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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.

Program Contacts

Contact Charlotte Keys of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6942 or Alicia Singh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Number of recreation facility bookings2,5573,7212,6602,7132,767
Percent of planned programs in recreation centers completed72.2%94%75.11%76.61%78.14%

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved9583261126.68
Re-align: Increase to the Non-Tax Appropriation Budget to reflect projected expenditures 11000000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-799078-4.00
FY25 Recommended9884183122.68