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7/1/2015 - 07.01.15 Howard County announces 2015 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” induction class READ MORE
6/25/2015 - 06.25.15 Executive Kittleman to open Howard Astronomical League Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park READ MORE
4/22/2015 - 04.22.15 Robinson Nature Center to celebrate International Astronomy Day READ MORE
4/10/2015 - 04.10.15 Executive Kittleman officially opens Belmont Manor & Historic Park READ MORE
3/11/2015 - 03.11.15 Howard County Robinson Nature Center celebrates Anne Robinson’s 100th birthday READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County’s Middle Patuxent Environmental Area to benefit from grant targeting stormwater pollution READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County seeks nominees for annual “Community Sports Hall of Fame” READ MORE
12/4/2014 - 12.4.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Additions to 2014-2015 Deer Management Program READ MORE
11/18/2014 - 11.18.14 County Executive Ken Ulman Announces that Playing Fields at Blandair Park Now Named for Delegate Frank Turner READ MORE
12/20/2013 - 12.20.13 Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Solicits Public Comment on Revised Athletic Field Upgrades Proposed For East Columbia Library Park Site READ MORE


Full-time, Part-time, and Contingent Employment 

Looking for a unique part-time opportunity? The Department of Recreation and Parks needs dynamic leaders to develop and instruct programs such as art, crafts, cooking, dance, drama, language, music, science, sports, or just plain fun! For an up-to-date listing of jobs within the Department, as well as a listing of jobs within Howard County Government, click here. For more information, call 410-313-4639.

Contractor Employment 

Do you have an interesting idea for a course or other program that could be offered to Howard County residents through the Recreation & Parks Department? We’d like to hear about it. Click here for an informational letter, application and proposal form.

Training for a Career in Recreation and Parks 

Visit the following links for information about educational programs that prepare you for a career in the Recreation field.

Community College of Baltimore County - Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Frostburg State University - Recreation and Parks Management
Towson University - Sport Management