recreation department

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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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pike's Peak 10K & Kids Fun Run to be held Sunday April 29, 2012

Recreation Department Launches 100 Mile Challenge (VIDEO)

Are you ready to get up and move? Montgomery County is touting the 100 mile challenge, which begins on Jan. 26. The goal is to participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity. The program is self reporting, which means you are accountable for tracking your own miles. The goal is to complete 100 miles, […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park’s New School vs. Old School Basketball Game a Success (VIDEO)

A teen program run by the Takoma Park Recreation Department included a basketball game between the teens and city employees. The game was about a lot more than fitness. Take a look: Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television.

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series (VIDEO)

The Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark and the Blues Allstars at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz talked about the concert series on County Report This Week, below: The rest of the summer line-up includes: June 23—Rock & Roll […]

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May 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Shelter in Place Orders Lifted at All Schools

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools have lifted shelter in place orders for the five schools in the Aspen Hill area. Students at Parkland Middle, Strathmore Elementary, Georgian Forest Elementary, Brookhaven Elementary and Harmony Hills Elementary schools are being dismissed at the normal time.   All shelters-in-place have been lifted and school dismissals will continue on […]

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December 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Winter Parks and Recreation Programs Registration is Underway (VIDEO)

The winter issue of the Montgomery County Guide for Recreation and Parks is now available and registration for programs and classes is now underway. Find out more and register for classes at ActiveMontgomery online.

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day back to school for more than 156,000 students in Montgomery County and local police are reminding all of us to be safe. Send us your #backtoschool photos at pix@mymcmedia.org and we will post them on our website. […]

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August 29, 2015 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

A Rundown of Recreation Activities in September

Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation has a lot of activities and programs taking place in September. Cricket Anyone? We are looking for interested folks. Call 240.777.4936 to learn more.  September 2:  Dinner + Movie at Holiday Park Senior Center  5:30 p.m. Dinner $5.30, pre-registration is required. Check the front desk for menu options. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 […]

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April 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Recreation Department Honors Its Holiday Park Volunteers (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Holiday Park Senior Center staff to recognize volunteers at the center’s Volunteer Recognition event this week. At the ceremony, county officials recognized 138 individuals who provided more than 20,000 hours of volunteer service in 2014 to support the day-to-day operations of the Holiday Park Senior Center. Many of the […]

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