South Germantown Recreational Park

April 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery Parks Receives $1.6 Million from State to Improve Parks

Montgomery Parks, which is a part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, received $1.63 million in bond bill funding from the state to pay for trail and bridge projects, playground replacements and Americans with Disabilities enhancements. “I am thrilled that our state legislators successfully secured millions in state aid for critical park projects,” […]

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April 13, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Montgomery Parks to Expand Powerline Trail from Germantown to Bethesda

Montgomery Parks will expand the Powerline Trail to connect South Germantown Recreational Park and Cabin John Regional Park. The park service has received $10 million in funding from the state of Maryland to make renovations to the Powerline Trail. The path currently is six miles of natural terrain that connects South Germantown Recreational Park to […]

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September 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Gets First Cricket Field

Cricket is the second-most popular sport in the world, and on Saturday Montgomery County’s first full-size cricket field opened at South Germantown Recreational Park.  Good morning! We are at South Germantown Recreational Park to officially open our NEW cricket field. — Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) September 14, 2019 The field is about 400 feet long, […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 31. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then thunderstorms later in the day. Here’s the forecast. Here’s five things to know: 1. Council Committee Work: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation for a roundtable discussion. The committee is chaired by Councilmember Hans […]

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May 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Parks Expect Solar Array to Save on Energy

Montgomery Parks “flipped the switch” Wednesday in a ceremony to mark the addition of a pair of solar arrays powering county parks. The panels — at South Germantown Recreational and Rock Creek parks — have been providing power since about March. And the deal with Standard Solar should net the park system savings. Tony Clifford, […]

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March 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

The Planning Board Approves Solar Arrays For County Parks in Germantown, Rockville

The Montgomery County Planning Board approved on March 12 two solar arrays proposed for South Germantown Recreational and Rock Creek Regional Parks to reduce the county’s carbon footprint. Each array is about five acres. The Planning Board voted 4-0 in favor of the placement of the commission’s first solar arrays in the county. Commissioner Norman […]

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February 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

Solar Arrays Proposed for County Parks in Germantown, Rockville

Montgomery County may soon have its first parkland solar arrays. The two arrays are proposed for South Germantown Recreational and Rock Creek Regional Park to reduce the county’s carbon footprint. Each array is proposed to be about five acres. Montgomery Parks staff evaluated approximately 135 park owned properties from an inventory of more than 400 parks, […]

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