Montgomery County Recreation Department

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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January 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Recreation Department Releases Summer Camp Fair Dates

To help families choose summer camps that would best suit their children, the Montgomery County Recreation Department is hosting two summer camp fairs this winter. Families will have the chance to meet recreation staff, learn about financial aid, and register for summer camp, according to a news release. The fairs will be held from 12 […]

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July 24, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

“A” Divisionals – Memories at the Top of the MCSL (PHOTOS)

This weekend I left the early morning sunflower fields in Poolesville to the crowds gathering there and headed a few miles eastward to the Germantown Pool near Kingsview Middle School to briefly capture the top league swim teams – to find the pool and pool area packed. There are many great rising talent swimmers across […]

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May 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Department of Recreation to Host Youth Forum on May 10

It’s an event where youth in the county do the questioning. The Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting its annual Youth Summit on May 10 at Veterans Plaza. “It’s the third year we’re doing it,” Carmen Berrios Martinez, communications and public outreach coordinator for Montgomery County Recreation said. “This idea came from the County […]

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February 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. The Ninth Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair begins at 5 p.m. at Richard Montgomery High School. High school students and their parents can talk with dozens of colleges and universities. The event will also feature a workshop for middle school parents and students. […]

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June 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Power Outage Closes Recreation Office

The Montgomery County Recreation Department’s Administrative Office at 4010 Randolph Road has closed for the day due to the loss of electricity and phone service. All walk-in registrations will be available until 5 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton and the Plum Gar Community Recreation Center in Germantown. Holiday Park Senior Center […]

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September 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award (Video)

Montgomery County Recreation Department Director Gabriel Albornoz has received the National Football League’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. The award is presented by Courtyard by Marriott during Hispanic Heritage Month in all 32 NFL markets nationally. Albornoz was recognized onstage during a star-studded 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. […]

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