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Introduction

Montgomery County Recreation partners with Montgomery County Public Schools to provide quality, no to low cost out-of-school time opportunities for youth and families. Our recreation activities and services allow youth and teens to make the most of their time outside of school. Through these various outlets, we help young people to become healthier, gain leadership experience, develop career skills and connect with caring adult role models.

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Upcoming Events

AFTERSCHOOL & SPECIAL PROGRAMS:

Montgomery County Recreation offers a variety of afterschool programs for elementary, middle and high school aged youth, both at community recreation centers and within school locations.

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Elementary

Excel Beyond the Bell Elementary

12 Current Locations: Burnt Mills, South Lake, Harmony Hills, Gaithersburg, JoAnn Leleck, Oak View, Weller Road, Whetstone, Roscoe Nix, New Hampshire Estates, Cresthaven, Wheaton Woods. Students in grades 1-6 are referred into the programs at each location

Club Adventure
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Middle

Excel Beyond the Bell Middle

8 Current Locations: Clemente, Neelsville, Forest Oak, Montgomery Village, Key, Argyle, Shannon & Loiederman.

Registration is open to all students attending each school location

RecXtra

16 Current Locations: Rocky Hill, Parkland, Silver Spring Intl, Sligo, MLK, Hallie Wells, White Oak, Wood, Redland, Briggs Chaney, Rosa Parks, Kingsview, John Poole, Banneker, Farquhar, Takoma Park

Registration is open to all students attending each school location

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High

RecZone

4 Current Locations: Blair, Springbrook, Watkins Mill & Kennedy

Registration is open to all students attending each school location

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Special Programs

Kids Day Out

Soccer4Change

Students in Middle & High Schools are referred into this program that offers a Fall & Spring Soccer League

Special Programs

VOLUNTEER & YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Whether you are looking for a meaningful way to give back to the community -- either as an individual or part of a group -- are seeking new experiences and skills, or need to fulfill Student Service Learning (SSL) requirements, there is a Recreation volunteer opportunity that will suit your interests and needs. Montgomery County Recreation also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals ages 15 and up who are interested in working in recreation programs and services located around the county.

TeenWorks

Students are eligible to sign up for the volunteer program at age 14 and earn student service learning hours for their time

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Employment

Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals ages 15 and up who are interested in working in recreation programs and services located around the county.

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Summer, Sports, Camps and Recreation

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SUMMER

Montgomery County Recreation offers summer camps and programs to meet the needs and interest of young people of all ages.

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 RECREATION CLASSES

Discover hundreds of exciting classes, clinics, and workshops we offer throughout Montgomery County!

  • Montgomery County Recreation provides accessible recreation, leisure skills and personal development activities for individuals with disabilities through adaptive programs and inclusion.
  • Therapeutic Rec Home - Department of Recreation - Montgomery County, Maryland (montgomerycountymd.gov)
  • RecAssist - MCR’s financial assistance program to support Recreation services fees
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    SPORTS

    MCR currently offers basketball, flag football and ultimate frisbee sport leagues for youth and a variety of other sports-based camps and clinics.

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    COMMUNITY GROUPS & PARTNERS

    Montgomery County Recreation offers unique opportunities for customers(families, students, PTA groups, etc) to design their own recreation classes and activities