montgomery county recreation

August 26, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer of Peace Event: The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Street Outreach Network will host the 2021 Summer of Peace event today at the Plum Gar Community Recreation Center in Germantown from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. […]

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August 23, 2021 | Staff Writer

Photos: Pooch Pool Party at Upper County in Gaithersburg

With summer winding down, everyone’s trying to squeeze in some last minute fun…including dogs. Over the weekend, the Recreation Department hosted a Pooch Pool Party at Upper County Outdoor Pool in Gaithersburg. As you can imagine, watching the furry friends frolic in the water was a sight to behold. MyMCM’s Julia Nikhinson snapped some pics of […]

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August 6, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Recreation Senior Centers Enter New Phase Of Reopening

Montgomery County Recreation Senior Centers moved into another phase of reopening this week. The White Oak, Wheaton, and North Potomac locations joined the list of the seven Senior Centers across the county that are now open five days a week. Next will be the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center located in Silver Spring – which will […]

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August 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Recreation Department Extends Summer Camps at Six Community Centers 

The Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) Department extended summer camp programs at select recreation centers to serve families that benefit from the department’s financial assistance program. Per a release from the county, the following centers will extend camps, to begin Monday, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16: East County Community Center (Silver Spring) Good Hope Community Center […]

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July 29, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Maryland Senior Olympics Registration Opens

Maryland Seniors can go for the gold. Seniors can now register for events hosted through October. Seniors will be divided into age groups to compete in a variety of sports including archery, track and field, swimming and more.  Maryland participants may also advance to the national competition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in May 2022.  Participants […]

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July 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Minimum Wage Increase: County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by State and local officials, along with workers and community leaders, to celebrate the increase of the minimum wage that goes into effect today. At noon, the event will take place […]

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June 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Centros para Personas de la Tercera Edad Reabrirán en todo el Condado a Partir del 14 de Junio

Los centros para personas de la tercera edad, en todo el condado de Montgomery, reabrirán a partir del 14 de junio. De los siete centros, las locaciones de Wheaton y White Oak seguirán siendo lugares de vacunación COVID-19, por ahora. El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, desglosa qué instalaciones brindarán servicios para personas mayores en […]

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June 3, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Senior Centers Will Reopen Throughout Montgomery County Starting June 14

Senior centers throughout Montgomery County will reopen starting June 14. Of the seven county senior centers, the Wheaton and White Oak locations will remain COVID-19 vaccination sites for now. County Executive Marc Elrich breaks down which facilities will provide in-person senior services.   According to a Montgomery County Recreation Department press release: The Holiday Park […]

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May 27, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 27, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.MCPS Community Update: Montgomery County Public Schools recently released a community message with information about fall reopening plans, mask-wearing requirements, vaccinations, summer school, and the Virtual Academy. Click here for more details. Please read this community message for information on fall […]

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April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery County Observes Autism Awareness Month

Montgomery Parks is celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month throughout April with engaging programs, activities and mini-events with the focus of “sharing positive, respectful and accurate information about autism while informing the community about the variety of resources available in Montgomery County.” “It is so important to provide inclusive parks and programming to welcome individuals […]

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