Montgomery County Recreation Deapartment

August 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation’s COVID Corps Creating Jobs for Young People

Montgomery County Department of Recreation has hired more than 100 young people, ages 16 to 23, for its COVID Corps summer job program. The COVID Corps is deployed throughout the county to help with coronavirus testing, food security initiatives, community outreach, tech mentoring, operational recovery, special projects, and more. COVID Corps members are $14 an […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 12 in Montgomery County

May 12 means we celebrate Limerick Day. We do it the MyMCMedia way. By sharing five things, this MoCo day brings, of information you may want to relay. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1:15 p.m. There will be public hearings at 1:30 p.m. about special appropriation to Montgomery County Public […]

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May 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation Facilities Remain Closed Until Further Notice

Montgomery County Recreation facilities will remain closed until further notice. The news comes after Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday some outdoor activities will resume Thursday morning. Hogan’s executive order includes the reopening of state beaches, parks, and playgrounds at the discretion of local governments. Although residents are allowed to utilize certain outdoor areas surrounding county […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In White Oak, Community Participates in Racial Equity Forum

Dozens of people came out to the Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at the White Oak Recreation Center on Wednesday. MyMCMedia spoke to Council President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Evan Glass about why Montgomery County has been organizing these forums. Here’s a look at how the event went down. Seven of the […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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July 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

photo of East County Recreation Center

East County Community Recreation Center Closes Thursday Due to A/C Problems

The East County Community Recreation Center, located at 3310 Gateshead, Silver Spring, is closed to the general public Thursday due to problems with the air conditioning system. For information about the Summer Fun Center at this center, contact 240.777.6800. Check the County’s website for updates, here.   #Breaking! The East County Community Recreation Center is closed for […]

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April 1, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Wheaton Community Recreation Center to Close on April 1

The Wheaton Community Recreation Center will close for the final time on Friday, April 1 at 5 p.m. After years of the planning, residents will soon have a new library and recreation center to use once construction begins on the new building. Find out more in this County Report This Week video. The closure is part […]

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