Roger Carter Community Center
The pool heater is down. The water temperature is 75 degrees, normally we strive to maintain water temperatures between 78-84 degrees. Staff are working to fix the heater, please call the front desk for an update. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Pardon our progress as we renovate our parking lots. Visit Parking Paver Installation for more details. It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes early to ensure that you make it on time for your scheduled program.
3000 Milltowne Drive
(formally Mt. Ida Drive)
Ellicott City, MD 21043
GPS Coordinates: Decimal Degrees
6 AM-10 PM, Monday - Friday
7 AM-10 PM, Saturday
7 AM-9 PM, Sunday
Closed in 2015: Jan 1, Apr 5, Nov 26-27, Dec 25
Closing at 5 PM in 2015: May 25, July 4, Sep. 7, Dec. 24, Dec. 31
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.
Ages 60+: $4
Ages 3-59: $5
Ages 2 and Under: FREE
All patrons entering the facility must have a Center Membership, Fit4U Membership or pay the daily admission rate, unless they are a participant in a Recreation & Parks program. This includes parents/guardians who are supervising their children at the swimming pool.
The Center Membership gives you access to the three Community Centers. These memberships provide patrons access to the gymnasium and walking track only. For access to the fitness room and/or swimming pool please see the Fit4U Membership packages.
Annual Youth (3-15) $25 / $50 (NR)
Annual Adult (16+) $25 / $50 (NR)
Card Replacement Fee $10
Daily Center Pass $5
NR = Non Resident
For daily drop-in gymnasium and walking track hours, call 410-313-2764.
Assistant Pool Manager - Apply
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Apply
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
Information/Inclement Weather Line: 410-313-4452 (ext. 3)
Updated daily with open times and general announcements regarding Community Center activities.
Inclement Weather Policy: There are no refunds for cancellations due to inclement 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. 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.
This park was funded in part by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Program Open Space Grants.