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Montgomery County Offers Summer Program Guide

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Summer program registration is in full swing for many jurisidictions in the region.

Montgomery County is now offering its guide for its recreation and parks programs, with registration starting on Monday. Included in the guide are classes and programs designed to keep people active and to have fun. Among the offerings, aquatics, sports, as well as active adult senior programming.

There are several ways to register: by mail, fax, online or in-person at the county's recreation administrative offices in the 4000 block of Randolph Road in Silver Spring.


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