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Sports and Recreation

Sports and Recreation

Whether you’re a spectator or star participant, there is a bundle of recreational opportunities for any sports lover in Harford County.

Aberdeen IronBirds

873 Long Drive

Aberdeen, MD 21001………….. 410-297-9292


Ripken Stadium is home to the Aberdeen ­IronBirds, Aberdeen’s own minor league baseball team. The stadium is also host to more than 200 public and private events each year, including the internationally televised Ripken World Series.

Arena Club

2304 Churchville Road

Bel Air, MD 21015……………… 410-734-7300


The Arena Club is a family fitness center with state-of-the-art cardio equipment, an indoor turf field, personal training services and more than 74 fitness classes. The club is also home to the largest water park in the county, with a 25-meter lap/recreational pool, a 12-person whirlpool with waterfall, a wading pool with waterfall, a heated saltwater therapy pool, and a family pool with a deep-diving well, a water basketball court, a free swim area and two waterslides.
For information on fitness classes, children’s programs and membership, visit the club’s website.

County Golf Courses


Harford County is Maryland’s premier golf destination, with seven public golf courses and one private course. Championship courses designed by renowned architects like Pete Dye and Tom Doak offer quality golfing ­opportunities for every skill level. The county is also home to the Bel Air Golf Center, a ­premier PGA golf learning center. The center offers
40 practice stations, lesson packages, an 18-hole champion­ship mini-golf course, a pro shop and more. Lessons and golf club fittings are also available at the Churchville Golf Center.

For more information on golfing in Harford County, visit the Harford County Office of ­Tourism’s website.

Harford County Equestrian Center

608 N. Tollgate Road

Bel Air, MD 21014……………… 443-987-7761


Located at Heavenly Waters Park, the ­equestrian center features two barns, show rings, and open and closed pavilions on a 20-acre facility. The center also hosts special events, including car shows, flea markets, dog shows and the annual Harford County Farm Fair.

PlayAction Sports & Social Club

1 Meadow Springs Drive

Bel Air, MD 21015……………… 443-904-4998


The PlayAction Sports & Social Club offers year-round coed sports activities, including ­kickball, dodgeball, softball, football and more. The club also organizes pub strolls, charity events and Oktoberfest.



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