Culture & Recreation Services

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Friends of Patterson Park 

27 S. Patterson Park Ave. 

Baltimore, MD 21231 

P: 410-276-3676  


Free youth and family programming (soccer, tennis, zumba, etc.) 

Maryland Zoo 

One Safari Place 

Baltimore, MD 21217  

P: 410-396-7102  


An establishment that maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public. 

Maryland Science Center 

601 Light St. 

Baltimore, MD 21230 

P: 410-685-2370  


The Maryland Science Center, located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, opened to the public in 1976. It includes three levels of exhibits, a planetarium, and an observatory. 

Walters Art Museum 

600 N. Charles St. 

Baltimore, MD 21201 

P: 410-547-9000 


Internationally renowned art collection open and free to the public. The collection presents an array of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th century Europe. See the website for hours of operation and exhibition schedules. 

Rawlings Conservatory 

Physical Address 

3100 Swan Dr. 

Baltimore, MD. 21217  

P: 410-396-0008  



The Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore, often known as the Baltimore Conservatory, is a historic conservatory and botanical garden located in Druid Hill Park. 

Dominic “Mimi” DiPietro Family Skating Center 

200 S. Linwood Ave. 

Baltimore, MD 21224  

P: 410-396-9392  


Offers public and private ice skating. 

Carroll Park Skate Park 

800 Bayard St.  

Baltimore, MD 21230 

P: 410-370-5214 


Test your skills at the Skateboard Park behind the Carroll Park Recreation Center on Bayard Street. Participants must use helmet, kneepads and elbow pads. The facility is open year-round, dawn to dusk, and admission is free. 

Carrie Murray Nature Center 

1901 Ridgetop Rd. 

Baltimore, MD. 21207 

P: 410-396-0808 



Environmental education center located in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park. 

City Farms  

4915 Greenspring Ave. 

Baltimore, Md. 21209 

P: 410-396-0180 


Baltimore City Farms is a Recreation and Parks program offering garden plots for rent to City residents. Here they grow their own vegetables, herbs and flowers. 

Jones Falls Trail 

Druid Hill Park to Inner Harbor  

P: 443-984-4058  


An 11-mile trail that passes through park, natural areas, and many city neighborhoods. 

Gwynns Falls Trail 







15-mile urban hiking and biking trail providing access to a scenic and historic greenway stream valley in Baltimore City. 

Baltimore Sister Cities Inc. 




Supports, develops and creates arts, cultural, business and educational exchanges from Baltimore with numerous international sister cities. A volunteer-run non-profit organization, serving the mission of Sister Cities International for the City of Baltimore. 

Creative Alliance 

The Patterson Building 

3134 Eastern Ave. 

Baltimore, MD 21224 


The Creativity Center 

3139 Eastern Ave. 

Baltimore, MD 21224 


P: 410-276-1651 



Brings together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts and education programs. For more information and a calendar of events, visit the website 

Nuestras Raíces  

3403 Gough St, Baltimore, MD 21224 

P: 443-202-3009 

Hispanic arts and culture organization which organizes festivals and cultural events, museum exhibition space.  

BCRP Recreation Centers 

Multiple locations 



BCRP manages 40 recreation centers and eight after-school centers throughout Baltimore for your enjoyment and leisure activities. Each center offers a wide array of programs for children and adults. To fi nd your local center, please visit the main website listed to the left. 

Port Discovery Children’s Museum 

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 

P: 410-727-8120 


Children’s museum with activities and family friendly fun, children up to the age of 10. $22 non-member admission, $3 tickets with EBT or WIC card.