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Program Description

  Countywide Programs

The Countywide Programs team offers recreation and skill development opportunities for all ages in leisure areas such as classes in arts, dance, music, exercise and fitness; sports leagues, clinics, and tournaments; therapeutic recreation programs and inclusion services; summer camps, clinics, and fun centers; trips and tours; and special events. Classes, programs, and leagues are scheduled across the entire County in recreation centers, public schools, parks, and other public and private facilities. Countywide program listings and registration details can be found in the Montgomery County Guide to Recreation and Parks Programs, which is published four times a year, or online at www.ActiveMontgomery.org.

Program Contacts

Contact Ginny Horvath of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6842 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Number of people with disabilities served by Therapeutic Recreation Programs1,5971,4061,5001,5001,500

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved605959278.84
Increase Cost: Funding for Permits for Special Events202600.00
Increase Cost: Existing Contractual Increase: Fireworks52220.00
Decrease Cost: Department Wide Summer Program Training From Two Days to a Half Day With The Remaining Training Held at Individual Recreation Centers-223820.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.4119651.70
FY20 Approved647465780.54