Sunday, September 19, 2021

Daily Field Status

Field status Sunday September 19
All fields are open - if weather conditions change cancel as needed at the fields.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Scholarship Opportunities




FreedomArea Recreation Council

Freedom Area Recreation Council offers continuing education scholarship opportunities to graduating seniors at Liberty High and Century High.   Applications will be in LHS and CHS guidance offices, 
the Eldersburg Library or below on Jan. 24; application deadline is  April 1, 2021.


Congratulations to Erin Mulholland from Liberty High School  and Hannah Bauer  from Century High School who received $1000 scholarship awards in June 2021.  


Click here for application









Saturday, January 16, 2021

Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

 Check out our new page recognizing our Volunteers of the Year Award Winners.


 John Hubbs is our 2020 Honoree


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Thursday, August 6, 2020

County Heat Policy & Thunder and Lightening Policy


HEAT:  Approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the activity, temperature and heat index reading should be taken at the site or from www.weather.com or a comparable source.  The following are recommended guidelines for coaches, program leaders and volunteers to follow with regards to Department sponsored youth activities:

Heat Index: 80-89              
Use caution; monitor athletes carefully for necessary action.

Heat Index: 90-104
Use extreme caution; remove helmets and other equipment if not involved in contact.

Heat Index: 105-129
Alter uniforms by removing items where feasible; practice should be shortened with low intensity & limited conditioning.

Heat Index: 130 & above

NO PRACTICES OR GAMES.  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE RESCHEDULED FOR EARLY/LATE IN DAY OR AN ALTERNATE DATE WHEN HEAT INDEX IS LOWER. 

THUNDER & LIGHTENING POLICY

At the first sound of Thunder or the first sighting of Lightening - all activities are to be stopped and participates are to clear fields to a protected area and wait 30 minutes before activities are to resume.  Any additional occurrence starts the 30 minute count over.  

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Check out our calendar 
and Flier for upcoming events!!



Freedom Area Recreation Council
Program Flier

We are collecting information to get out to everyone soon as activities are beginning to start up again.  Any questions please email us at :

Friday, December 8, 2017


Looking for a place to hold that special party or planning for a fundraiser - 2 rooms to choose from? Consider the Freedom  Optimist Hall at 6315 Sykesville Road (Rt. 32) a facility with over 4,200 square feet( the larger room), plenty of parking, and can easily accommodate 225 people. Click here for additional information


Winter Inclement Weather Policy



 When Carroll County Public Schools are closed or close early due to weather or other emergency conditions, all Carroll County Department of Recreation & Parks programs, which include Recreation Council Programs,  are cancelled for that day. For weekend/non-school days, once the Snow Emergency Plan is in effect for Carroll County, no Recreation & Parks activities, which include Recreation Councils, can take place.   Should the “Plan” be lifted any time during that day, all activities are still canceled for the remainder of that day.