News and Announcements

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Posted by Tessa Hurd at May 4, 2019 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Welcome to the Sports and Adventure Services Division.  Our goal is to provide quality sports, fitness and adventure programs, classes, camps and events.  We aim to help you adopt a healthier lifestyle and have fun doing it! 

Refund Policy : A 20% administrative fee is deducted for all refund requests 4 weeks prior to league starting; a 50% refund if withdrawal requested 2 weeks prior to league starting; no refunds will be given less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the league.

On-Line Suspension List

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Posted by Tessa Hurd at Mar 15, 2011 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
Registration Information 

To Register: Call, Click, or Walk In

Call: 410-313-7275      


Walk-in: Howard County Recreation and Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Rd. Columbia, MD 21046 (8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri)



For additional information please contact Tessa Hurd at: (410) 313-4637,            

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Youth & Adult Tennis Lessons

Posted by Tessa Hurd at Mar 15, 2011 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Welcome to Howard County Recreation & Parks Tennis Lessons & Camps

Tennis lessons are offered to youth and adults in the spring, summer and fall. The lessons are taught in a small group setting throughout various Howard County tennis courts.

Adult Tennis Lessons 

Youth Tennis Lessons & Camps - Program Flier

Tennis lessons with Shantha Chandra:

HCRP Tennis Lessons:

Baltimore Tennis Patrons Lessons (only offered in the summer):

Spring Break Camps:

Summer Camps:


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Posted by Tessa Hurd at Mar 15, 2011 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Directions to Tennis Courts:

Inclement Weather Number: Call 410-313-4451; Please listen to the menu guide and press 1 for Instructional Sports, Tennis & Golf, Activities, Trips & Hikes, and then press 2 for Tennis Courts & Golf. This will give you an update on the status of your child's tennis lesson.

Cedar Lane Park East: 10725 Route 108, Columbia, MD 21042 
Take Route 29 to Route 108 West. Follow Route 108 West approximately 3-1/2 miles to park entrance on left. (Entrance to park is just west of the Longfellow entrance into Columbia and Dr. Lewis veterinarian hospital).  OR: Route 32 to 108 East. Follow Route 108 East approximately 5 miles to the park entrance on the right.   


Centennial Park West: 4651 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Take Route 29 to Route 108 West.  Follow Route 108 past the entrances to Centennial Park East & South (on your right), to the stoplight for Centennial Lane.  Turn right on Centennial Lane and follow to the park’s West entrance, on the right.


Hammond Park: 10700 Glen Hannah Drive, Laurel, MD 20723
From Route 29 South take exit at Johns Hopkins Road. Turn left at top of ramp. Johns Hopkins Road turns into Gorman Road. Follow to Leishear Road. Make right onto Leishear Road and follow to Glen Hannah Drive. Make a right onto Glen Hannah to park.

River Hill High School: 12101 Route 108, Clarksville, MD 21029
Take Route 29 to Route 108 West (towards Clarksville). Remain on Route 108 past Trotter Road (just past Clarksville Elementary). School is on the left. From Western Howard County: Travel south on Route 32 to intersection with Route 108. Make right turn onto Route 108 and drive approximately 1-1/2 miles to school on right.

Alpha Ridge Park: 11685 East Old Frederick Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104
Take Route 29 N to Interstate 70 W to right onto Marriottsville Road. Take Marriottsville Road to Frederick Road. Left onto Frederick Road (also known as Route 99). Park is on left about 1.5 miles.