Parks and Recreation

Overview

The Department of Parks & Recreation is in the business of planning, developing, implementing and professionally managing the parks, programs, policies and procedures, facilities, special events and leisure services established under the leadership of the Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator, Parks Administration, and the associated advisory boards of Calvert County.SERVE Graphic

As the Department of Parks & Recreation, we value being able to SERVE. Our values are:

  •     Sustainability - safeguard, care, preserve, conserve, efficiency, stewardship
  •     Engaged - energized, involved, positivity, motivated, collaborative
  •     Respectful - appreciative, considerate, cooperative, perceptive
  •     Visionary - innovative, enthusiastic, forward thinking, big picture
  •     Excellence - quality, integrity, ownership, transparent, accountable

Vision and Mission

Vision

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation strives to enhance the health, economy and well-being of our community through sustainable practices, leisure opportunities and environmental stewardship.

Mission

In partnership with Calvert County residents, the Department of Parks & Recreation cultivates programs, parks and services that positively impact quality of life; preserve natural and cultural resources; promote economic stability; and satisfy community needs for opportunities in recreation, wellness, knowledge, and connecting with nature.

Potential Fitness Challenge Course Survey

Fitness-Challenge-CourseThe Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation is exploring the possibility of a fitness challenge course for our county. The course would be funded through grants and alternative funding sources. 

We are seeking input from the community on the location of the course. Please take a minute to complete our survey and tell us your thoughts about the potential location options.