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MCFAUL ACTIVITIES CENTER

William N. McFaul Activities Center
525 W. McPhail Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
Mike Stritzinger,
Recreation Specialist V

410.638.3528
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Bel Air   

BEL AIR RECREATION COMMITTEE

Office Location: William N. McFaul Activities Center

525 W. MacPhail Road , Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone 410-638-3528 or 410-638-3405 Phone
FAX: 410-638-3411
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon and 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Recreation Specialist V: Mike Stritzinger

Last Updated: February 27, 2015
AEROBICS
Aerobics Plus - Evenings:
Ages 18+; Mon & Wed; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Bel Air Middle School; Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise(step not required) & weight exercise for all levels;
Registration Information: Ages 18+. Monday and Wednesday evenings at BAMS from 6:30-7:30pm. Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise and weight exercise for all levels (stepper not required). Cost is $30 for 10-week session beginning January 5th. Register the first night, or call 410-499-3233 for more information
Dinamic Workouts - Evenings:
Ages 18+; Tuesday & Thursday; 6:30-7:30 pm; Bel Air Middle School; Toning & Aerobics with weights, bands, balls & gliding; Hand weights required; Info: 410.937.4844
Registration Information: Ages 18+, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30-7:30PM at BAMS. Combination of toning and aerobics with weights, (hand weights required) balls, gliding, kick boxing, bands for all levels. Cost $45.00. Classes begin January 13, 2015 thru May 19th, 2015. Registration at 6:00pm, January 13, 2015 with class to follow. For further info, call Diane 410-937-4844
ARTS & CRAFTS
Festival for the Arts:
All ages; 3rd Sunday; September; Bel Air Band Shell; Rain or Shine; www.belairfestival.com
Registration Information: September 21, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Rain or Shine; Shamrock Park, Behind Bel Air Town Hall; Over 250 craftpersons, artists, photographers and youth exhibitors; Music, food & entertainment throughout the day; FREE parking & shuttle bus service from MVA; No admission charge.
BALLROOM DANCE
Ballroom Dance:
Ages 18+; Tuesday; Sept-June; Bel Air Elementary School; Beginner (6:30 pm) & advanced (8 pm) classes; Info: 410.515.0426 or saravapa@msn.com
Registration Information: Adults. Program meets Tuesdays at BAES beginning Jan. 6th. Classes are each 1.5 hours long; 1st 30 min. for practice. Beginners meet at 6:30pm, enjoying Waltz, Cha Cha and Rumba; Next Step Up students will enjoy Swing/Jitterbug and Cha Cha beginning at 8:00pm. Register Jan. 6th, 6:30-7:00pm at BAES. Cost $60 couple/$30 Individuals. For further info call 410-515-0426 or preferably e-mail saravapa@msn.com
BAND
Community Band:
Ages 18-80; Monday; 7-9:15pm; Year-round; Patterson Mill; Program is open to the citizens of Harford County; Info: www.belaircommunityband.org or call Bob Veidt 410.838.4418.
Registration Information: High School seniors must be recommended by their music director. Auditions conducted by community band director.
BASEBALL
Harford Men's Baseball League:
The Harford Men's Baseball League is an over 30 Adult Baseball League based in Harford County. Games are played in or around the Bel Air area, mainly on Sunday mornings. For more info, contact info@hmbl.biz
Registration Information: Online registration begins in early February for the 2015 Spring Season. Registration is online only at www.hmbl.bi. For more info contact: info@hmbl.biz
Harford Men's Fall Baseball League:
Currently accepting online registration for our upcoming 2015 Fall Season. Registration is done online at www.hmbl.biz/registration. Cost of fall ball is $85 per person. Players must turn 30 in current calendar year. Games are played on Sunday mornings when the Ravens are away. Please email info@hmbl.biz for more info.
T-Ball:
Ages 4-6; Monday-Saturday; April-June; Registers online in January belairrec.assn.la; Info: www.belairrec-baseball.org or postmaster@belairrec-baseball.org
Registration Information: 2015 Registration will be held online only at belairrec.assn.la starting January 1st. Fee: $45. Opening day parade April 25th.
Youth Baseball:
Ages 7-19; Monday-Saturday; April-June; In-house/Travel/Metro team play; Bel Air High, Bel Air Middle, Tollgate Park; Register online starting January 1st  belairrec.assn.la; Info: www.belairrec-baseball.org or postmaster@belairrec-baseball.org
Registration Information: 2015 Registration will be held online only at belairrec.assn.la starting January 1st. $65(ages 7/8); $75(ages 9-12); $85(ages 13-15); Price varies for ages 16-19. Opening day parade in April 25th. Info: belairbaseball@att.net
BASKETBALL
Basketball - Boys:
Ages 5-15; Monday-Saturday; November-early March; Bel Air High School, Bel Air Middle School, McFaul Activities Center, Southampton Middle School; Clinic & travel team play; Registers in early September; Info: www.belairrec.org; Questions: belairboysbasketball@yahoo.com
Basketball - Girls:
Ages 5-17; Monday-Saturday; November-February; Bel Air Middle School, McFaul Activities Center, Southampton Middle School; Clinic & travel team play; Registers in early September; Info: www.belairrec.org. For more info: belairgirlsbasketball@gmail.com
Basketball - Men:
Ages 30+; Tuesday; September-May; Red Pump Elementary School; Pick-up format.  More info call 443-617-0511
Basketball - Men:
Ages 50+; Sunday; September-May; McFaul Activities Center
Basketball - Women:
Ages 30+; Sunday; 3-5 pm; October-May; McFaul Activities Center; Pick-up format
Registration Information: Ages 30 and up. Sundays, 3:00-5:00pm at MAC. Pick-up format for fun and exercise. Cost is $30. Register any Sunday. Please email to verify meeting times. belairwosumlax@comcast.net
Discovery Basketball:
Ages 6+; Coed; Monday (Bel Air Elementary School) 6:15-8:00 pm; Wednesday (McFaul Activities Center); 6:30-8:00 pm. For developmentally delayed or challenged athletes.
Registration Information: beginning Sept. 15th (BAES) or Sept. 17th (MAC). Cost is $25/person. Register first night, or call Joan Schlegel at 410-592-6116.
BATON
Applause of Bel Air Baton Twirling Corps:
Ages 3+; Beginner classes; Mondays at Red Pump Elementary 5:15-6:15 p.m, or Wednesdays; 6-7:00 p.m.; September-July; Bel Air Middle School; Recreation classes (no experience necessary); Competition teams available. Info: www.belairrec.org or applauseofbelair@yahoo.com
CAMPS
Camp ID:
Ages K-8; Summer; Bel Air Middle School; Camp is designed to help your child "think outside the box," become a team player, have fun, make new friends, & perform a creative theatrical solution to a problem in the style of Destination Imagination. for more info: guntherrekk@comcast.net
UK Elite Soccer Camp:
Ages 5-14; Summer; Southampton Middle School
Volleyball Camp:
High School age players of all abilities; Summer; Bel Air High School
CENTERS & CLUBS
BARC Youth Center:
DJ, ping pong, basketball, dancing & pizza; Select Fridays Oct.-Apr.; 6:45-9:30pm; Grades 6, 7 & 8 in Bel Air Middle School boundary area; www.belairyouthcenter.comLimited membership based on capacity. 
Bel Air Ski and Snowboard Club :
6th-12th graders (all schools); Evening ski trips to Roundtop; Info: Suzanne Belairskiclub@verizon.net; Bel Air High School Info: Rob at robert.neumer@hcps.org
Registration Information: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
CHEERLEADING
Cheerleading:
Ages 3-17 (must be 3 by November 1); Monday-Saturday; August-November; Tucker Field; Registers in  April; In-house only; Website:
belaircheer.assn.la for more info: Kerrie Williams cheercoachkerrie@gmail.com
Competitive Winter Cheerleading:
COMPETITIVE WINTER CHEERLEADING  Ages 5 -17. We are proud to announce the start of Winter Competitive Cheerleading for 2014-2015! For more information visit www.belaircheer.assn.la
CHORUS
Community Chorus:
Ages 16+; Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church of Bel Air; Info: For further info call Joanne Sommer 410-939-9642 singwithus@yahoo.com or  www.belaircommunitychorus.org
Registration Information: New singers welcome! All voices are needed, especially sopranos, tenors and basses. Come join the fun! Become a member of our chorus family you won't be disappointed! Registration fee $75/adults - $56/students with Student ID.
CLOGGING
Clogging:
Ages 8+; Wednesday; 7 pm (beginners) & 8 pm (intermediate) September-May; Bel Air Elementary School
Registration Information: Ages 8 and up. Learn a folk dance set to all types of music  country, pop, rock, and bluegrass. A great way to exercise with the whole family. Program meets at BAES on Wednesdays. Beginning class starting at 7:00pm and intermediate class starting at 8:00pm. Beginning Jan. 7th thru mid-March. Cost for the 10-week program is $30. Register the first night of class.
CONCERTS
Summer Concerts:
All Ages; Wednesday & Sunday; June-August; Bel Air Band Shell; Rain site varies
DANCE
Ballroom Dance:
Ages 18+; Tuesday; Sept-June; Bel Air Elementary School; Beginner (6:30 pm) & advanced (8 pm) classes; Info: 410.515.0426 or saravapa@msn.com
Registration Information: Adults. Program meets Tuesdays at BAES beginning Jan. 6th. Classes are each 1.5 hours long; 1st 30 min. for practice. Beginners meet at 6:30pm, enjoying Waltz, Cha Cha and Rumba; Next Step Up students will enjoy Swing/Jitterbug and Cha Cha beginning at 8:00pm. Register Jan. 6th, 6:30-7:00pm at BAES. Cost $60 couple/$30 Individuals. For further info call 410-515-0426 or preferably e-mail saravapa@msn.com
Clogging:
Ages 8+; Wednesday; 7 pm (beginners) & 8 pm (intermediate) September-May; Bel Air Elementary School
Registration Information: Ages 8 and up. Learn a folk dance set to all types of music  country, pop, rock, and bluegrass. A great way to exercise with the whole family. Program meets at BAES on Wednesdays. Beginning class starting at 7:00pm and intermediate class starting at 8:00pm. Beginning Jan. 7th thru mid-March. Cost for the 10-week program is $30. Register the first night of class.
DRAMA/THEATRE
Camp ID:
Ages K-8; Summer; Bel Air Middle School; Camp is designed to help your child "think outside the box," become a team player, have fun, make new friends, & perform a creative theatrical solution to a problem in the style of Destination Imagination. for more info: guntherrekk@comcast.net
DRUMMING
Titans Drum Corp:
Ages 12-21; Mondays; 6-9 p.m.; Wakefield Elementary School;  Contact Will Newton at titansdrumcorps@gmail.com  or www.TheTitansDrumCorps.com
Registration Information: Ages 12 and up. Meets Mondays at Wakefield Elementary School, 6-9pm. Join TODAY. Learn from a Drum Corps International (DCI) instructor! Everyone is welcome even if you do not play a percussion instrument. Fees are $185 for the season (now through July 2015) which includes registration, equipment, sticks, and more. Follow us on twitter: @titansdrumcorps and check out our website: http://www.TheTitansDrumCorps.com. For further information email Will Newton at titansdrumcorps@gmail.com.
FESTIVALS
Festival for the Arts:
All ages; 3rd Sunday; September; Bel Air Band Shell; Rain or Shine; www.belairfestival.com
Registration Information: September 21, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Rain or Shine; Shamrock Park, Behind Bel Air Town Hall; Over 250 craftpersons, artists, photographers and youth exhibitors; Music, food & entertainment throughout the day; FREE parking & shuttle bus service from MVA; No admission charge.
FIELD HOCKEY
Girls Field Hockey:
Grades K-9 (no high school team players); August-November; Games on Sundays; Kelly Fields; Instruction & games; Registers in May or June; Website: www.belairfieldhockey.com
FITNESS
Aerobics Plus - Evenings:
Ages 18+; Mon & Wed; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Bel Air Middle School; Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise(step not required) & weight exercise for all levels;
Registration Information: Ages 18+. Monday and Wednesday evenings at BAMS from 6:30-7:30pm. Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise and weight exercise for all levels (stepper not required). Cost is $30 for 10-week session beginning January 5th. Register the first night, or call 410-499-3233 for more information
Dinamic Workouts - Evenings:
Ages 18+; Tuesday & Thursday; 6:30-7:30 pm; Bel Air Middle School; Toning & Aerobics with weights, bands, balls & gliding; Hand weights required; Info: 410.937.4844
Registration Information: Ages 18+, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30-7:30PM at BAMS. Combination of toning and aerobics with weights, (hand weights required) balls, gliding, kick boxing, bands for all levels. Cost $45.00. Classes begin January 13, 2015 thru May 19th, 2015. Registration at 6:00pm, January 13, 2015 with class to follow. For further info, call Diane 410-937-4844
FOOTBALL
Football:
Ages 5-14, Jr/Sr; Monday-Saturday; August-November; Tucker Fields; Registers in March; www.belairterps.com
Registration Information: Please visit the website for on-line registration and information.
FOURTH OF JULY
4th of July Celebration:
4th of July; Bel Air High School; Events for entire family; www.belairjuly4.org
HOCKEY
Girls Field Hockey:
Grades K-9 (no high school team players); August-November; Games on Sundays; Kelly Fields; Instruction & games; Registers in May or June; Website: www.belairfieldhockey.com
LACROSSE
Boys Lacrosse:
Ages 5-14; Monday-Sunday; February-June; Tollgate Park; Travel team play; Registers in November; Info: www.belairboyslax.com; Register online www.belairrec.org
Registration Information: Early online registration, Open registration November 1st 1 thru January 13, 2015; Cost: $140(+ $50 equipment rental fee, if needed). Additional travel team fee will also be required; Late registration will be from January 13, 2015-February 10, 2015 or until age group is full. Late registration cost will be $165 plus $50 equipment rental fee (if needed)
Girl's Lacrosse:
Ages 5-17; March-May; Southampton Middle School; Travel team play; Registers in November; marchetti8@verizon.net; Register online at www.belairrec.org
Registration Information: NO WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS. Register on line beginning November 1, 2014 Registration ends January 1, 2015. $60(ages 5-6); $110(ages 7-17). $30 late fee after 1/01/15 and no guarantee of availability. Additional cost for travel tryouts. Tryouts for travel will begin after 1/15/14. Info: Email Crissy at marchetti8@verizon.net
Women's Lacrosse:
Ages Entering 8th Grade through Adult; Tuesday & Thursday; Late May-July; Ewing Street Field (Rockfield Park); Info: belairwosumlax@comcast.net
MARTIAL ARTS
Jujitsu:
Ages 12 and up.  Adults Welcome! Thursday; 6:00-8:00 pm; Sept-June; Bel Air Elementary School; Register at any class; $50 for 4 months; Info: Tom Edwards stthomas3@comcast.net
Registration Information: Ages 12 and up. Adults Welcome! The gentle art originated in Japan about 3,000 years ago. Emphasis is on practical self-defense techniques and developing appropriate, non-violent response to volatile situations. Class meets Thurs., 6:00-8:00pm at BAES. Cost is $50 for four months instruction. Spectators welcome. Register at any class. For further information contact Tom Edwards stthomas3@comcast.net.
Karate:
Chinese Kung Fu; Ages 7+; Tuesday/Thursday; September-June; Wakefield Elementary School, 6-8 pm; Register at any class; Cost is $90 for a three month Session, plus $15 one time registration fee; Register at any class; Info: 410.420.1820.
Registration Information: Ages 7 thru adult. Meets Tues. & Thurs. at WES; class times are 6:00-7:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm. Cost is $90 for a three month session, plus a onetime $15 registration fee. Register at any class. Promotes discipline, respect, endurance and conditioning. For further information call (410) 420-1820.
SKATEBOARDING
Bel Air Skate Park:
Skateboards and Roller Blades; McFaul Activities Center; Open (weather permitting) April-November;  Birthday parties permissible. Call 410.638.4053 or 410.638.3528 for hours & birthday party details; Safety equipment helmet required; knee & elbow pads suggested & available for rent at the Park. Admission $3/day.
SKIING
Bel Air Ski and Snowboard Club :
6th-12th graders (all schools); Evening ski trips to Roundtop; Info: Suzanne Belairskiclub@verizon.net; Bel Air High School Info: Rob at robert.neumer@hcps.org
Registration Information: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
SOCCER
Boys Soccer:
Ages 5-17; August-November; Tollgate Park; Clinic & travel team play; Registers in late April; www.belairfootballclub.com
Discovery Indoor Soccer:
Ages 5+; Saturday; 10am-1pm; January-March; Bel Air Middle School; For boys & girls with disabilities; Info: 410.420.9626
Registration Information: Ages 5 and up. Program for individuals with disabilities. Meets Saturdays (10:00am-1:00pm) at BAMS for 10 weeks beginning Jan. 10th. Register at BAMS on Jan. 10th, or call 410-420-9626.
Girls Soccer:
Ages Under 6 - Under 19 (age determination August 1); August-November; Southampton Middle School; Clinic & travel team play; Registers in mid April.
Girls Travel Soccer:
Ages Under 8 - Seniors; Tryouts in May; Fall season June - November
The Discovery League:
Ages 5+; Year-round sports (Soccer, Basketball, Indoor Soccer) for individuals with disabilities.
UK Elite Soccer Camp:
Ages 5-14; Summer; Southampton Middle School
SOFTBALL
Coed/Social Softball:
Ages 30+; Wednesday/Saturday; July-August; Bel Air High School, Kelly Fields, Tollgate Park
T-BALL
T-Ball:
Ages 4-6; Monday-Saturday; April-June; Registers online in January belairrec.assn.la; Info: www.belairrec-baseball.org or postmaster@belairrec-baseball.org
Registration Information: 2015 Registration will be held online only at belairrec.assn.la starting January 1st. Fee: $45. Opening day parade April 25th.
TRACK & FIELD
26th Annual Bill Brown Youth Cross-Country Series:
Ages Under 5(1/4 mile); Ages 6-11(1/2 mile); Ages 12-13(1-mile); Boys & Girls; Sunday Afternoons; September-November; 4 races 2 weeks apart; Registration Forms & Info: www.RASAC.com or email wkblewett@aol.com or call 410.838.1284
Registration Information: Introductory running series open to all boys and girls ages 13 and under. Series consists of three cross-country races in Bel Air on Sunday afternoons Sept 28, Oct 12, and Oct 26. Competition is in five age groups at distances of a half-mile (ages 6-7, 8-9, and 10-11), one-mile (ages 12-13), and quarter-mile (ages 5 and under). First race in the 2014 series is at John Carroll School Sept 28. Registration forms can be downloaded from at www.runharford.com.
Jr. Track & Field Meet:
Ages 7-15; Sunday; April 27; John Carroll High School; 50/100 dash, 400/800 run, relay, long jump, softball throw in four age groups.
VOLLEYBALL
Coed Volleyball:
Ages 18+; Thursday; Year-round; McFaul Activities Center;; Advanced level. 
Ages 18+; Tuesday; Year-round; Intermediate level & Up. 
Registration Information: Ages 18 and up. Intermediate levels of play and up. Previous playing experience required with strong basic skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-10pm at MAC. $15 for 4 months (1 night), $25 (both Tue/Thur nights). Contact email: pksmitty@verizon.net
Volleyball Camp:
High School age players of all abilities; Summer; Bel Air High School
WRESTLING
Wrestling:
Ages 5-14; Monday-Thursday; November-February; Bel Air High School; Homestead Elementary School; Instructional practices plus meets & tournaments; Registers early September or October; www.belairjuniorwrestling.com; Info: bajw.wrestling@gmail.com
Registration Information: Ages 5-14 (Age-Weight) format with emphasis on technique, balance, strength, endurance and fun. Clinic (Ages 5-7) Elem. level (Ages 8-10) and Middle School level (Ages 11-14). Practices 2-3 times per week with events on weekends. For experienced wrestlers, a tournament team participates in elite tournaments throughout MD, NJ, PA, DE. First-time wrestlers are welcome and encouraged by starting together in a fundamental-based practice and will wrestle in local Novice (beginners) tournaments with other new wrestlers, guaranteeing maximum mat time. Cost is $95 and requires a $100 refundable uniform deposit. You may register in person on Sept. 25th or Oct. 6th 7:00 PM  8:30 PM (MAC) or register through our website www.belairjuniorwrestling.com. A MANDATORY Parents Meeting/Uniform Sizing will be on October 22nd 7:00PM (BAHS Cafe).
YOGA
Yoga:
Beginners - Intermediate levels; Wakefield Elementary School; Wednesdays; 6:00-7:00 pm; Info: Sharri at 443-462-0964 gisnow@comcast.net
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