Friday, February 9, 2018

Earth Day at Krimgold Park

Fund raising is underway to obtain flowering perennials for planting in these same areas on World Earth Day, April 22, 2018. The Carroll County Master Gardeners are planning several educational events for Earth Day at the park pavilion. Registration is not necessary.


Details will be posted on this FARC page as they become available 




Sunday, December 10, 2017

Check out our calendar 
and flier for upcoming events!!



Freedom Area Recreation Council
Program Flier
January - April - June - September


Saturday, December 9, 2017

Scholorship Opportunities




FreedomArea Recreation Council offers continuing education scholarship opportunities to graduating seniors at Liberty High and Century High.  Applications can be found on the link below or at school guidance offices or Eldersburg Library beginning January 15.  All applications are due April 1, 2018

FARC Scholarship 




Freedom Soccer Club Scholarship Program



Please follow the link below and note the deadline for submitting the application is April 1, 2018.

FSC Scholarship


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 info


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

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Field status November 15, 2017 thru March 14 2018

See below:

All Fields are closed and will reopen on March 15, 2018




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.