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Marilyn J Praisner
Community Recreation Center

14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville
FAX 240-777-4971

The Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center, formerly called the Fairland Community Center, opened on May 19, 2002. The center is located in Burtonsville, MD, 1 mile north of Paint Branch High School and adjacent to the Marilyn J. Praisner library. It is a multi-purpose recreational facility that provides a variety of activities and events for people of all ages.

Our objective is to offer activities and experiences, which provide our customers with personal enjoyment and satisfaction. Whether your interest is in sports, fitness, dance, music, art, or the opportunity to join together with friends and neighbors for a special celebration or social gathering, Marilyn J. Praisner Community Center has something to offer you.

Center Information
Community Centers Open Gym Schedule

Hours of Operation:
Monday 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-10:00pm
Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm

Program Information
Club Adventure is a monthly program that takes place at nine of recreation facilities for youth in grades K – 5 from 3 pm – 6 pm. During Club Adventure, participants will have the opportunity to have fun in an organized well planned environment. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and participate in a variety of recreational activities like sports, crafts and dance. Join the fun at Club Adventure!

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For those using public transportation, Montgomery County offers online trip planning tools; Google Maps, Google mobile and Metro's Trip Planner, designed to make it easy to plan your trip while at home, work or on the go.

Accessible parking spaces for individuals with disabilities are avaliable and posted in the facility's parking lot. In addition, accessible entrances to the building are located and posted near the accessible parking spaces.

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