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Montgomery County -- Recreation


At Cabin John or Wheaton Regional parks, visitors can ride scale models of an 1863 train through miles of scenic woodlands. Party room rentals are available at both train stations. Visit www.MontgomeryParks.org or call 301-650-2880 for information.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
9500 Brunett Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20901
301-495-2595
www.MontgomeryParks.org

General Information
301-495-2595
www.montgomeryparks.org

Permits, reservations
301-495-2595
www.montgomeryparks.org

Ball field reservations
240-777-2701

Group picnic areas
301-495-2595

Park Police
Emergency — 301-949-3010
Nonemergency — 301-949-8010

Volunteer services for Montgomery Parks
301-495-2504

For information, visit the Montgomery County website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec.

Nature programs on a variety of subjects are held indoors and outdoors for all ages — individuals or groups. Many programs are free but reservations are required. Call for information on summer camps for children and adults.



Aquatic centers, swimming pools, water parks

Bethesda Pool

6300 Little Falls Parkway & Hillandale Road
Bethesda, MD 20815
301-652-1598


Gaithersburg Aquatic Center (closed for repairs)

2 Teachers Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-258-6345
www.gaithersburgmd.gov


Germantown Indoor Swim Center

18000 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
240-777-6830


Germantown Outdoor Pool

18905 Kingsview Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
240-777-8067


Long Branch Pool

8700 Piney Branch Road
Silver Spring, MD 20912
301-431-5700


Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center

1201 Jackson Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904
240-777-8060


Montgomery Aquatic Center

5900 Executive Blvd.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
240-777-8070


Olney Indoor Swim Center

16605 Georgia Ave.
Olney, MD 20832
340-777-4995


Rockville Swim and Fitness Center

355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8750
www.rockvillemd.gov/swimcenter


Upper County Outdoor Pool

8211 Emory Grove Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-840-2446


Water Park at Bohrer Park

512 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-258-6445
www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-gaithersburg/city-facilities/water-park-at-bohrer-park


Western County Outdoor Pool

20151 Fisher Ave.
Poolesville, MD 20837
301-349-2217


Wheaton/Glenmont Pool

12621 Dalewood Drive
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-929-5460





Boys and girls clubs

Boys & Girls Club of Germantown

19910 S. Frederick Road
Germantown, MD 20876
301-353-9600
www.bgcgwmd.org


Boys & Girls Club of Silver Spring

1300 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301-593-4600
www.bgcgw.org


Olney Boys and Girls Community Sports Association

P.O. Box 2
Olney, Md 20830
301-570-3990
www.obgc.com
President: Dan Dionisio

Director: Ken Bradford

Offers sports teams and recreation opportunities for youth.





Camping

Little Bennett Campground

Little Bennett Regional Park
23705 Frederick Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-528-3430
www.littlebennettcampground.com


Robert C. McDonell Campground

Cabin John Regional Park
7701 Tuckerman Lane
Potomac, MD 20854
Permit Office: 301-495-2525
www.MontgomeryParks.org





Children's activities

Cabin John Adventure Playground

7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-299-0024
www.MontgomeryParks.org


Good Hope Sprayground

14715 Good Hope Road
Silver Spring, MD 20905
240-777-8060
www.Montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


Hadley’s Playground — Falls Road Local Park

12600 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
301-299-0024
www.MontgomeryParks.org


South Germantown Recreational Park

18056 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-601-3581
Miniature golf: 301-670-4680
www.MontgomeryParks.org
Miniature golf: www.splashandgolf.com
Recreational park with children's activities and miniature golf


South Germantown Splash Playground

18056 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-601-3580
301-601-3581
www.splashandgolf.com


Wheaton Adventure Playground

2000 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-680-3803
www.MontgomeryParks.org





Conference centers

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

5701 Marinelli Road
North Bethesda, MD 20852
301-822-9200
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasbn-bethesda-north-marriott-hotel-and-conference-center


The Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center

9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
301-738-6059
www.shadygrove.umd.edu/conference-center





Department of Recreation regional offices

Down County Recreation Regional Office

11315 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
240-777-6900
Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights, Potomac, West Silver Spring


East County Recreation Regional Office

3950 Ferrara Drive
Wheaton, MD 20906
240-777-4980
Briggs Chaney, Burtonsville, Fairland, Northeast Silver Spring


Friends of Recreation

4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902
240-777-4920
www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec
Friends of Recreation was formed in 2003 and is an affiliate of the tax-exempt Community Foundation. Friends of Recreation seek to encourage and obtain private sector support and funding for Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s public recreation programs, services and facilities.


Mid-County Recreation Regional Office

3950 Ferrara Drive
Wheaton, MD 20906
240-777-4930
Aspen Hill, Brookeville, Olney, Sandy Spring, Silver Spring, Wheaton


Upcounty Region Community Recreation Service Center

12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, MD 20874
240-777-6940
Damascus, Darnestown, Dufief/Travilah, Montgomery Village, Poolesville, Redland, Upper Montgomery County





Dog parks

Cabin John Dog Park

10900 Westland Drive
Bethesda, MD 20854
301-765-8620


Green Park

151 Bickerstaff Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-258-6350


King Farm Dog Park

Mattie J. T. Stepanek Park
1800 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8700


Olney Manor Dog Park

16601 Georgia Ave.
Olney, MD 20832
301-774-6255


Ridge Road Dog Park

21155 Frederick Road
Germantown, MD 20876
301-972-6581


Wheaton Regional Dog Park

11717 Orebaugh Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
301-680-3803





Driving range

Olney Golf Park

3414 Emory Church Road
Olney, MD 20832
301-570-6600
www.olneygolfpark.com


South Germantown Driving Range

18045 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-670-4670
www.sgdrivingrange.com


Waters Landing Driving Range

20701 Crystal Rock Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
301-972-6439
www.waterslandinggolfpark.com





Gardens

Brighton Azalea Gardens

2 Brighton Dam Road
Brookeville, MD 20833
301-774-9124


Brookside Gardens

1800 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-962-1453
www.brooksidegardens.org
Garden and Event Center
Montgomery Parks 50-acre premier horticultural display garden located in Wheaton offers formal and landscaped gardens, conservatories filled with changing seasonal displays, educational programs for children and adults, trips, special events such as the annual butterfly exhibit and holiday light show, gift shops and rental facilities. Admission to the gardens is free.


McCrillis Gardens

6910 Greentree Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-962-1455
http://www.montgomeryparks.org/brookside/mccrillis_gardens.shtm
Five-acre shade garden with azaleas, rhododendrons and perennials. Seasonal walking tours and art classes available.





Golf courses

Blue Mash Golf Course

5821 Olney-Laytonsville Road
Laytonsville, MD 20882
301-670-1966
www.bluemash.com


Falls Road Golf Course

10800 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
301-299-5156
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Hampshire Greens Golf Course

616 Firestone Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-476-7999
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Laytonsville Golf Course

7130 Dorsey Road
Laytonsville, MD 20882
301-948-5288
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Little Bennett Golf Course

25900 Prescott Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-253-1515
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Needwood Golf Course

6724 Needwood Road
Rockville, MD 20855
301-948-1075
www.mcggolf.com


Northwest Golf Course

15711 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906
301-598-6100
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Poolesville Golf Course

16601 West Willard Road
Poolesville, MD 20837
301-428-8143
www.montgomerycountygolf.com


Redgate Golf Course

14500 Avery Road
Rockville, MD 20850
240-406-1650
www.redgategolf.com


Sligo Creek Park Golf Course

9701 Sligo Creek Parkway
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301-585-6006
www.montgomerycountygolf.com





Ice skating

Cabin John Ice Rink

10610 Westlake Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
301-765-8620
www.cabinjohnice.com


Wheaton Regional Ice Arena

11717 Orebaugh Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-905-3000
www.wheatonicearena.com





Indoor tennis

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center

Cabin John Regional Park
7801 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-765-8650
www.cabinjohntennis.com


Wheaton Indoor Tennis

11715 Orebaugh Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-905-3030
www.wheatontennis.com





Lakes and boats

Little Seneca Lake

Black Hill Regional Park
20920 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-3466
www.blackhillboats.com
Rent a canoe, rowboat or kayak, or take a pontoon boat ride on Little Seneca Lake. Boat rentals available May through September. Visit the website or call for hours.


Rock Creek Regional Park

Lake Needwood Boat House
15700 Needwood Lake Circle
Rockville, MD 20855
Group tours/seasonal permits: 240-863-4126
Boat shop: 301-762-9500
www.lakeneedwoodboats.com
Regional park with lake.

Visit www.LakeNeedwoodBoats.com for information.
Rent pedal boats, row boats and canoes. A limited number of mooring stakes are available and seasonal and daily permits for launching private boats can be purchased. Pontoon boat tours are conducted on Lake Needwood.


Seneca Creek State Park

11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-924-2127
www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/pages/central/Seneca.aspx
A hand-launch site is available for the lake. Private watercraft are permitted except for weekends and holidays May through September. A boat concession on Clopper Lake rents boats for fishing and recreation from May to September. Pontoon boat tours are routinely scheduled for park visitors.





Miniature golf

Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm

506 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-258-6350





Miniature trains

Cabin John Regional Park

7410 Tuckerman Lane
Rockville, MD 20852
301-765-8670
www.cabinjohntrain.com
Regional park with miniature trains


Wheaton Regional Park

2000 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-942-6703
www.montgomeryparks.org
Regional park with miniature trains








Nature centers

Agricultural History Farm Park

18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855
301-299-5026
www.aghistoryfarm.org
Park, nature center, event center and special park


Black Hill Nature Center

20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-3488
www.blackhillnature.org


Brookside Nature Center

Wheaton Regional Park
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-962-1480
www.brooksidenature.org


Croydon Creek Nature Center

852 Avery Road
Rockville, MD 20851
240-314-8770
www.rockvillemd.gov/croydoncreek


Locust Grove Nature Center

Cabin John Regional Park
7777 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-765-8660
www.locustgrovenature.org


Meadowside Nature Center

Rock Creek Regional Park
5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855
301-258-4030
www.meadowsidenature.org


Woodend Nature Sanctuary

Audubon Naturalist Society
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-652-9188
www.audubonnaturalist.org








Recreation departments

Montgomery County Department of Recreation

Administrative Main Office
4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902
240-777-6804
www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


North Region Recreation Department

3950 Ferrera Drive
Wheaton, MD 20906
240-777-6940
Upper Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Damascus, Darnestown, Redland, Poolesville, Dufief/Travilah


South Region Recreation Department

4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902
240-777-4980
Briggs Chaney, Burtonsville, Fairland, Northeast, Silver Spring





Regional/special parks

Black Hill Regional

20930 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
Park Manager — 301-972-9396
Regional park with dog park


Damascus Recreational Park

23723 Kings Valley Road
Damascus, MD 20872
301-972-6581


Dickerson Conservation Park

20700 Martinsburg Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
301-972-9396


Little Bennett Regional

23701 Frederick Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-972-6581


Maiden Lane Urban Park

7522 Oldchester Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-765-8700


Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational

1120 Jackson Road
White Oak, MD 20904
301-622-1193


Maryland SoccerPlex

Discover Sports Center
18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-1480
www.mdsoccerplex.org
Run by the Maryland Soccer Foundation, the SoccerPlex is one of the premier soccer facilities in the country, with 24 professionally constructed and maintained outdoor soccer fields, and a lighted championship stadium that seats 3,200 spectators. Three of the fields are lighted synthetic turf fields that can be used year round. The SoccerPlex is home to the Soccer Association of Montgomery, which has soccer development programs and leagues for children ages 3 through 17. The SoccerPlex hosts local soccer league play as well as eight to ten major soccer tournaments each year.


Olney Manor Recreational Park

16601 Georgia Ave.
Olney, MD 20832
301-774-6255


Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational

12001 Skylark Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-972-6581


Ridge Road Recreational Park

21155 Frederick Road
Germantown, MD 20876
301-972-6581





Senior centers

Clara Barton Seniors

Clara Barton Community Center
7425 MacArthur Blvd.
Cabin John, MD 20818
301-229-0010


Damascus Senior Center

9701 Main St.
Damascus, MD 20872
240-777-6995


East County Seniors

East County Community Center
3310 Gateshead Manor Way
Silver Spring, MD 20904
240-777-8090


Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center

80-A Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-258-6380
www.gaithersburgmd.gov


Germantown Seniors

Germantown Community Center
18905 Kingsview Road
Germantown, MD 20874
207-777-8095


Gwendolyn Coffield Seniors

Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center
2450 Lyttonsville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
240-777-4900


Holiday Park Multiservice Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive
Wheaton, MD 20902
240-777-4999
www.holidaypark.us


Long Branch Senior Center

8700 Piney Branch Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
240-777-6975


Longwood Seniors

Longwood Community Center
19300 Georgia Ave.
Brookeville, MD 20833
240-777-6920


Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
204-777-8085


Marilyn J. Praisner Seniors

14906 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
240-777-4970


Potomac Seniors

Potomac Community Center
11315 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
240-777-6960


Rockville Senior Center

1150 Carnation Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8800
www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter


Ross Boddy Seniors

Ross Boddy Community Center
18529 Brooke Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
240-777-8050





Skate parks

Gaithersburg Skate Park at Bohrer Park

510 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-258-6359


Olney Manor Skate Park

16601 Georgia Ave.
Olney, MD 20832
301-905-3095
www.olneymanorskate.com


Ridge Road Inline Hockey

21115 Frederick Road
Germantown, MD 20876
301-972-6581
www.montgomeryparks.org/permits/find/inline.shtm


Rockville Skate Park

355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8620
www.rockvillemd.gov/skatepark


Wheaton Regional Skate Park

2000 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-495-2525


Woodside Park Skate Spot

8800 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-650-2630





Sports Associations

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Baseball

5420 Butler Road
Bethesda, MD 20816
301-229-2724
www.bccbaseball.com


Burtonsville Athletic Association

14632 Locustwood Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-879-6928
www.burtonsvillesports.org


Clarksburg Sports Association

P.O. Box 145
Clarksburg, MD 20871
www.csasports.org


Damascus Sports Association

P.O. Box 326
Damascus, MD 20872
301-253-2055
www.dsasports.org


Gaithersburg Sports Association

c/o George Hartung
18610 Reliant Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
301-888-6810
www.gsabaseball.com
C/O Alfie Riley


Germantown Athletic Club

P.O. Box 1833
Germantown, MD 20875
301-916-6420


Germantown Hardknocks Youth Foundation

P.O. Box 2539
Germantown, MD 20875
240-515-3212
www.leaguelineup.com/hardknocksbasketball


Higher Level Basketball Camps

23219 Stringtown Road, No. 224
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-467-8211
www.higherlevelbasketball.com


I-270 Basketball Association

P.O. Box 2539
Germantown, MD 20875
240-515-3212
www.I-270basketball.org


Maryland Flames AAU Basketball

20203 Goshen Road, No. 225
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
301-325-1295
www.mdflames.com
President: Bill McDermott


Maryland Soccer Foundation

18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-1480
www.mdsoccerplex.org


MOCO Social Sports

20810 Mountain Lake Terrace
Germantown, MD 20874
301-916-0421
www.mocosocialsports.com


Montgomery County Baseball Association

3415 Olandwood Court, Suite 202
Olney, MD 20832
301-260-2977, ext. 250
www.leaguelineup.com/mcba


Montgomery County Senior Sports Association

14320 Fairdale Road
Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-236-9130
www.mcssa-info.org


Montgomery Soccer Inc.

7650 Standish Place, Suite 108
Rockville, MD 20855
301-762-4674
www.msisoccer.org


Montgomery Village Sports Association

Montgomery Village, MD 20886
301-926-6872
www.mvsa.org


Montgomery Youth Hockey Association

8813 Mayberry Court
Potomac, MD 20854
301-315-5650 ext. 12
www.myha.org


Poolesville Athletic Association

P.O. Box 805
Poolesville, MD 20873
301-221-6582
www.poolesvillesports.org


Potomac Soccer Association

8345 Beechcraft Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
301-332-3476
laurie.lane@potomacsoccer.org
www.potomacsoccer.org


Rockville Baseball Association

P.O. Box 1412
Rockville, MD 20849
301-637-0778
www.rbba.org


Rockville SportsPlex

60 Southlawn Court
Rockville, MD 20850
301-838-4455
www.rockvillesports.com


Upper Montgomery County Athletic Club

P.O. Box 1950
Germantown, MD 20875
301-916-6663
www.umacbaseball.com





Sports centers

Discovery Sports Center/Maryland SoccerPlex

18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-1480
www.mdsoccerplex.org


Rockville Sportsplex

60 Southlawn Court
Rockville, MD 20850
301-838-4455
www.rockvillesports.com





YMCAs

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Branch YMCA

9401 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-530-3725
www.ymcadc.org


Silver Spring Branch YMCA

9800 Hastings Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301-585-2120
www.ymcadc.org


YMCA Ayrlawn

5650 Oakmont Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-530-8500
www.ymcadc.org


YMCA Youth and Family Services

9601 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301-587-5700
www.ymcadc.org