Outdoor Programs

Geocache in the Parks
Saturdays & Sundays, 2pm-3:30pm
- October 28, Kiwanis Park Activity #6181
- November 3, Pangborn Park Activity #6182
- December 2, Hellane Park Activity #6183
This real-world treasure hunting game uses your GPS-enabled cell phone to find hidden locations throughout Hagerstown City Parks. Learn how to earn a free GeoCoin! Free. 
Fairgrounds Park 
351 N. Cleveland Ave. 

Adult Sports Leagues
Monday Night Kickball League at Fairgrounds Park.
View all GameTime Hagerstown league options at:
www.hagerstownmd.org/gametime
 Fall: Sept. 10- Nov. 12      6pm
$35/person includes Tshirt (Activity #5997)
$350/whole team, up to 12 players (Activity #5998)


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Kiwanis Park


371 Dynasty Drive

Antietam Paddle Fun 
Kayak, $30 (seats 1 person)
Canoe, $40 (seats 2 people)

 - Saturday, Oct 6, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Kayak: (activity #6037)
Canoe: (activity #6088)

River & Trail Outfitters will provide canoes, single kayaks, paddles, and two certified guides to provide basic instruction for operating the boats and be available for the safe operation of the excursion. Both directions are available for paddling on the creek. Chose between a single kayak or canoe when registering! Ages 10 years and above. *Minimum enrollment level: 8 participants. Kayak (one-seater), $30. Canoe (two-people/boat), $20/person. 
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"Dig It" Saylor House Archeology 

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Sept. 8- Nov. 11
(activity #6187)

This unique exploratory archaeology and excavation program will introduce students to the discipline of archaeology at the Saylor House in Kiwanis Park, located at 371 Dynasty Dr. Work alongside archaeologist, Scott Parker, in all aspects of archaeology from digging and screening to artifact identification and processing. Ages 15 years & up; ages 10 years and up may participate with a family member.  Thanks to generous sponsorship donations from Mrs. Peggy M. Roscoe, Progressive Radiology, Capital Women's Care, this program's summer enrollment was free to the public! Registration is required. Click activity number to enroll. 
This unique exploratory archaeology program will introduce students to the discipline of archaeology through hands-on instruction at a real, on-going archaeological project at the Saylor House in Kiwanis Park in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Participants will work alongside archaeologist, Scott Parker, who will instruct students in all aspects of archaeology from digging and screening to artifact identification and processing, to remote sensing (looking into the ground without digging).

Includes some physical exercise.
Participants may expect excavation and site survey work, including digging of test pits, exploratory work with trowels, some lifting of buckets, and screening of soil for artifacts.
This unique exploratory archaeology program will introduce students to the discipline of archaeology through hands-on instruction at a real, on-going archaeological project at the Saylor House in Kiwanis Park in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Participants will work alongside archaeologist, Scott Parker, who will instruct students in all aspects of archaeology from digging and screening to artifact identification and processing, to remote sensing (looking into the ground without digging).

Includes some physical exercise.
Participants may expect excavation and site survey work, including digging of test pits, exploratory work with trowels, some lifting of buckets, and screening of soil for artifacts.
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Saylor House Lime Mortar Workshop
Saylor House Lime Mortar Workshop
Saturdays, 9am-2pm
- Sept. 29 & Oct. 6
(Activity #6188)
This 2-day, hands-on workshop introduces and trains participants in masonry repair systems that can be used on historic stone and brickwork. The class will discuss traditional masonry practices, demonstrate mortar analysis and practice mixing mortar. Join us to learn how to make repairs to existing stone and brick structures and to help in repairing the historic building at Kiwanis Park. Enroll online for free, bring cash or check payment on-site. $50/ 2-day workshop. 

​Hagerstown City Park

501 Virginia Avenue




Hager House Ghost Tour
Walk City Park Ghost Tour
Hager House Ghost Tours
Fridays & Saturdays     
7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Oct. 12
(Activity #6190)
Oct. 13 (Activity #6191)
Oct. 20 (Activity #6192)
Oct. 26 (Activity #6193)
Step inside the dark and eerie quiet of the historic 18th century home of town founder, Jonathan Hager. Get a realistic peak into the past- what life was like in 1740 by candlelight tour through the historic house museum filled with period artifacts. Your guide will bring history alive with local haunts and legends in this three-story limestone colonial fortress built over a never failing spring! Max tour group size: 15 visitors/hour-tour. $7/person.
Walk City Park Ghost Tours
Fridays & Saturdays       
8pm & 9pm
Oct. 12
 (Activity #6198)
Oct. 13 (Activity #6199)
Oct. 20 (Activity #6200)
Oct. 26 (Activity #6201)
The echoes of the sights and sounds of local lore and legend still reverberate through Hagerstown City Park. Begin your journey at the Hager House grounds. Then head south into the heart of City Park and hear the shocking history of ghost stories of many buildings, byways, and hide-a-ways throughout the historic site. Hosted by Historic City Park Neighborhoods First. $7/ person. 
Paranormal Train Ghost Tours
Fridays & Saturdays       
8pm- 10pm
Oct. 12
 (Activity #6194)
Oct. 13 (Activity #6195)
Oct. 20 (Activity #6196)
Oct. 26 (Activity #6197)
Visit the grounds of City Park Train Hub and head out with Oculus Paranormal Team among the historic retired rail cars and steam locomotive engine 202, for a nightly investigation demonstrating the use of actual ghost hunting equipment. This is for those who want to create their own ghost stories. $15 pre-registered, or $20 on-site. 

University Plaza


50 W. Washington St. 

Ghost Tours of Historic Hagerstown (City Center) 
Friday, October 19
7pm, 8pm & 9pm

By foot or by hay wagon, enjoy stories about Hagerstown's haunted downtown. From mysterious noises to an unearthed skeleton, history comes alive with spooky stories from the past. Tours begin at University Plaza. 
Tickets/reservations: https://ghost-tours-of-historic-hagerstown.eventbrite.com 
Questions: 301.739.8577 x 116; kclark@hagerstownmd.org 
Walking Tours  7pm & 8pm
Ages 13+, $3. Ages 6-12, $1. Ages 5 or less, free. 
Hay Wagon Tours 7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Hayride seat, $6 (children on laps free). 
OUTDOOR PROGRAMS
To register online: click through activity number links.
Register by phone, or for more info, call:  301-739-8577 x 170.

The City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation Division is connecting fitness and fun for you! Our Goal is to create healthy and engaging lifestyle opportunities for you and your family, enhancing quality of life for everyone who lives, works, or visits our city! With 19 city parks, a wide range of amenities and facilities, and new recreation programs rolling out each season, our aim is to help you find the opportunities that are FIT FOR YOU!

The best FIT FOR YOU meets you right where you are.

FIT FOR YOUR schedule - Our parks are open mornings, evenings and weekends so you can visit at your convenience.

FIT FOR YOUR interests - Walk, run, bike, dance, or move in any way. Parks are a blank canvas to find new ways to get active.