Welcome to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County
Parks & Recreation Center

ATTENTION :: The Children’s Garden at Ambrose Park will be closed on Saturday, October 22nd.  It will reopen on its next regular business day of Tuesday, October 25th from 9:30am-12:30pm.

::: Special Notice – Beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2016 the Administrative Office hours for the W. Randy Smith Recreation Center have changed to 2:00pm – 6:00pm, Monday – Friday.  If you need to speak to someone before this opening time, you may contact a staff member at our Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center at 304-264-4842. :::

We are pleased to provide a variety of programs, facilities, and services to meet your recreation and leisure needs.

We are home to more than fifteen public parks and two public swimming pools; and take pride in offering a wide variety of recreation programs, special events, and outdoor adventures that meet the diverse needs of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County citizens.

Whether you are new to the area, or a lifelong resident, come and see what makes our parks wild and wonderful.

In addition to this website, you can get the latest information and announcements by liking our Facebook page and following us on Twitter.

For information about Berkeley County or the City of Martinsburg, as well as those recreational programs that do not fall under M-BC Parks & Recreation, you can access to their websites by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on ‘Links of Interest’.


Tickets are available in our Administrative Office during business hours of Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. For additional information about this event, please visit www.hardknockscagefights.com

Promo video can be viewed HERE.




The GATEWAY CHILDREN’S GARDEN is open through November 12th on Tuesdays 9:30am – 12:00pm; Wednesdays 6:00pm – Dark; and Saturdays 9:00am – 1:00pm.  The entry fee is $2 per child on weekdays and $3 per child on Saturdays (cash only, please). 

Come explore the wonders of nature at the Gateway Children’s Garden at Ambrose Park! The Children’s Garden is designed so that young children, ages 2-12, can experience the outdoors by observing wildlife; digging in the dirt; climbing; imaginary play; and learning through interactive stations.

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The Garden features:
Hobbit House
Look-Out Tower
ABC Garden & Reading Nook
Tiny Tots Exploration Area
Drip Drop Water Zone
Butterfly Garden
Dinosaur Dig
Nest Niche

Please click HERE for more information.


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::: You can view our Spring 2016 – Spring 2017 Programs & Facilities Guide Online by clicking on the image above! :::

Look at our Downloadable Forms section of our website to see what we are currently registering for.   


WURZBURG DOG PARK AT AMBROSE PARK  ::: REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE online for download or in our Administrative Offices! Click HERE to get more information as well as the registration packet (which includes the dog park rules and regulations).

::: Click HERE to see the Wurzburg Dog Park LIVE. :::