Wednesday, August 14, 2019

First Annual Full Moon Fishing Derby



Location: Four Ponds at Krimgold Park, 5355 Woodbine Rd (Rt94), Woodbine, Maryland 21797
Date & Time: Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. Rain or shine.

Who: Open to all 16 and over with a Maryland fishing license valid through 09/14/2019
Fee: $10.00 per angler
Prizes: $40% of total fees for largest fish, 30% for second largest; remaining 30% for FARC programs
Sponsored By: Friends of Krimgold Park, a program of the Freedom Recreation Council (FARC), Carroll County Recreation & Parks and Lord Industries.

Registration: Online ONLY by midnight, Wednesday September 11: https://farc.sportssignup.com/site/ (no fees are refundable after this date and time). Create an account if you don’t have one, select “Register to Play/Participate”, choose “Registrant”, check “Register Now”, and select “Full Moon Fishing Derby”. Follow instructions and pay fee with credit card or check. Online help is available.
Participation limits: 10 anglers minimum (fee refunded, if fewer), 100 maximum
Rules Overview: All MD Freshwater Fishing Regulations apply; final rules available on site.
                Check in at Park pavilion starts at 7:00 a.m.; show a valid fishing license to get an ID# tag.
                Measuring fish by FARC representative stops PROMPTLY at 11:00 a.m.; must be in line by then.
                Fish must be alive and legal per MD Regulations
                Largest fish measured by length; ties settled by weight. FARC decisions are final.
                Complete final rules are included in online registration system and will be available onsite.
                Winners do not need to be present to win prizes after fish are measured.

Controls: Krimgold Park Ponds will be closed to fishing by non-registered anglers during the Derby.

A map of Krimgold Park is available by request to johubbs@comcast.net.

All visitors are encouraged to keep our County parks clear of trash and pet waste.
For more information contact Program Chairman, John Hubbs at: johubbs@comcast.net.
Check out our calendar 
and flier for upcoming events!!



Freedom Area Recreation Council
Program Flier
September - October - November


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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Field status 

Field Status Tuesday August 13 Currently all fields are open - if it begins to rain cancel at the fields.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Crabtoberfest - Shrimp and Crab Feast October 12, 2019




Join the Freedom Area Recreation Council for its 9th annual Crabtoberfest—Shrimp & Crab Feast on Sat., Oct. 12, 6:30-10:30PM at the Optimist Hall on Rt. 32 in Eldersburg (next to Pizza Hut).  
Proceeds benefit all   FARC programs.
Good food, music, dancing and 50/50 raffle. 
To order tickets go to:
Limited tickets available, don’t delay! 


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



PROCEDURES FOR FACILTY USE DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER
If the snow emergency plan is in effect, all CCPS and non-CCPS sponsored activities are canceled.


SCHOOL DAYS
NON-SCHOOL DAYS

Schools Closed for the Day Due to Inclement Weather

Early Dismissal Due to Inclement Weather
Inclement Weather When Schools Remain Open
Monday - Friday

Activities on Non-School Days, Weekends and Holidays
CCPS Sponsored Activities
Canceled
Canceled
If the snow emergency plan is in effect, activities are canceled.

If the snow emergency plan is not in effect, it is the decision of the principal.
If the snow emergency plan is in effect at 8 p.m. on the preceding day, all activities are canceled for the non- school day.

If the snow emergency plan is lifted after 8 p.m. on the preceding day and a school would like an exception to hold an activity or event, they must contact their school director.  If he/she agrees that the request rises to the level to warrant an exception, he/she will seek superintendent approval. (Note: Exceptions will not be made for routine games or practices. It must be an exceptional situation)

If the inclement weather begins on a non-school day and the snow emergency plan never goes into effect, it is the decision of the principal.
Non-CCPS
Sponsored Activities
Canceled
Canceled
If the snow emergency plan is in effect, activities are canceled.

If the snow emergency plan is not in effect, it is the decision of the sponsor of the activity.

Should the snow emergency plan go into effect while an event is underway, the event shall be concluded and participants are to vacate the facility as soon as practical.
If the snow emergency plan is in effect at 8 p.m. on the preceding day, all activities are canceled for the non- school day.

If the inclement weather begins on a non-school day and the snow emergency plan never goes into effect, it is the decision of the sponsor of the activity.

Should the snow emergency plan go into effect while an event is underway, the event shall be concluded and participants are to vacate the facility as soon as practical.
The Office of Community and Media Relations will be responsible for communicating all AlertNow messages regarding cancellations due to inclement weather.

PLEASE NOTE:
THE SUPERINTENDENT RESERVES THE RIGHT
TO CANCEL ALL CCPS AND COMMUNITY-SPONSORED ACTIVITIES IN CCPS FACILITIES


REVISED 12/15/10

Saturday, June 11, 2016

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.