City of College Park, Maryland

Parks & Playgrounds

Parks & Playgrounds

Recreational Facilities:
College Park is home to many tot lots, playgrounds and a variety of recreational facilities. The following are City-owned and maintained Tot Lots:

  • Branchville playground, 4800 block Branchville Road
  • Calvert Hills playground and athletic field, 4601 Calvert Road*
  • Crystal Springs playground, 37th Avenue
  • Davis Field playground, 5300 block Iroquois Street
  • Duvall Field playground, 9100 Rhode Island Avenue*
  • Hollywood playground, 4800 block Hollywood Road & 48th Place
  • James Adams Park, Berwyn House Road & Rhode Island Avenue
  • Muskogee playground, 5100 block Muskogee St & Narragansett Parkway
  • Old Town playground, Columbia Avenue
  • The Mews playground, Catawba Street

*Use of Calvert Hills Athletic and Duvall Fields requires completed Field Reservation Application and approved permit. Please read Field Use Rules prior to submission of an application for either field.

Other recreational facilities and local attractions in  or near the City of College Park include:

To locate other parks and recreational amenities in Prince George’s County, please check the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) “Find A Park”.  For any questions, concerns or comments, please contact the M-NCPPC Help Desk at 301-699-2255 or click here to email. 

Activities and Events:

The City of College Park sponsors or participates in a variety of events throughout the year, including the following.


    • Maryland Day is held on the last Saturday of April on the University of Maryland Campus
    • Brunch with the Bunny at the College Park Community Center
    • Annual Egg Hunt at the Youth and Family Services Building
    • Bike To Work Day pit stop at City Hall
    • Memorial Day observance at the Veterans Memorial


    • College Park/University of Maryland 4th of July Celebration – Concert and Fireworks, Lot 1, University of Maryland campus
    • Father's Day Ice Cream Social - Duvall Field
    • Family Movie Night under the Stars – Duvall Field
    • National Night Out – Neighborhood events are scheduled on the first Tuesday in August


    • Police/Student/Community Social
    • College Park Blues Festival at Ritchie Coliseum
    • College Park Day
    • Halloween Thing at the Youth and Family Services building
    • Veterans Day Observance at the Veterans Memorial


    • Attick Towers Senior Holiday Party
    • Breakfast with Santa at College Park Community Center
    • Holiday Decorating Contest

Additional Resources for College Park Cultural & Arts Opportunities: