety of summer camp for ages two through seventeen.  From Archaelogy to Technology there is a camp for every child. Summer 2010 registration begins February 3rd for residents. Camp details and forms can be found below.
Roger Carter Community Center

Pictures and information about the new Roger Carter Community Center.



Adventure and Outdoors

Adventure, Nature and Outdoors program categories from Recreation and Parks

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