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Fee Assistance Program

Reduced Fees Available for Qualified Applicants

Did you know that Montgomery County Parks has a Fee-Reduction Program? This program is open to Montgomery County residents only and provides a 50% fee reduction for the following facilities/programs:

Eligible Facilities / Programs for Fee Reductions

Fee Reduction Coupon Books

  • Carousel Rides
  • Ice Skating - General/Public Sessions
  • Miniature Golf
  • Miniature Train Rides
  • Pontoon Boat Rides (Hourly)
  • Rental Boats (Hourly)
  • Splash Playground

HOW TO RECEIVE ADMISSIONS DISCOUNT COUPON BOOKS

1) Mail a completed application to: M-NCPPC Hillandale Park Office, 10611 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20903 or
2) Fax the application to 301-434-4796 or
3) In person Monday through Friday at the Hillandale Park Office.

Allow up to 2 weeks for processing and delivery of coupon books if approved, for applications mailed or faxed.
Coupon books of three discount tickets each will be issued on a seasonal basis to the head of household once the application is approved. Tickets are non-transferable and are good for any one of the following:

ADMISSION COUPON – 50% off one admission fee for:

  • A Train Ride at Cabin John or Wheaton Regional Park
  • A Carousel Ride at Wheaton Regional Park
  • A hourly Boat Rental or Pontoon Boat Ride at Lake Needwood or Black Hill Regional Park
  • A General Skating Session at Cabin John or Wheaton Ice Rink (Does not including Skate Rental)
  • The Splash Park or Miniature Golf Course at South Germantown Recreational Park
  • A regular bucket of balls at the South Germantown Driving Range
  • A non-electric campsite at Little Bennett Campground

PROGRAMS ELIGIBLE FOR FEE REDUCTION

Camps - Archaeology, Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp, Tennis & So Much More, Golf & So Much More, Nature Centers, Week in the Park (Only one camp session per applicant each Summer)
Group Lessons - Ice Skating courses (Snowplow Sam 1, Snowplow Sam 2, Snowplow Sam 3, Basic 1, Basic 2, Basic 3 and Teen/Adult 1 only), Tennis courses (Beginner and Intermediate only)
Programs – Brookside Gardens, Nature Centers (Not all Nature Center programs are eligible for fee reduction. Check with hosting facility to confirm the eligibility of the programs you are interested in)

WHERE TO APPLY
(Please call for hours of operation and directions)
FACILITY/OFFICE* PHONE NUMBER
Brookside Gardens 301-939-8231
Brookside Nature Center 301-962-1480
Cabin John Ice Rink 301-765-8620
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis at Cabin John 301-765-8650
Locust Grove Nature Center
301-765-8660
Meadowside Nature Center
301-258-4030
Hillandale Headquarters – Enterprise Office
301-495-2530
Wheaton Ice Arena
301-649-3640
Wheaton Tennis 301-905-3030
* Seasonal Facilities

Applications

  • Mail to:
    M-NCPPC - Hillandale Park Office
    10611 New hampshire Ave.
    Silver Spring, MD 20903
  • Fax to:
    301-434-4796

View or download Fee Reduction Program Procedures/Application (pdf, 120KB)

For more information, call 301-495-2530

Date of last update: February 2, 2015