Current Session Info

Freedom Optimist Spring Rec Soccer 2022

Welcome to Freedom Optimist Spring Rec Soccer

Ages 3 – Grade 8 - All teams are COED
Lots of fun for everyone –Eldersburg Elementary School – Mid March - early May (older age groups short sided fields). Team sizes and age grouping will depend on the number of participants.
Games on Sunday mornings - 1 week of practices – then games. (1 weeknight may be added - adding one game to the schedule - any make up games will be on week nights)
Cost: $65.00/player
($5.00 sibling discount)
Registration online at
Now – January 31 regular registration – Register using current grade in school.
Late Registration February 1 - February 15 - Cost $75.00
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 – see our website – for details. If you coached in the fall please check your expiration date for your background check before doing new background registration.
Refund Policy is:
The refund requests need to be made in writing, either mailed or e-mailed to the commissioner:
mailed: FDO Soccer Refund PO Box 999 Eldersburg, Md 21784

If the request is received on or before 03/15/22 you receive the entire fee less $ 15.00
No refunds after 03/15/22 unless the request is due to an injury which would allow the player unable to participate during the season.

Freedom Fire Stars Majorette Corps 2021-2022

Regional and State
Dance Twirl Team Champions

Come and be apart of a champion baton twirling teams.

FREEDOM FIRE STARS Dance Twirl Teams is under the direction of Judi Marlatt, a registered National Baton Twirling Association Coach and Judge. Currently accepting new twirling members age 4 and up. Classes held at Piney Ridge Elem. School Gym.

Thursday Beginner class 6:30 - 7:30 (1hour class)
(class may be split if registration warrants)

Tuesday and Saturday Advance Class
6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday and Saturday

Classes start September 21st, 2021 Class times are determined by coach.

Beginner class: $400. Year (fee includes baton)

Advance class: $450. Year (fee includes baton)

Payment plan: $200. Due at time of registration. Final Payment due November 2021 or you may pay in full at time of registration.

No refunds will be given.
For general program information contact Judi at

Eldersburg Arrows - Youth Track & Field Spring 2022

Eldersburg Arrows—Youth Track and Field

Registration: January 1 – March 31, 2022
Play: March 15 – June 9
Where: South Carroll High School
• For athletes Grades 2nd (must turn 8 yrs. old by 12/31/22) through 8th
• Practices held on Tues/Thurs evenings at South Carroll HS
• Space is limited to 50 athletes
• Objective: Have fun while developing skills and appreciation for the sport of Track and Field.
• Athletes separated by age and specialty (sprints; distance; long jump/high jump; shot put; hurdles). Please note that we will only be able to provide field events if dedicated parents step forward to coach. Volunteers are currently needed, so please let us know if you are able to volunteer!
• All meets take place on Sundays starting in April and are optional.
• Cost: $85 per athlete for 1st family member, $70 for each additional family member. Cost does not include uniform jersey (required for meets) that is purchased separately, nor does it include meet entry fees -- typically $10.
Questions, email:

Stepping Stars 2021-2022 SATURDAY MINI DANCE

Stepping Stars Dance Program
2021-2022 Mini Dance Schedule of Classes
Saturday (schedule for all Mini Sessions)
10:00-10:30: 18mos – 2-year-olds (cost $50)
10:30-11:30: 3-year-olds (cost $65)
11:30-12:30: 4-year-olds (cost $65)
12:30-1:30: Kindergarten/1st Gr (cost $65)
1:30-2:30: 2nd/3rd Gr (cost $65)

Fall Mini Session 1: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23
Fall Mini Session 2: 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

Winter Mini Session 1: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12
Winter Mini Session 2: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9

Spring Mini Session 1: 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21

Please note:
- Class size is limited.
- Classes will be added/dropped/combined, due to enrollment.

Required dance attire:
*Click on your age group to see the required items
*Please contact Miss Selena with questions regarding dance shoe sizing PRIOR to ordering – as sizing must be converted

Class location: South Carroll Senior and Community Center
5928 Mineral Hill Road
Eldersburg, Md 21784

Questions: Please contact Miss Selena at

Mini Dance Refund Policy: No refunds after the 1st class.
There is a $25.00 per participant non refundable administrative fee(included in the cost listed.) All refund requests must be made in writing.

Freedom Rec Softball Spring 2022

Welcome to Freedom Rec Softball Registration 2022

Girls Rec. Softball Divisions are as follows:
Pre/K-Kindergarten (must turn age 5 by Sept. 1, 2022)
1-2 grade (Coach/Machine Pitch)
3-5 grade (Kid & Machine Pitch)
6-8 grade(Kid Pitch)
9-12 grade(Kid Pitch) - New this year - Playing in Carroll County Rec League - will require some travel but all in Carroll County -This is a perfect fit for high school aged players who want to keep playing softball outside of travel programs and/or high school teams.

Season begins March 15 for Grade 1-12 - Games begin for all divisions on April 9, 2022

Fielding & Hitting Clinics: Free one time session held early in the season. Great opportunity for extra practice and for first time coaches to pick up some ideas for practices.

Pitching Clinics: Recurring weekly pitching clinics held for the first month of the season, provided at no charge courtesy of Freedom Softball. We need pitchers! Pitching is the hardest position on the field to fill and coach. The extra practice is great for players interested in pitching. The sessions are also a wealth of information for coaches who will be responsible for running weekly pitching practices with their pitchers later in the season.

Registration is not considered complete and players will not be assigned to a team until payment is received.

Refund Policy: There is a $10.00 non-refundable administrative fee on all registrations. Before March 15, 2022 - 100% less $15.00 admin fee After March 15, 2022 - 0% All refund request emailed to – Refund based on date of email.

If you wish to be a Team Manager, Assistant Coach, Team Parent or Volunteer in any other way you MUST register online. Please note - all Team Managers & Assistant Coaches will also be required to additionally register for background check with the county. Questions:

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.

Freedom Firebirds Travel Softball 2021-22

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.

Hall Rental - Freedom Optimist Building 2022

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:

Adult Volleyball - 2022

Adult Volleyball - Drop in Adult Volleyball
Players age 18 or High School varsity level skill or better may be accepted. Contact: Peter Martin for details -

Friday and Saturday Nights

South Carroll Senior Center
5928 Mineral Hill Rd
Eldersburg, Md 21784

Register online - bring your confirmation email to your first session. Drop in and join the fun.
Players age 18 or High School varsity level skill or better may be accepted. Contact: Peter Martin for details
Cost - $15.00

If you want to play both nights you must register for both nights.

One time fee per night for all sessions thru December 31, 2022

Friday Night Drop in
Time: 10:00 PM - 12:15 AM
For additional information for Fridays contact :
Skip Bird -

Saturday Night Drop in
January 1 - March 26 Time: 9:30 PM - 2:00 AM
April 2 - October 29 Time: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
November 5 - December 31 Time: 9:30 PM to 2:00 AM
For additional information for Saturdays contact:
Keith Kauffman 410-236-3675

Volleyball 2021 - 2022

Registration is closed

Registration is open for coaches only
Place: South Carroll Senior & Community Center
5928 Mineral Hill Rd. Eldersburg, MD

We have sessions throughout the year. Days vary by Session
Fall Clinics will be on:
Grades 6-9 - Mondays - November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13
Grades 3-6 - Wednesdays - November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15

Winter Session will be:
Intermediate - Mondays - January 3 (skills day), 10 (practice), 17(practice), 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14
Beginners - Wednesdays - January 5 (skills day), 13 (practice), 19(practice), 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16

*Skills Day (you will get an email with your assigned time the week before Skills Day)
*Team practices-(Time slots will be emailed after skills day)
*Multiple weeks of league play - time frame listed on divisions

Please be advised that if you are paying for registration by check prior to first day of the session- your registration will be deleted if payment has not been received.

Refund Policy: Twenty dollars of the tuition in non refundable. Refunds on remaining balances may be requested in writing no later then 14 days prior to the beginning of each session. Any sessions cancelled due to conditions beyond our control will be non-refundable.

Questions: email Stephanie at

Any additional session will be added at a later date.

Freedom Area Ringers 2021/22 Community Handbell Choirs

Registration is closed

Freedom Area Ringers
Community Handbell Choirs

Full Year Class: Sept. 9, 2021 through May 26, 2022 - $75.00
Fall Session: (13 classes) Sept. 9, 2021 - December 16, 2021 - $45.00 (No Rehearsal 10/7/21)
Winter/Spring Session: (20 classes) Jan. 6, 2022 - May 26, 2022 - $60.00

Fees include all materials and a performance shirt if needed

Freedom Campanelle: Level 1 & 2 Music,
Grades 4 - Adult: Thursday 6 PM – 7 PM

Learn the basic mechanics of bell ringing, reading music notation, and teamwork moving toward the performance of several pieces of music.

Freedom Forté: Level 2+ to 3+ Music,
Grades 4 – Adult: Thursday 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
(Prior Bell Experience or music background necessary)
Build on basic knowledge of music and note reading to practice and perform bell music with increased expression and musicality.

Classes will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 1700 St. Andrews Way, Eldersburg (next to CCPL) under the direction of Linda Caviglia who has over 40 years of handbell experience.

Freedom Area Ringers choirs will perform concerts in the winter and spring – dates to be determined by the groups.

For more information, call Linda at 410-746-1221 or
e-mail at


Sessions cancelled for reasons beyond our control are non-refundable.

Getting Help

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

For assistance with Freedom Optimist Spring Rec Soccer,


For assistance with Eldersburg Arrows,

For assistance with STEPPING STARS DANCE,

For assistance with Freedom Youth Softball,

For assistance with FSC Travel Soccer,

For assistance with Freedom Firebirds Travel Softball,

For assistance with Freedom Optimist Hall Rental,

For assistance with Freedom Adult Volleyball,

For assistance with Freedom Youth Volleyball League,

For assistance with Freedom Area Ringers,

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.  If you already have an account

               please verify your childs grade and school prior to registering them. If you are setting up a 3 or 4 year old - please use grade for 3 year old as Pre-school and grade for 4 year old as Pre-K 

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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