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Department ofRecreation and Parks

The Department of Recreation and Parks provides quality recreational and leisure opportunities to County residents and visitors via its parklands and open spaces, recreation and nature centers, and other specialized facilities.

About Our Initiatives to Improve Programs and Services

The Department of Recreation and Parks aims to modernize the delivery of its programs, advance equity and streamline services for all residents of Baltimore County via the launch of the CivicRec online platform, a Strategic Plan, and the Reimagine Recreation and Parks initiatives.

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Current Status

March 5, 2024


Recreation Centers

All programs and activities are operating on a normal schedule.


The Department of Recreation and Parks provides high quality, diverse and accessible programs and services that celebrate and build community through innovative, sustainable and inclusive recreation opportunities, partnerships and facilities. Through these, we aim to enhance the quality of life for all ages, cultures and abilities throughout Baltimore County.

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We are “ready to serve:”

  • Respect
  • Equity
  • Accountability
  • Diversity
  • Yes to Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Engagement
  • Responsive
  • Visionary
  • Excellence

Park Highlights

Many Baltimore County parks are also home to the following:

Participation and Weather Policies

These rules and policies should be followed at each park or facility to ensure a safe and fun visit for everyone.

Contact Us

Recreation and Parks

9831 Van Buren Lane
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.





Bob Smith