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GUIDE
CHARLES COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION
Summer 2014
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The Guide | Summer 2014 Issue
Charles County Government • 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, MD
301.645.0550 • 301.870.3000 • MD Relay: 711 • Relay TDD: 1.800.735.2258 • Equal Opportunity County
GUIDE
CHARLES COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION
What’s Inside…
Locations, Hours & Details for:
Community Centers, Parks, and More. . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
Program Registration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37
Amusement Park Discount Tickets . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Trips & Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Summer Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-11
Aquatics Programs & Classes
Save time…
Register for your
fun & recreation online!
Classes & Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13
www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Swim Lessons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15
See last page for registration details.
School-Based Recreation Center
Classes & Programs
General Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Cooking, Dance & Toddler Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Special Events & Holiday Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Sports
Classes & Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-20
Outdoor Sports Leagues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Drop-In Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Youth Sports Leagues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Who to Call…
See pages 4-5 for a complete listing of facility locations,
including phone numbers, locations, and hours of operation.
— Recreation —
8190 Port Tobacco Rd • Port Tobacco, MD 20677
To reach the offices listed below, dial one of the main numbers
shown, and then dial the extension number when prompted:
301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388
Fax: 301-934-5624
Fitness Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Program/Class Registration
Elite Gymnastics & Recreation Center
Discount tickets, indoor sports, general
information, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x5152, x5159
Classes and Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Gymnastics Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27
Special Populations
Programming and Special Olympics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x5132
Special Olympics & Special Populations . . . . . 28
Inclement Weather for Closings/Cancellations
Charles County Parks
Community Centers, Senior Centers, and
Recreation Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x5197
Parks & Amenities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Boat Launch Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Playgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Dog Parks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Part-Time Employment Opportunities
www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/cs/part-time-employment
White Plains Skate Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
— Parks —
Trails in Charles County. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
1001 Radio Station Rd • La Plata, MD 20646
Gilbert Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
301-932-3470 • 301-870-2778
White Plains Golf Course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Capital Clubhouse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
Fax: 301-932-3590
General Park Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301-932-3470
Outdoor Sports Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301-932-3470
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Charles County
Community
& Recreation
Center
Locations
Prince George’s
County
227
Indian
Head
16 10
4
210
12
228
2
Waldorf
8
15
229
9
14
227
5
301
3
6
Bryantown
5
225
488
La Plata
425
7
231
13
Port Tobacco
1
231
224
Hughesville
6
Benedict
6
17
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ac R
om
Pot
Nanjemoy
425
232
St. Mary’s County
234
Potomac River
Newburg
11
King George
County
Virginia
Issue
257
Recreation Centers
iver
ac R
om
Pot
1 Port Tobacco Recreation Ctr.
8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco
301-934-9305, ext. 5161
Cobb Island
2 Elite Gymnastics & Recreation Ctr.
2745 Old Washington Road, Waldorf
Hrs: M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-1:30
p.m. 301-870-7938
Pools
Recreational swimming, water aerobics,
swim lessons, water safety courses, lap swimming, birthday parties, and private rentals are
available year-round. Pools are open to the
public for recreational swimming with daily
admission or memberships available.
Indoor/Year Round
3 Lackey Indoor Pool
3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head
301-743-2470, 301-753-6003
4 North Point Indoor Pool
2500 Davis Road, Waldorf
301-934-7475
Outdoor/Summer
Open June 7–August 24.
5 La Plata Outdoor Pool
6035 Radio Station Road, La Plata
6 McDonough Outdoor Pool
7165 Marshall Corner Road, Pomfret
7 Thomas Stone Outdoor Pool
3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf
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School-Based
Recreation Centers
12 Smallwood Community Ctr.
The goal of school-based Recreation Centers
is to offer citizens a variety of social, educational, and recreational programs designed
to best meet the needs of community
members of all ages in which the Centers
serve. The Centers provide less structured
programs geared toward developing community relations and providing needed supportive services.
8 Hanson Community Ctr.
3165 John Hanson Drive, Waldorf.
Hrs: M-F 3-9:30 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-645-2186
9 Henson Community Ctr.
3535 Livingston Road, Indian Head
Hrs: M-F 3-9:30 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-375-7875
10 Mattawoman Community Ctr.
10145 Berry Road, Waldorf.
Hrs: M-F 2-9:30 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-645-6865
11 Piccowaxen Community Ctr. 12834
Rock Point Road, Newburg
Hrs: M-F 2-9 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-259-2503
4990 Indian Head Hwy, Indian Head
Hrs: M-F 39:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-743-3020
13 Somers Community Ctr.
300 Willow Lane, La Plata
Hrs: M-F 2:30-9:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-932-6679
14 Stoddert Community Ctr.
2040 St. Thomas Drive, Waldorf.
Hrs: M-F 3-9:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-645-4847
15 Wade Community Ctr.
2300 Smallwood Drive, Waldorf.
Hrs: M-F 3-9:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-645-9291
16 Davis Community Ctr.
2495 Davis Road, Waldorf
Hrs: M-F 3-9:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
301-392-5533
Community Centers
17 Nanjemoy Community Ctr.
4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Hrs: M/W 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; and
Tu/Th/F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
301-246-9612
 Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Charles County
Park
Locations
1
17
227
Indian
Head
1
231
231
234
Potomac River
Newburg
Maxwell Hall Park
Teagues Point Road, Benedict.
Over fourteen miles of equestrian and hiking
trails (horse use by membership only). Variety
of wooded and open field trails. Scenic views
of Patuxent River.
10
Issue
257
Pisgah Park
Located 14 miles west of La Plata on Mason
Springs Road. Paved bike and fitness trail (.7 mi),
play ground with tot lot, and picnic pavilion. Variety
of sports fields available for organized league use.
Community softball/baseball field also available.
12
Cobb Island
14 Robert D.
Stethem Memorial
Sports Complex
Oak Ridge Park
Oaks Road, Hughesville. Athletic fields for official
league use by permit only. Little league and regulation baseball fields (avail for community pick-up
play). Equestrian trails and show rings available first
come, first served, unless there are scheduled events.
Playground and picnic pavilion available.
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18
12
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ac R
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Pot
9
Southern Park
Just off of Route 257, Issue. Scenic view of Potomac
River, a playground, picnic areas, ball fields, tennis
courts, a basketball court and a fishing pier.
13
Mallows Bay Park
Route 224, Riverside. Kayak and small boat launch
facility with direct access to the Potomac River. Hiking,
fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.
9
St. Mary’s County
232
Nanjemoy
Hughesville
Benedict
425
King George
County
Virginia
Laurel Springs Regional Park
10
5
4
Indian Head/White Plains Rail Trail
Bryantown
488
7
6
8
Gilbert Run Park
Ruth B. Swann Memorial Park
Route 210, Bryans Road. Regulation baseball field
and football field available to organized leagues
during playing seasons by permit only. Picnic and
playground areas. One-mile foot trail passes through
mature woodland to Potomac River shoreline.
Boat Launch Facilities
 301-932-3470
5
6
Friendship Farm Park
All County-operated boat ramps
are available free of charge. With
the exception of Gilbert Run (seasonal hours), and Mallows Bay
Park (5:30 a.m.-Dusk) all are open
year-round, dawn to dusk.
14
Port Tobacco
224
Radio Station Road, La Plata. Exercise trail, playground, picnic pavilions and informal picnic areas.
Two regulation baseball, five softball, three little
league, one football, five soccer fields and one multipurpose field. Athletic fields available for official
league use by permit only.
8
La Plata
425
13 mile recreational trail connects the town of Indian
Head with White Plains. Paved surface for cycling,
walking, running, in-line skating. Wheelchair accessible. Wildlife viewing opportunities.
7
15
225
11
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ac R
om
Pot
Charlie Wright Park
6
227
301
8 miles east of La Plata on Route 6. Hiking and
nature trails, picnic areas, pavilions and playground
areas. 60-acre fresh water lake with fishing piers and
boat ramp. Nature Center with a 150-gallon aquarium.
Fishing supplies, boat rentals and concessions are
available. 301-932-1083.
6
229
2
6
Friendship Farm Road, Nanjemoy. A countyowned boat ramp on Nanjemoy Creek near the
Potomac River. One-acre surrounding this boat
launching facility designated free fishing area –
anglers are not required to possess fishing license.
Hiking trails. Equestrian trails (April-November).
5
210
3
16
Bensville Park
Dr. Mitchell Lane, Indian Head. Two
soccer, two Little League baseball, and
one regulation baseball field, and practice
football area.
4
Waldorf
Bryantown Sports Complex
Bensville Road, White Plains. Three
soccer, three Little League baseball, one regulation baseball and
one football field. Picnic areas and
playground.
3
228
13
Bryantown Road, Bryantown. 15 varioussized soccer fields for permitted league
and tournament play. Concessions,
restrooms and picnic areas available.
2
Prince George’s
County
Piney Church Rd, Waldorf. Ten
little league and big league baseball
fields, one football practice area, playground and picnic pavilion. Athletic fields available for
official league use by permit only.
15
Turkey Hill Park
Turkey Hill Road, La Plata. Four soccer and one
football field. One-acre, fence-enclosed off-leash
dog park. Dogs must display up-to-date vaccination
tags and license. Half-mile oval roadway for walkers/
runners. 18-hole disc golf course. Picnic pavilions
available.
16
White Plains Regional Park
1015 St. Charles Parkway. 18-hole golf course,
lighted tennis courts, tot lot and playground, picnic
pavilions. One soccer, one softball, one regulation
baseball, one Little League baseball, and one football
field (for official league use by permit only).
Skate Park
15,000 sq. ft. concrete-based skatepark. Various sized
bowls with transitions, street course. Skateboards
and in-line skating. Helmet, pads required. Fee.
301-638-5208.
Golf Course
4
Friendship Farm Park
Nanjemoy Creek, Nanjemoy
5
Gilbert Run Park
Wheatley Lake, Dentsville
(Electric Motor Only)
8
Mallows Bay Park
Potomac River, Nanjemoy
17 Marshall Hall
Potomac River, Bryans Road
18 Hatton Creek
Wicomico River, Issue
Regionally acclaimed 18-hole public golf course.
Well groomed greens and Bermuda grass fairways. For all levels of play. Driving range available.
Scheduled tee times recommended. 301-645-1300,
301-843-2947.
Dog Park
One-acre, fence-enclosed area where dogs with owners
can run, play and exercise off-leash. Dogs must display
up-to-date vaccination tags and license.
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2014
Amusement Park
Discount Tickets
Tickets are available for purchase (in person) at:
COMMUNITY
SERVICES
8190 Port Tobacco Rd
Port Tobacco, MD
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Age
*Age 0-2: Free
Kings Dominion* Our offices are closed on: July 4
Reminders…
• Ticket sales run April 1
through August 29.
Park
Price
Ticket Dates
Discount
Price
Park Opens April 5
All Ages
Good Any Day
$64
$46
All Ages
Summer Fun Days June 28-August 3
$64
$38
All Ages
Fall Fun Days Sept. & Oct. Operating Days • Must purchase by Oct. 31
$64
$38
Six Flags America*
Park Opens April 5
• Kings Dominion Fall Fun Day
tickets sold until Oct. 31 ONLY.
All Ages
Good Any Day
$60.49
$40
All Ages
Special Days June 16-August 24
$60.49
$33
• MasterCard, Visa, Discover
Card, and cash only; NO checks
accepted. For credit card
payments, payee must be
the cardholder and present
identification.
All Ages
Season Pass
$71.63
$69
• Groups of 20 or more can be
accommodated by calling the
Recreation office at least one
week in advance.
• NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES
ON TICKETS – NO
EXCEPTIONS.
• Prices are subject to change
without notice.
• The Recreation Office is not
responsible for changes in
park schedules. Consult a park
brochure for blackout dates.
• Customers are responsible for
making sure the park is open
the day they plan to attend.
Ticket Information:
301-934-9305 or
301-870-3388
Ext. 5152
Tickets are available
only while supplies last.
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Busch Gardens*
Age 10+
Park Opens March 21
Good Any Day
$70
$56
Child (Age 3-9) Good Any Day
$62
$46
$72
$72
Fun Card
Good Any Day
Water Country USA*
Age 10+
Park Opens May 17
Good Any Day
$50
$41
Child (Age 3-9) Good Any Day
$43
$33
$50
$50
Fun Card
Good Any Day
Hershey Park* Age 9+
Park Opens May 9
Good Any Day
$60.80
$52
Junior/Senior Good Any Day *Age 3-8 & 55-69
$38.80
$38
$60.80
$41
Age 9+
Special Days: May 9-June 29 *Sunday & Friday ONLY, no Saturdays
Sesame Place (Age 23 months & younger FREE)
All Ages
Park Opens May 3
Good Any Day *Second day upgrade at the park
Six Flags Great Adventure • New Jersey*
$67.41
$55
Park Opens April 12
All Ages
Theme Park & Safari
$71.68
$40
All Ages
Hurricane Harbor *Opens May 24
$42.99
$30
Dutch Wonderland*
All Ages
Park Opens April 26
Good Any Day
Dorney Park*
$39.26
$36
Park Opens May 2
Adult
Good Any Day *Age 3-61 & 48” or taller in shoes
$52.99
$42
Junior/Senior
Good Any Day *Age 3-61 & younger, 48” in shoes; or age 62+
$32.99
$32
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TRIPS & TOURS
www.CharlesCountyParks.com • 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388, ext. 5159
Day-On-the-Bay Cruise
Annapolis to St. Michaels
Enjoy a "day on the bay" cruising from Annapolis to historic St.
Michael's (Maryland) with three hours of free time to explore
specialty shopping, gourmet dining, or touring the Chesapeake
Bay Maritime Museum.
Price includes admission to the museum along with complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and doughnuts on the morning
cruise. Meals on your own.
Saturday, Aug. 9
303130-TR • Trip Fee: $111 • Registration Deadline: July 1
Departure: La Plata Courthouse 7:40 a.m., Waldorf Rt. 301 Park & Ride 8 a.m.
Est. Return: 7:30 p.m.
Senior Trips
Seniors (age 60+) are invited to enjoy these trips planned just for them.
Registration is accepted at Community Services and the Clark Senior Center.
Fly Away Trips & Tours
Brought to you by Community Services and Collette
Vacations. Trips include air transportation from the
Washington area, waiver and cancellation insurance. All
trips out of the country require a passport. Detailed itineraries, pricing, and registration forms are available by calling
301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388, ext. 5159.
Spain’s Classics
11 Days 14 Meals
Experience Spain’s colorful pageant of art, history and culture. Explore the priceless treasures of the Royal Palace,
Europe’s second largest palace. Visit the exotic and expansive
Alhambra palace, resplendent with Moorish regal flair. See
the Cathedral of Seville, the third largest in the world. Enjoy
reserved seating at lunch with a flamenco dancer and feel
the passion of this famous dance. Explore Valencia, Barcelona,
Granada, Cordoba and Toledo. Marvel at Valencia’s “City of
Arts & Sciences.” See how precious Lladro figurines are made
by hand. View Antonio Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces.
Spain beckons.
503228-TR
Nov 1-11
Registration Deadline: Jun 2
Per Person Fee: $3,829 double, $4,379 single
Save $250/pp if booked before Jun 2
California New Year’s Getaway
Featuring the Tournament of Roses Parade
5 Days 6 Meals
Fast-talking Harold Hill plans to swindle the unsuspecting townspeople and
skip town with the loot, but loses his heart to the librarian instead. With barbershop quartets and patriotic marches, it’s a heartfelt look at hometown
America. Includes 76 Trombones, ‘Til There Was You, Wells Fargo Wagon, There’s
Trouble in River City, and more. March right up to see this All-American family
hit! Lunch is included.
Ring in the New Year with an exciting trip to southern
California. Find Pasadena abuzz with preparations for the
famous Tournament of Roses Parade and get a sneak-peek
as final touches are put on the massive floats. Listen as select
Parade Bands perform at a special Bandfest presentation.
Celebrate the season with a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Dance, with live entertainment and a champagne toast to
the New Year. Enjoy prime viewing with reserved seating at
the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade.
303103-TR
Wed, Jul 30
Trip Fee: $104
Registration Deadline: Jun 30
Departure: Clark Senior Center 7:45 a.m., Waldorf Jaycees 8:15 a.m.
Est. Return: 7 p.m.
503229-TR
Dec 29, 2014-Jan 2, 2015 Registration Deadline: Jul 22
Per Person Fee: $2,279 double, $2579 Single
Save $100/pp if booked before Jul 22
The Music Man
Dutch Apple Dinner Theater (Lancaster, PA)
Memphis – the Musical
London & Paris
Toby’s Dinner Theatre (Columbia, MD)
8 Days 10 Meals
Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical and another
regional premiere! From the underground dance clubs of 1950's Memphis,
Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway Musical that bursts off the stage
with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and
romance. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white DJ, the first
to play black music in the 50's and a black club singer hoping for her big
break. Filled with laughter, Motown and roof-raising rock 'n' roll! The fee
includes lunch.
Enjoy the best of London and Paris on this 8-day leisurely
tour. All of the top sights are included, as well as plenty of
free time for your own discoveries. See Buckingham Palace,
the Tower of London, Big Ben and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Enjoy a
London theatre performance. Cross the channel on the highspeed Eurostar Train, where you will dine at the Eiffel Tower
and cruise the River Seine at night. Finish your trip with a
thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin Cabaret.
303112-TR
Wed, Sep 17
Trip Fee: $88
Registration Deadline: Aug 17
Departure: Clark Senior Center 7:45 a.m., Waldorf Jaycees 8:15 a.m.
Est. Return: 6 p.m.
503230-TR
Apr 27-May 4, 2015
Registration Deadline: Nov 21
Per Person Fee: $4,049 double, $4,799 single
Save $250/pp if booked before Nov 21
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
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YOUTH TRIATHLON
Check-in/Registration 7 a.m. • Event Start Time: 8 a.m.
Event Location: North Point Pool (2500 Davis Rd., Waldorf)
Join us for this special fitness event planned especially for kids age 14 and
younger. Each child will swim, bike, and run specified distances based on
their age group. The awards ceremony starts at 10:15 a.m. on the track infield.
Awards will be presented to the first, second, and third place male and
female finishers in each category. All participants receive a finisher medal.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE: $25 (By July 1)
Code: 308021 • $30 if registering July 2-13 • Day-of Registration Fee: $35
DISTANCE
Bike
Age
Start Time
13-14
8:30 a.m.
200 yards
4 miles
1 mile
11-12
8:45 a.m.
100 yards
2.75 miles
.75 mile
9-10
9:00 a.m.
50 yards
1 mile
.5 mile
Swim
Run
7-8
9:15am
50 yards
1 mile
.25 mile
6 & Younger
9:30 a.m.
25 yards
.5 mile
.25 mile
Iron Kid: 9-14
8:00 a.m.
500 yards
12 miles
2 miles
Triathlon participants registered by July 14 are guaranteed to receive a T-shirt.
Additional shirts may be purchased online and at the event (while supplies last).
Register online:
CharlesCountyParks.com
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SUMMER CAMP PROGR AMS
Online Registration Available at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Camp locations are subject to change.
Summer Camp
Campnastics!
Arts and crafts, fun sport competitions,
organized games, and special events with
guest presenters. Kids enjoy a trip to the local
pool for recreational swimming and a special
event or field trip for each of the six weekly
sessions. Bring bag lunch and drink daily (if
in extended care, please bring a daily snack).
Before care begins at 6:30 a.m., after care ends
at 6 p.m. Closed Friday, July 4. Weekly fee
includes field trips, guest presenters, and
swimming fees.
A specialized camp offering gymnastics
instruction for vault, ropes, trampoline,
bars, dance, balance beam, and the
outrageous “pit.” Eight weekly sessions
with a weekly trip to the pool! Daily
activities include creative arts, special
events, and organized games. Bring
a bag lunch, drink, and snack each
day. Before Care starts at 6:30 a.m.;
After Care ends at 6pm. Closed Fri,
July 4.
Campers must be minimum age listed by first day of camp;
and no older than the maximum age listed by the first day
of camp.
Mon-Fri • Jun 23-Aug 1 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $110/week; Non-Resident: $115
$35 Before OR After Care; $45 Before AND After
Care
Locations & Age Requirements
Age: 6-9
Age: 6-14
Age: 10-14
Wade, Waldorf
Hanson, Waldorf
Smallwood, Indian Head
Somers, La Plata
Mattawoman, Waldorf
Campers are introduced to a variety of
sports through basic drills, activities, games
and fun sport competitions to better their
athletic skills. Sports: basketball, volleyball,
soccer, baseball/softball, tennis, flag football,
swimming, track and field, and more. The
focus is on promoting “FUN” while instilling
teamwork, sportsmanship, lifelong physical
fitness, and personal health. Includes sportsthemed field trips and daily swimming. Bring
bag lunch and drink daily. Before and after
care are not available for this camp.
Age: 8-14
Resident Fee: $140/wk; Non-Resident: $145
McDonough High School
Mon-Fri Jul 7-11
Mon-Fri Jul 14-18
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Davis Middle School (Waldorf)
Session 1:
Session 2:
Elite Gymnastics & Recreation
Center (Waldorf)
Age: 6-14
Mon-Fri Jun 23-Aug 15 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Weekly Resident Fee: $140; Non-Resident: $145
$35 Before OR After Care, $45 Before AND
After Care
Junior Campnastics
All Star Sports Camp
Session 1:
Session 2:
Campers must be minimum age listed by first day of
camp; an no older than the maximum age listed by
the first day of camp.
Mon-Fri Jul 21-25 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mon-Fri Jul 28-Aug 1 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Our popular gymnastics camp is now
offered as a half-day experience for
younger children and gymnasts. Camp
includes basic gymnastic instruction and
activities, games, and arts and crafts.
Children must be toilet trained. Camp
T-shirt is provided, campers should bring
a morning snack.
Elite Gymnastics & Recreation
Center (Waldorf)
Age: 4-6
Session 1 Jun 23-27 9 a.m.-Noon
Session 2 Jul 7-11 9 a.m.-Noon
Session 3 Jul 21-25 9 a.m.-Noon
Session 4 Aug 4-8 9 a.m.-Noon
Resident Fee: $85; Non-Resident: $90
Check out pages 10-11
for even more
exciting camp options!
Camps listed on this page
include a T-shirt in the fee.
Shirts are issued one time per child;
not weekly per camp. Additional shirts or lost
shirts can be replaced at a cost of $7.
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Summer Camps
Sports Camps
Tightline Basketball Camp
Former C SM Head
Coach, Todd Fong,
h e l p s i m p ro v e
basic skills through
individual instruction with special
attention to specifics and techniques.
Everyone receives
a T-shirt. Register early,
space is limited.
Capital Clubhouse (Waldorf)
Age: 7-14
Age: 7-14
305002-Z1
Mon-Fri Jun 23-27 9 a.m.-Noon
305002-Z2 Mon-Fri Jun 23-27
1-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $85/session; Non-Resident: $90
Full Day Camp
305002-Z3 Mon-Fri Jun 23-27 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $165/session; Non-Resident: $170
Session 2 • Age: 9-17
Thomas Stone High School (Waldorf)
305002-ZZ Mon-Fri Jul 14-18 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $165/session; Non-Resident: $170
Goal Keeping Academy
Learn technical development: catching, handling, collapse diving,
tipping, punching,
and break aways.
Learn positioning,
stopping, crosses,
restarts, anticipation,
and defense. Athletic
clothing required. Goalie gloves and shin
guards are recommended. Must bring soccer ball and water daily. Instructor: Andy
Gretton, professional goalkeeper coach.
This summer, let your kids have fun, meet
new friends, get in shape, and be healthy. The
day will be filled with sports, games, health,
fitness, and activities! Details: Gena, 240-3468840, or Latoya Jibodu, 240-346-0995.
Davis Middle School (Waldorf)
Session 1
Session 1: Mon-Fri • Jun 23-27
Milton Somers Middle School (La Plata)
5:30-7 p.m.
7-8:30 p.m.
Session 2: Mon-Fri • Jul 7-11
Hanson Middle School (Waldorf)
Mon-Fri Jul 14-18 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sensible Soccer Camp
Hanson Comm. Ctr.
(Waldorf)
Age: 10-14
Weekly Resident Fee: $130;
Non-Resident: $135
Before or After Care: $35/wk
Before AND After Care: $45/wk
Session 1
302041-A1
Mon-Fri Jul 7-11
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Session 2
302041-A2
Mon-Fri Jul 14-18 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lights, Camera, Action! Learn basic acting
techniques, fundamentals of public speaking, improvisational skill, how to prepare for
an audition, cold readings, and other skills
to ignite the acting bug. Camp sessions
end with a final presentation for family and
friends. Bring a lunch, drinks, and snacks
each day.
Qualified British coaches follow an ageappropriate curriculum that integrates
coaching, health and fitness evaluations,
and innovative learning through homework
exercises. Space is limited.
Mattawoman Comm. Ctr. (Waldorf)
Age: 5-13
Resident Fee: $170; Non-Resident: $175
302500-01
305001-ZZ Resident Fee: $130/ea; Non-Resident: $135
$35 Before or After Care: 6:30-8 a.m. / 4-6 p.m.
$45 Before AND After Care
Age: 5-9
Mon-Fri Jul 7-11
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Age: 10-14
Hanson Middle School (Waldorf)
Mon-Fri Jul 14-18 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
302500-02
Mon-Fri Jul 21-25 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Davis Middle School (Waldorf)
305001-DA Mon-Fri Aug 4-8
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
5:30-7 p.m.
7-8:30 p.m.
Designed for Charles County students with
developmental disabilities. Activities include arts
and crafts, swimming, games, sports, life skills, and
special field trips. Camp operates for six, one week
sessions. Enrollment: 40/session. Campers can register for
up to four sessions. Transportation available at designated areas
(based on need). Registration packet required. No camp July 4.
La Plata High School(La Plata)
Age: 5-21
10
Mon-Fri Jun 23-27 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Session 2:
302040-A2
Kids create their very own radio program
by being the radio personality and host.
Segments include a kids round table discussion on topics like: bullying, fitness, and
nutrition. Kids receive their very own completed radio show CD.
Theater Camp for Kids
Age: 8-14
Resident Fee: $140; Non-Resident: $145
302040-A1
Innovative School of
Performing Arts Radio
Broadcasting Camp!
Special Populations
Camp Co-Op
Resident Fee: $80; Non-Resident: $85
305030-DA 305031-DA Mon-Fri Jul 21-25 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
JDI Health & Wellness
Youth Fitness Camp
Half Day Camp
Age: 5-12
Age: 13-17
Mon-Fri Jun 23-27 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
North Point High School (Waldorf)
Session 1 • Age: 5-8
J.P. Ryon Elementary (Waldorf)
305030-TS 305031-TS
Camp features skill stations, week-long
competition, 1 vs 1 and 3 vs 3, and guest
speakers. Lunch available for purchase. Before
care starts at 7 a.m.; after care ends at 6 p.m.
Details: Wendy Bozeman, 301-752-7751, or
www.msnionline.com.
Registration Fee: $175
Before or After Care: $30 / Before & After Care: $50
Before Care Starts at 7 a.m.: $35
After Care Ends at 6 p.m.: $35
Before AND After Care: $45
Age: 5-12
Age: 13-17
Specialty Camps
Mike Bozeman
Co-Ed Basketball Academy
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Mon-Fri, Jun 23-Aug 1 • 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Fee: $165/wk
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Summer Camps
Inspiration
LEGO Camp
Junior Lifeguard Camp
The LEGO camp will fire up your child’s
imagination and spark creativity. This camp
provides your child with an opportunity to
design and build LEGO creations working
either individually or in groups and participate in challenges, group competitions
as well as free build time towards the end
of the course.
The Junior Lifeguard Program is designed to teach
students basic rescue skills, first aid, CPR, and water
safety. Upon completion students will have a certification in first aid and American Red Cross Junior
Lifeguard Completion certificates.
Our themed LEGO curriculum will provide pupils with an opportunity to build
Ancient Egyptian Pyramids, build a Lego
city and bring it to life with batteries, wires
& bulbs, design & build bridges, sky scrapers, LEGO animals-creatures, moving vehicles, a Lego Marina-Yacht, UFO aircraft, creations of their choice, and re-create iconic
symbols artistically using Legos.
Davis Middle School (Waldorf)
Age: 6-12 • 302027-DA
Mon-Fri • Jul 21-25 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $170; Non-Resident: $175
This camp is available to youths who have the desire
to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a lifeguard. This is NOT a lifeguard training class.
Campers receive a camp T-shirt and are required to
bring bathing suit, two towels, change of clothes, tennis shoes, and a bag lunch and drink. Participants
must be able to swim one length of the pool (25 yds),
tread water for 1 minute, and swim underwater for
10 yards. No Before or After Care.
North Point Pool (Waldorf)
Age: 11-14
308013-NP Mon-Fri July 7-11 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Resident Fee: $180; Non-Resident: $185
NEW! Camp Splash
Focuses on water safety, swimming skills, diving
skills, and other aquatic games. Campers will also
participate in soccer, basketball, tennis, and other
activities. Weekly fee includes a field trip and T-shirt.
Campers are required to bring a bathing suit, two
towels, change of clothes, tennis shoes, and bag
lunch with drink. Participants must be able to swim
one length of the pool (25 yds) and tread water for
30 seconds. No Before or After Care.
Age: 8-13
Resident Fee: $175; Non-Resident: $180
North Point Pool (Waldorf)
308019-NP Mon-Fri Jul 21-25 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lackey Pool (Indian Head)
308019-LK Mon-Fri Aug 11-15 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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CONNECTED
To the FUN in Charles County!
Keyword: “Charles County Parks & Recreation”
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AQUATICS
DAILY CALENDARS: www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Locations & Hours
Hours are subject to change without notice.
All patrons will be cleared from the water 15
minutes prior to facility closing.
Indoor Pools
LACKEY POOL
301-743-2470 • 301-753-6003
Henry E. Lackey High School
3000 Chicamuxen Rd, Indian Head
NORTH POINT POOL
301-934-7475
North Point High School
2500 Davis Rd, Waldorf
Summer Hours: Jun 19-Aug17*
Monday-Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-5 p.m.
*North Point Pool closed Aug 13-24 for maintenance
*Lackey Pool closed Aug 18-24 for maintenance
Fall Hours: Aug 25-Nov 14
Monday -Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30-9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-6 p.m.
Outdoor Pools
LA PLATA POOL
La Plata High School
6035 Radio Station Road, La Plata
THOMAS STONE POOL
Thomas Stone High School
3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf
MCDONOUGH POOL
Maurice J. McDonough High School
7165 Marshall Corner Road, Pomfret
Summer Hours: Jun 7-Aug 24
Monday-Friday (June 9-18). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30-8 p.m.
Monday-Friday (after June 18). . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-6 p.m.
*McDonough Only. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-5 p.m.
Thunderstorm Policy
All patrons will be cleared
from all pools after the
first sight or sound of an
approaching thunderstorm.
The pools will remain
cleared for a full 30 minutes
after the last clap of thunder
or sight of lightning.
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Daily Admission
Age
Fee
Age 2 & Younger
Free
Pool Memberships
Good at all pools operated by Community Services.
Age 3-12
$4
Annual Membership
Age 13+
$5
Good 12 months from date of purchase
Age 60+
$4
Children age 12 and younger must be
accompanied by an adult age 16+.
Cash Only for Daily Admission
Group Admission
Any group of 8 or more must make reservations with the Pool Manager at least two
weeks prior to your visit. We ask for your
cooperation in order to ensure we have
enough staff available to maintain patron
safety. Please call Lackey Aquatics Office at
301-743-2470 or North Point Aquatics Office
at 301-934-7475 for more info.
Punch Cards
12 visit punch card good at all pool locations.
Card is valid for one person only. Each person
must present their own card.
Age
Age 3-12
Age 13+
Seniors Age 60+
Resident
NonResident
$30
$40
$30
$35
$45
$35
Age
Resident
NonResident
Family of Four
$400
$410
Individual Adult
$250
$255
Indiv Youth/Senior
$225
$230
Add’l Family Member
$50
$55
Semi Annual Membership
Good 6 months from date of purchase
Age
Resident
NonResident
Family of Four
$300
$310
Individual Adult
$175
$180
Indiv Youth/Senior
$150
$155
Add’l Family Member
$35
$40
Summer Membership
Good Memorial Day through Labor Day
Resident
NonResident
Family of Four
$200
$210
Individual Adult
$125
$130
Indiv Youth/Senior
$100
$105
Add’l Family Member
$25
$30
Age
Aqua Fitness
See p.23 for fitness classes like Water Aerobics,
Fitness Swimming, and Aqua Zumba.
Community Services
Swim Buddy Coupon
Bring in this coupon and receive one free
daily admission with one paid daily admission
at one of the OUTDOOR POOLS.
Coupon is good during open swim hours at
Thomas Stone, La Plata, & McDonough Pools.
Coupon Expires June 30, 2014 • Not valid at Lackey or North Point Pools
Charles County Dept. of Community Services • 8190 Port Tobacco Rd, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
301-934-9305 • MD Relay Service: 711 • Equal Opportunity County • www.CHARLESCOUNTYPARKS.com
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Aquatics Programs & Classes
Classes
Special Events
Adult Learn to Swim Hour
After School Swim Time
Designed for adult beginner and intermediate swimmers looking to gain confidence
in the water. Each class will focus on basic
swimming skills, stroke development, and
water safety. No refunds or makeups will be
issued for missed classes. Only 7 swimmers
per instructor.
Show your student ID from 3:30-5:30 p.m.,
when the pool is open to the public on a
normal/scheduled school day, and enter
Lackey or North Point pools for open swim
for just $2!
Age: 17+
Resident Fee: $65; Non-Resident: $70
Lackey Pool (Indian Head)
308028-L1 Sat
Jun 7-Jul 26 10:45-11:45 a.m.
McDonough Pool (Pomfret)
Lackey & North Point
Pools offer Pizza Parties!
All parties include two hours
of party FUN! (one hour in the
pool). Invitations for your event
are included in the prices shown.
Each child must return the
signed permission statement
that is included in the invitation. The designated party area
includes tables, chairs, paper
products, drinks, pizza, and
goodie bags for each child.
Guests
Fee
Deposit
1-10 children
$140
$70
11-20 children
$180
$90
Rates shown are for residents.
If non-resident, please add $5.
308028-M1 Tu/Th Jun 10-Jul 3 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Intro to Fitness Swimming
Designed for adults who are confident in
the water, and have the knowledge and
skills necessary to cross the pool safely, but
still need work on their conditioning and
swimming technique. Course goal is to assist
adults in transitioning from learning to swim
to swimming for fitness.
McDonough Pool (Pomfret)
Age 17+
308015-M1 Tu/Th Jul 15-Aug 7 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Resident Fee: $65; Non-Resident: $70
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Lap lanes are available for lap swimming
during MOST posted open hours. Due to
limited space, swimmers may need to share
the lanes. Lap lanes will not be available
during water aerobics classes. Hours subject
to change without notice.
8:30-11:45 a.m. & 3:15-7:30 p.m.
3:15-4:45 p.m.
All day
Thomas Stone & La Plata: Jun 7-Aug 24
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
3:30-7:45 p.m.
All day
McDonough: Jun 7-Aug 24
Mon-Thu
Fri
Sat-Sun
Loosely organized games of Water
Basketball at the pool! No referees, Just fun!
Lackey Pool (Indian Head)
Age: 13+
Each Friday
Fee: $5 per visit
Jun 6
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Family Guppy Time
Do you have youngsters that enjoy the
water, but don’t like to be crowded by the
bigger kids? Bring them to the pool during
special hours just for them! Enjoy time with
your little guppy and help them develop
swimming techniques and a comfort level
in and around the water. Adult required to
be in the water with the children.
Age: 3 mos-5 yrs Fee: $10/family per visit
Sat
Jun 7-Jul 26
10:45 a.m.-Noon
NEW! Special Pops Splash
Dive in and splash the night away. Enjoy
this opportunity to work in some physical
activity. Not sure how to swim? No problem!
We've got lifeguards in the water with you!
Individuals in wheelchairs welcomed. Pizza
and drinks provided.
North Point Pool (Waldorf)
Age 18+
308004-NP Fri Jul 11
Resident Fee: $8; Non-Resident $10
6:30-8:30 p.m.
All American Splash
Summer Lap Swimming Hours
Mon-Thu
Fri
Sat-Sun
Pick-Up Water Basketball
Lackey Pool (Indian Head)
LAP SWIMMING
North Point: Jun 23-Jul 31
Lackey: Jun 23-Aug 14
Open to School Children of All Ages!
Ongoing Through Jun 18
Summer Extended
Lap Swimming Hours
North Point: Jun 14-Jul 12
Sat
10:30 a.m.-Noon
Lackey: Jun 7-Jul 26
Sat
10:45 a.m.-Noon
La Plata: Jun 14-Jul 26
Sat
3:30-6:15 p.m.
3:30-7:45 p.m.
All day
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Celebrate the 4th of July with a splash!
Wear red, white, or blue and pay only $2 for
admission during regular open swim hours.
North Point, Lackey, Thomas Stone,
McDonough, & La Plata Pools
All Ages
Fri, July 4 During open swim hours
Admission: $2/person wearing red, white, or blue
11 a.m.-Noon
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Swim Lessons
Don't forget… you can register online!
www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Resident Fee: $60 • Non-Resident: $65
Session: Eight, 35-Minute Classes
Sessions includes one day of basic water safety skills. Children must be able to perform
all skills of the previous level before moving on to a higher level. For safety reasons, class
sizes are limited to a maximum number of participants. Classes may be canceled due to
low enrollment. Instructors may move children to a different level if they are unable to
participate in the skill level of the registered class. Please contact the aquatics supervisor
if health conditions warrant additional accommodations. Registration is on a first-come,
first-serve basis. Classes that have not met minimum enrollment by the prior business day
(before the start date) will be canceled.
INFANT/TODDLER
LEVEL 4
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-36 mos. Parent/guardian
accompanies child in water. SKILLS: Teaches parents skills
and techniques to encourage/develop comfort level for
children in and around water. Includes guided instructional
teaching, as well as individual parent/child water exploration.
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-16. Must have
successfully completed Level 3 skills.
Must be able to swim 25 yds (one length
of pool) of front crawl and back crawl.
SKILLS: Refine technique of previous
skills. Front and back crawl, elementary
backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke
emphasized. Also improve diving from
a standing position.
PRESCHOOL 1
REQUIREMENTS: Age 3-5. SKILLS: Designed to teach
water safety and intro to basic swimming skills; including
submerging, floating, kicking, bobbing, using their arms on
both the stomach and back.
PRESCHOOL 2
SKILLS: Age 3-5. Must have successfully completed
Preschool 1 skills. Must be able to fully submerge head, and
be comfortable with water. SKILLS: Works on floating, and
introduces combined stroke (arms/legs) on stomach and
back.
LEVEL 5
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-16. Must have successfully
completed Level 4 skills. Must be able to swim 50 yds (two
lengths of pool) of front crawl and back crawl. Must be able to
correctly demonstrate elementary backstroke, breaststroke,
and sidestroke. SKILLS: Builds on skills from previous levels
and refines strokes of front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke,
sidestroke, and diving. Also learn basics of butterfly stroke.
PRESCHOOL 3
TEEN 1
REQUIREMENTS: Age 3-5. Must have successfully
completed Preschool 2 skills. Must be comfortable with
underwater swimming, able to float unsupported, and
swim 10 yds on stomach and back by themselves. SKILLS:
Continues with combined stroke on stomach and back,
introduction of elementary back stroke, and deep water skills.
REQUIREMENTS: Age: 12-16. SKILLS: Designed for nonswimmers. Course is an introduction to water safety and
basic swimming skills. Includes submerging, floating, kicking,
bobbing, and alternate arm action on both the stomach and
back.
LEVEL 1
See "Classes" for Adult Learn to Swim Hour.
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-11. SKILLS: Designed for nonswimmers. Intro to water safety and basic swimming
skills. Includes submerging, floating, kicking, bobbing, and
alternate arm action.
LEVEL 2
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-16. Must have successfully
completed Level 1 skills. Must be able to fully submerge
head and be comfortable with water. SKILLS: Course works
on floating and introduces combined stroke (arms/legs) on
stomach and back.
LEVEL 3
REQUIREMENTS: Age 6-16. Must have successfully
completed Level 2 or Preschool 3 skills. Must be comfortable
with underwater swimming, able to float, and swim 15 yds
on stomach and back. SKILLS: Class builds on acquired
combined stroke on stomach and back. Adds deep water
skills, elementary backstroke, and beginning diving skills.
ADULT BEGINNER/ADV.
Pool Rentals
The Indoor Community Pools at Lackey and North Point are available
year-round, and McDonough Outdoor Pool is available during the summer months for private pool rentals. Perfect for birthday parties, family
gatherings, church groups, camps, day care groups, group parties, and
more. The rental is for three hours
No. of Guests
Resident
and includes certified lifeguards.
Reservations must be made in person at
least two weeks in advance at the Aquatics
Offices at either Lackey or North Point pools.
Non-refundable, 50% deposit due at time
of reservation.
Fewer than 50
50-100
100-150*
$200
$250
$300
*Not available at North Point.
Rates: If non-resident, please add $5
More than 150 Guests: Contact Aquatics Office
For available dates or additional details,
please call the Aquatics offices.
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3087 + 04-1A = 308704-1A
Session 1 at La Plata for
Level 1 at 6:15 p.m.
Example:
Your swim lesson
registration code must
include the school code
and the class code:
REGISTRATION CODES
Lackey (3085) Indoor Pool and La
Plata (3087), Thomas Stone (3088)
Outdoor Pools
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 06-1A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 02-1A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-1A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 01-1A
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 08-1A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 05-1A
Mon-Thu • Jun 9-19
North Point (3086) Indoor Pool
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 00-1A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 01-1A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 03-1A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-1A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 05-1A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 02-1A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 06-1A
Teen 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 12-1A
Session 1
North Point (3086) Indoor Pool
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 00-4A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 03-4A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 05-4A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 06-4A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 04-4A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 02-4A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 01-4A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 05-4B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 04-4B
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 05-4C
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 06-4B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-4B
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-4B
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 08-4A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-4C
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 05-4D
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 03-4B
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 00-4B
Teen 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 12-4A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 06-4C
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 02-4C
Lackey (3085) Indoor Pool
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 02-4A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 04-4A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 05-4A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 03-4A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 01-4A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 06-4A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 05-4B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-4B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-4B
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-4B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-4B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-4C
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 08-4A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 01-4C
North Point (3086) Indoor Pool
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 08-3A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 01-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 05-3A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 02-3A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 04-3A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 06-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 05-3B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 02-3B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 04-3B
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 00-3A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 03-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 05-3C
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-3C
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 06-3B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 02-3C
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 01-3B
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 05-3D
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-3D
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 06-3C
Level 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 09-3A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 01-3C
Lackey (3085) Indoor Pool
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 01-3A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 06-3A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 04-3A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 02-3A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 03-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 05-3A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-3B
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 05-3B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-3B
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-3B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-3B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-3C
Teen 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 12-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 . . . . . . . . 05-3C
North Point (3086) Indoor Pool
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 08-2A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 02-2A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 04-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 05-2A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 06-2A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 01-2A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 03-2A
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 00-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 05-2B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-2B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 04-2B
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 01-2B
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 05-2C
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-2C
Level 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 07-2A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-2B
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 03-2B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-2C
Teen 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 12-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 05-2D
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 7:00 . . . . . . . . 02-2C
Lackey (3085) Indoor Pool
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 02-2A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 04-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 05-2A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 01-2A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 03-2A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 06-2A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-2B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 04-2B
Infant/Toddler. . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 00-2A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-2B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-2B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-2C
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 08-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 05-2B
Mon-Thu • Jul 21-31
La Plata (3087), Thomas Stone
(3088) Outdoor Pools
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-4A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 04-4A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 05-4A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-4A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 02-4B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-4A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 03-4A
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 08-4A
Session 4
Mon-Thu • Jul 7-17
La Plata (3087), Thomas Stone
(3088) Outdoor Pools
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 08-3A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-3A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-3A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 05-3A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 04-3A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 01-3B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 06-3A
Teen 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 12-3A
Session 3
Mon-Thu • Jun 23-Jul 3
La Plata (3087), Thomas Stone
(3088) Outdoor Pools
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 03-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 05-2A
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-2A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 02-2A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-2A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 01-2A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 05-2B
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 08-2A
Session 2
Lackey (3085) Indoor Pool
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 03-5A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30. . . . . . . . . 05-5A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 06-5A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 10:15. . . . . . . . 02-5A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 01-5A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00. . . . . . . . 05-5B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 06-5B
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-5B
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-5B
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 04-5A
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 05-5C
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 03-5B
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 06-5C
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 02-5C
Mon-Thu • Aug 4 -14
La Plata (3087), Thomas Stone
(3088) Outdoor Pools
Level 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 04-5A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 4:45. . . . . . . . . 02-5A
Preschool 1. . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 01-5A
Level 4/5 . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30. . . . . . . . . 08-5A
Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 06-5A
Preschool 3. . . . . . . . . 6:15. . . . . . . . . 03-5A
Preschool 2. . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 02-5B
Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00. . . . . . . . . 05-5A
Session 5
SUMMER SWIM LESSON SCHEDULE
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School-Based Recreation
Center Programs
The following pages contain recreational
classes, programs and special events
planned for “KIDS” of all ages…
Cooking
Turkish Dinner Party
Experience a culinary adventure while learning how to prepare a Turkish dish. Be inspired by watching our expert cook
display her talents and secrets of a Turkish chef. Participants
will enjoy Turkish tea, appetizer, and a main course.
Somers Comm. Ctr.(La Plata)
Age: 16+
301294-S1 Thu Jul 24
Resident Fee: $20; Non-Resident: $22
6-8 p.m.
Jr. Chefs: Under the Sea
Don your chef hat, grab a spatula, and join staff for a lesson in cupcake and cookie creativity featuring aquarium
favorites! Easy to decorate, fun to eat and share. All supplies
included (plus chef hat and take-home box). Parent/guardian encouraged to participate. Space is limited.
Mattawoman Comm. Ctr. (Waldorf)
Age: 5-12
301133-M1 Thu Jul 24
Resident Fee: $8; Non-Resident: $10
6-7 p.m.
Crafts
Summer Essentials Tie-Dye Beach Towel:
Personalized for YOU by YOU
It will be all about you! A one-of-a-kind beach towel to
remember 2014. Decorate, color, and personalize your towel
with center staff. Supplies provided: towel, dye, cutouts, and
instructions. Wear old clothes and shoes just in case it drips.
Wade Comm. Ctr.(Waldorf)
Age: All
301359-WA Thu Jul 10
Residnet Fee: $9; Non-Resident: $11
6-7 p.m.
MORE GREAT
PROGRAMS COMING
THIS FALL!
Registration for fall programs will be begin
during the month of September.
National Gymnastics Day
North Point & Lackey Swim Clubs
Swim Lessons for All Ages
Fall Princess Party
5k for a Healthier Charles County
4x4 Halloween Slam
Adult Volleyball Tournament
Pink Volleyball Tournament
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on everything we have planned!
Dance
Line Dancing
Learn the hottest dances. Encourage a group of friends, or
come alone for a great time with other dance enthusiast.
Open to all levels.
Mattawoman Comm. Ctr.(Waldorf)
Age: 16+
301029-M1 Thu Jun 26-Jul 31
Resident Fee: $35; Non-Resident:$40
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6:30-8 p.m.
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This program is designed for children
who will benefit from staying after
school with their peers and friends.
Students will enjoy a snack, homework
help, gym time, crafts and more.
Registration forms and payment
information are available
at the DCS Registration Office, all
Community Centers, and online at
www.CharlesCountyParks.com.
Registrant must attend school where participating.
Open to Grades: 6-8
Weekly Fee: $40
Program Operates: Mon-Fri
Program is available through
Community Centers as follows:
Waldorf: Davis, Hanson, Mattawoman, Stoddert
Indian Head: Henson, Smallwood
Newburg: Piccowaxen
La Plata: Somers
Program does not meet on school closing days.
Program may not qualify for child care tax deduction.
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NEW! Adult Summer
Basketball Leagues
Eight game season. Two
games played per week.
Games held MondayThursday. Game times
are 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
You must register as a
team. All games played
at Davis Middle School,
Waldorf. Players must not
be eligible to participate at
the high school level.
*Teams may be required to
change night/league pending
adequate registration.
Age: 18+
Games played: Jun 23-Jul 31
Franchise Fee: $450
404205-DA (A League)
Mon/Wed games (subject to change nights)
404206-DA (B League)
Tues/Thurs games (subject to change nights)
Registration Deadline: Jun 13
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SPORTS PROGRAMS
Start Smart Multi-Sport!
Sanctioned by the National Alliance of Youth Sports
This is a fun introduction to a wide range of sports, and includes parents in
preparing children for organized sports in a fun, non-threatening environment.
Children learn to use fun, developmentally age-appropriate equipment to prepare for traditional sports without the fear of failure.
Age: 3-5 Resident Fee: $40; Non-Resident: $45
Registration Deadline: Seven days prior to start date
Hanson Comm. Ctr.
Davis Recreation Ctr.
Smallwood Comm. Ctr.
404027-HA
Thu • Sep 11-Oct 16 • 6-7 p.m.
404027-DA
Wed • Oct 1-Nov 5 • 6-7 p.m.
404028-SM
Thu • Oct 2-Nov 6 • 6-7 p.m.
Basics of Basketball Clinics
Designed for players looking to improve their playing ability, and be better
prepared for the upcoming basketball season. Learn game rules and skills from
experienced coaches. Note: Instructor can move participants to the class that
better fits participant's skill level.
Port Tobacco Recreation Ctr.
Resident Fee: $50; Non-Resident: $55
Drop-In Available: $10/visit; Non-Resident: $12/visit
CLINIC
Girls
All skill levels
Beginners
AGE
Age 9-14
Age: 8-9
Age: 10-11
New players/or less
than 2 yrs experience Age: 12-14
Age: 12-14
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Charles County!
“Charles County Parks & Recreation”
ADULT SPORTS
LEAGUES
CODE
DAY
DATE
TIME
304222-PT
Tue
Jun 17-Jul 29
6-7:30 p.m.
404222-PT
Sun
Sep 7-Oct 19
Noon-1:30 p.m.
304223-PT
304224-PT
304225-PT
Sat
Sat
Wed
Jun 21-Aug 2
9-10:30 a.m.
Jun 21-Aug 2 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Jun 18-Jul 30
6-7:30 p.m.
404225-PT
Sun
Sep 7-Oct 19
9-10:30 a.m.
404210-ZZ
Age: 30+
Team Fee: $525
404226-PT
Sun
Sep 7-Oct 19
9-10:30 a.m.
Adult Volleyball
Advanced*
2+ years experience,
and considered
advanced
GET CONNECTED
Adult Basketball
Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people and play
basketball in a fun but organized atmosphere. This program emphasizes total participation and fun.
This is not a drop-in program.
Registration is required.
Somers Community Ctr. (La Plata)
Age: 18+ • 301051-SO
Tue • Jun 24-Jul 29
6-8 p.m.
Resident Fee: $25;
Non-Resident: $30
30+ Basketball
Eight game regular season. Games
are played Thursday nights. You must
register as a team. No games Nov 27.
Games Begin Mid-October
Registration Deadline: Oct 1
Ten-match season (30 games). Players
must not be eligible to participate at
the high school level. Individuals interested in joining a team should contact
the Registration Office and have their
name placed on a free agent list.
Leagues are open to all playing
levels – from beginner to power.
Age: 18+
Games Begin Mid-October
Team Fee: $300
Registration Deadline: Oct 1
Monday & Wednesday
Competitive Co-Ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404200-ZZ
Recreational Co-Ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404201-ZZ
Church League . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404203-ZZ
*Must be associated with a church organization.
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Outdoor Sports Leagues
For further information on the leagues shown below,
please call 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778.
Adult Co-Rec Kickball League
Regular season play will be round-robin format (14 games); teams (15-20
players) play double headers.
Age: 18+ (and not attending high school)
Team Fee: $450–$500
Fall Team Registration: July 14-August 1
Game Season: Late August
Adult Outdoor Soccer
Regular season play is round-robin format (8-10 games). Post-season
tournament will be offered. League is open to one or more divisions
of competition.
Age: 18+
Fall Team Registration: July 14-August 1
Team Fee: $450-$700
Games Begin: Early September
League
FormatDay
Women’s Age 18+
7 vs 7
Sun
Men’s Age 18+
11 vs 11
Mon
Men’s 35+ 7 vs 7
Mon
Fall In-House
Recreational
Basketball Program
This is not a league program. Non-competitive
program designed to develop skills and promote fun while participating in loosely organized games. Players go through four fundamental stations and play round-robin style
games. Games and practices will be in one
location.
Open to Age 5-8 • Time: 6-7 p.m.
Resident Fee: $35; Non-Resident: $37
Registration is Limited
Location
Date
Age
Code
Davis
Tue, Oct 7-Nov 11
5-6
404006-DA
Mattawoman
Wed, Oct 8-Nov 12
7-8
404007-MA
Port Tobacco
Thu, Oct 9-Nov 13
5-6
404006-PT
7-8
404007-PT
Youth Outdoor Soccer
The Southern Maryland Youth Soccer League is first and foremost a
recreational sports program. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for
youth to participate in soccer within designated age divisions. League
play will be a round-robin schedule consisting of 8-10 games.
Age: 5-17
Fall Registration: June-Early August
Games Begin: Early September
LeagueFormat
U-6, 7, & 8
7 vs 7, 4 vs 4
U-9 & 10
7 vs 7
U-12
8 vs 8
U-14
11 vs 11
U-18
11 vs 11
Field
Small Field
Intermediate Field
Intermediate Field
Regulation Field
Regulation Field
Youth Outdoor Baseball & Softball
For information regarding organizations offering youth baseball and
softball programs, please call 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778.
Adult Softball
Regular season play will be round-robin format
(14 games); teams play double-headers. Each
team limited to a min. 15 players and max 20.
Age: 18+ (and not attending high school)
Games Begin: Late August
Team Fee: $450-$600
Fall Team Registration: July 21-August 1
LeagueDay
Adult Co-Rec
Fri/Sun
Men’sMon/Wed/Thu
Youth Tackle Football & Cheerleading
For information regarding organizations offering youth tackle football
programs, call 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778. Practice begins in August.
League play starts in September. Registration takes place from April
1-July 26.
Coaches That Care
Basketball Clinic
Coaches from the Charles County Youth
Basketball Program will work with players to
develop the skills necessary for success in the
upcoming winter season and beyond. Each
of the coaches in the clinic care deeply about
helping children enjoy the game of basketball
to its fullest extent. Skill development covers
all aspects of play including fundamental skill
development and team play.
Smallwood Comm. Ctr. (Indian Head)
Age: 7-14
404013-SM Sat Oct 4-25
Resident Fee: $25; Non-Resident: $27
10 a.m.-Noon
Drop-In Programs
Youth & Teen Drop-In's
Open style sports and semi-organized games. Registration form with
parental consent required each school year. Sign-in by youth required
each day of participation.
Programs are FREE!
Dates/times subject to change. Call the Center for schedule changes.
Summer Programs (June 23 to July 31)
All centers closed Friday-Saturday during summer months.
Comm. Ctr.
Code
Day
Time
Hanson
301001-HA
Mon-Thu
4-6 p.m.
Stoddert
301001-ST
Mon
1-5 p.m.
Age: 8-13
Fall Programs (August 25, 2014 to May 9, 2015)
Comm. Ctr.
Code
Day
Time
Age: 8-13
Somers
501001-SO
Fri
4:15-5:45 p.m.
Stoddert
501001-ST
Tue & Fri
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wade
501001-WA
M/Tu/Th/F
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Davis
501001-DA
Fri
6-7:30 p.m.
Hanson
501001-HA
Mon & Wed
4-5:30 p.m.
Henson
501001-HE
Tue & Thu
4-6 p.m.
Smallwood
501001-HE
Tue & Thu
4-6 p.m.
Middle School
Adult Sports Drop-In's
Punch Card: $30/12 Visits
Program runs through the end of the 2014 school year.
Resident Fee: $3/visit, Non-Resident: $4
Summer Programs
Comm./Rec. Ctr.
Day
Time
Port Tobacco
Tue
8-9:30 p.m.
Stoddert
Thu
6-8 p.m.
Davis
Wed
6-8 p.m.
Port Tobacco
Mon
8-9:30 p.m.
Basketball for Age 18+
Basketball for Age 30+
Co-Ed Volleyball for Age 18+
Port Tobacco
Thu
8-9:30 p.m.
Table Tennis for Age 18+ (Free)
Stoddert
Tue & Thu
6-8 p.m.
Day
Time
Age: 14-17
Fall Programs
501001-DA
Fri
7:30-9 p.m.
501001-DA
Sat
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hanson
501001-HA
Tue & Thu
4-5:30 p.m.
Henson
501001-HE
Mon & Wed
4-6 p.m.
Piccowaxen
Mon/Wed
7-9 p.m.
Somers
501001-SO
Tue & Thu
4:15-5:45 p.m.
Port Tobacco
Tue
8-9:30 p.m.
Stoddert
501001-ST
Mon & Fri
4-6 p.m.
Stoddert
Thu
7-9 p.m.
Wed
8-9:15 p.m.
Davis
Girlz Inc.
Stoddert Community Center (Waldorf)
is hosting a drop-in program for your young lady. Girls
can drop in each day, or attend all week. A variety of
activities will be planned to keep the girls entertained.
This is a free, supervised program; however, parent registration is necessary. Program not held on Fridays.
Age: 12+ • 301005-ST • Fee: Free
Mon-Thu • Jun 23-Jul 31 • 1-5 p.m.
Comm./Rec. Ctr.
Basketball for Age 18+
Basketball for Age 30+
Davis
Mattawoman
Wed
8-9:15 p.m.
Port Tobacco
Mon
8-9:30 p.m.
Mon/Wed
7-9 p.m.
Smallwood
Co-Ed Volleyball for Age 18+
Port Tobacco
Smallwood
Wade
8-9:30 p.m.
7-9 p.m.
Wed
8-9:30 p.m.
Wed
8-9:15 p.m.
Futsal for Age 18+
Somers
Table Tennis for Age 18+ (Free)
Stoddert, Waldorf
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
Tue
Tue/Thu
Tue/Thu/Fri
7-9 p.m.
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Youth Sports Leagues
Mark your calendar for
the upcoming winter
indoor sports season!
Registration Begins in September!
Community Services offers our young
sports players a chance to shine in the
basketball, indoor soccer, and volleyball
leagues. For adults we offer both basketball
and volleyball leagues.
Youth Sports Leagues
Volunteer Coach
Application
Community Services is looking for volunteer coaches
for the various youth sports league offered throughout
the year. If you are interested in volunteering, please
complete this form and mail to:
Department of Community Services
Attn: Registration Office
8190 Port Tobacco Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Or… Fax to 301-934-0121
Name:
Date:
Complete Address:
New this winter…
18U Indoor
Soccer!
Must be in high school.
Daytime Phone #:
Evening Phone #:
Email:
Youth Sports
Leagues start
this fall!
Make a Difference…
Volunteer to Coach!
Volunteer to coach for our youth sports leagues
(registration starts in September) and you could
receive a 50% refund off your child’s registration
fee (if selected to coach).
Details: 301-934-0123 or 301-870-3388, ext. 5123.
Refund applies to one participating child only, and will be processed
AFTER the first game. This offer applies to head coach positions only.
Please do not exclude the refund from your enrollment fee.
Age/Grade group you prefer (circle):
High School Prep Basketball League (spring)
6th Grade Boys
7th Grade Boys
Youth Basketball League (summer)
Co-Ed
7-8
9-10
11-13
Girls
6-8
9-11
12-14
Registration Information
Proof of age required within three (3) days of registration if requested by
the Registration Office. No exceptions to this rule. Carpool requests, practice
location requests, or requests for a particular coach cannot be guaranteed.
Refund Policy (Summer Leagues)
All requests for refunds for sports league programs must be received in
writing by June 30. Faxed refund requests are accepted at 301-934-5624. A
$10 administrative fee will be deducted from all approved refunds, regardless
of circumstances, unless program is canceled by Charles County Government.
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Pee Wee Basketball League (winter)
Pee Wee
5-6 • Co-Ed
5-7 • Girls
Youth SELECT Basketball League (winter)
Boys 9-10
Boys 11-12
Boys 13-14
Girls 12-14
Youth Co-Ed Soccer League (winter)
4U
6U
8U
10U
12U
14U
18U
Youth Volleyball League (winter)
Grades 5-6
Indoor Youth Sports Leagues:
8th Grade Boys 6-8th Grade Girls
Grades 7-8
A volunteer coach will receive a 50% refund off the
regular fee for one child if they are selected to coach.
Coaching refunds are processed after games begin.
Child’s Name:
Coach Shirt Size: (circle one)
SMLXL XXL Other
(Shirt sizes run small)
This is not a program registration form.
See page 37 for program registration.
 Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
FITNESS PROGRAMS
Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.
Keep Teens Moving
A fun and easy program to get the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity. Designed to help get moving and stay healthy by building strength, flexibility, and
endurance through agility ladders, wobble boards, and fun games! Class enhances motor
skills, social skills, and brain development, while teaching fun ways to incorporate fitness
into their lives.
Hanson Comm. Ctr. (Waldorf)
Age: 13-17
401380-HA
Registration Deadline: Sep 1
M/W
Sep 22-Oct 8 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Resident Fee: $5; Non-Resident: $6
Challenge 2B Fit
Challenge kids to put away their video games, get up from the computer and experience fitness fun! Instructor utilizes music during fun activities to improve cardiovascular,
muscular strength, flexibility, overall stamina, speed and agility.
Hanson Comm. Ctr. (Waldorf)
Age: 5-12
401161-H1
Registration Deadline: Sep 1
M/W
Sep 22-Oct 8 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Resident Fee: $5; Non-Resident: $6
Zumba Drop-In at Elite
Come and join the biggest Zumba party in Charles County. Party yourself into shape…
you don’t want to miss it.
Elite Gymnastics & Recreation Ctr. (Waldorf)
Age: 15+
Mon
Ongoing 7-8 p.m.
Resident Fee: $5; Non-Resident: $7
Aqua Fitness
NEW! Advanced Water Aerobics
Pre-registration required. Includes deep
water workouts. Drop-in not available.
McDonough Pool (Pomfret)
Age: 16+
308034-M1 M/W Jun 9-Jul 9
6:30-7:30 p.m.
308034-M2 M/W Jul 16-Aug 18 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Resident Fee: $55; Non-Resident: $60
Intro to Fitness Swimming
Designed for adults who are confident in
the water and have the knowledge and
skills necessary to cross the pool safely, but
still need work on their conditioning and
swimming technique. Course goal is to
assist adults in transitioning from learning
to swim to swimming for fitness.
McDonough Pool (Pomfret)
Age 17+
308015-M1 Tu/Th Jul 15-Aug 7 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Resident Fee: $65; Non-Resident: $70
Drop-In Aqua
Fitness Classes
Visit www.CharlesCountyParks.com for current schedule. Schedule subject to change
without notice.
Come join the party! Zumba combines high energy and motivating music
with unique moves and combinations allow the Zumba participants to
dance like nobody is watching while burning calories and fat. Zumba is
based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO!”
This is an exciting and effective fitness system.
The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training
with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone
and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.
Participants that stick to the Zumba Fitness program can
achieve long-term health benefits. Zumba is a “feelhappy” workout that is great for both the body and the
mind.
Contact the center to check on drop-in availability.
Hanson Community Center, Waldorf
Age: 16+
Mon/Wed
301154-HA
June 23-July 30
Open to Age 16 & Older
8 Visit Punch Card
Resident Fee: $40; Non-Resident: $45
Daily Drop-In Fee: $6/visit
Water Aerobics
Low-impact with emphasis on stretching,
cardiovascular, and resistance exercises.
Participants should be comfortable in the
water.
North Point Pool (Waldorf)
Sat
Jun 14-Jul 12
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Aqua Zumba
Fun, Latin-inspired calorie burning
dance workout done in the pool's
shallow end.
La Plata Pool (La Plata)
Sat
Jun 14-Jul 26
11-11:50 a.m.
7-8 p.m.
Registration Deadline: One week prior to start of class
Resident Fee: $40; Non-Resident: $45
Drop-In Fee: $5/visit
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
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Elite
Online registration for Elite programs is NOW available at:
www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Mail/Walk-In Registrations are accepted only at Elite.
Program fees shown are for residents. Please add an additional $1
for non-resident registrations unless otherwise noted.
Waldorf Action
Martial Arts
Gymnastics & Recreation Center
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf MD
301-870-7938 • 301-705-6557
Classes
Kid Fit Drop-In
Zumba Drop In
Spend quality time with your
little one while he or she
develops body awareness,
balance, fitness, listening and
social skills, plus fun and activities using gymnastic apparatus.
Want to be a part of something big! Come
and join the biggest zumba party in Charles
County with Joe Do’It and Gena Bentley.
Come party yourself into shape, you don’t
want to miss it.
Age: 1-4
Resident Fee: $5/visit;
Non-Resident: $7/visit
MonOngoing
10-10:45 a.m. / 11-11:45 a.m.
Forever Young Friday Drop In
Tiny Tales at Elite
Introduce your little ones to books, rhymes,
and music. Enjoy a story and fun activities.
Age: 0-4
Wed/Fri
Thu
Fee: FREE
Ongoing Ongoing
Age: 15+
Mon
Ongoing
7-8 p.m.
Resident Drop-In Fee: $5; Non-Resident: $7
Noon-12:30 p.m.
6-6:30 p.m.
Do you ever feel like fine toning your cartwheel or brushing up on your toe touch?
Well come bounce, swing, flip or jump with
us at Elite and feel like a kid again. It’s not
only fun, it’s a great work out too!
Age: 18+
Fri
Ongoing 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Resident Drop-In Fee: $5; Non-Resident: $7
Special Events
Annual Elite Open House
Take a tour of the facility and learn more about Elite's wonderful programs.
We'll have gymnastics, giveaways, fun and games! Come in during Elite
Open House and register for Session 2 classes and receive $5.00 off the
session fee.
Saturday, Sept. 20 • 1-3 p.m.
Shop Crop Scrap & Stamp Event
Door Prizes, Goodies Bags, & Make-N-Takes!
Scrapbookers …join us for some uninterrupted scrapbooking time;
learn new techniques, and the opportunity to buy the latest supplies
or scrapbooking tools. Vendors will be on hand with a large selection of
scrapbook products and supplies available to purchase. You may come
and go as you please. Registration available the day of the event if space
permits. Participant fee includes crop space (2 people per 6’ table), demonstrations and tips throughout the day by scrapbooking professionals,
beverages and snacks.
Open to All Ages
406319-01 Saturday, Sept. 27 • 2 p.m.-Midnight
Resident Fee: $30; Non-Resident: $35
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Gain energy, flexibility, strength,
endurance, be less stressed, and
learn forms of self-protection. 4th,
5th and 6th Degree Black Belt Master
Instructors. Affordable prices, family
memberships, law enforcement/firefighter/military discounts! Taekwondo,
Te-Geri Fitness Kickboxing, Adult
Morning Classes, Karate Birthday
Parties, Transported Afterschool Sport
Taekwondo Program. “Test-drive”
any of our programs with a Free
Introductory Lesson.
Call 301-645-1650, or visit:
www.WaldorfMartialArts.com
Maryland
Ntensity Allstars
Competitive cheerleading,
tumbling, stunting, and advanced
skills for young athletes.
Ntensity’s mission is to provide
a family oriented and safe
environment. We emphasize good
sportsmanship, fun, and a positive
attitude by encouraging healthy
lifestyles, work ethic, discipline,
perseverance and a positive outlook.
We believe that in developing these
fundamental traits, our young
members will not only be successful
in cheerleading, but successful in
life. MNC offers various competitive
teams ranging from beginner to
advanced, which provides members
with an opportunity to excel
as a cheerleader.
Details: Coach Carla, 301-752-7855
Visit: www.MDIntensity.com
2014-2015 Enrollment available
through August 2014
Age: 7–18 (as of August 31, 2014)
Tiny. . . . . . . . . . . . Su/M/W . . . . . . . . . . $65/$70
Mini. . . . . . . . . . . . Su/M/W . . . . . . . . $95/$100
Youth/Jr/Sr. . . . . Su/Tu/Th/Sa. . . $125/$130
 Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Gynmastics Programs
Gymnastics
Recreational Gymnastics
High quality gymnastics are available for boys and girls age 2‑18.
Classes follow USA Gymnastics Jr. Olympic Program. Day and evening classes available. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes.
Monthly fees with annual registration.
Program teaches achievable goals, frequent success and tangible
rewards. Our curriculum uses a beginner to advanced level system
to track achievements.
Competitive Teams
Elite offers USAG competitive team: levels 2-10 and Xcel. USA
Gymnastics is the sole national governing body for the sport of
gymnastics in the United States. This designation comes from
the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the International Gymnastics
Federation (FIG). The competition season usually begins in
November and ends in spring. Our competitive gymnasts will
travel to various gyms both in Maryland and throughout the
United States.
Pre-Competitive Teams
Elite offers three pre-competitive groups Future Stars, Baby
Eagles and Little Eagles by placement only. These groups are
designed to prepare gymnasts who demonstrate skills and
readiness needed for competitive programs, to cross over into
our USAG competitive gymnastics program. These groups do
not compete.
Skills are broken into achievable steps. Elite nurtures an environment where children have an opportunity to be successful and
feel like winners.
Sessions consist of eight classes. Placement depends on age and
skill level. For safety reasons, all class sizes are limited to a maximum
number of participants. Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment. Instructors may move children to a different level class
if child is unable to participate in skill level of the registered class.
Session 6: June 22 – August 16
Deadline: July 5
Closed July 4
Session 1: August 24 – October 18
Current Student Registration Date: July 20
New Student Registration date: July 27
Deadline: Sept 6
See schedule on page 26 & 27

Have your next birthday party at Elite!
Open to children age 4-12 • 1-12 Guests: $145 • 13-25 Guests $185
50% non-refundable deposit required to book party. Fee includes one hour in the gym and
half hour in the party room with invitations, gift bags, ice cream, and drinks.
For details, call 301-705-6557 or 301-870-7938.
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
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Elite Gymnastics
Session 6: June 22-August 16
Schedule subject
to change.
Super Tots
Monthly Fee
$90
Tuesday
$90
Thursday
Friday
$115
Level 1 Gymnastics
45 Min.
45 Min.
11 a.m.
55 Min.
6 p.m.
6 p.m.
Beginner level. Focuses on fundamental gymnastics skills. Learn terminology and proper technique.
7 p.m.
$115
55 Min.
5 & 6 p.m.
6 p.m.
Age 11+
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
5 p.m.
And
5 p.m.
Age 7-10
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
6 & 7 p.m.
And
6 & 7 p.m.
Level 2/3 Gymnastics
10 a.m.
6 p.m.
Intermediate level class designed to continue skill progression. Gymnasts will refine current skills and
develop new skills in order to progress to the next level. BY PLACEMENT ONLY.
Level 2 • Age 7-10
6 p.m.
Level 2 • Age 11+
7 p.m.
Level 2 • Age 7-10
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
Level 3 • Age 7+
$115
55 Min.
Level 3 • Age 7+
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
Tumble & Trampoline
7 p.m.
AND
7 p.m.
11 a.m.
6 p.m.
AND
6 p.m.
Concentrated tumbling. Focus on strength, flexibility and endurance. Designed for cheerleaders.
Advanced class is BY PLACEMENT ONLY.
Beg. Middle School
10 a.m.
$115
55 Min.
6 p.m.
11 a.m.
Adv. Age All
Drop-In
Noon
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
7 p.m.
$5
55 Min.
7:30 p.m.
Boys Tumble/Trampoline
Age 5-10 and
Adv. (All Ages)
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Noon
7 p.m.
Age 5-6
Beg. Tumble All
Sunday
10 a.m.
Age 5-6
Beg. High School
Saturday
Students develop balance and coordination while learning the importance of taking turns and following instruction through participating in fundamental gymnastic exercises. This class will encourage independence. Students
attend this level without parents in the gym.
Age 4
Age 7-10
Wednesday
Parent and child class. Students develop body awareness, strength and flexibility while participating in gymnastic
exercises. This class will reinforce listening skills and help toddlers learn to wait their turn and stay with the group.
Age 3
Super Kids Elite
Monday
Parent and child class. Students learn focus and control while participating in basic gymnastic exercises on equipment designed for tots. This class will keep busy toddlers moving and help them develop listening skills.
Age 2
Super Kids
Duration
$115
AND
7 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
1 p.m.
Novice/intermediate class. Focus on strength, flexibility, endurance.
55 Min.
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Elite Gymnastics
Session 1: August 24-October 18
Schedule subject
to change.
Super Tots
Monthly Fee
$90
$90
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
$115
Level 1 Gymnastics
45 Min.
6 p.m.
6 p.m.
55 Min.
6 p.m.
5 p.m.
6 p.m.
9 a.m.
2 p.m.
$115
55 Min.
7 p.m.
5 & 6 p.m.
6 p.m.
9 & 10 a.m.
3 p.m.
7 p.m.
6 p.m.
7 p.m.
6 p.m.
11 a.m. &
Noon
4 p.m.
7 p.m.
11 a.m.
3 p.m.
7 p.m.
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
5 p.m.
And
5 p.m.
Age 7-10
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
6 & 7 p.m.
And
6 & 7 p.m.
Level 2/3 Gymnastics
Intermediate level class designed to continue skill progression. Gymnasts will refine current skills and
develop new skills in order to progress to the next level. BY PLACEMENT ONLY.
Level 2 • Age 7-10
7 p.m.
10 a.m. &
Noon
6 p.m.
Level 2 • Age 11+
Level 2 • Age 7-10
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
Level 3 • Age 7+
$115
55 Min.
Level 3 • Age 7+
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
Tumble & Trampoline
7 p.m.
6 p.m.
AND
AND
7 p.m.
9 p.m.
7 p.m.
11 a.m.
3 p.m.
7 p.m.
4 p.m.
6 p.m.
Concentrated tumbling. Focus on strength, flexibility and endurance. Designed for cheerleaders.
Advanced class is BY PLACEMENT ONLY.
Beg. Middle School
10 a.m.
$115
55 Min.
6 p.m.
11 a.m.
Adv. Age All
Noon
$150
55 Min.,
2x's/wk
$5
55 Min.
Boys Tumble/Trampoline
Age 5-10 and
Adv. (All Ages)
2 p.m.
6 p.m.
Age 5-6
Drop-In
11 a.m.
Beginner level. Focuses on fundamental gymnastics skills. Learn terminology and proper technique.
Age 11+
Beg. Tumble All
Sunday
10 a.m.
45 Min.
Age 5-6
Beg. High School
Saturday
Students develop balance and coordination while learning the importance of taking turns and following instruction through participating in fundamental gymnastic exercises. This class will encourage independence. Students
attend this level without parents in the gym.
Age 4
Age 7-10
Tuesday
Parent and child class. Students develop body awareness, strength and flexibility while participating in gymnastic
exercises. This class will reinforce listening skills and help toddlers learn to wait their turn and stay with the group.
Age 3
Super Kids Elite
Monday
Parent and child class. Students learn focus and control while participating in basic gymnastic exercises on equipment designed for tots. This class will keep busy toddlers moving and help them develop listening skills.
Age 2
Super Kids
Duration
$115
7 p.m.
AND
7 p.m.
1 p.m.
1 p.m.
Novice/intermediate class. Focus on strength, flexibility, endurance.
55 Min.
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
7 p.m.
10 a.m. &
Noon
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS • Charles County
Special Olympics Maryland and the Dept. of
Community Services, in a joint partnership, offer a yearround program for athletic conditioning, training, and
competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are at least 8 years of age. There
is no maximum age limit. All Special Olympics
sports activities are free of charge to athletes.
Currently, Special Olympics Charles County offers a chance to compete in 10 Olympic-style
sports annually. Online registration is available:
www.CharlesCountyParks.com.
NEWS!
SPORTS
All Special Olympics Athletes &
Unified® Partners Must Register
Before Training.
Golf
Please register with Community Services before
the registration deadline date to enable verification of paperwork. No registrations will be
accepted for Bowling, Golf, or Unified® Soccer
after the deadline of Monday, Sept. 15.
Updating Medicals
The policy of Special Olympics MD is that
ALL medical/volunteer applications must be
updated every three years. This is required
before a participant can attend training. To determine your status, please call
301-932-8196.
Coaches: Please enforce this policy.
Volunteers Needed
Create Opportunities for our Athletes.
Volunteers are an important part of the
Special Olympics program. Please consider
volunteering your time with this worthwhile
program. For more information, please call
301-599-0307.
Coaching Opportunities
Coaches must be 18 or older and are subject to a criminal background investigation
Training is offered. If interested, please contact
George Hoehl at [email protected]
Unified Sports®
Unified Sports® is a unique opportunity for
traditional Special Olympics athletes and
partners (without intellectual disabilities, with
similar ability levels) to train and compete as a
team against other Unified Sports® teams. We
currently offer this opportunity in basketball,
bocce, ten-pin bowling, and golf.
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Unified two person on teams
will enjoy the game of golf and
improve their golf playing skills.
Please register early.
Potomac Ridge Golf Course,
Accokeek
Golf Skills
Learn chipping, driving, and putting skills.
Potomac Ridge Golf Course, Accokeek
513023-SO
Aug 6-Sep 24
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Ten Pin Bowling
Traditional and Unified Bowling will begin
practicing in anticipation of representing Charles County at the 2014 Special
Olympics Maryland Bowling Competition
on December 7. All skill levels welcome.
AMF Waldorf
Age: 8+ & Unified Partners®
Sun
Sep 21-Nov 30
9:30 a.m.-Noon
Bumper Bowling: 513027-SO
Traditional: 513029-SO
Unified: 513028-SO
Enjoy the fresh air and the most invigorating sport in the world. This sport needs
at least six Special Olympic athletes to be
able to compete as a team.
513022-SO
Jul 30-Oct 15
Please support the
Charles County
Sheriff's Office fund
raising event to benefit
Special Olympics
Charles County
June 5 • 9 a.m.
28th Annual
Torch Run/Walk
Special
Populations
The Special Populations program area offers a variety of recreational classes and
programs designed to meet the needs
of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Not all programs in this area will meet the
needs and interests of all residents with
special needs. We are currently developing programs for those with physical
disabilities such as arthritis, minor injury
rehabilitations and more.
NEW!
Special Pops Splash
Unified® Soccer: Traditional Soccer
Age: 8+
Wed
TORCH RUN
Starts at Texas Roadhouse (La Plata)
Open to all who purchased a T-shirt
Age: 8+
513024-SO
Wed
Aug 6-Sep 24
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Age: 8+
Wed
Law Enforcement
6-8 p.m.
Dive in and splash the night away. Enjoy
this opportunity to work in some physical activity. Not sure how to swim? No
problem! We've got lifeguards in the
water with you! Individuals in wheelchairs welcomed. Pizza and drinks
provided.
Age 18+
Resident Fee: $8; Non-Resident $10
North Point Pool (Waldorf)
308004-NP Fri
Jul 11
6:30-8:30 p.m.
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CHARLES COUNTY PARKS
WHITE PLAINS GOLF COURSE & PARK
TURKEY HILL
SOUTHERN
RUTH B. SWANN
ROBERT D. STETHEM
POMONKEY
PISGAH
PINEFIELD
OAK RIDGE
MAXWELL HALL
MARSHALL HALL
MALLOWS BAY
LAUREL SPRINGS
INDIAN HEAD RAIL TRAIL
HATTON CREEK
GILBERT RUN
FRIENDSHIP FARM
CHARLIE WRIGHT
CHARLES COUNTY SKATE PARK
BENSVILLE
BRYANTOWN
301.932.3470 or 301.870.2778 • www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Amphitheater
Baseball
Basketball
Boat Ramp
Boat Rentals
Concessions
Disc Golf Course
Driving Range
Dog Park
Equestrian Ring/Trails
Fishing
Football
Golf Course
Grills
Horseshoes
Nature Center
Trails/Hiking
Multipurpose Fields
Pavilion
Picnic Tables
Playground
Skateboard/Inline
Sled Run
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Tot Lot
Volleyball
Restrooms
Some park facilities may require usage permits.
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Friendship Farm Park
Nanjemoy Creek • Nanjemoy
Single-lane boat ramp. Parking for approx. 16
trailers. Facility features good access to the main
stem of the Potomac and also to the extensive,
immediate protected waters of Nanjemoy Creek.
Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Directions: From
La Plata, take Route 6 West. Left on Route 425.
Left on Friendship Landing Road. Follow to end.
Gilbert Run Park (electric motor only)
Challenging 18 Hole Course
Come try one of the Nation's fastest growing outdoor
sports! Once known as "Frisbee Golf," disc golf is similar
to regular golf; however, instead of using golf clubs and
balls, players use golf discs and aim for elevated chaincovered baskets. Disc golf is a healthy activity that is an
inexpensive, easy to learn and fun for all ages.
Call for Details: 301-932-3470 • 301-870-3388
Wheatley Lake • Dentsville
60 acre fresh water lake with fishing, pedal
boating, row boating, and canoeing. Bass,
bluegill, trout and catfish. Ramp for electric
motors only. Fishing supplies, licenses and
concessions available. Open Mar-Nov with
seasonal hours.
Hatton Creek
Wicomico River • Issue
Single-lane ramp gives protected small boat
access to river. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Directions: From La Plata, take Rt. 301 south. Left
on Rt. 257 towards Cobb Island. Left on Hatton
Creek Road. Follow to end.
Mallows Bay Park – Boat Launch Facility
Nanjemoy/Riverside
Single-lane ramp allows for protected access
to the Potomac River. Recommended for small
watercraft (shallow water). Gravel parking for 20
trailers. Open daily 5:30 a.m.-Dusk. Kayak launch
available. Directions: From La Plata, take Route
6 West. Right on Liverpool Point Road. Right on
Route 224. Left on Wilson Landing Road. Follow
to the end.
Contemporary equipment
designed to encourage
innovative play, and meets all
industry safety compliance. Facilities
accommodate all levels of abilities,
including special needs.
Bensville Park
6980 Bensville Rd, White Plains
Pisgah Park
6645 Mason Springs Rd, La Plata
Cobb Island Playground
Neale Sound Dr, Cobb Island
Robert D. Stethem Park*
4250 Piney Church Rd, Waldorf
Gilbert Run Park*
13140 Charles St, Charlotte Hall
Ruth B. Swann
3100 Ruth B. Swann Dr, Bryans Road
Laurel Springs Regional Park
5940 Radio Station Rd, La Plata
Southern Park
15885 Wilson Rd, Newburg
Oak Ridge Park
13675 Oaks Rd, Hughesville
White Plains Regional Park
1015 St. Charles Pkwy, White Plains
*Park Closed Dec.–Feb.
For details, please call 301-932-3470, or visit:
Marshall Hall
Potomac River • Bryans Road
Double ramp. Paved trailer parking for 25
boat trailers with available overflow parking.
Situated just above Greenway Flats in Mount
Vernon area of river. Open year-round, dawn to
dusk. Directions: From Route 210 (Indian Head
Highway) south make a right turn onto Route 227.
Follow to end of road.
Details: 301-932-3470
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Charles County
Charles County Parks & American Inline Skating Present
At White Plains Park • 301-638-5208
A California
Experience
On the East
Coast!
360 Action
Skateboard
Camp
15,000 sq. ft.
concrete skatepark!
Open to skateboarders and in-line skaters,
this park features various size bowls and a challenging
street course.
Now Open for Freestyle Bikes!
Saturday only 9 a.m.-Noon
Open to Age 6 & Older
Helmets & Pads Required
Spring Hours • March 10-June 15
Monday-Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30 p.m.-Dusk
Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bikes Only: 9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-Dusk
Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 a.m.-Dusk
Summer Hours • June 16-August 24
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30 p.m.-Dusk
Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bikes Only: 9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-Dusk
Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 a.m.-Dusk
Closed during rain/wet conditions. Closed on all major holidays.
Per Session Admission
Season Pass
Adult • Age 18+
Per Session Admission
Extreme Fun for
All Skating Levels!
Monday–Friday • July 21–25
Fees & Passes
Youth • Age 6-17
Under the supervision
of professional coaches
from American Inline
Skating, participants
will receive group and
individual training on
safe riding, tack turns,
kick turns, ollies, fakies,
grinding, getting air,
bowl drop-ins and
more!
Resident
Non-Resident
$3
$5
$75
$110
Resident
Non-Resident
$4
$6
Season Pass
$95
$130
SEASON PASS is effective beginning April 1 of each year and is
valid for 12 full Months (pass cannot be prorated).
Equipment Rental
Helmet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2
Wrist Guards . . . . . . . . . . . $1
Knee Pads. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2
Combo/All. . . . . . . . . . . . . $5
Elbow Pads. . . . . . . . . . . . . $2
Although the park offers rental helmets and pads, we encourage skaters to provide
their own protective equipment.
 301-934-9305 • 301-870-3388 • 301-932-6004
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Charles County Skatepark
at White Plains Regional Park
1015 St. Charles Parkway • White Plains, MD
Open to Kids Age 6–14
All campers receive an official camp T-shirt and stickers!
Camp Fee: $125
Registration Deadline: July 1
Required Equipment:
Skateboard, Helmet, Knee Pads,
Elbow Pads, Wrist Guards
301-932-3470 • www.CharlesCountyParks.com
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HAPPY TRAILS!
Whether you walk, jog, or hike…
ride a horse or a bike…
Charles County Parks has a trail for you!
Gilbert Run Park
13140 Charles St. • Charlotte Hall
This 2.5 mile nature trail travels along
the edge of the 60 acre Wheatley Lake.
Features include: self guided nature walk
(pamphlets available at park office), fishing pavilions, numerous boardwalks and
bridges, and beaver colony observation
deck.
Friendship Farm Park
4705 Friendship Landing Rd • Nanjemoy
This hidden gem offers seven miles of recreational trail –
providing access to 382 acres of forest and farmland. Visitors can
explore the outstanding natural resources and serenity that surrounds Nanjemoy Creek. Amenities such as interpretive signs,
benches, and observation decks are highlights along the trail.
Friendship Farm Park is also noted for reliable wildlife viewing
opportunities. Most trails are open to equestrians April through
October.
Laurel Springs Park
The Indian Head Rail Trail is a 13-mile recreational trail that
connects White Plains with the Town of Indian Head. The
smooth paved surface offers excellent opportunities for
cycling, walking, and running. The trail also offers an
excellent wildlife viewing area.
Stop by and discover why the IHRT is quickly becoming one
of the region's most popular recreational facilities.
Various parking areas/trail access points are available.
Open daily during daylight hours.
For information please call 301-932-3470.
5940 Radio Station Rd • La Plata
Winding around the edges of the athletic complex, this 1.6 mile
trail is ideal for jogging or a quick lunch hour stroll.
Oak Ridge Park
13675 Oaks Rd • Hughesville
Pets are welcome on all of the trails, but must be on a
leash. Horseback riding is limited to Friendship, Oak
Ridge, and Maxwell Hall Parks. Bicycles are permitted
on IHRT, but are not allowed on any other trails
This 7 mile trail network offers equestrians and hikers a wide variety of trail options. Features include: hilly terrain, creek crossings,
bridges, and flat open areas. Oak Ridge Park also features two
show-quality riding arenas which are open to the public except
during special events.
Maxwell Hall Park
6680 Maxwell Dr • Benedict
This equestrian facility welcomes hikers and nature watchers.
Located off Rt. 231 near Benedict, the park offers over 14 miles of
horse trails. Features include: flat wide open riding, "intense" and
hilly wooded terrain, cross country jumping course, trail obstacle
course, and beach front riding along the Patuxent River. $25 annual
membership required to ride at facility. Hikers and birders may use
trails free of charge.
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Gilbert Run Park Charles County is...
Going to the
There's something for everyone
at Gilbert Run Park. Whether
it's fishing or boating on our
60-acre freshwater lake, playing
horseshoes or volleyball, hiking
or birdwatching, you'll find it at
the Park.
Dog Parks!
Did you know there
are TWO dog parks in
Charles County?
Gilbert Run Park is located off
Rt. 6 in Charlotte Hall. Open
Monday–Sunday, April–October,
and weekends only in March and
November. The park is closed for
the season after Nov. 16.
Picnic Pavilion Rentals
Let nature’s beauty enhance your next company picnic, reunion,
or birthday party. There are six different sites to choose from. Small
groups (50) to large groups (up to 450) can be accommodated. To
make reservations or if you have questions, please call the park office at 301-932-1083. Entrance Fee: $5 (April-September, weekends
and holidays).
2014 Park Boat Rentals
Hours of Operation
April 5–May 11
Saturday & Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday-Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED
May 12–August 24
Saturday & Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday-Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED
August 25–October 26
Saturday & Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monday-Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED
Bonus Boatin’
Thursdays
All boat rentals
half price!
May 15-Aug. 21
Public off-leash exercise areas, operated
and maintained by
Charles County
Government,
help provide safe, legal areas
in which dogs can run, play, and socialize. We invite residents to
visit with their dogs to enjoy these unique facilities.
The parks offer two separate fenced areas – A large area designed
for general dog play and a smaller area for smaller dogs and puppies (at least 4 mos. old). The smaller area is also great for shy dogs
not quite ready to socialize in the larger play area.
For more information,
please call 301-932-3470
White Plains Dog Park • This dog park is located within the
White Plains Regional Park which is at the intersection of St.
Charles Parkway and DeMarr Road (1015 St. Charles Parkway).
Directions: From Waldorf: travel south on U.S. 301 to White
Plains, turn left on DeMarr Road. Travel 1.5 miles to stop sign,
turn right on parkway, then turn left into the park. Follow the
main entrance road to the athletic complex. The off-leash
area is just off of the cul-de-sac at the road’s end.
Turkey Hill Dog Park • Located in Turkey Hill Park, this
facility is located just north of La Plata (9430 Turkey Hill Road).
Directions: From Waldorf: travel south approximately 5 miles
on U.S. 301, turn right on Turkey Hill Road. The park is the first
entrance on the right. The dog park is directly on the left once
you enter the park. From La Plata, travel North on U.S. 301,
approximately 2 miles, turn left on Turkey Hill Road.
Hours of Operation • Seven days a week, 8 a.m. until
1/2kayakprice
rental!
dusk (with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year’s
Day when both parks are closed). Occasionally, the park
may be closed during, and after, periods of inclement
weather.
Single or Tandem
Dog Park Brochures • Dog park brochures
Valid during regular boating hours (Excludes Thursdays).
are available by visiting our website at
www.CharlesCountyParks.com.
June 4-August 24
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301-374-6677
Learn To Skate
Operated by Rink Management Services Corporation
301.932.4348 • Fax: 301.632.5880
www.capitalclubhouse.com
10 a.m.–10 p.m. • Call/check website for public skate times.
Online registration available! Registrations for Capital
Clubhouse programs are accepted only at the Capital Clubhouse.
New!
Moves In the Field Freestyle/Jump Class
On-Ice group instruction in figure skating moves in the field elements
and patterns, and free skate spin and jump elements. Skaters develop a
higher level execution of figure skating positions, pushes, edges, edge
precision and stance, posture, and technique. Off-Ice jump class develops
a higher level of physical endurance and enhances muscle power and
control. Skaters develop strength and control by mastering specific figure
skating techniques and positions.
Session 1: Saturday, Jun 7-Jul 12
Session 2: Saturday, Jul 19-16 & Sunday, Jul 17
Registration Deadline: 7 days prior to session start date
Ice Class. . . . . . . . . 8:45-9:45 a.m.
FS Practice . . . . . . 10-11 a.m.
Off-Ice Jump . . . . 11:15 a.m.-Noon
Save 20% when you register for BOTH
summer sessions . . . for a total of $480
Optional FS Practice Session
$20 Admission, $3.50 private lesson commission fee
per 30 minute lesson
Session Time: 7:15-8:45 a.m.
Ice Skating
Public Skate Sessions
Visit www.capitalclubhouse.com for complete schedule. Days and times
subject to change without notice.
Age: All
Mon-Fri
Admission: $7; Skate Rental: $3
Jun 2-Aug 15
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Totsicles
A half-hour of self-paced orientation to movement on ice for ages 2 to 5
with an adult care-giver, followed by a cup of hot cocoa and a story read
aloud in our warm lobby. Children may wear skates or shoes for snow and
ice (no smooth-sole or open-toe shoes). Adults wear shoes for snow and ice.
Adult Caregiver Must Participate
Age: 2-5
Fri
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Resident Fee: $7/visit; Non-Resident: $8
Jun 6-20, Jul 25, & Aug 15 10:30-11:30 a.m.
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Divided by skill level/age –
beginner through advanced.
Learn basic ice skating skills.
Sessions include: 30 min. lesson
(45 min. for Basic 4 and beyond),
rental skates, practice card good
for six public skating admissions
during your session ($3 for skate
rental), official Basic Skills membership card, record book w/
stickers, member patch, and year patch. Written evaluation
at end of session. Schedule subject to change without notice.
Prerequisite: All skaters must be able to stand and walk in skates without
assistance while not on the ice. All first-time Academy students are
recommended to skate at least once prior to class start to find out
correct skate size and fit.
Session 6: June 1-July 6 • Session 7: July 13-Aug. 17
Registration Deadline: 7 Days Prior to Start of Class
Add $15 for non-resident and/or late fee.
Beginner Skating
Age 4+ • Helmet Recommended
Sunday: 4:30-5 p.m., 5:05-5:35 p.m.
Age: 4-5 for Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3
Resident Fee: $90; Non-Resident: $135
Age: 6-Adult for Basic 1, 2, 3
Interm. & Adv. Figure Skating
Age 4+
Sunday: 5:40-6:25 p.m.
Age: 6-Adult for Basic 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and Free Skate 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Resident Fee: $135; Non-Resident: $150
Hockey Skating Skills
Age 6+ & completed 6 wks of Basic 1 in hockey skates
Sunday: Hockey 1 & 2 @ 5:05-5:35 p.m.
Hockey 3 & 4 @ 5:40-6:10 p.m.
Age: 6-Adult for Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4
Resident Fee: $90; Non-Resident: $135
Power Skating
Age 6+ and in intermediate/advanced levels
Sunday: 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Resident Fee: $135; Non-Resident: $150
Synchronized Skating Team
Age 6+ and must be enrolled in Basic Skills or JMFS
Sunday: 5:05-5:35 p.m.
Age: 6+ for Beginner Team Basic-48; and Intermediate Free Skate 1-6
Resident Fee: $35; Non-Resident: $50
Submit your e-mail address when registering. Makeup
classes offered with permission from Skating Director; skill
levels may be combined due to low enrollment; skill levels
available only at listed times.
 Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Capital Clubhouse
Sports Court
Schedules are subject to change without
notice. Call to confirm dates/times.
Development Inline Hockey League
Full equipment required. Fee includes jersey.
Age groups may be combined due to enrollment. Call for details: 301-932-4348.
Age: 13u, 18u & Adult
Sun • Apr-Aug & Oct-Dec
Fee: $100/ea, $75/game
Inline Hockey Pickup Sessions
Call to confirm dates. Program is only available on Fridays and Sundays, and is dependent on the league play schedule.
Sports Pickup Sessions
Age: All
Basketball
Soccer
Lacrosse
Fee: $5/player
M/W Jun 2-Aug 27
M/W Jun 2-Aug 27
W/F Jun 11-Aug 29
Tu/Th Jun 3-Aug 28
3:30-5 p.m.
7:30-9 p.m.
3:30-5 p.m.
3:30-5 p.m.
Ice Hockey
Schedules subject to change. Please check
website for days/times, or call 301-932-4348.
Stick-N-Puck
Informal stick handling and shooting practice. No instruction. Full equipment required
for youth and recommended for parents;
helmets required for all.
Sat-Sun
Jun 1-Aug 17
Fee: $11/player
Age: All, 9:30-11 a.m. • Age: 4-12, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Adult Ice Hockey Leagues
Recreational play for A and B-level teams.
Contact League Coordinator to register
(301-932-4348).
Adult Pick-up Ice Hockey
90 minutes of informal game time. No referees. Full equipment required. Please call
for schedule.
Age: 18+ with proof of age
Ongoing • Fee: $11/player
Summer Camps at the Clubhouse
All campers should bring fruit or other healthy snack, along with a refillable water bottle.
Campers may bring a lunch or purchase a lunch from the Capital Café for a small fee.
Before & After Care
Before and after care services are available for
most of the summer camps shown below.
Must be enrolled in camp.
Before Care: 7-8 a.m.. . . . . $30/wk or $10/day
After Care: 4-6 p.m.. . . . . . $30/wk or $10/day
Before AND After Care. . . $50/wk or $15/day
Camp registration deadlines are one week prior to the start date.
If registering after the deadline, add $15.
Figure Skating Camp
For skill levels Basic 8 through Intermediate.
Includes training in jumps, spins, moves in
the field, footwork, and choreography. Office, skaters will participate in dance & conditioning classes as well as video instruction.
Age: 8+
Mon-Fri
Jul 28-Aug 1 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Jul 31
Resident Fee: $285; Non-Resident: $300
Learn to Skate Camp
Six-week Basic Skills session wrapped up
in one week. Instruction alternating with
guided practice each day to establish and
improve skills for hockey skating, recreational skating, or figure skating.
Age: 6-12
Mon-Fri
Jul 7-11
8 a.m.-Noon
Registration Deadline: Jun 23
Resident Fee: $110; Non-Resident: $120
Add morning All Sports Camp for additional $75.
All Sports Camp
Enjoy a wide range of activities such as basketball, soccer, ice skating, & rock climbing.
Age: 6-12
Half-Day Camp
Global Elite Volleyball Camp
Grades: 9-12
Mon-Thu Jul 14-17 or Aug 11-14 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Registration Deadline Jul 7
Resident Fee: $175; Non-Resident: $190
Global Junior Volleyball Camp
Grades: 5-8
Mon-Thu Jul 14-17 or Aug 11-14
Registration Deadline: Aug. 4
Resident Fee: $100; Non-Resident: $115
3-5 p.m.
Tightline Basketball Camp
Age: 7-14
Mon-Fri
Aug 4-8
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Jul 28
Resident Fee: $140/player; Non-Resident: $155
Summer Fun Skating Camp
Age and skill appropriate classes with professional instruction in basic skating skills plus
special performance lessons for the end of
week show.
Age: 6-12
Mon-Fri
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Camp 1: Jul 14-18 (deadline Jun 30; $15 late fee)
Camp 2: Aug 4-8 (deadline Jul 21; $15 late fee)
Resident Fee: $200; Non-Resident: $215
Resident Fee: $100; Non-Resident: $115
Mon-Fri
Jul 7-11 Noon-4 p.m.
Add Learn to Skate Camp for additional $75.
Superior Hockey Ice
Hockey Camps
All-Day Camps
MUST REGISTER ONLINE:
www.superiorhockey.net
Resident Fee: $185; Non-Resident: $200
Mon-Fri
Jun 23-27
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mon-Fri
Jul 21-25
8 a.m.-4: p.m.
Mon-Fri
Jul 28-Aug 1 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mon-Fri
Aug 18-22
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Birthday Parties at the
Capital Clubhouse!
Basic & Combo parties available for ice skating,
indoor court sports, and rock climbing!
Contact the Clubhouse for details: 301-932-4348
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Age: 8-HS
Registration Deadline: May 15
Al MacCormack Skills Camp
Mon-Fri
Jun 23-27
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration Fee: $395 (After Deadline: $475)
Speed & Agility Camp
Mon-Thu Jul 21-24
8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Registration Fee: $195 (After Deadline: $225)
Scoring & Offense Camp
Mon-Thu Jul 21-24
1:15-4:15 p.m.
Registration Fee: $195 (After Deadline: $225)
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Registration Policies & Procedures
Online Registration
Transfers
Online registration is available for most programs at:
All transfer requests must be received in writing. After a
transfer has been made, no additional transfers or refunds
will be accepted for that program.
www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Please take note of the following regarding your online
registration:
Instructions for logging into the system are provided online.
If registering for the first time, you will need to create a new account.
Please be sure to enter everyone in the household, including date of
birth and grade for everyone registering for programs.
Indoor Youth Sports League
Registration
Proof of age is required within three (3) days of registration
if requested by the Registration Office. There are no exceptions to this rule.
If you have an account, but have forgotten your user name and/or
password, the registration system can automatically send this information to you.
Carpool requests, practice location requests, or requests for
a particular coach cannot be guaranteed.
Registration for minors (18 and younger) requires adult input and
information.
Returned Check Fees
Not all programs are available for online registration.
Online payments are accepted by MasterCard, Visa and Discover only.
To register for programs not currently offered online, please follow the
standard registration process.
Standard Enrollment
A completed and signed registration form, along with payment, is due
at the time of registration.
Checks returned for insufficient funds or other reason will
incur a fee of up to, but not more than, $35 for each occurrence. We do not re-deposit returned checks; only cash,
money order, or credit card accepted for face value of check,
plus the return check fee. Persons who fail to rectify this
obligation will be denied participation in all Charles County
Government programs.
Refund Policies
Checks and money orders must specify the program by code, and must
be for the exact amount, payable to: Charles County Commissioners
All requests for refunds must be received, in writing, seven
working days prior to the start of a program. Fax requests
for refunds are accepted at 301-934-5624.
Checks must include the current address, telephone number, and drivers license number with expiration. Information must be included for
the person making payment.
After the program has begun, a prorated refund, based on
participation, may be approved if requested in writing with
medical verification received prior to the end of the program.
Cash payment is only accepted at the main office at 8190 Port Tobacco
Rd., Elite Gymnastics, and Capital Clubhouse. Except for limited programs/activities, cash is not accepted at Community Centers or indoor
pools.
No refunds will be considered after a program has ended.
Discover, MasterCard and Visa payments are accepted by mail, in person, or via fax at all Community Centers and the main office in Port
Tobacco. See page 4 for a listing of Centers in your area with telephone
numbers and addresses.
Mail-in payments with a signed registration form are only accepted at:
Dept. of Community Services
Attn: Registration Office
8190 Port Tobacco Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Overnight trips may not qualify for a refund.
For select sports programs, league rules determine program refund amount. All requests for refunds for youth
sports league programs must be received, in writing by
June 30, 2014.
A $10 administrative fee will be deducted from all approved
refunds, regardless of circumstances, unless the program is
canceled by Charles County Community Services.
Late fees and T-shirt costs are non-refundable.
Charles County Commissioners • Charles County Government
P.O. Box 2150 • 200 Baltimore St. • La Plata, MD 20646 • 301-645-0550 • 301-870-3000 • Equal Opportunity County
Mission Statement - The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the
highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient, and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our
government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive
long- and short-term planning, and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by
fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace.
Vision Statement - Charles County is a place where: private initiative is rewarded and businesses
grow and prosper, while the preservation of our heritage is paramount; government services have
reached the highest level of excellence; the quality of life is felt by its citizens to be the best in the
region; and its government is recognized as a leader in support of these expectations.
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Americans With Disabilities - Charles County Government
welcomes the participation of individuals with disabilities. As
with all county government, we comply fully with the Americans
With Disabilities Act in making reasonable accommodations
to encourage involvement. If you require special assistance
and would like to participate in our programs, please call
301-934-0132.
MD Relay Service: 711 • Relay TDD: 1-800-735-2258 - Efforts
will be made to accommodate the disabled and non-English
speaking residents with advance notice to 301-934-0132.
 Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
Program Registration Form • Please Print | One Form Per Participant
Registrations for Capital Clubhouse programs are accepted only at that facility.
Register to receive timely e-mail/text announcements about upcoming
programs and events. Visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov for details!
This section must be completed—If participant is a minor, this section should list parent or guardian information.
Name
E-Mail Address:
Mailing Address
Phone #'s
City
Home
State
Work
COUNTY
Cell
Emergency Contact Name
Participant/Child’s Information
Emergency Contact Phone
Age
Date of Birth
First Name
Last Name
Special Health Conditions
Current School
Registration for: Classes & Programs Trips, Sports Programs
Date
Amount
Sex (circle)
M
F
Grade
Youth Sports League Registration
Program Title
Title
1
Zip
$
Code
League Code
Grade
Trip P/U
Middle School
Code
Height
Trip P/U
Experience in Years
Title
2
Date
Amount
$
(Please provide number of years child has played this sport in
an organized league.)
Title
3
Date
Amount
I/my child will abide by the Code of Initials
Conduct. (Must initial)
Code
$
Trip P/U
Check here if you are interested in coaching.
Title
4
Date
Amount
Code
$
Proof of age required within three (3) days
if requested by Community Services Registration Office.
Trip P/U
Amount/Fee Due $
Title
5
Date
Amount
Weight
Code
$
LEAGUE SHIRT SIZE SELECTION
Trip P/U
No confirmations will be sent. You may assume you are registered unless otherwise contacted.
Charles County Government is not responsible for program cancellations due to Charles County
Public Schools programming. I agree to participate or to allow my child to participate in these
programs knowing that safety precautions will be taken but realizing that the Charles County
Government does not have accident insurance for participants. I do hereby release and hold harmless Charles County, Maryland, its officials, employees, instructors, and volunteers from any and
all liabilities arising from any injuries that might occur during the supervised programs. I also
authorize the Charles County Government to take photographs of me/my child for promotional
and/or educational purposes. I hereby state and declare that this information is freely, willingly,
and voluntarily made.
Please CIRCLE the proper shirt size if you are
registering for the youth sports leagues:
Selecting the proper shirt size is the responsibility of
the parent/guardian. SIZES MAY RUN SMALL.
Youth
Size
XXSmall
2-4
XSmall
4-6
Small
Adult
Sizes
Small
6-8
Medium
10-12
Medium
XLarge
Large
14-16
Large
Other:
Forms without signatures will be returned.
Your signature acknowledges that you have read and understand the above statement.
Signature _____________________________________ How did you hear about us?
Please let us know how you learned about
our programs. Check the method
that MOST applies…
Date _______________
Make checks payable to: Charles County Commissioners
Fax Registration No. 301-934-5624
Register online at www.CharlesCountyParks.com
OFFICE USE ONLY
Check/Card Name
Check/Card #
Cash
Check
M/O
M/C
Visa
Total
The Guide
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Discover
Staff Initial
Reg #
$
Date Entered
Household ID
Card Exp
Security #
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1015 St. Charles Parkway • White Plains
Located just south of DeMarr Rd (off Rt 301) south of Waldorf
301-645-1300 • 301-843-2947
www.CharlesCountyParks.com
WHITE
PLAINS
GOLF COURSE
Visit
Driviour
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A public course with the playing
conditions of a private club…
From the challenging and fair layouts, to the lush
Bermuda grass fairways and manicured greens…
White Plains Golf Course is truly a
fine golf experience.
April–Oct. Mon-Fri • 7 a.m.-Dusk | Sat-Sun • 7 a.m.-Dusk
Nov.–March Mon-Sun • 8 a.m.-Dusk
Tee times recommended
Par 70 - 18 Hole Course • Putting Green-Range
Annual Memberships • Professionally Staffed Pro Shop
USGA Certified Handicaps & Golf Classes
Weekday Specials for Twilight Play • Discount Plans
Snack Bar & Grill • Outings & Tournament Play Available!
Plan your next golf outing with us.
Call to reserve a date!
SPECIAL EVENTS
Certified USGA Handicap and Preregistration
required for all events.
Junior Golf
Tournament
July 17 • $35/player
Age Divisions: 9 (or younger) to 17
Two-Man Team
Championship
July 26 • $150/team
Open to All Amateur Golfers
Amateur Tournament
Sept. 20 • $50/player
Open to All Amateur Golfers
Rated 3 Star by Golf Digest!
Proud member of the Washington Metropolitan
Golf Assoc. & Maryland State Golf Assoc.
CLINICS & LESSONS
Space is limited • Preregistration required.
$50 Per Person & Session
Limit: 8 persons per session
Junior Golf Clinics
Session I • Age 8-12
June 24-27 • 8-9:15 a.m.
Session II • Age 13-17
Jul 8-11 • 8-9:15 a.m.
Private & Group
Lessons
Available through Oct. Call 301-274-4227
for rates and appointments.
For tournament or clinic details, please call the White Plains Golf Course: 301-645-1300.
HOLIDAY & BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR GOLFERS
Gift Certificates • Discount Cards • Season Pass • Driving Range Coupons
STOP BY OR CALL FOR DETAILS.