How to Register

Program fees are established by determining the cost of supplies; fees for instructors, rentals, registrations and program administration; and the price of marketing in order to deliver high-quality programs at an affordable price. 


Online registration opens one day before other methods each season: (an online account is required and may take up to 48 hours to approve). 


Phone registration is available from 8 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday: 410-313-7275 (voice/relay) 




Howard County Recreation & Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046


Howard County Recreation & Parks Headquarters
7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia (8 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday)

Gary J. Arthur Community Center
2400 Route 97, Cooksville (8 AM-8 PM, Monday-Saturday; 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday)

North Laurel Community Center
9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel (8 AM-8 PM, Monday-Saturday; 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday)

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia (9 AM-5 PM, Wednesday-Saturday; Noon-5 PM, Sunday)

Roger Carter Community Center
3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City (7 AM-10 PM, Monday-Saturday; 7 AM-9 PM, Sunday)