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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
9/27/2014 - 09.27.14 Executive Ulman Opens Troy Park at Elkridge, Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/26/2014 - 09.26.14 Executive Ulman to Open Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park – Troy Park at Elkridge READ MORE
9/24/2014 - 09.24.14 Executive Ulman Leads Preview Tour of Troy Park at Elkridge – Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/23/2014 - 09.23.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Deer Management Program for 2014-2015 READ MORE
9/6/2014 - 09.06.14 South Branch Park Set to Open in Sykesville READ MORE
9/5/2014 - Howard County Government and Town of Sykesville to Open South Branch Park Playground READ MORE
7/1/2014 - 07.01.14 Howard County Announces 2014 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” Induction Class READ MORE
6/17/2014 - 06.17.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Opens Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park 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