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Jun, 2021

Updated COVID Recreation Guidelines 6/21/21


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.

·        Temperature Logs are still required.






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

In light of the Governor’s Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery, 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), a plan was  developed to reopen recreational opportunities/facilities to the public. 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 June 18, 2021 

Guidelines are applicable to adult and youth activities 

OUTDOOR Recreation and Nature Operations 

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. 

Requests for field/diamond permits can be submitted to local Recreation Offices. Participation in programs requires a signed Baltimore County COVID Waiver Form.  Outdoor Nature classes and programs can operate. 

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

Games and scrimmages are permitted. 

Tournaments are permitted. 

Use of central hydration areas or sharing of water bottles by participants is not recommended. Pavilions are open for reservations. 

Licensed Day Care can continue to operate at this time. 

Outdoor restroom facilities are operational. 

Portable restrooms are open. 

Playgrounds remain open. 

Outdoor Basketball courts remain open 

Outdoor Tennis courts remain open. 

Dog Parks remain open. 

Skate Parks remain open. 

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 

INDOOR Recreation and Nature Operations 

Indoor capacity limits are lifted 

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

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

Masks are strongly recommended for those individuals who have not been vaccinated or for  children under the age of 12 as directed by State guidelines. 

Games and scrimmages are permitted. 

Tournaments are permitted. 

Appropriate use of PPE by facility users. 

Licensed Day Care can continue to operate at this time. 

Indoor tennis courts can open. 

Use of central hydration areas or sharing of water bottles by participants is not recommended. 

As it pertains to the Governor’s announcement of restrictions lifted as of July 1, we are awaiting  more information from the State including licensing guidelines for summer camp. More details to  follow. Additionally, we are anticipating the return of regular programming this late summer/fall so  you may proceed with planning accordingly.


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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