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Winter/Spring Activities 2015

WINTER/SPRING ACTIVITIES - 2015

(Programs Meeting March thru June)

525 W. MacPhail Road, Bel Air – 410-638-3528 – e-mail: 

www.harfordcountymd.gov/parks_rec; www.belairrec.org

Facility Code

BAES –  Bel Air Elementary School

BAMS – Bel Air Middle School

BAHS –  Bel Air High School

MAC –   McFaul Activities Center

HES –   Homestead Elementary School

WES –  Wakefield Elementary School

SMS –   Southampton Middle School

RPE –   Red Pump Elementary

 

GIRLS LACROSSE - All registrations are online at www.belairrec.org. Registration opens 11/1/14 and ends 01/10/2015. After 1/01/15, there is a $30 late fee and no guarantee of availability. No walk-in registrations. Online registration only. Cost: 5-6 (years old) clinic $60, 7-17 (years old) $110. There will be additional costs for travel after tryouts take place. Potential Bel Air Girls Lacrosse Spring 2015: All registrations are online. Go to www.belairrec.org travel (MYLA) players must be registered by 1/1/2015 to try out. This is an outdoor spring program (March thru May for Rec and Feb thru June for travel). The Rec program participates in the Harford County Girls League. The travel program participates in the Maryland Youth Lacrosse Assoc. (MYLA). Tryouts will begin after 1/15/2015. Check the www.belairrec.org website for specific dates and times. Parent volunteers are welcome and needed. If you have questions please email Crissy at marchetti8@verizon.net

BOYS LACROSSE (spring outdoor) – Ages 5-14 years. The program meets from early Feb thru late June at various Bel Air locations. Open registration fees for the program are $140, plus a $50 equipment rental fee (if needed). If a player try’s out and is put on a travel team, additional Tournament Fee's will be required (approximately $75-$100).  Open registration will start on November 1st, 2014 and end January 13th, 2015 at midnight. Late registration will be from 1/13/15-2/10/15 or until either the age group is full or 02/10/15. Late registration cost will be $165 plus $50 equipment rental fee (if needed). Clinic (ages 5-6) fees will be $75. For further information and continued updates, please visit either of the following websites regularly as they will provide the information as soon as it is available: www.belairboyslax.com or www.belairrec.org.  A reminder email will also be sent to all past participants at their registered email address from last season.

BASEBALL – Ages 4-19 years – age determination date is May 1.  Program meets from early April thru end June.  Cost is as follows:  4/5/6 - $45, 7/8 - $65, 9/10 - $75, 11/12 - $75, 13/15 - $85, 16-19 – varies. A late fee will be assessed after Feb 1st if room is available.  Coaches and adult volunteers are needed in all age groups – sign up online. Umpires are also needed, training held in Feb – please email chairperson for details. 2015 Registration will be held online only at http://belairrec.assn.la starting on January 1st.  Players interested in trying out for a travel team must first register for in-house; tryouts begin Feb. 1st. In-house evaluations will be held in early March, Opening Day parade is scheduled for April 25th. For in-house program information, visit the website at: http://belairrec.assn.la. Travel team information can be found at www.belairrec-baseball.org. Please e-mail the chairman at:   with additional questions. Bel Air Baseball is associated with Cal Ripken Baseball, a division of Babe Ruth League, Inc.

BATON TWIRLING - Applause of Bel Air Baton Corps. Ages 3 and up. Learn to twirl a baton and participate in the Bel Air 4th of July parade! Beginner classes: Mondays at Red Pump Elementary 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, or Wednesdays at Bel Air Middle School 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. $40/ 10 week session. Intermediate class and competition team: Wednesdays at Bel Air Middle School 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM. $50/10 week session. Registration: the first night of the winter session (Monday, December 1st, at Red Pump Elementary 5:00 pm, and Wednesday, December 3rd, at Bel Air Middle School 5:45 pm). Monday classes begin December 1st, Wednesday classes begin December 3rd. Registration subject to once a year $15 Parks and Rec fee. Batons are $20. Email or visit https://applauseofbelairbatonteam.shutterfly.com/ for more information.

HARFORD MEN’S BASEBALL LEAGUE - Online registration to begin in early February for the upcoming 2015 Spring Season. Register online at www.hmbl.biz/registration. Cost is $125 per person. Players must turn 30 in current calendar year. Games are played on Sunday mornings 8:30am-noon starting April 1st-mid August. Please email for more info.

TITAN DRUM CORP – Ages 12 and up. Meets Mondays at Wakefield Elementary School, 6-9pm. Join TODAY. Learn from a Drum Corps International (DCI) instructor! Everyone is welcome even if you do not play a percussion instrument. Fees are $185 for the season (now through July 2015) which includes registration, equipment, sticks, and more. Follow us on twitter: @titansdrumcorps and check out our website: http://www.TheTitansDrumCorps.com. For further information email Will Newton at .

DISCOVERY INDOOR SOCCER – Ages 5 and up. Program for individuals with disabilities. Meets Saturdays (10:00am-1:00pm) at BAMS for 10 weeks beginning Jan. 10th.  Register at BAMS on Jan. 10th, or call 410-420-9626.

JUJITSU – Ages 12 and up. The “gentle art” originated in Japan about 3,000 years ago.  Emphasis is on practical self-defense techniques and developing appropriate, non-violent response to volatile situations.  Class meets Thurs., 6:00-8:00pm at BAES.  Cost is $50 for four months’ instruction.  Spectators welcome.  Register at any class.  For further information contact Tom Edwards .

KARATE (Chinese Kung Fu) – Ages 7 thru adult.  Meets Tues. & Thurs. at WES; class times are 6:00-7:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm. Cost is $90 for a three month session, plus a onetime $15 registration fee. Register at any class. Promotes discipline, respect, endurance and conditioning. For further information call (410) 420-1820.

CLOGGING – Ages 8 and up. Learn a folk dance set to all types of music – country, pop, rock, and bluegrass. A great way to exercise with the whole family. Program meets at BAES on Wednesdays. Beginning class starting at 7:00pm and intermediate class starting at 8:00pm.  Beginning Jan. 7th  thru mid-March.  Cost for the 10-week program is $30.  Register the first night of class. 

DINAMIC WORKOUTS - Ages 18+, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30-7:30PM at BAMS. Combination of toning and aerobics with weights, (hand weights required) balls, gliding, kick boxing, bands for all levels. Cost $45.00. Classes begin January 13, 2015 thru May 19th, 2015. Registration at 6:00pm, January 13, 2015 with class to follow. For further info, call Diane 410-937-4844

BEL AIR TERPS YOUTH FOOTBALL: Ages 5-14. Age determination date is August 1st. Registration is available online only, at www.belairterps.com/registration.  Returning player registration for the 2015 season will take place in mid-February, and new player registration will begin in early March.  Cost for the upcoming season will be $200 per player. For more info regarding registration, please email the program at

YOGA- For all levels on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00pm at WES. Cost is $33 for 8 week session. Contact Sharri at or 443-462-0964.

AEROBICS PLUS – Ages 18+. Monday and Wednesday evenings at BAMS from 6:30-7:30pm.  Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise and weight exercise for all levels (stepper not required). Cost is $30 for 10-week session beginning January 5th. Register the first night, or call 410-499-3233 for more information.

BALLROOM DANCE – Adults. Program meets Tuesdays at BAES beginning Jan. 6th. Classes are each 1.5 hours long; 1st 30 min. for practice.  Beginners meet at 6:30pm, enjoying Waltz, Cha Cha and Rumba; Next Step Up students will enjoy Swing/Jitterbug and Cha Cha beginning at 8:00pm.  Register Jan. 6th, 6:30-7:00pm at BAES.  Cost $60 couple/$30 Individuals. For further info call 410-515-0426 or preferably e-mail  
 

BEL AIR SKI CLUB - Evening ski trips to Roundtop- for 6th -12th graders (all schools).  Bus transportation available. Discount cards available for anyone in community through our club. Registrations still being accepted !!!!!  Please email or for more information. 

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL – Ages 30 and up.  Sundays, 3:00-5:00pm at MAC.  Pick-up format for fun and exercise. Cost is $30. Register any Sunday.  Please email to verify meeting times.

COED VOLLEYBALL- Ages 18 and up. Intermediate levels of play and up. Previous playing experience required with strong basic skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-10pm at MAC. $15 for 4 months (1 night), $25 (both Tue/Thur nights). Contact email: pksmitty@verizon.net

Reminder: Harford County Public Schools is not sponsoring, endorsing, or recommending the activities announced in this flyer/material. The sale or use of tobacco in any form is prohibited in school buildings and on school grounds, as well as on Harford County Park sites. Failure to comply with this request will subject individual/group to revocation of their permission to use the facility.

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages the involvement and participation of individuals with disabilities in all of our programs/services.  For disability-related accommodations, please contact Mike Watkins, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at 410-638-4899 (TTY users, call Maryland Relay at 711).  Please give two weeks advance notic

Bel Air Skate Park

The Bel Air Skate Park is open April thru November (weather permitting).  Call for hours.  The Park is located behind the McFaul Activities Center on MacPhail Road.  Skateboards and roller blades are allowed.  Admission is $3/day.

Helmets are required; knee & elbow pads are suggested.  All are available for rent at the Park.  Info:  410-638-4053

 

Inclement Weather Policy

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will utilize the following procedures for cancellation of programs and activities during inclement weather conditions.

PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES: Weekdays, during regular business hours, when Harford County Government Office’s are closed, all Harford County Parks and Recreation facilities will also be closed.  These facilities will also adhere to announce delayed openings or early closings as determined by Harford County Government.  In addition, if a specific facility can’t be opened or remain open safely, it may be closed by the local Parks and Recreation staff. During evening hours, weekends and holidays, when Harford County Government does not have regular business hours, local recreation staff will make cancellation decisions based upon specific site conditions. Excluded is Swan Harbor Farm, Emmorton Recreation and Tennis Center, Liriodendron.

 

SCHOOL FACILITIES:  During weekdays when schools are closed or close early, all Harford County Parks and Recreation activities are canceled.  When schools are closed or close early on Friday, indoor and outdoor activities for that weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) will be canceled based on the policy established by the Board of Education.  If inclement weather occurs weekdays after school is dismissed and on weekends, Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will use the snow emergency plan to determine activity status.  When the snow emergency plan is in effect, activities at school sites will be canceled. If severe weather i.e. hurricane, occurs weekdays after school is dismissed and on weekends, programs may be cancelled based upon the discretion of the Department, Harford County Public Schools, and/or Harford County Government.

 

OTHER FACILITIES: If recreation councils are conducting events, meets or activities at private facilities in Harford County or any facility outside of Harford County, it will be their responsibility to cancel those programs due to inclement weather.

 

Announcements concerning cancellations of Southern District activities will be broadcasted on the following radio stations:

 

WBAL (1090 AM) –   Baltimore     WQSR (102.7 FM) – Baltimore                   WAMD (970 AM) - Aberdeen

WWMX (106.5 FM) – Baltimore     WLIF (102 FM) – Baltimore                       WPOC (93.1 FM) - Baltimore

WXYV (105.7 FM) – Baltimore       WXCY (103.7 FM)-Havre de Grace

 

***All persons are urged to listen to one of the above radio stations for information about P&R activity cancellations***

HARFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

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