Saturday, December 14, 2019

Field Status

Tuesday January 7 - all activities are cancelled due to the weather

Sykesville Shiver Shuffle

8th Annual Shiver Shuffle
Come out and 'Kill the Hill' as you enjoy a mid-day 5k through Downtown Sykesville! Registered runners will receive a $5 coupon to use at any of the participating stores, pubs, or restaurants on Main St. Feb. 16, 2020 1 PM for the 8th Annual Sykesville Shiver Shuffle 5K . Race will start and finish in Downtown Sykesville.  Make this race a part of your New Year's goal to be active!

Check out our calendar 
and Flier for upcoming events!!

Freedom Area Recreation Council
Program Flier

January - February - March

                                                                    January Flier

Fishing Rodeo & Derby

Come join us on Sun. April 26, 8AM-1PM for the free annual Fishing Rodeo at the Westminster Community Pond.
In addition, our 4th annual Fishing Rodeo on Sun. May 17, 8AM-1PM, at the Krimgold Park Pond.
These events are free for all children under the age of 15. Please don’t forget your fishing rods. Stop by for a day filled with fun and prizes. We are requesting stocking services from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources of trout and hybrid sunfish to fill the ponds.
For additional information, please contact Lisa Carroll at:
Save the Date
Mark your calendars for Sat., June 6. Planning is underway for a Family Fun Fishing Derby. We are looking into a small entry fee for the whole family with cash prizes for those who catch the biggest fish. Fishing, food and family fun!

Friday, December 13, 2019

Scholorship 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 here on Jan. 15; application deadline is  April 1, 2020.

Congratulations to Logan Heydon from Liberty High School  and Isabelle Leimkuhler  from Century High School who received $1000 scholarship awards in June.  

Freedom Optimist Rec Soccer 

Scholarship Opportunity 

2019 & 2020 graduating seniors who played their senior year in the 2019 or 2020 Freedom Optimist Rec Soccer Program.  Scholarship deadline is April 1, 2020
Click here for Freedom Optimist Soccer Scholarship Application

Freedom Soccer Club 

Scholarship Opportunity

FSC will present scholarship awards of a minimum of $ 500.00 each to graduating seniors and or college freshman that have played soccer for FSC. Thus far FSC has awarded 45 scholarships worth $22,500.00 over the last nine years. Awards will be made payable to your future or current college or university.  Scholarship deadline is April 1, 2020.
Click here for Freedom Soccer Club Scholarship


Scholarship Opportunity

The Eldersburg Rogue Runners will award two $2500.00 Academic Athlete Scholarships to graduating seniors who meet the minimum criteria & complete the application instructions outlined below. The awards will be sent directly to the winning students’ post-secondary school, college, or vocational/technical facility.  Scholarship deadline is April , 2020

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.