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Wheaton Claridge Local Park – Activity Building

Wheaton Claridge Park Activity Building exterior
Wheaton Claridge Park Activity Building exterior
Wheaton Claridge Park Activity Building interior
Wheaton Claridge Park Activity Building kitchen

Wheaton-Claridge Local Park boasts a serene stream that flows through its 21.1 acres.   The park completed renovations in 2018 and includes multiple community gathering spaces including a picnic area and the Wheaton-Claridge Park Activity Building, an air-conditioned, recreational facility with over 1,800 square feet of space, including a kitchen with a refrigerator, warming oven, and bathrooms.  The park also includes an accessible playground, an accessible basketball court, and a network of natural surface trails.

Building Features

  • Air-conditioned
  • Keyless Entry
  • Accessible Building
  • Shared Parking (22 spaces, 2 accessible spaces)
  • Kitchen (Refrigerator & Warming Oven)

Renter is responsible for setting up and cleaning areas if the kitchen is used.

Booking and Reservation Details

Park Activity Buildings are open year-round on weekdays and weekends for reservations. Two time slots available daily: 10:00am to 4pm and 5 to 11 p.m. If you want to reserve a different time slot, it must be at least 8 hours long. Reservations are first-come, first-served and can be made up to six months in advance.  

Reservations can be made through activeMontgomery or if you need help, contact the Park Permit Office during business hours.

Building Tour

If you wish to tour the Park Activity Building, please contact the Park Permits Office to schedule a visit. They will provide you with access and alarm codes to the building.

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm

Rules and Regulations

All Permit Holders must follow M-NCPPC Rules and Regulations the specific Guidelines and Conditions of Use as stated on the facility permit and all pertinent and relative Park Facility Guidelines.