Parks open in Baltimore County, free outdoor pavilions offered for religious services

Posted at 5:10 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 17:10:27-04

TOWSON, Md. — Baltimore County has reopened several of its parks as of Friday, June 15.

The following County facilities are now open:

  • Playgrounds
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Basketball courts (residents should anticipate about two weeks to complete installation of rims)
  • Other surface courts
  • All fields and diamonds
  • Pavilions and picnic areas
  • Dog Parks
  • Skate Parks
  • Horseshoe pits
  • RC/Model Plane Areas
  • Lifeguarded swimming at Rocky Point
  • Restrooms in regional parks
  • Outdoor accessible restroom facilities will be opened in conjunction with scheduled permitted activities and as regular need demands.

To help local religious organizations find safe outdoor spaces to worship, Baltimore County is offering their outdoor pavilions at some County parks.

Local religious organizations can request a permit to use them, for gatherings of up to 50 people.

Reservations for the weekends of June 19 and June 26 are free to those organizations on a first-come, first-served basis at the following parks:

  • Eastern Regional Park
  • Fort Howard Park
  • Honeygo Regional Park
  • Kingsville Park
  • Meadowood Regional Park
  • Northwest Regional Park
  • Oregon Ridge Park
  • Reisterstown Regional Park
  • Rockdale Park
  • Rosedale Park
  • Southwest Area Park
  • Sweet Air Park

Pavilion rentals to the public will be available starting July 4.

Beginning Saturday June 13 through July 22, young people can pickup a free grab and go recreation kit which includes free activities like the Ravens Fitness Flock (begins June 22), Locomotor Skills Obstacle Course, Nature Bingo, Butterfly Ring and Tissue Paper Flower Craft, and Recreation Rocks.

To pickup a kit near you, email, click here.