1. Current Parks and Recreation Openings and Closings

    Frederick County Parks and Recreation is continually updating cancellations and closings. Please understand that these decisions are evolving as new information and/or directives come through State of MD, FCG, and FCPS. Click here for the most up to date information
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The Recreation Centers may be available for rental around the hours of scheduled Division programs. Facility rentals are awarded in order of priority with a completed application, payment, and a certificate of insurance.

After our application deadline of August 31st, applications are processed in order of receipt (but at least 10 days before the 1st date of your request). Any conflicting rentals must be approved by the Office of Recreation. All rental fees must be paid in full at least 10 business days prior to the first rental date. Any reservation requests outside of these hours will be charged a time-and-a-half rate.

Rental Hours

Monday-Friday 4:30-9:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Priority of Use

Priority Order Group Rental Rate
First Board of Education (with 30 days notice)
Second PTA/PTO, school affiliated groups and state education agencies (with 30 days notice)
Third Frederick County Division of Parks and Recreation (FCDPR)
Fourth FCDPR Volunteer Recreation Councils/Frederick County Government agencies (in designated areas)
Fifth Public non-profit recreation providers (non-profit status proof required) and FCDPR Volunteer Recreation Councils (outside designated areas)
Sixth Private education agencies, other users such as volunteer, improvement, private, service, religious, social, and civic
Seventh Activities provided by organizations primarily serving non-Frederick County residents or organized by a private business

Rental Application

A $100 security deposit is due upon approval of your rental request. The balance of your rental fee must be paid in full at least 10 business days prior to the first rental date. Rec Center Application.

Hourly Rental Rates

Rental Area
Gymnasium (In-County)
$20 $24 $33
Gymnasium (Out-of-County)
$30 $36 $50
Recreation Room (In-County) Must be reserved with gymnasium $10 $14 $17
Recreation Room (Out-of-County) Must be reserved with gymnasium
$15 $21 $25