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Outdoor Programs

OUTDOOR PROGRAMS
To register online: click through activity number links.
Register by phone, or for more info, call:  301-739-8577 x 170.
Scroll down for listings of outdoor recreation programs at our various Parks locations.

Pop- Up Skate Park Program
Mondays, 5-6:30 pm
Skateboard a 4-ft tall halfpipe, multiple skateboard boxes, benches, rails and ramps. This is not a class, but an opportunity to meet other skaters, practice tricks, and have fun. All ages welcome. Must provide your own skateboard and helmet. Skaters are required to wear a helmet and are encouraged to wear other safety gear. Rollerblades, skateboards, and scooters allowed, but no bikes. Register in advance; no cash/payments on-site.  Held at Covenant Life Church, Dual Highway. $5/person.
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Kiwanis Park


371 Dynasty Drive 

HISTORIC WINDOW REPAIRS WORKSHOP Saturdays, 9 am- 2 pm

Learn from the best: how to save, repair and weatherproof old windows in a 3-part Saturday workshop series. Join masters of the craft of historical restoration, program instructors, David Gibney & Paul Wade, for this three-day session that will cover everything you need to know to save, repair, and maintain old windows, including making them weather proof to eliminate draughts in the house on the first day. The next two days will be hands-on workshop to repair your own windows (bring from home materials you wish to seek help with working on) or work on windows provided to help repair and restore the stone house at this historic landmark, The Saylor House, at Kiwanis Park. Reserve your spot online for free; bring cash or check to first day of class. Program provided by the Washington County Historical Trust. 3-days/ $150. 

Historic Saylor House, Kiwanis Park

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Archaeology Exploration

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- July 25- August 29
(#6982)
Participate in a real hands-on archeological excavation effort at the historic site of the Saylor House in Kiwanis Park by Antietam Creek. This program in partnership with Washington County Historical Trust and Little Antietam Creek, Inc.  Thanks to generous sponsorship donations from Saylor descendant, Mrs. Peggy M. Roscoe, Progressive Radiology, Capital Women's Care, 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.

ARCHAEOLOGY CAMP

    Monday - Friday, 9am-1pm
    - July 27- 31
    (#6978) - August 10- 14 (#6979) Get dirty, and find cool stuff! This interactive youth day camp, in partnership with Washington County Historical Trust and Little Antietam Creek Inc. allows kids to participate in a fun real-life hands-on archaeology effort at the historic site, the Saylor House, at Kiwanis Park by the Antietam Creek. Ages 8 years +. Younger campers may attend with personal adult supervision present on-site. $99/5-days. Discount for multiple family members enrolled: $60/camper.  

Archaeology for Kids

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Tai Chi Fundamentals
Thursdays, 6-7pm
An intro to postures and principles of Tai Chi. Connect mind and body through slow-paced, flowing exercise with Vernon Medeiros. Meets at Pangborn Park.  6-weeks, $35.
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Potterfield Pool


730 Frederick Street

Aqua Bands Fitness Class
TBA
Utilize resistance bands for a full body strengthening and toning workout. Get stronger while keeping cool in the pool with instructor Charna Moore. No experience required. Resistance bands will be provided. $60/6-weeks; $10/drop-in. 
Aqua Yoga
TBA
Focus on increased flexibility, balance and strength while staying cool in the pool. Enjoy all the benefits of Yoga with Charna Moore! No experience required. $60/6-weeks; $10/drop-in.
Aqua Zumba
Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
TBA
All the fun and benefits of Zumba, but in the pool! Join Chanda Thompson at Potterfield Pool for a workout that burns calories while keeping you cool in the pool. $80/8-weeks; $60/6-week; $10/drop-in.

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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. 
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