To provide for diverse recreational opportunities and amenities that enhance the quality of life for our residents and visitors to the City of Frederick through the creation, operation, and maintenance of a comprehensive parks and recreation department.

Current Job Openings

Take part in our public feedback surveys on the redesign of Hill Street Park and Mullinix Park


Whether you're looking for youth or adult activities there are plenty of great recreation programs offered for all ages all year long!


There are a variety of memberships available with The City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department. Whether you want to work out for the day, or have ambitious fitness goals that may take a little longer, we offer something for every budget.


There are multiple parks and facilities for the community to enjoy, many of which are available for rent.

Volunteer Interest Form


Learn to Swim

Registration Opens April 15th

Summer Camps

Camp Registrations Open February 20th

Art Classes

Martial Arts

Fitness Classes

Pickleball Classes


Outdoor Education



Youth and Adult Sports

Memberships and Sale Items

The Talley Fitness center has equipment including BATCA Free Weights, BATCA Weight Machines, Cardio Vision, Concept II Rowing Machines, Ellipticals, Jacobs Ladder, Stair Climbers, Recumbent Bikes, Treadmills, TRX, Upright Bikes, and Locker and Shower Facilities. Fitness center memberships also include Talley Fitness classes including yoga, Cardio Sculpt, Body Blast, Powersculpt, City Cycle, as well as use of our open gym (basketball/volleyball) times at any of our Recreation Centers.

Fitness Membership

Access to the William Talley Recreation Center and Fitness Classes

Pool Passes

Youth, Adult, Family, and Specialty Pool Passes.

Items for Sale

Pickleball Passes

Pickleball Drop-In Entry


Baker Park and Carroll Creek

William R. Talley Rec Center

The William R. Talley Recreation Center has a variety of rental options available.


Fields and Courts

Spring Permit Requests Open February 1st

Recreation Centers

This includes Butterfly Ridge Elementary, Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle, Lincoln Elementary, and Whittier Elementary Recreation Centers.

Room Space

Recreation Room and Meeting Space