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Free Summer Concerts

Bethesda Summer Concerts

  • Thursdays, May 11 – July 27
  • 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues

Agricultural History Farm Park Summer Concert Series

  • Music on the Farm (pre-WWII jazz)
    • May 20, June 17 & July 22
    • 5 – 8 p.m.
    • 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood
    • Bring picnic dinner and enjoy a campfire
  • Pickin' on the Porch (local acoustic, roots and bluegrass)
    • June 23, July 28 & August 25
    • 7 – 9 p.m.
    • 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood
    • Bring picnic and your acoustic instrument, if you like

Taste of Rockville at Hometown Holidays Music Festival

  •  May 27 and 28 (2:30-10 p.m.)
  • May 29 parade (9 a.m. – noon)
  • Maryland Avenue, Rockville

Brookside Gardens Summer Twilight Concert Series

  • Tuesday evenings in June
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m.
  • 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton
  • bring chairs, blanket and picnic (food trucks available)

Silver Spring Swings Concert

  • Thursday evenings, June 15 - Aug 3
  • 7-9 p.m.  
  • Veterans Plaza

BlackRock Center for the Arts Summer Concerts

  • Saturday evenings in July (July 1 – 29)
  • begins at 7 p.m.
  • 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown (free parking)
  • bring chair or blanket

Strathmore Live from the Lawn

  • Wednesdays, July 12 – August 30 (plus Saturday, September 9)
  • 7 p.m.
  • 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda
  • bring a blanket or low-rise chair and a picnic (food available for purchase)

14th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

  • Sat., Sept. 9
  • 3 – 10 p.m.
  • Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building, 8523 Fenton Street

Free Summer Movies

Bethesda Outdoor Movies

  • July 18-22 (Tuesday – Saturday)
  • Begins at 9 p.m.
  • Woodmont Triangle, corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues
  • some chairs provided; people may bring their own lawn chairs, too

Movies in the Parks in Rockville

  • Wednesdays, August 2 – 23
  • Begins at 8 p.m.
  • four different movies at four different neighborhood parks (check website)
  • Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages

Comcast Outdoor Film Festival at Strathmore

  • August 24- 26 (Thursday – Saturday)
  • Begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda
  • Bring blanket, low-rise chairs and picnic (food available for purchase)

Walking, Hiking and Biking Opportunities

Learn more about Montgomery Parks located throughout the County:

You can also find walking trails you might like to visit:

Other types of trails and views can be found at National Parks located in Montgomery County:

If you like to bicycle, here's a video of one trail and a map of other bike trails in the County:


Adult Sports Opportunities

Not all programs listed here are age 50+; please choose what works for you.

  • General Questions About Sports Leagues: 240-777-6870
  • Maryland Senior Olympics: There are 22 sports competed. Most competitions are held in Montgomery County. Register online at www.mdseniorolympics.org or call 240-777-4925. Registration begins in April and continues through early Fall.
  • Open Basketball, Pickleball, Volleyball, Badmitton, Table Tennis or Ultimate Frisbee at County Recreation Centers. (Adult Pickleball is an up-and-coming sport in Montgomery County, which is a combination of table tennis, badminton, and tennis; call 240-777-4925 for details.)
    • $30 annual "gym pass" allows you to attend any "Open Gym" time at County Recreation Centers as often as you like.
    • Open Gym Schedule, by Center and Sport (Call to confirm, as schedules can change)
  • Rent gym time at local MCPS schools, and coordinate with people you know to split the cost. Learn more at Community Use of Public Facilities

Join or organize a team for league play:

  • Adult Basketball Teams: (spring, summer, fall and winter) Leagues of varying skill levels are offered for adults 18 and above. There are separate leagues for men, women and seniors. Registration is by team only.
  • Adult Softball Teams: (spring, summer and fall) There are separate leagues of varying skill levels for men, women, seniors and co-ed, aged 18 and above. Registration is by team only.
  • Adult Soccer Teams: Men's, Women's, and Co-Rec (spring and fall) There are separate leagues of varying skill levels for men, women, seniors and co-ed, for aged 18 and above. Registration is by team only. 
  • Adult Ultimate Frisbee Teams (winter only). For more information, please contact David Branick at 240-777-6873.

Senior Recreation Programs

active montgomery Whether you’re interested in the arts, adult swim, basketball, cooking, dance, fitness (even water fitness), golf, guitar, pottery, strength training, tai chi, tap dancing, tennis, yoga, and more, you might well find something you'll like.  Many activities are free or low cost. Find out what’s available and to register.

Some recreation activities are accessed with a yearly pass, which are available at reduced fees for residents age 55 and older.   Review all your options to purchase an annual pass. You have several options, including the “Total Rec” membership that includes swimming, exercising, basketball games and more; the “Fit n’ Play” pass for exercise buffs; the “Gym Rat” pass for those interested mainly in pick-up games; the “All Pool” pass and the “Summer Swim” pass for swimmers; and the “Senior Sneakers” pass. 

As you’ll see, one of the most economical fitness options is the  Senior Sneakers  pass, which costs $50/year for County residents who are age 55 or older. It’s good for access to any Community Center Exercise Room and Open Gym during center open hours. It’s the perfect pass for the boomer or senior who wants to work out and stay fit! 

  Terms and Fees County Residents Non-Residents
Total Rec All usage of recreation facility $430 for one year
$45 / 12 visits
$60/12 visits
Fit N' Play 4 Admission Punch Pass - Adult 18+ $20/4 visits  $35/4 visits
All Pool Senior 55+ $320 for one year 
$300 for 6 months 
$280 for 3 months
Not Available
  Senior Pair - one person 55+, one any age $450 for one year 
$415 for 6 months 
$345 for 3 months
Not Available
  12 Admission Punch Pass - Senior 55+ $60 / 12 visits Not Available
Summer Swim Senior 55+ $190 Not Available
  Senior Pair - one person 55+, one any age $250 Not Available
  12 Admission Punch Pass - Senior 55+ $60 / 12 visits Not Available
Senior Sneakers Adult 55+ $50 for one year $65 for one year

See map of locations for Recreation, Senior and Aquatic Centers .


 

 

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