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Montgomery County Recreation to Extend Hours at Five Community Centers Beginning July 5

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) is extending its Friday and Saturday hours to 11 p.m. at five community recreation centers beginning July 5.

The five community recreation centers include East County, Good Hope, Long Branch, Plum Gar and White Oak.

“We are pleased to be able to extend hours at our community recreation centers,” said MCR Director Robin Riley. “The extended hours will allow our community to continue gathering in safe places and enjoy the programs and activities that MCR offers.

As of July 5, the five centers will be open on Friday and Saturday during the following hours:

  • East County (Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.)
    3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring
  • Good Hope (Friday and Saturday, noon - 11 p.m.)
    14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring        
  • Long Branch (Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.)              
    8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring       
  • Plum Gar (Friday, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.)            
    19561 Scenery Drive, Germantown
  • White Oak (Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.)                   
    1700 April Lane, Silver Spring

The extended hours were funded in the County’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget, which begins on July 1, 2019. The new community recreation center in Wheaton, which is scheduled to open later this year, will also have extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Release ID: 19-214
Media Contact: Carmen Berrios Martinez 240-777-6875

Press Contact

Carmen Berrios Martinez
Communications & Public Outreach

Montgomery County Recreation
4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(240) 777-6875