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Virginia S. Baker Recreation Center

The Recreation Center is located at 2602 E. Baltimore Center (Luzerne and Baltimore). Contact Dot Mann, Director, at 410-396-9156 for additional information on any of the activities listed below.

Ongoing Activities



Play Irish Sports in Patterson Park
No experience is necessary and you don't have to be Irish!
We are the Baltimore GAA, committed to bringing Irish sports to Charm City.
We are currently practicing WED nights at Virginia Baker Rec. Center.
Get in shape this Spring with us!Adult Volleyball League - Wednesday Evenings.
Call 410-396-9156, visit www.baltimoregaa.com, or email, baltimoregaa@hotmail.com for information.

After School Program
Ages 5-12. Monday - Friday, 2:30pm - 6:00pm. $40 per month.
Homework assistance, sports, crafts, dance, snacks, trips.

Boys’ Basketball Leagues for ages 10 and under.
Phone 410-296-9156 for times and registration information.

Cardio Workout
Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30pm-7:30pm.
Low impact, high intensity workout with certified instructor.
$30 for 20 classes; $20 for 10.

Girl Scouts
Call 410-396-9156 for more information.

Karate Club
Meets Monday and Wednesday, 6:00pm -10:00pm.
Co-ed, 5 year olds - adults are invited to join for only $10/month.

Men’s 30+ Open Play Basketball
Friday 7:00pm -9:30pm. Also, space is available for formation of a Men’s Basketball League on Saturdays from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

Step Aerobics
Monday/Wednesday, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am. $2/class

Weight Lifting
Mon./Wed./Fri., 7:00pm - 8:00pm.
Coed, 16 and older, $1/class.

The Virginia S. Baker Recreation Center, constructed in 1974, is a hub of activity with a complete year-round schedule of programs. The center includes a large multi-purpose room, gymnasium, game room, meeting room, kitchen, and computer lab. In summer, the center offers Fun Camp for children ages 5-11. After school and evening programs include tutoring, crafts, dance, karate, aerobics, basketball, and volleyball.