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Aug, 2021

Updated COVID Recreation Guidelines 8/26/21

As it pertains to OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES and consistent with Governor Hogan's Executive Order, masks are no longer required by participants, coaches, officials, or spectators. However, Baltimore County Recreation and Parks is providing the following guidance about when masking is recommended and strongly recommended:

·        Masks are recommended, but not required, for participants not engaged in play, coaches, officials, and all other spectators.

·        Masks are strongly recommended, but not required, when social distancing is not possible among spectators.

·        Masks are strongly recommended, but not required, for anyone who is not fully vaccinated and not directly engaged in play, regardless of whether social distancing is possible.


JOHN A. OLSZEWSKI, JR. ROSLYN JOHNSON, Director County Executive Department of Recreation and Parks 

In light of increased COVID positivity rates, and in consultation with the County Health Officer  while using recommendations from the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)  (www.nrpa.org/our-work/Three-Pillars/health-wellness/coronavirus-disease- 2019/slowing-the spread-of-covid-19) and the Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/community/schools-childcare/youth-sports), modifications to recreational  opportunities/facilities are required. In light of an increase in health metrics and to bring  Baltimore County in line with surrounding jurisdictions the following guidelines are enacted. The  Department will follow all State and Local Executive Orders related to recreational activities. 

Effective August 13th for Indoor Operations 

Guidelines are applicable to adult and youth activities 

INDOOR Recreation and Nature Operations 

Indoor capacity is at 100% 

Requests for permits to indoor facilities can continue to be submitted to local Recreation Offices. 

Permits will be issued to user groups consistent with Departmental approval policies and  seasons of play. 

Participation in programs requires a signed Baltimore County COVID Waiver Form. Team  rosters of participants must be kept. 

Indoor Nature classes and programs can operate. 

Masks are REQUIRED, for participants not engaged in play. 

Masks are REQUIRED for coaches, officials, and all other spectators. 

Masks are REQUIRED for all staff and visitors inside of any Recreation Facility. No Food is authorized. 

Games and scrimmages are permitted. 

Tournaments are permitted. 

Appropriate use of appropriate PPE by facility users. 

Licensed Day Care can continue to operate at this time. 

Indoor tennis courts can remain in operation. 
No use of central hydration areas or sharing of water bottles by participants.


Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in removal from Park property
9831 Van Buren Lane, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030 Phone: 410-887-3871 | Fax: 410-825-3305 | TDD: 410-887-5319 www.baltimorecountymd.gov 


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Reisterstown Recreation Council

Reisterstown Area Recreation Council, P.O. Box 633
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

Phone: 410-887-1142
Email: [email protected]

Reisterstown Recreation Council

Reisterstown Area Recreation Council, P.O. Box 633
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

Phone: 410-887-1142
Email: [email protected]
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