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Clyde S. VanDyke,
 Director of Parks and Recreation

Cecil County Administration Building
200 Chesapeake Blvd., Suite 1200
Elkton, MD, 21921
Office: 410.996.8101  


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm 


County Parks

Activities, Programs & Account Set Up

Trips and Events

Facility Rentals




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Mission Statement

The Cecil County Department of Parks and Recreation, in strong partnership with the community, is committed to providing quality facilities, parks, programs and services in a professional, efficient manner that meets community expectations, enhances the quality of life and promotes community pride. 

Vision Statements

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Board of Parks and Recreation

Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan


Cecil Community Center
17 Wilson Road
Rising Sun, MD 21911

 Office: 410.658.3000
Fax: 410.658.3011

Volunteer Opportunities Available

Please call 410-658-3000 for more information


  1. Develop strategically located County land into the first Regional Park in Cecil County to benefit citizens, schools and commerce. 
  2. Create a new and unique system of parks and trails in conjunction with County Municipalities.
  3. Re-assess existing programs and implement new as needed. 
  4. Meet the needs of the athletic community and school board with the development of synthetic turf multi-purpose fields for use by the community.
  5. Explore new and enhance existing partnerships, increase relationships with independent organizations and provide opportunities for sharing resources throughout the county.
  6. Represent the county, through the beautification of resources, effective management of activities and superior community relations.

For program information, facilities, rentals, and registration questions or concerns, please contact Recreation Superintendent, Cindy Cantor at 410-392-4537 or email at ccantor@ccgov.org.

For park and building maintenance, please contact Maintenance Manager, Kelly Schaible at
410-996-8101 or email at kschaible@ccgov.org 

For Adopt A Park contact the Parks Board directly at cecilparksboard@gmail.com

For administrative, capital improvement projects, partnership opportunities, marketing and related questions or concerns, please contact cvandyke@ccgov.org.


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