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7/1/2014 - 07.01.14 Howard County Announces 2014 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” Induction Class READ MORE
6/17/2014 - 06.17.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Opens Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park READ MORE
6/16/2014 - 06.16.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks to Open Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park READ MORE
3/6/2014 - 03.07.14 Howard County’s Blandair Park Joins Macy’s Nationwide “Heart Your Park” Fundraising Program READ MORE
2/20/2014 - 02.20.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Now Offers Online Sign-Up for Stream ReLeaf Program READ MORE
2/11/2014 - 02.11.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Donates Venison to Local Food Bank Serving Howard County Families READ MORE
1/30/2014 - 01.30.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Target Archery Range at Alpha Ridge Park READ MORE
1/16/2014 - 01.16.14 Howard County’s Robinson Nature Center Now Offering Oyster Shell Recycling Program READ MORE
1/7/2014 - 01.07.14 Howard County Seeks Nominees for Annual “Community Sports Hall of Fame” READ MORE
12/20/2013 - 12.20.13 Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Solicits Public Comment on Revised Athletic Field Upgrades Proposed For East Columbia Library Park Site READ MORE


Nightcrawlers Fishing 

 Nightcrawlers Fishing Tournament 
September 13, 2014

NEW!  Nite Bite Fishing 
One night a month March-October

NEW!  Nite Bite Fishing
All ages  / $5
Have you ever wanted to fish Centennial Lake at night?  Now’s your chance for only $5!!!!  Join Howard County Recreation and Parks for a unique opportunity to fish the lake after hours.
Visit our Night Fishing page for dates and additional information.
Centennial Park South Boat Launch/Ramp 

Junior Anglers
5-13 yrs  /  3 classes, start dates below  / $50
New young anglers, come learn to rig a pole, cast, identify fish, tie knots and much more!  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.  This class is a great way to make friends and swap fish stories while learning a new lifelong outdoor skill.
Centennial Park South - Pavilion E
RP9153.101   5-8 yrs    Sep 10   5:30-7 PM   W
RP9153.102   9-13 yrs  Oct 2   5:30-7 PM   Th

Let's Go Fishing! (Parent/Child)
6-12 yrs  /  2 classes starting Sep 22  / $25
This fishing class for beginners focuses on rigging a pole, casting, fish identification, knot tying and much more!  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.  This class is a great way to spend quality family time together while learning a new lifelong skill.
RP9152.101    Centennial Park South - Pavilion E   5:30-7 PM   M 

NEW! Introduction to Fishing for Adults
18 yrs+  /  2 classes starting Sep 8  / $35
New anglers, come learn to cast, identify fish, rig a pole, tie knots and much more.  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.
RP9156.101    Centennial Park South - Pavilion E   6-8 PM   M 

 All Anglers age sixteen (16) and older must have a current
fishing license for all programs and events.  For more information on fishing in Maryland, check out the Maryland Fishing Guide from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources!

All programs are catch & release, and detailed information will be emailed to class participants within a week of the program start date. 

Want some tips on fishing for beginners?  Visit the Take Me Fishing page from the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation! 

For more information on fishing programs and camps,
Dawn Thomas, 410-313-4623.