DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION
The mission of the Department of Recreation is to provide extensive recreation services and facilities which are fully responsive to the needs of residents, resulting in self development, satisfying activities, and enriching social and cultural experiences.
NEW GREENBELT RECREATION CAMPS BROCHURE IS NOW POSTED! Don't miss out! Registration is going on now. Spring camps will be held April 1-5. Registration forms are available in the brochure or you may use the fillable pdf forms that are accessible from this page.
The Summer GREENBELT RECREATION ACTIVITY GUIDE is now posted. Download fillable registration form.
Or, Sign up for Greenbelt Classes and Programs using RecLink!REGISTRATION IS GOING ON NOW!
The Spring RECREATION ACTIVITY GUIDE is still available here.
Information Station register now to receive notifications on a variety of city programs, publications and more.
Fillable pdfs used on this site are provided for your convenience. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 or higher to use the forms (it works best with 8). It is a free download. Otherwise, please print out the forms and fill them out. Or, better yet, register on-line using Greenbelt RecLink.
UPCOMING RECREATION EVENTS
GREENBELT DAY WEEKEND
Happy 76th Anniversary Greenbelt! Celebrate the occasion by enjoying the many amenities that Greenbelt has to offer including our parks, pools, historic walking tours, special activities, local eateries and much more. Enjoy!
YOUTH SPRINT TRIATHLON 232600-1
Saturday, June 1 at the Youth Center
9:00am-12:00noon Race day registration begins at 9:00am. Race begins at 10:00am. The race will begin with a 40 meter swim at the Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center outdoor pool. After the swim, children will get on their bikes and ride through a marked off-road course, suitable for mountain, bmx and hybrid bicycles only. The race will conclude with a 1 mile run on the Greenbelt Lake path. All participants will receive a medal. Awards will be given to the top finishers in each age group (8-15 years). $10 registration fee.
ESTATE PLANNING WITH A HEART: THE FAMILY LOVE LETTER
Saturday, June 1 at the Greenbelt Community Center (Room 201)
1:00pm-3:00pm: Lorie Scheibel presents this practical, sensitive workshop which helps you centralize financial, legal and personal information so family and friends can take care of you and know how you would like end-of-life issues handled.
GREENBELT BASEBALL-MAJOR LEAGUE ALL STAR GAME
Sunday, June 2 at 10:00am at McDonald Field
U.S. NATURALIZATION CEREMONY
Sunday, June 2 at 1:00pm
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd.
Help provide a warm welcome to new United States citizens.
ARTFUL AFTERNOON (most activities FREE!)
Sunday, June 2, 1:00pm-4:00pm, all ages welcome.
Greenbelt Community Center
1:00pm-3:00pm: Hands-on crafts: Make a puzzle, or puzzling abstract art!
1:00pm-3:00pm: Youth animation showcase: Works by GAVA/GATE students.
1:00pm-4:00pm: Artists in Residence studio open house and sale
3:00pm: Mayor’s Greenbelt Day Weekend address and Greenbelt Concert Band performance
1:00pm-5:00pm: Visit the Greenbelt Museum 75th Anniversary exhibit and the Art Gallery. Greenbelt Museum historic house tours (10-B Crescent Rd; $3 or free with membership)
BACK TO THE REC NIGHT (FREE!)
Friday, June 7, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Springhill Lake Recreation Center
SCHOOLS OUT!!! Get a jumpstart on summer fun. Springhill Lake Recreation Center will host an evening of activities and entertainment. Back to the Rec Night is a wonderful opportunity for kids, parents and community members to become familiar with the staff and programs offered at the facility. Refreshments will be provided.
Subversion - Photography by Rahshia Linendoll-Sawyer (FREE!)
June 10 - August 23
Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery (Room 112)
Explore bubbling underwater worlds of the imagination. All ages welcome.
FAMILY SWIM NIGHT
Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center
Outdoor Pool; indoors in case of inclement weather
Friday, June 21, 8:00pm-10:00pm
$3.00 per family (including passholders) plus $1.00 per non-family member guest (limit: 3 guests per family)
Family Swim Night is designed to give families an opportunity to spend an evening together in a recreational atmosphere. Bring your pool toys for an evening of fun! Each family must include at least one adult. Check with the pool for details. Additional Family Swim Nights will be held on July 19 and August 16.