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Cancellation Notice

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MONDAY, March 30, 2020 – At this time, In accordance with Governor Larry Hogan's March 30 executive order:
We need your cooperation in an effort to protect our patrons and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The parks will remain open for exercise activites ONLY (jogging biking, walking, hiking etc), visitor centers, playgrounds and, restrooms will be closed. Dog parks will be closed, All basketball & tennis courts will be closed.  Social distancing guidelines will be strictly enforced.  Please practice social distancing and abide by Governor Larry Hogan's Executive Order 30 “Stay At Home” and stay safe.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks Update on COVID-19

Cancellations and Closures

  • Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks permitted activities in Community Park facilities and Kinder Farm Park Garcelon Athletic Complex are suspended until further notice.
  • Regional Parks (Quiet Waters, Downs, Fort Smallwood, Kinder Farm, Lake Waterford, B&A Trail and Jug Bay) will remain open for exercise activities ONLY.  (jogging, walking, biking, hiking)  However, visitor centers, playgrounds and restrooms are CLOSED.  No picnics or gathering will be permitted.
  • Basketball and tennis courts are closed.
  • Dog parks are closed.
  • All turf fields are closed.
  • All Child Care programs (SACC, CEC, MSTG and South County Rec Center PreK) will be closed until schools re-open.
  • All Indoor and outdoor use of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and Senior Centers will be suspended until further notice. We will continue to work with Anne Arundel County Board of Education as updates are received.
  • North County and South County Recreation Centers will be closed until further notice.
  • Arundel Olympic Swim Center and North Arundel Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice.
  • ALL Recreation & Parks youth/adult spring sports season start dates are postponed until further notice.

To see more individual cancellations click here and visit our Events Calendar.

For updated information about COVID-19, please call 2-1-1, or visit COVID-19: Information, Resources, and Cancellations

The department encourages all residents to consult reputable public health resources available online including:

Anne Arundel County Department of Health 

Maryland Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Please check back for updates!!

Parks Cancellations and Closures:

COVID-19 Update for Regional Parks:
Regional Parks (Quiet Waters, Downs, Fort Smallwood, Kinder Farm, Lake Waterford, B&A Trail and Jug Bay) will remain open. However:
  • ONLY exerise activies will be permitted.  (jogging, walking, biking, hiking)  The visitor centers, playgrounds and restrooms are CLOSED.  No picnics or gathering will be permitted.
  • Basketball and tennis courts are closed.
  • Dog parks are closed.
Trails Update: Click Here
 

Capital Project Design and Construction Updates:

  • Capital Project Design and Construction Updates

To sign up for cancellation alerts from Civic Ready, click the link below!  For information about CivicReady visit the County's Office of Emergency Management web page.

Sign Up for Cancellation Alert

Weather Information Sites:
Maryland Department of Transportation: Snow Emergency Plans
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Be Red Cross Ready - Heat Wave Safety Checklist