Howard County Maryland Department of Recreation & Parks – Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services

Address: 7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-4700 Email: Website:


Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks

7120 Oakland Mills Road

Columbia, MD 21046-1677

Susan Potts, MS, CTRS, Manager

Phone: (410) 313-4628

Amy Patton, Coordinator

Phone: (410) 313-4708

For information about Summer TR Camps please contact at number listed above

Cathy Vigus, Manager

Phone: (410) 313-7311

Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services

Offers a wide variety of activities for individuals of all ages.  Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities by providing community recreational and leisure opportunities and promoting lifelong skills.

Therapeutic Recreation provides recreation opportunities in the community such as: fitness and creative arts programs, social groups, community outings and summer camp programs.
Howard County Recreation and Parks strives to make programs available to all individuals with disabilities and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Inclusion Services provides a variety of supports to individuals with disabilities who choose to participate in any recreation program or class offered by the department. Inclusion accommodations may include financial assistance, accessibility, companions, additional training, medical, and interpretive services for the deaf or hearing impaired.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to register for general recreation programs of their choice. Howard County Recreation and Parks Department has developed an inclusion process to better accommodate citizens with disabilities. To ensure that we meet your program needs, please call 410-313-4628 or 410-313-4708 at least two weeks before the program begins.

Programs include:

  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Children's Programs
  • Teen and Youth Programs
  • Adult Programs
  • Summer Programs

Inclusion Services:

Phone: 410-313-4628

Phone: (410) 313-4708




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