Join in Columbia Cleanup Day on Saturday, March 25 in all 10 villages

March 3, 2017

Columbia can be even more beautiful — and the environment can be more healthy — after just three hours on Columbia Cleanup Day.

Columbia Cleanup Day will take place on Saturday, March 25 with volunteers simultaneously picking up trash that has accumulated at open space locations in all 10 villages. Nine of Columbia’s villages are scheduled to work from 9am to noon, while the Kings Contrivance event will be held from 10am to 1pm.

This is the eighth year that Columbia Cleanup Day has been held since 2009. People who would like to participate can show up at the meeting locations. The meeting locations and clean-up areas are:

  • Dorsey’s Search: Park at Dorsey Hall Pool (4649 Columbia Road). Clean at the open space behind Dorsey Hall Pool and the playground area.
  • Harper’s Choice: Park at Swansfield Neighborhood Center (5659 Cedar Lane). Clean at the open space area behind Green Dory Lane and Berrypick Lane, ending at Harpers Farm Road.
  • Hickory Ridge: Park at Hawthorn Center (6175 Sunny Spring). Clean at the open space around the center.
  • Kings Contrivance: Park at Amherst House (7251 Eden Brook Drive). Clean at the open space and natural areas behind Amherst House and near Dickinson Pool. Please note that Kings Contrivance’s cleanup will be held from 10am to 1pm.
  • Long Reach: Park at Jeffers Hill Neighborhood Center (6030 Tamar Drive). Clean around Waiting Spring Pond.
  • Oakland Mills: Park at Oakland Mills Village Center (5851 Robert Oliver Place). Clean along the pathway from Stevens Forest Road going toward Route 29.
  • Owen Brown: Park at Lake Elkhorn at the Dockside Lane lot off Cradlerock Way. Clean around Lake Elkhorn and the Forebay area.
  • River Hill: Park at Claret Hall in the River Hill Village Center (6020 Daybreak Circle). Clean along the pathway behind Columbia Gym and the pathway loop at Linden Linthicum Lane.
  • Town Center: Park at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront (10227 Wincopin Circle). Clean around Lake Kittamaqundi.
  • Wilde Lake: Park on Hyla Brook Road. Clean around Wilde Lake Park.

About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit community services corporation that manages Columbia, Maryland, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses. Additional information about CA is available at

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