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Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks summer camps open for registration

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks PAL Recreation Centers will open for summer camp beginning Monday, July 6, at limited capacity. Spaces are still available for registration. Programs are free and open to participants ages 8 to 17 and will include active games, arts and crafts, outdoor athletics, life skills and other activities. All registrants will also …


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Angel Park to reopen on Friday

PERRY HALL, MD—A popular Perry Hall park will reopen this wekend. Angel Park announced that it would reopen to the public on Friday. Area parks have been reopening as restrictions continue to ease as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. “Angel Park reopens tomorrow,” said Councilman David Marks on Thursday.  “Many thanks to the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks for …


Baltimore County playgrounds, pavilions to begin reopening

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the state continues to advance through the stages of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that some additional outdoor recreational facilities will begin to open. On Friday afternoon, the Department of Recreation and Parks announced: RC/model plane areas are open Outdoor tennis courts are open Horseshoe pits are …

Rocky Point Beach in Essex to open this weekend

ESSEX, MD—There’s no need to travel to get a taste of the beach this Memorial Day weekend. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that Rocky Point Beach will be opening on Saturday, May 23rd. The beach will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and capacity will be limited. Groups will be limited to ten …

Department of Recreation and Parks to deploy ‘Social Distance Ambassadors’ to all Baltimore County parks

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Parks & Recreation issued an update on Friday afternoon with regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the pandemic, the department is not issuing any permits for organized activities at this time. In addition, “after consulting with the County Health Officer while using recommendations from the National Recreation and Parks Association …

Baltimore County reminds residents that parks remain open, playgrounds remain closed

UPDATE: County Executive Johnny Olszewski tweeted on Thursday, saying, “Beginning tomorrow (Friday), recreational fishing and boating will be open, as well as our tennis courts and disc golf courses. Please remember to keep your distance and avoid groups of 10 or more people.” Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County reminded residents on Thursday that all county parks remain open. …

Olszewski: National Guard to support meal distribution, Baltimore County implements hiring freeze

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced a series of aggressive new efforts to expand the county’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The Maryland Army National Guard will support food distribution efforts following a request from the county Baltimore County is significantly expanding the number of sites for Saturday meal distribution Olszewski has implemented a freeze …

Baltimore County launches mapping tools showing youth meal sites, locations offering carry-out/delivery

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced new resources to help residents locate food distribution sites and identify restaurants offering food pickup, carry-out, and delivery services. “As we continue to respond to this rapidly evolving situation, we have to make sure our residents can access fundamental necessities—especially food,” Olszewski said. “We will continue to work around the clock …