Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Daily Field Status

Field Status
Wednesday July 6
All fields are open
If weather conditions change - cancel at the fields

Thursday, February 10, 2022

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 application deadline is  April 1, 2022.


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









Sunday, January 30, 2022

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 with the exception of programs being held at private facilities or virtual programs/meetings.  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 with the exception of programs being held at private facilities or virtual programs/meetings.   Should the “Plan” be lifted any time during that day, all activities are still canceled for the remainder of that day.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

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

Congratulations to Freedom Area Rec Council members

Steve Wallace  is our 2021 Volunteer of the year Honoree

and

2021 Carroll County Rec & Parks Hall of Fame Inductees:

Steve Delman

Ken Whalen


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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021


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


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.