Please check our main Recreation & Parks webpage for all updates. Please call our inclement weather lines about the status of camps, programs, events, facilities, and parks: www.howardcountymd.gov/inclementweatherlines.
Join us for an all-day program to keep your child safely engaged with their peers while schools are currently not in session. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of crafts, active activities, games and more! Program is licensed through the MSDE Office of Childcare; Specific Documentation required to participate. Participants, with proper technology, will have the opportunity to complete virtual learning and work sessions. Temperature Checks and a Health Screening are required daily for admission to program. Click here to register.
RecZone Program Press Release (August 26, 2020)
RecZone Program Press Release (August 12, 2020)
RecZone's COVID-19 Guidelines (August 10, 2020)
Registration is now open for both Howard County residents and non-Howard County Families.
Dates and Fees
RecZone is a recreational licensed childcare program; this program is not part of the Howard County Public School System but rather a childcare program that is being permitted in each school. This childcare program is a self-sustaining program and is not funded by tax-payer money.
Parents who have already registered for RecZone from September 8 to December 31, 2020 will receive a credit to their Recreation & Parks account for the difference in pricing.
Below are three options you may be able to utilize.
You can sign up for whatever weeks you need care. You do NOT need to sign up for the entire month. Please remember registration is requried for each individual week.
Yes. The program is first-come, first-served.
At a minimum, all refund requests are subject to a 20% administrative fee. Additional fees may be assessed to recover costs associated with the program. There are no refunds for missed sessions.
Below are the tentative locations (they are subject to change).
We will work with you to ensure that your child is “on time” for their virtual check in. For example, you may arrive at 8:45 a.m. to begin the check-in procedure.
No. You can sign up at the location that is most convenient (as long as space is available).
The Columbia Association is providing a program at Columbia locations. Please click here for more information on their program.