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Upper County Community Recreation Center

8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg
FAX 301-840-2820


The Upper County Community Recreation Center is located in the Gaithersburg area near the intersection of the Mid-County Highway and Washington Grove Lane. The center is a welcoming and friendly place with a wide range of activities and amenities.

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, Upper County Community Center has something to offer you.

A small playground area and single basketball hoop is located outside.

Center Information
Community Centers Open Gym Schedule



Hours of Operation:
Monday 9:00am-10:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am-10:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-9:30pm
Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm


Program Information

Youth Activity Club for grades K through 6. Meets Friday evenings 6:30pm - 8:30pm, November 3, 2017 through March 23, 2018. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, bingo, movies, dj, games, etc. If Club Friday is full, please add your name to the wait list. We've taken additional members in the past - what do you have to lose?


Please don't forget to complete the following Club Friday forms:



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!




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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