M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County Cancels All Outdoor Programs for June 8th & 9th Click Here for more information
We encourage and support the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.
Therapeutic Recreation (TR) programs are designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and facilitate the development of leisure and recreation skills, socialization, independence, and overall quality of life. Programs are highly structured utilizing trained staff, adapted equipment and activities accompanied by a high staff/participant ratio with small participant groups. Therapeutic Recreation programs are for Prince George’s County residents only.
Programs include, but are not limited to:
Find a therapeutic recreation class (there are a lot!!) or read more about our special programs below.
We recognize the challenges faced by veterans returning home with a disability. To help meet your wellness needs, the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation established a chapter of the Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program in 2011 for FREE-of-charge to qualified veterans.
If you are interested in learning more about the program, please email HealthyMindsHealthyBodies@pgparks.com, or call the Special Programs Division at 301-446-3400; Maryland Relay 7-1-1 for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability.
HMHB program is designed to provide fitness, recreation, peer support, and networking opportunities for qualified veterans and their families. As a veteran accepted as a member into the HMHB Program, you will receive:
Wayne K. Curry, Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex8001 Sheriff Road Landover, MD 20785
Southern Area Aquatics & Recreation Complex 13601 Missouri Avenue Brandywine, MD 20613
Designed to provide a variety of community-based recreational activities and experiences, our social clubs are a great way to socialize, make friends, recreate, learn new hobbies, and stay active in the community!
Registration Forms for 2023 Clubs are currently being accepted
In-person club meetups for Adults and Teen Social Clubs are currently on HOLD due to COVID safety precautions; in-person, in-house meetings to tentatively start in Spring 2022.
The Commission is committed to providing quality parks and recreation opportunities in a safe, healthy, and enjoyable environment. Therefore, participants are required to conduct themselves, with or without reasonable accommodations, in a rational and reasonable manner, and in accordance with the rules and regulations established by the Commission.
If you have any questions about our Social Clubs, please contact:
Email: CountywideTRPrograms@pgparks.comCountywide TR Programs Front Desk: 301-446-3400; Fax: 301-446-3401
The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, You Fit Scholarship for Autism is entirely based on donations from private donors and businesses. “You Fit” benefits-eligible youth on the Autism Spectrum and provides opportunities and access to summer day camps. “You Fit” provides campers with up to $300 to be used towards one M-NCPPC, Prince George’s County day camp session. Awarded funds must be used within the 2023 calendar year.
M-NCPPC will link funds to scholarship winner’s PARKS DIRECT accounts with pre-approved day camp registration. Funds cannot be used to pay for past programs, outstanding debt, or before/aftercare. The scholarship does not provide or cover items for personal use such as; cash, gift cards, presents, gas for vehicles, transportation, etc.
All finalists will be reviewed based on eligibility criteria, completed application, and essay. If deemed eligible and selected, the award will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
2023 scholarship schedule TBD.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is dedicated to providing quality services and recreation programs that are inclusive and accessible to all patrons. The Commission will ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 by taking all reasonable steps to remove barriers to participation in programs and services. The Commission is committed to maximizing program participation.
Services include, but are not limited to:
We provide reasonable accommodations and modifications for individuals with disabilities in our general recreation programs. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.
Patrons with questions regarding program accessibility and requests for reasonable accommodations should:
Requests for accommodations should be made at least 14 calendar days in advance of the program start date.
Complaints/concerns should be filed within 14 calendar days of the incident/occurrence.
Concerns and requests should be placed in writing and include information on the specific program/service, location of program, requested accommodation, and/or incident/occurrence.
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Communicate directly to the departmental administration any concerns, which are not resolved within 14 calendar days by the program facility, and/or any compliance violations. Compliance violations should be filed within 14 calendar days of an incident/occurrence. They may be filed initially with the program facility or directly with the departmental contact.
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If there is no satisfactory resolution of an issue within 14 calendar days of notification to the department, the patron may contact the Office of the Executive Director.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is dedicated to providing quality services and recreation programs that are inclusive and accessible to all patrons. In keeping with that dedication, the Commission has adopted the following policy to allow the use of electronic personal assistive mobility devices by individuals with mobility disabilities in Commission sites and facilities.
The goal of this policy is to maintain a safe environment for all patrons while allowing for use of mobility assistive devices that do not fundamentally alter the nature of the programs and services provided by the Commission.
An Electronic Personal Assistive Mobility Device (EPAMD), as defined in 21-101 of the Transportation Article of the Maryland State Code, means a pedestrian device that:
This policy does not authorize the use of:
The Commission authorizes individuals with mobility disabilities to use EPAMDs in all Commission sites and facilities that are open to the public (structures, buildings, park roads, sidewalks and trails) and are subject to the following restrictions:
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