Mailing address:Fort Ritchie Community Center14421 Lake Royer DriveP.O. Box 755Cascade, MD 21719Telephone numbers:Office/Courtesy Desk: 301-241-5085Fax: 301-241-5081 (Please note: This is a new fax number effective August 10, 2012)
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HoursMonday through Thursday, 6am - 9pmFriday, 6am - 6pmSaturday, 9am - 5pmSunday, 10am - 4pm
Directions to Fort Ritchie Community CenterView Larger Map
Directions to Main Entrance of Fort Ritchie: Located at 4-way intersection of MD 550 (Fort Ritchie Access Road/Military Road) and MD 491 (McAfee Hill Road). Once inside Main Entrance proceed immediately to right to Community Center in direct view.From:Smithsburg/Hagerstown, MD: From MD 64 intersection with MD 491, proceed north on MD 491. After about 6 miles bear left onto McAfee Hill Rd. to stay on MD 491; another half mile to Main Entrance on Left at 4-way intersection.Sabillasville/Thurmont/Frederick, MD: From US 15 interchange with MD 550, proceed 7 miles on MD 550 north through Sabillasville to Main Entrance at 4-way intersection (straight ahead).Emmittsburg, MD: West on MD 140, which becomes PA 16 at Mason-Dixon Line. Continue 7 miles on PA 16 west to intersection with Fort Ritchie Access Road; turn left and go south 2 miles to 4-way intersection; Main Entrance on right.Carroll Valley/Fairfield, PA area: West on PA 16 to intersection with Fort Ritchie Access Road in Blue Ridge Summit; turn left and go south 2 miles to 4-way intersection; Main Entrance on right.Waynesboro, PA: From PA 16, proceed 7 miles east to intersection with Fort Ritchie Access Road; turn right and go south 2 miles to 4-way intersection; Main Entrance on right.
Cancellation and Facility ClosingsCancellations, including early closings and/or late openings of the building, due to inclement weather or other unusual or extraordinary circumstances and situations are posted on the home page of this website and, whenever possible, on the Main Entrance doors and on our automated phone system (301-241-5085). Check the website or call us when the threat of severe or inclement weather exists.
Holiday ScheduleThe following days/dates are designated as Center closings for the Calendar year. Holidays identified are for the 2012 calendar year.January 1 - New Year's DayMay 28 - Memorial DayJuly 4 - Independence DaySeptember 3 - Labor DayNovember 22 - Thanksgiving DayDecember 24 - Christmas Eve 1/2 DayDecember 25 - Christmas DayDecember 31 - New Year's Eve 1/2 Day