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Programs & Services

in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties

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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates over 53,000 acres of parkland in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, and a variety of facilities, from nature centers to community centers to historic sites to sports venues -- and much, much more.

Read more about programs and services in the two counties:
- Department of Parks in Montgomery County, and
- Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County

Programs and Services in Montgomery County

Want to learn to ice-skate or become skilled in tennis? Ever wonder about your role in the delicate balance between recreational facilities and the natural environment? The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission offers classes and programs to all ages and abilities year-round. Our progressive compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act ensures that facilities and programs are accessible to everyone. Whether you are registered at one of our community centers or dropping in at a nature center, you'll find profession, qualified staff ready to serve you.

Programs and Services in Prince George's County

If you're looking for something fun to do in Prince George's County, you've come to the right place. Scan these pages to discover the wide variety of programs and activities that are being offered. Whether it's a class in the newest fitness craze, innovative programs for seniors or a relaxing jazz concert at an arts center, the Department of Parks and Recreation offers a myriad of programs and activities for every age and interest. Be sure to browse our news releases for some highlights of upcoming programs and activities, and read through the monthly calendar of events for a more complete listing!

Meeting and Events

Whether you are planning a small staff retreat, a sports tournament for hundreds of participants or a large event to attract thousands, there's a park facility within Montgomery or Prince George's County to suit your needs and budget. Exquisitely appointed conference centers, dramatic historic sites, rooms in staffed community centers, recreation buildings and group picnic areas for your exclusive use, or fields for all sports offer a wide variety of floor plans, capacities and support services. Our meeting and event planning staffis ready to explore your options.