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County Parks’ Athletic Fields to Open April 1

muddy athletic fields 450x280Montgomery Parks will open all athletic fields tomorrow, April 1. This includes fields in parks, at elementary and middle schools as well as Blair and Blake High School fields.

The field openings were delayed from the initial date of March 15 due to conditions created by this year’s unusually harsh winter weather.

Updates on field conditions will be provided via the Parks’ rainout line at 301.765.8787. Lines are updated at 7 a.m. when fields are permitted for morning and afternoon play, and at 3 p.m. when there is permitted evening play. Parents and coaches should call this line if they have questions about field openings. Updates are also available via text notifications from Alert Montgomery. To register for notifications please visit

Montgomery Parks maintains close to 300 fields for public games, practices and walk-on play. For information about field locations, scheduling and permitting and rules and regulations please visit:


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