Outdoor Programs

Geocache in the Parks
Saturdays & Sundays, 2pm-3:30pm
- 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. 

Kiwanis Park


371 Dynasty Drive 

"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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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.