Current Session Info

Freedom Field Hockey Fall 2021

Registration closes tomorrow

Player Registration is now closed - Open for Volunteers only

The Freedom Field Hockey program provides girls and boys, 4-14 years of age, an environment where they will gain knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to play field hockey. The sport of field hockey promotes teamwork, encouragement, and overall enjoyment. Our season runs from Aug. to early Nov.
Clinic Play Grades Pre-K-2: $70.00 Practice one evening each week (pre-season has optional 2nd practice in Aug). Play days are held on Saturdays or Sundays throughout the season and hosted by other programs starting in September and ending the first weekend of Nov. Freedom hosts one home Play Day, all other Play Days will be travel (other programs are located in Carroll, Howard, Baltimore, Harford and Frederick counties). Play Days typically run from 9AM-12pm with a minimum of three 20-min games.
3rd-4th Grade: $170.00 Practice two each week, games on Sun.*
5th-6th Grade: $180.00 Practice two each week, games on Sun.*
7th-8th Grade: $180.00 Practice two each week, games on Sun.*
*Registration fee for Grades 3-8 includes two tournaments. Coaches will decide which tournaments teams will enter. Three tournaments are available and are typically on Saturday. The 3rd tournament will be an additional cost of approximately $25 that will be collected by the coach before the regular season begins. Tentative dates for tournaments are as follows; Sept 19th, Oct 2nd, and Oct 23,24.
Email questions to:
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Freedom Fighters Rugby Summer 2021

Registration closes in 6 days

Registration for Summer 2021 Season

Ages 7-16

Price: $60.00 per player, multi-player family discount of $20.00

No experience needed

Season Runs from June thru End of July
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Hodges Park

Refund Policy:
No refunds after June 19th
$10.00 administrative fee will apply to all refunds

Any questions email:

Freedom Firebirds Travel Softball 2020-21

Registration closes in 10 days

Welcome to the Freedom Firebirds registration page.

Congratulations on making a Firebird team this season.

As you register you will be required to enter a participation code. You can contact your team manager for this code if you have not already received it.

You will also be asked to select a team -- select the team your child will be playing for this season.

If you are a volunteer you need to also register as a volunteer on our websiite and on the CCRP Background link :

You must have tried out for a Freedom Firebird Team and have been selected to play on that team in order to register.

All Registration check payments needs to be mailed to Freedom Rec
Po Box 999 Sykesville, Md. 21784.

Freedom Coed Slow Pitch Over 16 Softball Spring 2021

Freedom Adult Coed Slow Pitch Softball – Spring 2021 – Registration will open February 15, 2021
You must have a participation code to register for this program.

All managers must register as a Manager in the Players division and a player in the Managers division.
Players register in the player division as a player.
Registration is by Team Only - if you have a team please email for Participation
Code and send Team Info.
Cost is $550.00 per team - fee includes all league and umpire fees. Uniforms are not included

If you are an individual player looking for a team, please email us at and we will try to find a team for you.

Registrations are not considered complete until payment has been received and your team has registered as players.

We will once again use a double header format – 2 -55-minute games – player starts with 1-1 count then 1 foul ball – 7 inning games.

Season runs March 28 through July 11 Sundays at Freedom Park Field 5 & 6 (No Games Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day Weekend and Father's Day) -10 weeks and two rain dates)
Location: Freedom Park
Virtual Team Managers meeting Sunday March 7 at 7:00 PM.

All payments must be received by March 8th or your team will not be added to the schedule
Refund Policy - There is a $25.00 non-refundable admin fee. There will be a $25.00 fee for any returned checks.
Any Sessions cancelled for reasons beyond our control are non-refundable

Freedom Rec Soccer Fall 2021

Welcome to Freedom Optimist Rec Soccer Registration

Fees are: $100.00/player
$10.00 sibling discount for each additional child in the family registered in our program.
Early Bird Discount –$5.00 off - must be paid by Credit Card – any registrations not paid by April 30 will have $5.00 fee added to registration cost. Registrations from May 1 – May 31 will be as above – Registrations after June 1st will include a $15.00 late fee, registrations from starting July 1st will include a $25.00 (unless you have tried out for an FSC travel team or high school team and did not make the team). Please email if this occurs.

Registration is not considered complete and your child will not be placed on a team until payment is received.

If you are volunteering in our program you must register as a volunteer - Make sure you register - after you register your child. If you are a volunteer Coach or Assistant Coach you must also complete the Carroll County Background check– follow the instructions on the front page.

Season runs from August - Mid November. You should receive a call or email from your child's coach during the last week of July, except for the Clinic Age 3 & Clinic Age 4 teams (These divisions do not practice in August)

Refund Policy: 100% thru July 15 less $20.00 administrative fee, No refunds after July 15

Team sizes and age grouping will depend on the number of participants. Any sessions cancelled by circumstances beyond our control are non-refundable.

Freedom Optimist Fall Softball 2021

Welcome to Freedom Girls Fall Softball Registration!

Registration will be from 06-08-21 - 07-31-21

In order to keep the girl’s skills fresh, we will focus on instruction and reinforcing skills learned this Spring - while teaching new players the game of softball. We will have practices on Tuesday and Thursday nights and scrimmages on Sunday afternoons at Old Liberty Road Park.

There will be two divisions:
Grades 3-5 (Tuesdays)
Grades 6-9 (Thursdays)

The seasons will run from 9/12 through 11/7.
Registration is $30 per child. T-Shirts will be provided with registration.

If you are volunteering you MUST register online.

All umpires will be volunteers for the fall season.

Refund Policy:
There is a $10.00 non-refundable administrative fee on all registrations.
No refunds after 09-02-20

Freedom Women's (over 16) Slowpitch Softball 2021

Wednesday nights – Freedom Park

Season Starts : June 16th - 8 weeks (plus 1 rain date)

Cost: $45.00/player
Teams or Individuals

All Team Managers & Assistant Coaches MUST register as a volunteer.

Come on out and join the fun

Registration: May 24 - June 4

If you wish to Manage a team please contact Sue at ASAP with your name and Team Name.

If you team is not listed select team not listed and comment with team you want to play on.

No refunds after June 16, 2021 unless medically related – there is a $15.00 non-refundable administrative fee– returned checks will be charged a $25.00 fee.
Any Games or Sessions cancelled for reasons beyond our control are non-refundable.

Additional Players added after July 7th - must already have a team to play for - Cost $20.00

FO Soccer Shooting Stars Soccer Clinic - 2021

For: All Special Needs Children ages 5-18 (exceptions can be made)

Free for all participants

Dates: Friday, August 13th, August 20th, and August 27th - attend as many as you like - Every players will receive a T-shirt and soccer ball on the first night and medallion on the last night.

Where: Freedom Park Soccer Field 1

Time: Players: 6:30-7:30

Volunteers: 5:30-8:00 on August 13th and 6:00-8:00 on the 20th
and 27th.
Every players will receive a T-shirt and soccer ball on the first night and medallion on the last night.

Email for questions:

Hall Rental - Freedom Optimist Building 2021

In order to rent the the Freedom Hall please email and you will receive a participation code so that you can register and pay.

Fees are:
Upstairs (Capacity - 60): $50.00/hour plus $275.00

Downstairs (Capacity - 225):
$600.00 - 4 hours
$650.00 - 5 hours
$700.00 - 6 hours
$750.00 - 7 hours
$800.00 - 8 hours

With this registration I agree that I will abide by all rules, regulations and terms set forth below for the Rental of the Freedom Optimist Hall (upstairs & downstairs) for the date and times listed on my registration.
IMPORTANT: You must email ( a copy of a Certificate of Insurance for General Liability in the amount of $500,000 naming the Optimist Club of Freedom District as “additionally insured” which can be secured from either a business or homeowner’s insurance provider once registration is complete. If this form is not received within 20 days of registration – this registration will be cancelled.

CANCELLATION: ½ of rental fee is Non-Refundable
BUILDING SECURITY: Upon completion of event and inspection credit card payers will be issued $200.00 refund back to your credit card from your rental fee within 30 days after your event date

For Pictures go the the link below:

FSC Travel Soccer 2021/2022

FSC Travel Soccer Club (U8 - U19) — 2021/2022 Season
• For tryout information and to register for tryouts please visit:
• If selected for a FSC team, Players must register and pay within 3 days from time offer is made to join a team.
• Players must have a participation code to register. To obtain a code please contact your coach.
• Player registration fee is $200 (non-refundable). Credit card or checks accepted. ($25 charge for returned checks).
• Coaches, assistant coaches, team managers, treasurers, and board members MUST also register here as a volunteer and must have a participation code to register.

Stepping Stars Elite/Adv Int Classes 2020/2021

Registration is closed

CLASS LOCATION: All Classes currently via Zoom

Classes start September 16, 2020

Adv Beg, Intermediate, and Elite- Add on class $75.00 Fri 5:30-7:30pm

Fall Session 1: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23

Fall Session 2: 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/19

You must have a participation code to take this class - for additional info or this code Contact Ms Selena at

REFUND POLICY: There is a $25.00 per participant non refundable administrative fee (included in the cost listed). Send requests to: FARC, PO BOX 999, Eldersburg, MD 21784.

Getting Help

If you need help with the registration process, click here to submit a request, or contact:

For assistance with Freedom Field Hockey,

For assistance with Freedom Fighters Youth Rugby Club,

For assistance with Freedom Firebirds Travel Softball,

For assistance with Freedom Coed Adult Slowpitch Softball League,

For assistance with Freedom Optimist Rec Soccer,

For assistance with Freedom Youth Softball,

For assistance with Freedom Women's Slowpitch Softball League,

For assistance with Freedom Optimist’s Shooting Stars Soccer Clinic,

For assistance with Freedom Optimist Hall Rental,

For assistance with FSC Travel Soccer,

For assistance with Stepping Stars - Int/Adv - Pointe - Add on Classes,

For more information, visit the Freedom Area Recreation Council website at



Welcome to the Registration page for the

Freedom Area Recreation Council

In cooperation with Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks


For program specific questions please contact program directors listed bottom left of this page under Getting Help   









Step 1) Click LOGIN/REGISTER and create an account - please include cell phone number - if you have                

              already created an account for another FARC program using this site use the same account.

Step 2) Add your children (when adding grade use current grade in school) and/or spouse to the account

Step 3) Register your participants - scroll to find the program you want to register for

Step 4) Register yourself or your child to volunteer. 









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