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North Laurel Community Center

9411 Whiskey Bottom Road
Laurel, MD 20723

Ballfield Parking:
9260 North Laurel Road
Laurel, MD 20723

Main Phone: 410-313-0390

Office on Aging: 410-313-0380

Fax: 240-568-3030

Inclement Weather: 410-313-4452 (updated daily with open gym time and general announcements)

Center Hours:

8 AM–9 PM, Monday-Saturday

9 AM–6 PM, Sunday

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

The North Laurel Community Center is one of Howard County's newest community centers, built to serve the southeastern portion of the county. The facility is shared by the Departments of Recreation & Parks, Health, and Police and the Office on Aging. Features include a fitness room, commercial kitchen, double gymnasium, pre-school classrooms, multi-purpose rooms, senior activity room, and so much more.


Drop-In Activities

Drop-In Fun

Children 15 years and under require adult supervision in the facility. Children 12-15 years old require adult supervision in the facility, except during after-school TeenZone program (Center Membership required). For info and to confirm time, call 410-313-0390. 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.

Basketball (16 yrs +) 6-7 PM Tuesdays 

Join other athletes of all ability levels. Games are self-officiated.

Basketball (50 yrs +) 10 AM-noon Monday

Join other athletes 50+ of all ability levels. Games are self-officiated.

Billiards (18 yrs +) 10AM - 2PM Tuesday

Rack'em up and come play some pool!

Pickleball (16 yrs +) 9 AM-noon Friday

Learn and practice your pickleball skills. This sport is fun and combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong.

Ping Pong (16 yrs +) Noon-4 PM Saturday

Social Sandbox 10 -11 AM Thursday

Meet friendly local moms to talk about the kids and have fun! Takes place in the gym. Chaperone must be at least 16 years old.

Stroller Moms & Friends 8-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday 

Bring a friend, your stroller and the babies and get some exercise walking our indoor track. Chaperone must be at least 16 years old.

TeenZone (12 yrs - 15 yrs) 2:30-5:30 PM M-Friday

Come shoot hoops, play billiards, ping pong and games. Or just come and hang out!

Toddler Time 9:30-11:30 AM Tuesday

Bring your little ones indoors to play with push toys, hula hoops, tunnels and other gross motor skill activities. Through interactive play children develop motor skills and social skills.

Volleyball (Family & 16 yrs +) 5:30-7 PM Thursday

Join other athletes of various ability levels. Games are self-officiated.

Membership

Center Memberships (for all ages)
The Center Membership gives you access to three community centers including North Laurel, Gary J. Arthur, and Roger Carter 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 North Laurel, Gary J. Arthur, and Roger Carter 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
**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 be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old and must first complete a mandatory orientation for fitness room use;
supervision exceptions made during Teen Zone.

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 all 50+ Center and Fitness package benefits and access to the Roger Carter pool during open swim hours.

Rentals & Party Packages

Rentals

North Laurel Community Center offers room rentals, party packages and a pavilion option. Rental areas can be used for parties, special events, business meetings, and other activities. To view more information about our rentals and party packages please view the Facility Rental Guide and Frequently Asked Questions. Please view the rental "blackout" dates for dates no longer available or with limited availability at our center.  

NLCC Rental Guide

Rental FAQs

Rental "Blackout" Dates 2016

Fitness

Center Events

50+ Center

For information about the 50+ Center at the North Laurel Community Center please call 410-313-0380.

Inclement Weather Policy


It is recommended that patrons call the Center Updates/Drop-in Line prior to arriving.

Status line (Center updates, drop-in times, inclement weather): 410-313-4452 (when prompted dial option 5)

Winter Weather: If Howard County schools open one hour late, the center will strive to 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 listed above to confirm the center's status when schools are closed.

Inclement Weather Policy for Rentals: If the North Laurel Community Center closes due to inclement weather (i.e. snow, ice), you will be completely refunded or we will make every effort to reschedule your event. However, if the North Laurel Community Center is open, but you decide not to show for your scheduled event it will be treated as a rental cancellation and we will retain the rental fee and security deposit. 

Employment

Please contact the North Laurel Community Center front desk to inquire about current position openings, 410-313-0390.

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Contact Information:

Matt Madera, Facility Director
410-313-0456
mmadera@howardcountymd.gov

Tessa Hurd, Assistant Facility Director
410-313-0457
thurd@howardcountymd.gov

Ashley Jones, Facility Coordinator
410-313-0459
amjones@howardcountymd.gov