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Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park Celebration: June 6, 10:30 a.m.

Join Montgomery Parks at a festive celebration for our newest park. Free moon bounce, face painting, sno cones and more! Learn more here.

Historic Country Store for Rent: Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting- Saturday, June 6, 2015

Darby Store Lease Request for Proposal. M-NCPPC is looking for a tenant for the recentlydarby store rehabilitated Darby Store. Located at the intersection of Routes 28 and 109 in the Beallsville, MD Historic District, this beautiful rehabilitated country store offers a generous 3,500+ square feet of combined retail, office and storage space. Find out more here.

Notice: Work to Begin on Capital Crescent Trail

Part of the Capital Crescent Trail, just south of Bethesda Avenue, will be closed for about two weeks to allow for trail improvements and access. For more information on park trails, click here.

Community Meeting- Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park

Please join Montgomery Parks at a Community Meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 7 – 9:00 p.m. to learn more about the next phase for the development of Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park

Maydale Conservation Park Community Meeting

The first of a series of Community Meetings about future programming of Maydale Conservation Park will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center. For more details please call Montgomery Parks at 301-495-2595.

Playground Renovations at Forest Glen Neighborhood Park

Playground renovations at Forest Glen Neighborhood Park are scheduled to temporarily close access to the playground as part of the Playground Renovation Program.  For more information on the playground renovation project and other parks scheduled, visit Playground Renovation Program.

Playground Renovations at Johnson's Local Park

Renovations at Johnson's Local Park are scheduled to close the playground beginning May, 2015, as part of the Playground Renovation Program.  The project is scheduled to be completed by June, 2015. For more information on the playground renovation project and other parks scheduled, visit Playground Renovation Program.

Accessibility Improvements at Pleasant View Local Park

Montgomery Parks will be making improvements to Pleasant View Local Park this summer to improve trail and sidewalk access to the ballfield. The improvements will provide better access for those with disabilities. Construction is expected to be completed by August, 2015. For more information please visit Accessibility Information for Montgomery Parks.

Wheaton Woods Local Park Tennis Court Renovations

Wheaton Woods Local Park Tennis Courts will be temporarily closed for renovations this summer.  The two week project will include the fencing to be replaced and the courts colored and striped. A new practice board will also be installed. For additional information, please contact Montgomery Parks.

Update: ADA Work to Begin at Ayrlawn Local Park

Montgomery Parks will begin performing ADA enhancements at Ayrlawn Local Park. Please visit www.ParkProjects.org for more information. Visit the Accessibility Information for Montgomery Parks webpage for additional information on other ADA projects.

Road Closures Impacting Black Hill Regional Park Patrons

West Old Baltimore Road between the park entrance and Clarksburg Rd (Rt. 121) will be closed for construction beginning Monday, April 27 and is expected to continue through June 2015. Black Hill Regional Park will only be accessible by West Old Baltimore Rd. from Rt. 355. Click here to view detour map.

Accessibility Improvements at Wheaton Regional Park

Montgomery Parks will be making accessibility improvements at Wheaton Regional Park in the parking area near the Wheaton train station and carousel.  Customer access to the facility and facility hours of operations will not be impacted by the construction. Improvements will provide better access for people with disabilities, improve vehicular traffic flow, and expand the patio area and overall green space.  Construction is expected to be completed by Memorial Day. Visit the Accessibility Information for Montgomery Parks webpage for additional information.

Accessibility Improvements at Potomac Community Neighborhood Park

Montgomery Parks will be making improvements to Potomac Community Neighborhood Park to provide better accessibility to the tennis courts, basketball courts and playground. Park access may be temporarily affected by the construction.  Improvements will provide better access for those with disabilities. Construction is expected to be completed by August, 2015. Visit the Accessibility Information for Montgomery Parks webpage for additional information.

Paint Branch Trail Closure

Portions of the Paint Branch Trail located in Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Park between Jackson Road and the Billington Road Trail Connector will be closed starting in April through October 2015. For more details, please visit MontgomeryTrails.org

Park Improvements Begin at Woodlawn Park

Construction has begun on the Stone Barn and Carriage House at Woodlawn Park, and is expected to last through the spring of 2015.

The grounds around Woodlawn Manor House, gazebo garden, event tent and Underground Railroad Experience Trail will remain open during construction. Visitors are urged to use caution near construction areas. Click here for additional information or call 301-495-2595.

WSSC Construction Ramping Up

WSSC is rehabilitating manholes and sewer lines throughout their collection system.  Construction is underway in Magruder Branch, Sligo Creek, Rock Creek, Seneca Creek, and Long Branch Stream Valleys, and will begin soon in Paint Branch, Watts Branch and Northwest Branch Stream Valleys. Temporary access roads and sewer bypass pipes have been constructed, and trails will be accessible to park patrons. Please use caution around construction sites.  Work will likely continue through 2016. For more information, please visit the WSSC Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation Program site or call 301-206-8732.

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Community Corner

The Summer Guide is Available Online

Registration for many Montgomery Parks summer classes and programs open on May 14th. View the Summer Guide online to start planning your summer fun.

Spring & Summer Festivals & Events in the Parks

There’s always something fun, interesting, and affordable going on in Montgomery Parks!   For a complete list of festivals and events hosted by Montgomery Parks, visit www.MontgomeryParks.org/Festivals

Learn Why Trees Matter

Arboriculture's new microsite provides a wealth of information on services, resources, education and more. Visit MontgomeryParks.org/Trees today!

Olney Manor Skate Park

Olney Manor Skate Park is now a FREE and unsupervised facility. For information about the skatepark, please visit www.OlneyManorSkate.com

Register Today for a Montgomery Parks Summer Camp!

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Summer Camps Registration Is Underway at Montgomery Parks.

Montgomery Parks offers fun-filled half- and whole-day summer camps throughout June, July and most of August. Camps are open to all children in Montgomery County, Frederick County, Howard County, Prince George's and beyond. It's easy to find your favorite camps with our new search tool. Click to start your search.

Montgomery Parks Resource Conservation Plan

Did you know that since 2004, Montgomery Parks has reduced electricity use by 33%, natural gas use by 37%, propane use by 46% and water and sewage use by 30%? Montgomery Parks and Montgomery County Planning implemented a comprehensive utilities management program in July 2003 that established projects and programs to more efficiently use energy and water resources.

Review the Fiscal Year 2014 Resource Conservation Plan presented to the Montgomery County Planning Board on January 31, 2013, and learn what programs, projects and savings the Department has implemented and plans to work on.

Rent a Park Activity Building

Are you planning a birthday party, reunion, or other event? We have just the location for you! Park Activity Buildings are conveniently located throughout Montgomery Parks, and include kitchen facilities and the interior space to handle events ranging in size from 40 to 180 people. Find photos and floor plans, check availability and reserve your Park Activity Building online now!

Montgomery Parks ADA Enhancements

Montgomery Parks has completed an Interim Transition Plan to bring the park system into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The plan includes an overview of the park system, identifies barriers to accessibility, and outlines a long-term strategy to remove those barriers. 

The interim plan outlines the status of Montgomery Parks' efforts through mid-2014. The Final Transition Plan will be submitted on or before August 2016.  Download 2014 Interim Self Evaluation and Transition Plan.  Visit Accessibility Information for Montgomery Parks for updated information and to provide your comments regarding the plan.

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