About Us


Council Meetings

Our next Recreation Council Meeting is on

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 7:30pm.

The meetings are held in the Activity Room located

at the Essex Elementary School SRC, 

100 Mace Avenue, Essex, MD 21221.


Get Involved

If you are volunteering for any of the Recreation Council Progams please visit the Baltimore County website and complete the Volunteer Application process. Contact the program you are volunteering with for the access code you will need to complete the application. Thank you for helping!

helpful links


Baltimore County Recreation and Parks Inclement Weather Policy

Click on the link below for updated information from Baltimore County regarding inclement weather.

Concussion Awareness

Concussion information is available at

Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks

Mars Estates PAL Program


Programs  at Mars Estates PAL

The following is a list of the programs and activities offered at the Mars Estates PAL Center:

 Nutrition Lessons

   Health Education

   Crime Prevention Lessons 

   Arts & Crafts

   Supper Program 

   Life Skills Programs


   Active Games

   Recreational Games: Billiards, Table
 Tennis, Foosball, Video Games,
 Board Games, Card Games

When: September 3, 2019 - June 19, 2020 

Ages 8-12       3:00pm – 6:00pm
Ages 13-17      5:00pm – 8:00pm  

 (proof of age required)



PAL Coordinator,

Wade Henninger 410-887-6422


1498 East Homberg Ave., Essex, MD 21221