montgomery county recreation

November 13, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Montgomery County Recreation Lowers Capacity at Indoor Swimming Pools

In compliance with the latest public health guidance and Executive Order 122-20, no more than 25 individuals may be in a Montgomery County indoor aquatic facility at any time effective today at 5 p.m., according to a Montgomery County Recreation Department press release. This number includes staff, instructors and swimmers. To achieve this new mandate, […]

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October 15, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Wheaton Revitalization Project Completed On Time; Building Will House Over 900 Employees

The Wheaton Revitalization Project has been completed on time and within budget after three years of construction. The project provides a government office building, below-ground parking garage, and town square as part of the Revitalization Strategy for downtown Wheaton. The new office building, located at 2425 Reedie Drive in Wheaton, has been under development since […]

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October 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 8, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1. Virtual Regional Forum: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will hold a series of virtual budget forums about the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Operating Budget and the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) priorities. One of the  regional forums will be held today with the […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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September 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Indoor Public Pool Reservation System To Launch Next Week

A new pool reservation system designed to provide an easier experience is set to launch next week, according to Montgomery County Recreation officials. The new system will begin on Monday, September 28, for pool reservations made for October 5 or later. It will be used to make reservations at the county’s four indoor aquatic centers. Currently, Montgomery […]

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September 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

County Council Approves $1.5 million for Youth Sports Initiative

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved separate special appropriations to support the Youth Sports Initiative during a session on Tuesday. Today the council passed more than $1.5 million dollars in funding to support the Youth Sports Initiative which is designed to bring sports programming to underserved youth and families in our community. @albornoz_gabe @RicePolitics @MoCoRec #youthsports […]

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September 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation’s Outdoor Pool Season to Continue Through Oct. 4

Montgomery County Recreation Department announced that its outdoor pool season will continue through Oct. 4. Normally Montgomery County opens its seven outdoor pools over Memorial Day Weekend and they close after Labor Day Weekend. This summer, however, pools weren’t allowed to open until Montgomery County entered its second coronavirus reopening phase. So, Montgomery County’s pools […]

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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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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

3 Food Distribution Events Happening Saturday

Three food distribution events are scheduled for Saturday, August 8. Two in Silver Spring and one in Germantown. All three will begin at 10 a.m. and operate until noon. The first in Silver Spring, taking place at Francis Scott Key Middle School at 910 Schindler Drive, is a drive-thru style “grab & go.” They have […]

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July 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Abren Inscripciones para Programas de Verano al Aire Libre en Montgomery

La inscripción ya está abierta para programas de verano al aire libre a través del Departamento de Recreación del condado de Montgomery. Los programas, programados para comenzar el 1 de agosto, incluyen clases de deportes, danza, ejercicio y bienestar dirigidos a un rango de edades y niveles de habilidad. We’re offering outdoor programs and classes […]

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