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Department of Recreation and Parks

Director: Roslyn Johnson
9831 Van Buren Lane
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
Phone: 410-887-3871
Fax: 410-825-3305
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • A Baltimore County park.
  • Kids practicing soccer.
  • A trail sign.
  • A volunteer coach and her softball team.

Leap into 2022 with Parker the Frog

Parker the Frog

To participate in the Parker the Frog campaign:

  1. Print, cut out or color Parker the Frog (PDF) to bring with you on adventures to County Parks.
  2. Share your our Facebook or Twitter using #InMyOwnParkyard.
  3. Email your picture to to enter to win a prize. One entry valid per park per email address.

Current Operating Status

August 7, 2022 7:13 PM


Recreation Centers

All recreation programs and activities are operating on a normal schedule.

For information regarding weather cancellation policies, review our inclement weather policies.

Programs and Locations

The Department of Recreation and Parks is dedicated to:

Additional Resources

  • 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation PlanThe Department is currently developing the plan, which will help guide priorities over the next five years. Learn more about the 2017 plan.
  • Master Plan 2030Planning for Master Plan 2030 has started, learn more about the process and how to become involved.
  • Creation of the Oregon Ridge Master Plan—In order to improve the park's features and ensure that Oregon Ridge continues to serve residents, the Department has initiated a master planning process.
  • Learn more about the Board of Recreation and Parks.
  • Watch the informational meeting with Go Ape USA, held on May 12, 2022.

Upcoming Events

Select an event below to learn more or view the full calendar.

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