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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
Fax: 410.638.3411

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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: September 19, 2014
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. Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise and weight exercise for all levels (stepper not required) beginning Sept. 15th, 6:30-7:30pm. Cost is $30 for 10-week session. Register Sept. 15th, 6:15pm at BAMS. For further info call 410-499-3233.
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: Registration & first class - September 16, 2014. Bel Air Middle School (1 hour-twice a week); Info: 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: Program offers three 10 week sessions. Fall Session: Beginner class begins at 7 pm and offers Foxtrot, Swing, and Mambo. Doors open at 6:30pm for practice time. Advanced (Next Step Up) class meets at 8:15 pm, teaching steps essential and interchangeable with several dance styles, plus advanced steps. Registration and 1st class begins on September 9th. Registration 6:30-7 pm for 1st class with class beginning at 7 pm. Registration for 2nd class is 8-8:15 pm with class beginning at 8:15. Cost is $60.00/couple ($30 singles can be accommodated, but call or email for details.) For further info, contact Ray or Sherry @ saravapa@msn.com or call 410-515-0426
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 2014 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 2014 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 belairbaseball@att.net 
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 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. (Times subject to change, email to verify) Pickup format for fun and exercise beginning October 26th. Cost is $30. Register online www.belairrec.org or at any session. For further information email 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. 
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.comwww.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, bluegrass. A great way to exercise with the whole family. Program meets at BAES on Wednesdays at 7pm for beginners & 8pm for intermediate beginning Sept. 24th . 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: Program offers three 10 week sessions. Fall Session: Beginner class begins at 7 pm and offers Foxtrot, Swing, and Mambo. Doors open at 6:30pm for practice time. Advanced (Next Step Up) class meets at 8:15 pm, teaching steps essential and interchangeable with several dance styles, plus advanced steps. Registration and 1st class begins on September 9th. Registration 6:30-7 pm for 1st class with class beginning at 7 pm. Registration for 2nd class is 8-8:15 pm with class beginning at 8:15. Cost is $60.00/couple ($30 singles can be accommodated, but call or email for details.) For further info, contact Ray or Sherry @ saravapa@msn.com or call 410-515-0426
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, bluegrass. A great way to exercise with the whole family. Program meets at BAES on Wednesdays at 7pm for beginners & 8pm for intermediate beginning Sept. 24th . Cost for the 10-week program is $30. Register the first night of class.
Square Dancing Club (Starlighters):
Ages 18+; 2nd & 4th Friday; September-May; McFaul Activities Center;
Square Dancing Lessons:
12+; September-May; Monday (Bel Air Elementary School); 7:30-9 pm; Dances held 2nd & 4th Friday (McFaul Activities Center); Children should be accompanied by an adult; Info: Suzie Jefferies at 443-617-7958 or gubeizus@gmail.com
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: Join today for the 2014-2015 season. Do you play another instrument? No problem. Everyone is welcome. Ages 12 and up. Meets Mondays at Wakefield Elementary School, 6-9:00 pm beginning November 3rd. Parades & competition marching.
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. Combination of aerobic dance, step exercise and weight exercise for all levels (stepper not required) beginning Sept. 15th, 6:30-7:30pm. Cost is $30 for 10-week session. Register Sept. 15th, 6:15pm at BAMS. For further info call 410-499-3233.
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: Registration & first class - September 16, 2014. Bel Air Middle School (1 hour-twice a week); Info: 410.937.4844.
FOOTBALL
Football:
Ages 5-14, Jr/Sr; Monday-Saturday; August-November; Tucker Fields; Registers in March; www.belairterps.com
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 December; Info: www.belairboyslax.com; Register online www.belairrec.org
Girl's Lacrosse:
Ages 5-17; March-May; Southampton Middle School; Travel team play; Registers in November; sdkgm@yahoo.com; Register online at www.belairrec.org
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 Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm at BAES beginning Sept. 4th. Cost is $50/ 4 months instruction. Spectators welcome. Register at any class. 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 Tuesdays & Thursdays at WES; class times are 6:00-7:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm beginning Sept. 9th through April 23rd. Cost is $30/month (payment at 3 month intervals), 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.
Registration Information: OPENING ON APRIL 1, 2014. Admission: $3/day. School Year Hours: Tues-Fri, 3-6:00 pm; Sat, Noon-6:00 pm; Sun, Noon-6:00 pm. As of August 1st 2014, the Skate Park will be CLOSED Mondays AND Wednesdays. Safety equipment required & available for rent. Info: 410.638.4053.
SKIING
Ski Trips:
6th-12th graders; Info: Suzanne Belairskiclub@verizon.net; Bel Air High School Info: Rob at robert.neumer@hcps.org
Registration Information: Evening ski trips to Roundtop- for 6th-12th graders (all schools). Bus transportation available. Discount cards available for anyone in community through our club. Registration: TBA. On-line registration is available for Roundtop. Please email Suzanne at belairskiclub@verizon.net for more information and complete registration information.
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
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
SQUARE DANCING
Square Dancing Club (Starlighters):
Ages 18+; 2nd & 4th Friday; September-May; McFaul Activities Center;
Square Dancing Lessons:
12+; September-May; Monday (Bel Air Elementary School); 7:30-9 pm; Dances held 2nd & 4th Friday (McFaul Activities Center); Children should be accompanied by an adult; Info: Suzie Jefferies at 443-617-7958 or gubeizus@gmail.com
T-BALL
T-Ball:
Ages 4-6; Monday-Saturday; April-June; Registers online in January belairrec.assn.la; Info: www.belairrec-baseball.org or belairbaseball@att.net 
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. For information, email wkblewett@aol.com or call 410-838-1284.
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. 
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
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). For further information please Email bajw.wrestling@gmail.com or visit the website at www.belairjuniorwrestling.com
YOGA
Yoga:
Beginners - Intermediate levels; Wakefield Elementary School; Wednesdays; 6:00-7:00 pm; Info: Sharri at 443-462-0964 gisnow@comcast.net
Registration Information: Sessions run 9/10/14-10/29/14 - 8 weeks for $33 and 11/5/14-12/17/14 (No class on 11/26) 6 weeks for $26.
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