For more than 100 years, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks has offered residents diverse and wide-ranging recreational activities. With recreation centers, camps, sports, aquatics, one of the city's best-known boxing programs, adapted sports for residents with disabilities, senior programs, and world-class parks, there IS something for everyone!

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Fallstaff playground ribbon cutting kicks off Rec & Parks Rollout with city and partners investing nearly $250K in reimagined playspaces! The Mayor’s Office, BCRP, Councilman Yitzy Schleifer (District 5), Baltimore City Public Schools, and Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), partnered to bring the reimagined playground to fruition. Playgrounds in parks and schoolyards are vital resources for Baltimore youth to strengthen their physical, social, and emotional health. The City prioritizes providing children with safe, accessible places to play in all neighborhoods. 

BCRP’s Rec Rollout includes a series of groundbreaking celebrations announcing upcoming recreation center projects. 

Groundbreaking/Ribbon Cutting Celebrations:


  • 7/22 - Ambrose Kennedy Swimming Pool Ribbon Cutting, 3:30 p.m.
  • 7/24 - Pimlico Field Park Ribbon Cutting, 3 p.m.
  • 4/15 - Gardenville Recreation Center Groundbreaking
  • 4/15 - Medfield Recreation Center Ribbon Cutting
  • 4/23 - Candystripe Playground Ribbon Cutting
  • 5/8 - Towanda Swimming Pool Groundbreaking
  • 5/25 - Patterson Park Swimming Pool Ribbon Cutting
  • 6/18 - Riverside Park Ribbon Cutting
  • 6/20 - Coldstream Swimming Pool Groundbreaking


  • 5/8- Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School Playground Ribbon Cutting
  • 5/15- James D. Gross Recreation Center Groundbreaking 
  • 5/24- Chick Webb Recreation Center Groundbreaking
  • 6/21- Solo Gibbs Park Playground Ribbon Cutting 
  • 7/10- Ambrose Kennedy Pool Groundbreaking   
  • 9/25- Indiana Avenue Playground Groundbreaking 
  • 11/15- Parkview Recreation Center Groundbreaking 
  • 12/2- William J. Myers Pavilion Ribbon Cutting 
  • 12/14- Radecke Playground Ribbon Cutting
  • 12/20- Walter P. Carter Swimming Pool Groundbreaking