Outdoor Programs

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Kiwanis Park

Antietam Paddle Fun 

Kiwanis Park, 371 Dynasty Drive
Kayak, $30 (seats 1 person)
Canoe, $40 (seats 2 people)
 
- Friday, July 20, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 
Kayak: (activity #5978)
Canoe: (activity# 6087)

-Sunday, Sept. 16, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Kayak: (activity #6040)
Canoe: (activity #6089)

 - 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. 
Fairgrounds Park

Adult Sports Leagues
Monday Night Kickball League at Fairgrounds Park.
View all GameTime Hagerstown league options at:
www.hagerstownmd.org/gametime

Maximum Volleyball Camp
(teens)
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30a.m.-Noon
   June 18-July27 (activity #5984)
Covers fundamentals of serving, passing, setting, and blocking as well as the rules and strategies of the game in a fun, engaging outdoor environment. Participants may expect volleyball play and practice set up in smaller teams, for more action on the court building skills and experience. Coached by Britt Whitton at Fairgrounds Park.  $50/week/child.



"Dig It" Saylor House Archeology 
Kiwanis Park, 371 Dynasty Drive
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- July 7- August 11 (activity #6036)

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. 6-week series. Thanks to generous sponsorship donations from Mrs. Peggy M. Roscoe and Progressive Radiology, this program is now free to the public! Registration is required (click activity #6036 to enroll).
 Free to first 12 enrolled participants & their parents! 
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.
Monarch ID Caterpillar, Butterfly, Plant Workshop 

ID Caterpillar, adult, plant workshop at Kiwanis Park:
August 11, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us to experience the wonder of the epic Monarch at City of Hagerstown's official Monarch butterfly way station. Enjoy this fun family education opportunity for free at Kiwanis Park in Hagerstown, 371 Dynasty Drive, thanks to the Monarch Alliance. Learn about the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly. Instructors will bring live Monarch caterpillars, pupa, and if available, adult Monarchs. 

Learn about the native plants and milkweed in the garden and about all of the pollinators that inhabit this ecosystem.

Free program. (activity # 5979)
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.