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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.

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Youth & Adult Golf Lessons

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

Welcome to Howard County Recreation & Parks Golf Lessons & Camps

Golf lessons are offered to youth and adults in the spring, summer and fall. Lessons are offered on evenings and weekends at several locations. No clubs are required.

Youth Golf Lessons & Camps Spring/Summer 2012 Program Flier

  • Junior Golf: Youth ages 8-17 years will participate in small group lessons which will focus on swing fundamentals, rules and etiquette. No equipment or experience necessary. 
  • Backyard Golf is for ages 4-8 years! Offered at various county schools, children will be introduced to the exciting world of golf! Oversized golf equipment (SNAG Golf) is used to make the learning more fun and enjoyable for this age group. All equipment will be provided and parents are encouraged to participate.
  • A Golf Experience is for ages 5-10 years! Offered at various couty schools, children will experience the game of golf from "green to tee." By using fun themes and words like GRASS (Grip, Relax, Aim, Stance and Swing), children will learn proper golf fundamentals. Real golf clubs will be used in this class and all other equipment will be provided.  
  • Spring break and summer camps are offered to youth ages 8-14 years at the Timbers at Troy Golf Course. Focus on putting, chipping, pitch shots, iron play and tee shots. Last day will include play on the course and course management instruction.  
  • New this summer! Backyard Golf camp and Tennis & Golf camps for ages 5-8 years.

Adult Golf Lessons - Spring/Summer 2012 Program Flier

  • In small group lessons for beginners and advanced beginners, learn putting, chipping, driving and iron play. Adult golf lessons are offered at Fairway Hills, Rocky Gorge, Timbers at Troy and Waverly Woods.
  • Specialized classes are offered at Timbers at Troy Golf Course. Iron It Out focuses on driving, fairway woods and iron play. Putt For Dough focuses on fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching and bunker shots.  
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Posted by Derek Ludlow at Mar 15, 2011 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
 Registration Information 

To Register: Call, Click, or Walk In

Call: 410-313-7275      

Click: www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

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, thurd@howardcountymd.gov            

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

Directions to Golf Courses:

Inclement Weather: Call the golf course; phone numbers listed below.  

Fairway Hills: 5100 Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21044. (410) 730-1112

Route 29 to route 108 west (Clarksville), follow 1 mile, make left onto Columbia Rd, and follow to club house on the right.

 

Hobbits Glen: 11130 Willowbotton Drive, Columbia, MD 21044. (410) 730-5980

Route 29 to route 108 west (Clarksville), turn left at Harpers Farm Road, make a right on Willowbottom Drive, entrance to course is 300 yards on the right. 

 

Rocky Gorge: 8445 Old Columbia Road, Laurel, MD 20723. (301) 725-8947 Take 29 South towards Washington.  Bear left onto Old Columbia Road.  Golf course is on your left.

 

Timbers at Troy: 6100 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075. (410) 313-4653 (GOLF) From I-95 take Exit 43B, MD 100 East toward Ellicott City. Travel 1.2 miles and take Exit 4, Meadowridge Road (MD 103) and merge right at the top of the exit ramp. Travel .2 mile and turn right onto Montgomery RD. Travel .1 mile and go straight onto Marshalee Drive. Travel .9 mile, Timbers will be on the right.

 

Waverly Woods: 2100 Warwick Way, Marriottsville, MD 21104. (410) 313-9182 Take I-70 West to Marriottsville Road (Exit 83) north (to the right). Take the first right and follow past Waverly Mansion to the golf course entrance on the left.

 

Backyard Golf Directions: 

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 golf lesson.

Burleigh Manor Middle School: 4200 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City, 21042 

Centennial Lane Elementary School: 3825 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City, 21042

Hollifield Station Elementary School: 8701 Stonehouse Drive, Ellicott City, 21043

Mayfield Woods Middle School: 7950 Red Barn Way, Elkridge, 21227   

Patapsco Middle School: 8885 Old Frederick Road, Ellicott City, 21043

 

A Golf Experience Directions

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 golf lesson.

West Friendship Elementary School: 12500 Frederick Road, West Friendship, MD 21794

Fulton Elementary School: 11600 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759