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: https://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty (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 & Parks7120 Oakland Mills RoadColumbia, MD 21046
Howard County Recreation & Parks Headquarters7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia (8 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday)
Gary J. Arthur Community Center2400 Route 97, Cooksville (8 AM-8 PM, Monday-Saturday; 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday)
North Laurel Community Center9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel (8 AM-8 PM, Monday-Saturday; 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday)
Robinson Nature Center6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia (9 AM-5 PM, Wednesday-Saturday; Noon-5 PM, Sunday)
Roger Carter Community Center3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City (7 AM-10 PM, Monday-Saturday; 7 AM-9 PM, Sunday)