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Program Description

  Recreation Community & Neighborhood Centers

The Department of Recreation has 23 recreation centers throughout the County. These facilities provide affordable programs featuring leisure activities, social interaction, family participation, and community civic involvement, as well as promote community cohesion and identity for all ages.

Centers are designed to support sports, fitness, dance, community/social activities, and art programs. Activities include instructional programs, organized competitions, performances and exhibitions, recreational clubs and hobby groups, and accessibility initiatives for special populations. Center spaces are available for community activities, party rentals, receptions, and civic group meetings. Designated sites offer afterschool programs for children and youth, such as Club Adventure and Club Friday, at affordable pricing. The centers are a place where individuals, families, communities, and government are connected, as well as a thriving hub of activities.

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Program Contacts

Contact Traci Anderson of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6801 or Shantee Jackson of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2751 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of recreation facility bookings 13,76638,409*1,0002,0003,500
Percent of planned programs in recreation centers completed 248.29%48.85%48.8554.00%62.00%
1  FY20 changes and trends are due to COVID-19 safety related cancellations, closures and restrictions. Despite the pandemic the Department has continued some programs, which have been a lifeline for the well-being of people who live in the County. *38,409 total. 37,700 were pool reservations (for laps) and 709 were facility usage (fields and rooms).
2  FY20 changes and trends are due to COVID-19 safety related cancellations, closures and restrictions. Despite the pandemic the Department has continued some programs, which have been a lifeline for the well-being of people who live in the County.
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Program Budget Changes

FY23 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved6938480104.44
Enhance: Summer Fun Centers and Enhanced Programming5200000.00
Add: Community Liaison Support3351204.00
Add: Out-of-School-Time Programming: Kids Day Out Program 3333207.24
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.174338231.21
FY23 Recommended9870302146.89