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9/27/2014 - 09.27.14 Executive Ulman Opens Troy Park at Elkridge, Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/26/2014 - 09.26.14 Executive Ulman to Open Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park – Troy Park at Elkridge READ MORE
9/24/2014 - 09.24.14 Executive Ulman Leads Preview Tour of Troy Park at Elkridge – Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/23/2014 - 09.23.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Deer Management Program for 2014-2015 READ MORE
9/6/2014 - 09.06.14 South Branch Park Set to Open in Sykesville READ MORE
9/5/2014 - Howard County Government and Town of Sykesville to Open South Branch Park Playground READ MORE
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

Fishing

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.
Centennial Park South - Pavilion E
RP9152.101    Sep 22   5:30-7 PM   M

RP9152.103    Oct 6   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,
contact
Dawn Thomas, 410-313-4623.