The North Carroll Recreation Council is affiliated with Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks. We are dedictated to providing the northern-most parts of Carroll County with recreation opportunities.


NEWS: NCRC Scholarship Application is now live! Click HERE for more information.


Inclement Weather Policies and Information - Click Here

Updates include a guide to help programs navigate the Air Quality Alert System so we can keep our teams and participants as safe as possible.



NEW Adult Fitness Classes

Adult Group Fitness Class designed to develop and improve muscular strength, cardio endurance, balance, flexibility, coordination, and more through a variety of exercise formats.

Location: North Carroll Senior & Community Center – Large Group Activity Room

Eligible Ages: 18+

Mondays and Thursdays 5pm – 6pm - Registration Fee - $60

Saturdays 9am – 10am - Registration Fee - $30

Notes: Please bring a yoga mat (we do have a few available to loan if you are unable)

For more information or questions please email


Online Registration

Visit Stone Alley to learn more about and register for our programs.

Monthly Meetings

Attend council meetings the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the North Carroll Senior & Activity Center at 8:00 PM

2020-23 Executive Board

  • Andy Kiler, President
  • Jim Miller, Vice President
  • Heidi Lippy Sprinkle, Secretary
  • Rich Wagner, Treasurer
  • Teri Leatherwood, Board Member
  • Greg Penczek, Board Member
  • Patrick Zito, Board Member

Volunteers Needed

For more information on how to get involved in your community as either a part of the NCRC or one of its affiliated recreational programs, please contact NCRC President John Woodley or the program's specific coordinator (select the appropriate recreational link from the navigation menu on the left to acquire that information).

School Facilities and Parks

Schools - Manchester Valley High School; North Carroll High School; North Carroll Middle School; Shiloh Middle School; Hampstead Elementary School; Spring Garden Elementary School; Manchester Elementary School; Ebb Valley Elementary School

Parks - Cape Horn Park; Christmas Tree Park; Panther Park (Hampstead Municipal); Leister's Park

tobacco free parks

Accessibility Notice

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410.386.3600 or 1.888.302.8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

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