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Baltimore City Recreation and Parks gearing up to restart recreation programming

Posted at 1:42 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 13:42:36-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City Recreation and Parks is gearing up to restart recreation programming.

Beginning Tues., Oct. 13, the following services will resume:

Recreation Centers (Note: Recreation centers are not open for walk-ins and general use)

  • In-person, instructor-led dance and fitness classes, STEM instruction, mentoring, life skill courses, indoor athletics, and other programs.
  • Select city rec centers will continue to support free meal service and Student Learning Centers in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools.


  • Indoor lap swim, water aerobics, swim lessons, Baltimore City Swim Club practice, and aquatic staff training/lifeguard certification.

Outdoor Recreation

  • Nature pre-school, childcare programs, and nature birthday parties at Carrie Murray Nature Center.
  • Guided nature hikes and outdoor athletic programs at various city parks and playfields.

Signature Events

  • A twist on BCRP's Annual Park N' Pumpkin, BCRP introduces Park'd N' Pumpkin. On Sat., Oct. 24, Druid Hill Park will get spooky with trick or treat and other fun fall activities from 6-8 PM with an outdoor movie beginning at 8 PM. The event is free and can be enjoyed from the safety of each attendees' vehicle.
  • Movies in the park are also back with the Fall Drive-In Movie Series. Guests can enjoy a fun film from the comfort of their vehicle (or a Social Distance Circle for six people of the same household or less). The series takes place Saturdays in Oct-Nov at various city park locations for just $10 per car/circle. A showing of "Black Panther" will kick off the series on Oct. 17 at Carroll Park beginning at 7 PM.

The following programs and events require pre-registration and are limited in capacity.

To sign-up, get full event details and to learn more, visit