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Park Rules and Regulations

Visiting one of our facilities?  Check out these rules and regulations before you go.  Click Here to download.

Photo Policy

Pictures taken of participants in our programs may be used in our publications and our web page. If you do not wish for you or your child's photograph to be used, please contact the Department at 410-548-4900.

Cancellations & Rainouts

When weather related emergencies are declared in Wicomico County and schools are closed, no programs will be held. Every effort will be made to make announcements on the local radio and television stations regarding evening and weekend activities. You can hear a recorded listing of current program cancellations due to inclement weather by dialing our cancellation line at 410-548-4900 ext. 5.

Visit WMDT.com or WBOC.com for closings.
Visit the Wicomico County Board of Education for school closings

Child Pick-up

Arrive to pick up your child five minutes before the program's scheduled closing. Failure to pick up your child on time may result in additional fees for lateness (if applicable) or in his or her removal from the program.

Special Needs

The Department is committed to providing accessibility for individuals with special needs and strives to provide equal, integrated participation in all programs, activities, and services. We welcome the questions, comments and concerns of parents and interested community members regarding accommodating special needs. If you or your child has a special need, please indicate it on the registration form.

Refund Policy

The request for a refund due to withdrawal from a program or lease arrangement must be made in writing to the Department and must be received no later than one week prior to the first day of any activity (three weeks for pavilion rentals). All refunds granted are subject to a 10% fee for processing. Request for refunds received later than the established deadline will not be honored. Approved refunds will be sent to the registrant within 30 days from the date of approval.

Download Refund Request Form

Eligibility and Fees

Wicomico County recreation programs are open to both residents and non-residents. The eligibility policy will be reviewed annually with consideration given to the availability of facilities, quality of the programs being offered, and the administrative effort required to organize the programs.

If you have questions on eligibility or fees, please call 410-548-4900 ext. 114 or e-mail Andy Kitzrow at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Approved by the Wicomico County Council on May 6, 2003. Amended Feb. 22, 2005.

 

Current Programs and News

Turkey Trek 5K

Gear up for your Thanksgiving Day feast at the 6th Annual Turkey Trek 5K at Pemberton Historical Park on Thursday, November 27. The race will wind through Pemberton's beautiful forests, meadows and wetlands. Enjoy pie after the race - it is Thanksgiving after all! Read More




Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

Each year, community members dedicate over 5,000 hours of time to Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism programs and events. These volunteers are honored through the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet each winter. This year's banquet will be held on Tuesday, December 9. Read More




Bus Trip to New York City

Reserve your spot for our bus trip to New York City on Saturday, December 6. Spend the day on your own - take in a show, ice skate in Rockefeller Center, take care of some holiday shopping... the options are endless! Registration is open now! Read More



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