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Posted 5/15/24

Recreation and Parks

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks will offer the following activities:

For more information call 410-228-5578 or visit/register on-line at …

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Dorchester sports briefs

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Recreation and Parks

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks will offer the following activities:

For more information call 410-228-5578 or visit/register on-line at parksrec.egov.basgov.com/dorchestermd. Registration is still open for all

  • Youth Basketball League - Ages 8 – 12 as of May 7, 2024

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks Board will offer Youth Basketball Spring League for ages 8–12. Sessions will be held at the Dorchester County Recreation & Parks – 515B Leonard Lane from 6–8 p.m. Fee $25. The league will be held every Tuesday starting May 7–June 11. 

  • Adult Pick-Up Futsal League - Ages 18 & UP

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks Board will offer Adult Pick-Up Futsal League for ages 18 and older. Sessions will be held at the Dorchester County Recreation & Parks – 515B Leonards Lane from 6–8 p.m. Fee $25. The league will be held every Wednesday starting May 8–June 5.

  • Kickball League - Grades 1st – 5th

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks Board will offer Kickball League for grades 1st – 5th.  Sessions will be held at Christ Rock Ball Park in Cambridge starting at 9:00am.  Games will be no longer than one hour.  Fee $25.00.  The league will be held every Saturday starting May 4 – June 15. 

  • Dajani’s Tennis Camp

June 24–June 28 at the Glasgow Tennis Courts. Monday–Friday. Fee $85, $75 if registering before May 31.

Beginners (ages 3–8) 8 –9 a.m.

Beginners/Intermediate 9:15–10:30 a.m.

High School/Advanced 10:30–12 p.m.

Players may be adjusted to different session based on availability

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Pictures will be taken for shot review and maybe posted on social media

Bring tennis gear, water and sunscreen

  • Pool Memberships

Family and Individual membership are available at Recreation & Parks for the 2024 Pool Season. The cost for a family membership will be $120 (up to four immediate family members) $30 each additional member. Individual memberships $65.

  • County Pool

Opens Saturday, June 15 at noon.  Admission – Children (9 & under) $2.00, Ages 10 & up $3.00.  Pool Phone # 410-221-8535.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.  Concessions available at the pool.  The last day the pool will be open until August 18, 2024.

  • Pool Parties

Dates for Private Family/Organizations Pool Parties during the summer will be accepted by contacting Dorchester County Recreation and Parks at 410-228-5578. Booking a party requires a $50 deposit.

  • Swim lessons – taught by Coastline lifeguards

Ages 5 and older (Must be 5 by June 17, 2024).  Fee is $25 per person/per session

Lessons are from 11-11:30 a.m.

Session I – June 17 – 19 and June 24–26 (Monday–Wednesday)

Session II – July 29 – July 31 and Aug. 5–7 (Monday–Wednesday)

Online Registration

Dorchester County Recreation & Parks online registration website is operational. Residents are asked to review the upcoming spring youth and adult programs. To register online, visit parksrec.egov.basgov.com/dorchestermd.

Bikeways grants

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced April 29 that it has opened applications for up to $2 million in funding for projects that reinforce safety and improve bicycling infrastructure in communities across the state. The Kim Lamphier Bikeways Grant Program is a competitive program that focuses on building networks of bicycle infrastructure improvements, including better connecting trails and roads, and enhancing last-mile connections to work, school, shopping and transit.

The Bikeways Grant Program supports projects that maximize bicycle access, fill missing links in the state’s bicycle network, and enhance last-mile connections. Established in 2011 through the Maryland Transportation Trust Fund, the Program has funded 234 projects to date, totaling $38.3 million. This grant cycle makes an additional $2 million available for locally initiated projects.

Project eligibility criteria, a map of past projects, the program overview and more information is available on the Kim Lamphier Bikeways Program website‚Äč. The grant application deadline is May 31 at 5 p.m.

Taylors Island Boat Docking Challenge

The 2024 Taylors Island Boat Docking Challenge is set for Aug. 25 at the Slaughter Creek Marina. All proceeds go to Taylors Island Volunteer Fire Company.

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