Keeping Laurel a great community

South Laurel Recreation Council, Inc.

8710 Granite Lane,

Laurel, MD 20708


(301) 776-2805


Fax: (301) 377-7801


     Welcome to the website of the South Laurel Recreation Council (SLRC), a 501. (c)(3) Organization.  The SLRC consists of volunteers who are celebrating 50 years of service for the community.  The Council plans, develops finances, publicizes, coordinates, and conducts a variety of recreation, cultural arts, and park and leisure programs for all ages throughout the year.


     The Council offers a wide assortment of low cost classes and workshops for all ages year round, and provides cultural arts grants for area schools to provide free programs for all students during the school day.  Every year the SLRC provides free programs and special events which have included the Montpelier Spring Festival, the Montpelier Summer Concert Series, the Holiday Craft Fair, and the Children's Holiday Program.


     The Executive Board members of the South Laurel Recreation Council are President - Diane Sills, Vice President - Kathy Garnes, Secretary - Larry Malinowski, Treasurer - Nancy Malinowski, Sonia Redfield, and Rob Phillips.


     The South Laurel Recreation Council has been instrumental in the development of the Deerfield Run Community Center, the Montpelier Arts Center, the Fairland Regional Park, the Fairland Aquatics Center, the Montpelier Mansion Complex, and several neighborhood parks.  The Council, its programs, and its volunteers have been recognized and received awards throughout its 50 year history.


     The SLRC has received both county and state awards.  The Prince George's County Federation of Park and Recreation Councils, Inc. selected the Council as "The Recreation Council of the Year."  SLRC volunteers have been recognized by the Prince George's County Council for their contributions to the county.  The South Laurel Recreation Council also received "The Outstanding Volunteer Organization" award from the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, which has also honored individual SLRC volunteers.


     The South Laurel Recreation Council is most appreciative of the support services provided by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County, Northern Area and the Deerfield Run Community Center.       

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