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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.

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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

Governor's Challenge Basketball Tournament

The Governor's Challenge High School Basketball Tournament will return to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on December 26 & 27, 29 & 30. This year's event will feature a new DMVelite Showcase and an Inaugural Girl's Division. Tickets are on sale now! Read More

Indoor Community Yard Sale

Clean out your house and fill up your wallet! Wicomico Recreation will hold its annual Indoor Community Yard Sale at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, January 3. Table and booth rentals are available now. Read More

Youth & Adult Chess Tournaments

Castling! Crowning! Registration is now open for Wicomico Recreation's Youth & Adult Chess Tournaments. The youth tournament will be held on February 6, the adult tournament will be held on February 7. Test your skills and be the first to say "Checkmate!" Read More


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