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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

Directions:
PDF | Google Maps
 
Main Phone:
410-313-2764
Center Updates/Drop-in Line: 410-313-2764
(when prompted dial option 3)
Fax: 
410-313-2746
 Roger Carter Community Center 

Center Hours: 

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

Closed in 2016: Jan 1, Mar 27, Nov 24-25, and Dec 25
Closing at 5 PM in 2016: May 30, July 4, Sep 5, Dec 24, and Dec 31

  Aquatics  
Rentals/Party Packages   Fitness Opportunities 
Special Events   Rock Climbing  
Jan 11-Feb 14 Drop-in Schedule  Workout Log Card  
   

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 is a silver LEED-certified building.

Daily Admission:
All patrons entering the facility must pay the daily admission or have a valid membership, unless they are a participant in a Howard County Recreation & Parks program taking place at the center. This includes parents/guardians who are supervising their children at the swimming pool.
Ages 2 and Under:     FREE

Ages 3+:     $5
 

Center Memberships: 
The Center Membership gives you access to three community centers including Roger Carter, Gary J. Arthur, and North Laurel Community Center. These memberships provide patrons access to the gymnasium and walking track only. 

Membership   Resident Rate    Non Resident Rate  
Annual Youth (5+ yrs)*  $25   $50 
Annual Adult (16+ yrs)  $25   $50 
Card Replacement Fee      $10   $10 

*Must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old at all times; exceptions made during Teen Zone.  

 

Fit4U Memberships: (for ages 3-49)

The Fit4U Membership gives you access to three community centers including Roger Carter, Gary J. Arthur, and North Laurel Community Center. These memberships provide patrons access to the fitness and aerobics/dance rooms at open (non-class) times, use of the gymnasiums during open and drop-in programs, access to the game rooms, and access to the pool at Roger Carter. There are also discounts on center activities and events.

Membership   Individual Rate     Couples Rate*  
Ages 3-12**       
12 Months  $85     
6 Months  $55    
3 Months  $35     
1 Month  $15     
Ages 13-49***         
12 Months   $300  $575  
6 Months   $180  $340  
3 Months   $105  $200  
1 Month   $40  $75 
 *Couple = Two adults in same household
**Permitted use of pool, gymnasium and walking track. Must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old at all times; exceptions made during Teen Zone.
***Members ages 13-15 year olds must first complete a mandatory orientation with the fitness coordinator.
 

 

Go50+ Memberships: (for ages 50+)

The Go50+ membership packages are designed to enhance the quality of life for the 50+ adult population that lives, works and plays in Howard County. Howard County Recreation & Parks and Office on Aging partnered together to provide packages that are designed to give individuals access to meet their health and wellness needs.  

Package  Resident Rate   Nonresident Rate  
50+ Centers*  FREE  FREE  
Go50+ Fitness**  $75/year  $100/year  
Go50+ Pool***  $175/year   $225/year 

 

*Access to game rooms, gymnasiums, walking tracks, and wellness programs at Gary J. Arthur and N. Laurel Community Centers and all Howard County 50+ Centers.
**Access to all 50+ Center package benefits and fitness and dance/aerobics rooms at all three community centers and 50+ centers.
***Access to al 50+ Center and Fitness package benefits and access to the pool during open swim hours.

 

 

 Employment Opportunities:
Roger Carter is looking for mature and responsible team members who meet our core values! We are currently hiring for the following leadership positions:

Facility Leader I - Apply 

Facility Leader II - Apply
Assistant Pool Manager - Apply
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Apply
Swim Team Coach - 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
 
Inclement Weather Information: 

It is recommended that patrons call the Center Updates/Drop-in Line prior to arriving. There are no refunds for cancellations due to inclement weather.
 

Center Updates/Drop-in Line: 410-313-2764 (when prompted dial option 3)

Winter 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.

Thunder/Lightning: 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.