Drop Ins

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Overview

Players of all abilities and levels are welcome for drop-in programs. There is no formal instruction, and all necessary equipment is provided.  No organized team practices or clinics.

Parks and Rec staff will monitor drop-in programs.  Any participant in violation of the Code of Conduct and/or facility rules may be asked to leave the facility. Please review the Code of Conduct before participating in any drop-in programs with Frederick County Parks and Recreation.

Registering for a Drop-In Program

All participants must show proof of identification and complete a registration form upon entering a drop-in program for the first time of the season.

Forms are available at each drop-in location, or you can complete the registration form and bring it with you. 

Additionally, we request that you include your email address when signing into a drop-in program. We send an email to those participants informing them of any schedule changes, updates, and cancellations.

To see if a program has been cancelled last minute, please call our program cancellation line at 301-600-6291.

Below is the registration form for rec center drop-in programs.

Drop-In Registration Form

Ages

All ages are welcome, unless otherwise noted. Children under 13 years of age must be supervised by an adult. One adult may supervise up to 6 children.

Cost

The cost is $2 per person per program per day.

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Brunswick Rec Center

Program Ages Day/Time
Pickleball  18+ Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am                
Family & Friends Open Gym All ages      Sundays, 3:30-5:30pm
Volleyball  18+ Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm
Basketball  30+ Fridays, 7:00-9:00pm

Centerville Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Volleyball                      18+          Sundays, 3:30-5:30 pm
Basketball  30+ Sundays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Volleyball 18+ Mondays, 7:15-9:15 pm 

Deer Crossing Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Pickleball (Novice, 2.0-2.5) 45+ Sundays, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Beginning March 3, 2024
Pickleball (Advanced Novice, 2.75-3.25) 45+ Sundays, 1:30-3:30 pm
Pickleball (Intermediate & Up, 3.5+) 45+ Sundays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Basketball 30+ Mondays, 7:15-9:15 pm
Baton All Ages Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00 pm
Volleyball 18+ Thursdays, 7:15-9:15 pm
Pickleball (all skill levels)
beginning 2/23/24
35+ Fridays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Middletown Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Basketball                30+ Sundays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Pickleball All Ages Sundays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Basketball  Under 18 Fridays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Oakdale Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Basketball                    30+           Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Sugarloaf Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Badminton                All Ages Sundays, 5:30-7:30 pm (Jan/Feb 2024)
Sundays, 5:00-7:00 pm (Beginning in March 2024)
Youth Volleyball                                                    13-17 years                Sundays, 3:00-5:00 pm (Jan/Feb 2024)
Sundays, 2:30-4:30pm (Beginning in March 2024)
Pickleball All Ages Fridays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Thurmont Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Volleyball                     18+            Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Tuscarora Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Basketball                   Under 18 Sundays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Volleyball 18+ Sundays 7:00-9:00 pm

Walkersville Rec Center

Program
Ages
Day/Time
Pickleball (Novice)                     45+         Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm                      
Senior Basketball                         50+                   Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm