What facilities are open?

Indoor Facility Rentals/Reservations:

Catoctin Creek Nature Center and Rose Hill Museum Visitation:

  • Face coverings required at all times. 
  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet should be maintained at all times. 
  • Twelve (12) or less participants will be permitted to participate/visit these indoor spaces at any given time.

Catoctin Creek Nature Center

Rose Hill Museum

All other Frederick County Parks and Recreation Indoor Facilities remain closed until further notice. Customers that had/have a reservation that is cancelled will receive a full credit. The permit holder will receive a receipt via email. If you would like to reschedule your reservation, or receive a refund, please contact our main office at 301-600-2936.

Athletic Field Reservations:

Athletic fields, including FCPS recreation center fields, are open to modified use through the permit process. Users will be required to adhere to the Return to Play protocols listed at www.recreater.com/covidreturntoplay and keep groups to 50 or less on the playing field and follow the most up-to-date protocols for number of spectators. 

There is a Special Request Form that needs to be completed prior to any consideration of the reservation. If you have a question regarding your organization’s field usage, you may contact the field scheduling office at tstarick@frederickcountymd.gov

Park Shelter Rentals:

Park shelter reservations are currently open. Those with reservations must ensure all current State and Local COVID-19 Regulations and Protocols are followed.

Please review this information:

There is a required Return to Parks & Special Request Application that must be submitted after the reservation is reserved. www.recreater.com/covidreturntoparks.


For more information regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on parks and recreation, or your customer accounts, please call our Main Office at 301-600-2936 or email parksandrecreation@frederickcountymd.gov

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1. What is Parks and Recreation's COVID-19 Policy and Guidelines?
2. What hours is your Main Office (355 Montevue Lane) open?
3. What is your refund policy as it relates to COVID-19?
4. When will the summer camp activity brochure be available?
5. What facilities are open?
6. Are the parks and playgrounds open? What can I expect to be open in the parks?
7. Are you providing disinfectant/hand sanitizer to park visitors?
8. Will Parks & Recreation know if a participant has been exposed or contracted COVID-19 and will programs close if someone is believed to have been exposed?
9. How can I submit a comment to Parks & Recreation Supervisors/Managers?
10. Who should I contact if I have additional questions?