Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland
22 May, 2019
When you bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, know that you are getting the best! We know world-class sports and we’ve got fun and plenty of it. Enjoy family-friendly activities, heart-pumping adventure, accommodating hotels, and natural surroundings when you choose to plan your sports events here.
Things to do in Harford County:
Up for a little adrenaline rush? Try parasailing, paddle boarding, a hot air balloon ride or skydiving - if you’re up for it. Take your team to the Autobahn Indoor Speedway to race karts up to 50 MPH or iFly to make their dream of flight a reality. After the big game, treat the team to ice cream at three creameries: Broom’s Bloom, Keyes Creamery or Jarrettsville Creamery. Golfing fan? We have the fun stuff - Jurassic Golf & Arcade, Churchville Mini Golf, Bel Air Golf Center, and the serious stuff - five top-notch golf courses. And we can’t leave out our scenic spaces which include 89 county parks, three state parks, and of course our waterways like Deer Creek, Bush River, and the breath-taking Chesapeake Bay! Many of our restaurants take group reservations and you will find anything from pizza to international cuisine.
How to get to Harford County:
Host your tournament on the east coast at the top of the Chesapeake Bay, just a short drive from Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware, Baltimore or Washington, DC. Conveniently located off Interstate 95 and near major airports like Philadelphia International, BWI and Dulles.
The Ripken Experience Aberdeen
America’s premier youth baseball facility. Located in Cal and Bill Ripken’s hometown, The Ripken Experience Aberdeen treats youth players like Big Leaguers as they make their way across replicas of some of the most notable MLB parks of the modern era. Cal Sr.'s Yard, a two-thirds scale replica of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, features a Marriott hotel just a long fly ball over the right-field wall, modeled after the storied B&O Warehouse in Baltimore. Rob a home run against the ivy of Wrigley Field, pitch your team to a W at Yankee Stadium, or hit a moonshot over the Green Monster of Fenway Park.
Teams may also take advantage of the centrally located turf training areas and 15 batting cages in preparation for taking the field for tournament play. Book your tournament today and play the #RipkenWay!
Cedar Lane Regional Sports Park
Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer and More
Cedar Lane Regional Park is a 110-acre multi-sport recreation complex that opened in 2008 for local and regional use. The facility is a joint venture between Harford County Government and Cedar Lane Sports Foundation. The facility is managed and maintained by Cedar Lane Sports Foundation. Cedar Lane Regional Park hosts 19 tournaments and 15 leagues each year and attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually.
The complex features 13 fields (1 turf and 12 grass) for tournament and league play. The turf field features a new state-of-the-art scoreboard with LED video display and sound system, along with seating for more than 900 spectators. Each grass field is continuously maintained to provide premier playing surfaces. The park also features a 1.46-mile walking/jogging/biking trail with training obstacles at various points.
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