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Sports Saturdays

Develop and advance sports skills with us on Saturday mornings from 8:00 am - 9:00 am Basketball: Jan 14 - Feb 11 Soccer: Mar 3 - Apr 1 Volleyball: Apr 15 - May 20 This event is for youth ages 6 - 13 There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is encouraged. Pre-Register for Sports Saturdays

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February Fitness Challenge

Want to join a group of individuals who are ready to take charge of their health and wellness? This 4-week program will be fun and challenging with special prizes! The challenge will be for teams of three, you can choose your own team or join as an individual and be added to a team of others looking for a challenge! There will be a lot of accountability during this challenge as well as a fitness assessment with a group fitness instructor to track your progress before and after the challenge....

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Go for Bold!

Do, Eat and Believe in a Healthy Washington County Go For Bold is a community-wide initiative aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles for the residents of Washington County. With a Bold Goal of losing 1 million community pounds by 2030, this 10-year journey will:

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Personal Training Packages

Whether you're looking for short-term or long-term help, our personal trainers are here to make sure you get a workout specific to your fitness needs. 1 session: $40 3 sessions: $100 5 sessions: $150 All packages include one free 45-minute consultation. Trainers are certified by nationally accredited organizations.  POC: Brenda Walker, Director of Wellness at 

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Fishing/Boating Permits Required for Lake Use

ALL boaters and those who fish MUST get a Fort Ritchie fishing/boating permit!!!! The permits are available at the Community Center (14421 Lake Royer Drive) and fire house (located at the end of Castle Drive). At this time, there will be no cost to obtain a permit. Items needed in order to receive a Fort Ritchie Fishing/Boating Permit  

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New Citizen Celebrated at Community Center

Lucia Lamberson thought she was attending a Zumba fundraising event at the Fort Ritchie Community Center; however, her friends had secretly planned a surprise party in her honor.  Lamberson officially became an American on Monday, April 12 in Philadelphia.  Friends she had made through exercise classes at the Community Center were so impressed with her, they decided they wanted to publicly acknowledge the achievement.   

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Click the front page image below to view the full Fall 2020 Newsletter

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Donation & Food Drives

Community members donated non-perishable items on Saturday, May 23, at Fort Ritchie Community Center that were given to Tabitha's Table in Smithsburg, MD to provide for the families in the Smithsburg area and surrounding communities. Later that day, the Community Center supplied 25 gallons of free milk to local families courtesy of the Washington County MD Farm Bureau. Thank you to everyone that donated to Tabitha’s Table to help those in need during this time.

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