Home | Careers | Font size A A A

Recreation & Leisure

[ Number of Topics: 288 ]

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..
Roger Carter Fitness Opportunities

Roger Carter Community Center periodically offers fitness and nutrition workshops, health and wellness events, and orientations for new equipment. For more information on any of the opportunities listed below, contact Alecia Harvey, Fitness Coordinator, at 410 313 2763 or aharvey@howardcountymd.gov.

Roger Carter Community Center

Pictures and information about the new Roger Carter Community Center.

Roger Carter Rentals/Party Packages

Roger Carter Community Center offers both room rentals and party packages. View the fliers and frequently asked questions for more information regarding rentals or party packages.       Party Packages Let us host your next occasion to create a

Park Improvements
Construction updates on Howard County parkland.
2016 Winter Activity Guide
Howard County Recreation & Parks 2015 Winter Activity Guide.
2015 Advisory Board Meetings and Agendas
2015 Howard County Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Meetings and Agendas.
Rock Climbing


Classes & Programs are offered seasonally and taught by paid staff trained by the Department of Recreation and Parks or contractors hired by the Department.   Classes and Programs include After School Sports  Instructional Saturday Leagues Basketball Soccer Tee Ball
Jordan Craig Hock Memorial Fishing Derby


Trail Hikes

Earn a certificate and patch by hiking each of the seven sections in the Maryland Appalachian Trail series at least once within a three year period. Earn a 100 mile certificate and patch by hiking additional miles on the Pennsylvania

[Next Page] [Last Page]