The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism is now offering the Charles County RecPASS, a new annual membership program beginning in July. RecPASS is an annual membership that allows for unlimited visits to any drop-in programs at school-based community centers, the Port Tobacco Recreation Center, and Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center. A pool membership may be added for unlimited use of a Charles County Recreation Division operated aquatic facility, during open swim hours.

The RecPASS can be purchased as an individual, couple, or family pass.  Drop-in activities and programs may include basketball, volleyball, pickleball, table tennis, open swim, and more. Program offerings vary based on location.

Participants without a RecPASS membership can pay a daily drop-in fee or purchase a 10-visit punch-cards to take part in their desired drop-in program. RecPASS is not valid for instructor led classes such as water aerobics, dance classes, swim lessons, or instructional sports programs.

RecPASS members will receive a key fob when purchasing their membership, which will be linked to the Recreation Division’s registration software. At each visit, the key fob will be scanned for admission bringing up your photo and electronically signing-in to the facility for admission.

For a full listing of RecPASS programs and more information, visit or call 301-932-3470. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.