Director Gabriel Albornoz

May 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Pools Open on Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

Summer time is nearly here and pools around Montgomery County will soon offer residents a place to cool off. The County’s outdoor pools will officially open on Saturday, May 28th. Here’s a list of outdoor pools in Montgomery County: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; […]

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December 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Executive Leggett Leads Summit on Aging to Prioritize Needs of County Seniors (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett recently hosted the Summit on Aging in Silver Spring with experts and community members. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

“I Am a Jazz Fan” (Video)

There’s still a buzz in the air about the Silver Spring Jazz Festival. In this MyMCMedia extra, Gabriel Abornoz, the director of Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, said he is a jazz fan and he believes there is a hunger in the area for more events of this caliber. Take a look:

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September 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Recreation Director is Proud to Work for County (Video)

The Silver Spring Jazz Festival attracted thousands of music lovers to downtown Silver Spring for the free event in September. In this MyMCMedia extra, Recreation Director Gabriel Albornoz said the successful program and the diversity it attracts makes him proud to work for Montgomery  County.

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June 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Be Active Montgomery! Launches (Video)

Montgomery County launched the ‘Be Active Montgomery!’ campaign on June 8 at the South Germantown Recreation Park. The program is designed to promote overall health and wellness. Council Vice president Craig Rice was at the event that featured games, fitness, performances, QuickStart tennis, zumba, healthy food vendors and more. Recreation Director Gabriel Albornoz addressed the […]

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May 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Excel Beyond the Bell (Video)

A look at some positive youth development programs in Montgomery County after school dismisses: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 1, 2012 | Staff Writer

Excel Beyond the Bell (Video)

‘Excel Beyond the Bell’ program is a collaborative effort by Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County Recreation Department and others to provide after school programs for middle schoolers. Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr, Board of Education President Shirley Brandman and Recreation Director Gabriel Albornoz recently celebrated this program. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view […]

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September 11, 2012 | Staff Writer

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White Oak Senior Center

Montgomery County Recreation announces the opening of its fifth senior center located in the White Oak Community Recreation Center, 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring.  The center shares state-of-the-art amenities with the community center, including two full-size gymnasiums, spacious social hall and expansive art and crafts facilities. The senior center is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday […]

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June 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

Director of MoCo Recreation Department Gabriel Abornoz

County Summer Camps (Video)

Montgomery County offers dozens of summer camps for kids of all ages and interests. Financial help is also available. Take a look. For financial assistance, visit the Montgomery County Recreation Department website. Applications will be accepted starting June 19th.

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