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  • Just a Short Drive

    Located on the former Fort Ritchie military post just minutes from Smithsburg, Thurmont, Waynesboro, and Fairfield, the Fort Ritchie Community Center is well worth a quick drive up the mountain.

  • Building a Community

    A safe, clean environment for you to enjoy a cup of coffee, get in a refreshing workout, or take advantage of technology. The community center offers many exciting programs, classes, and services.

  • Our Gymnasium

    The Community Center gymnasium serves many purposes - from basketball and volleyball games to craft shows, gymnastics classes, and family reunions. Available for rent for members and non-members.

  • Museum Displays Ft. Ritchie History

    The Community Center is excited to offer a view into the legacy of Camp Ritchie through the creation of a museum located off of the lobby.

  • Get Fit at FRCC

    Open seven days a week, the fitness center is a hotbed of activity as members use cardio and strength equipment. Enjoy views of Lake Royer and the Blue Ridge while tuning into your favorite channel on our big screen TVs.

  • The Fortress

    York barbells and dumbbells, a dead-lift station, inverted leg press, preacher curl deck, and benches await you in the new FORTRESS free-weight room. Upgrade your membership today and start taking advantage of the many benefits free-weights provide. Now is the time - for only $8 a month (or $4 for seniors) you can start a new routine! See the front desk for more information.

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Mailing Address

Fort Ritchie Community Center
14421 Lake Royer Drive, P.O. Box 755
Cascade, MD 21719

Office/Courtesy Desk: +1 (301) 241-5085
Fax: (301) 241-5081

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday  5:30am-9pm
Friday  5:30am-6pm
Saturday  9am-5pm
Sunday  12pm-4pm