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Carroll County Recreation Programs

8 park districts and recreation departments offer recreation activities, including sports and special events, for Carroll County residents. The Carroll County overview appears on this page, others are available off-line from Metro Profiles. Note: Metro Profiles references recreation department websites to compile recreation overviews.




Carroll County Dept. of Recreation and Parks 300 S Center St, Rm. 229 Westminster MD 21157 410-386-2103

Carroll County offers recreation programs for youth, adults, and senior adults, including arts/crafts activities, home/garden programs, fitness/wellness classes, youth/family programs, bus trips, and special events. Several recreation councils, all with offices at the county recreation department, offer programs in their specific local areas. Winfield Recreation Council, 410-875-0431, offers aerobics, slimnastics, team sports, cheerleading, karate, square dancing, summer playground, and wrestling. Woodbine Recreation Council, 301-829-2348, offers art, basketball, Easter egg hunt, fitness, karate, knitting, softball, Tai Chi, yoga and volleyball. Freedom Area Recreation Council, 410-549-6296, uses the facilities of the local elementary, middle, and high schools for its programs, along with South Carroll Senior Activities Center and the Carrolltown Center Community Room. Youth activities (age 3 & up) include team sports, cheerleading, baton and pompom, lacrosse, dance (ballet, tap, jazz), aerobics, Tae-Kwon-Do, ceramics, drama, and preschool aerobics. Youth summer programs include recreational summer day camp, and specialty camps (sports, drama, baton and pompom, band). Adult activities include yoga, team sports (men's slow and fast pitch softball, coed volleyball, men's basketball), aerobics, Tae-Kwon-Do, Tai-Chi, and ceramics. Central Carroll Recreation Council, 410-871-1020, offers youth and adult karate, adult men's basketball, youth football/cheerleading, youth fall co-ed travel and in-house soccer, girls' spring soccer, youth lacrosse, horseback riding safety, adult fitness, youth baseball and softball, youth ballet/tap/jazz classes, youth and adult computer learning club, drama/theater workshop class, Creative Memories class, tumbling, art camp, volleyball and an annual Easter Egg Hunt. West Carroll Recreation Council, 410-775-1506, focuses exclusively on youth, offering team sports, cheerleading, karate, lacrosse, baseball camp, weightlifting, and wrestling. Westminster Area Recreation Council, 410-795-8422, offers aerobics (JaK Works and Heartlight), band, baseball, boys' travel basketball, girls' basketball, girls' (league & summer camp), clogging, golf (all levels), gymnastics, horse care and riding, majorette corps, rugby, running (with the Westminster Roadrunners), soccer, square dancing, swimming, Tae Kwon Do instruction, volleyball, walking (with the Piedmont Pacers), wrestling, and yoga. Charles Carroll Recreation Council, 410-751-9584, emphasizes affordable sports programs and recreation services and sponsors a College Scholarship Program for two graduating seniors from the Union Mills/Silver Run area or ones who have participated in this recreation council's program. North Carroll Recreation Council, 410-239-3814, offers indoor and outdoor team sports, cheerleading, youth lacrosse, drama, gymnastics, swing dancing, ballet (age 3 & up), aerobic dancing; square dancing; wrestling, summer playground, karate, horseback riding lessons, and camps (soccer; field hockey; girl's lacrosse; boys and girls basketball, X-tra Innings baseball). Specialized recreation councils include Seniors In Action Recreation Council, which focuses on leisure services for active, independent senior citizens in Carroll County; Carroll County Equestrian Council, 410-848-7208, which maintains an equestrian center with two full-size rings and a cross-country course located off Grimville Rd in Mt Airy, and offers trail rides, Scout programs, trail maintenance/work day opportunities, guest speakers at monthly meetings on equine related topics, and membership with benefits; Therapeutic Recreation Council, 410-386-2604, which offers adult activities including bowling, basketball, water therapy, Special Olympic track and field training, art programs, and Wild Ones for ages 26 and older; and youth programs, including bowling, swimming, summer day camp, art instruction, soccer, basketball, and Turtles preschool swim; and Carroll County Arts Council, a membership based organization which operates the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster that includes an art gallery, a 263-seat theater, and art classrooms. The Arts Council regularly offers films and concerts to the public, rents the facility to local performers and cultural organizations, sponsors a musical instrument bank for students enrolled or about to enroll in an instrumental music program at their school, and offers a variety of classes and camps for students. Recreational facilities in Carroll County include Westminster Skate Park, Tuc Rd and Locust St (rear of City Hall), 410-848-9000 or 410-848-4883, Carroll Gymnastics Center at Four Seasons Sports Complex, 2710 Hampstead Mexico Road in Hampstead, 410-374-8655, Carroll County Sports Complex, 2225 Littlestown Pike in Westminster, 410-857-4832, and Piney Run Nature Center, 30 Martz Road in Sykesville, 410-795-6043 or 410-795-3274. Westminster Skate Park provides facilities for skateboarding and in-line skating. Carroll Gymnastics Center offers year-round classes for boys and girls, including Mom & Me (1 1/2 to 3 years), Preschool (3 to 5 years), Boys and Girls Basics (6 years and up), Cheerleading (6 years and up), and Adult (ages 16 and up). Boys and Girls Intermediate and Advanced classes are available by invitation, as well as a girl's competitive team. Carroll County Sports Complex provides facilities for sports leagues and tournaments, and offers organized sports programs, including softball, baseball, soccer, flag football, and basketball. Piney Run Nature Center offers programs for all ages, from toddler through senior citizen, including. Nature Camp (K-8), Mother Nature programs (ages 3-10 with a parent), Holiday Craft Workshops, field trips; Apple Festival, Herb Festival, kayak lessons and programs, family camp-over, year-round environmental programs for school and community groups, and Junior volunteer programs (ages 12-18). The center features dozens of exhibits, including live reptiles, injured hawks, vultures, and owls, with naturalists available to answer questions, lead hikes, and present programs. The nature center offers reciprocal benefits with Bear Branch Nature Center. Piney Run Recreation and Conservation Council, 225 N Center St in Westminster, helps Piney Run Park and Nature Center by providing volunteer hours, financial assistance, and advice for programs and exhibits related to conservation, outdoor recreation, and nature.


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