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Walking, Hiking and Biking Opportunities

Learn more about Montgomery Parks located throughout the County:

You can also find walking trails you might like to visit:

Other types of trails and views can be found at National Parks located in Montgomery County:

If you like to bicycle, here's a map of bike trails in the County. The Bike Map link is an interactive map that provides trail details. Once the link is clicked, please give the site a chance to load and the paths will be displayed. 

Maryland Senior Olympics Logo Adult Sports Opportunities

Not all programs listed here are age 50+; please choose what works for you.

  • General Questions About Sports Leagues: 240-777-6870
  • Maryland Senior Olympics: Visit the website for all the information you need. Many of the competitions are held in Montgomery County. Register online at or call 240-777-4925 for more information.
  • Open Basketball, Pickleball, Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis or Ultimate Frisbee at County Recreation Centers.
  • Rent gym time at local MCPS schools, and coordinate with people you know to split the cost. Learn more at Community Use of Public Facilities
Join or organize a team for league play:

Senior Recreation Programs

active montgomery Whether you’re interested in the arts, adult swim, basketball, cooking, dance, fitness (even water fitness), golf, guitar, pottery, strength training, tai chi, tap dancing, tennis, yoga, and more, you might well find something you'll like.  Many activities are free or low cost. Find out what’s available and to register.

Some recreation activities are accessed with a yearly pass, which are available at reduced fees for residents age 55 and older.   Review all your options to purchase an annual pass. You have several options, including the “Total Rec” membership that includes swimming, exercising, basketball games and more; the “Fit n’ Play” pass for exercise buffs; the “Gym Rat” pass for those interested mainly in pick-up games; the “All Pool” pass and the “Summer Swim” pass for swimmers; and the “Senior Sneakers” pass. 

As you’ll see, one of the most economical fitness options is the  Senior Sneakers  pass, which costs $50/year for County residents who are age 55 or older. It’s good for access to any Community Center Exercise Room and Open Gym during center open hours. It’s the perfect pass for the boomer or senior who wants to work out and stay fit!