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The Importance of Grant Funding to Wicomico County

Program Open Space (POS) is a nationally recognized program providing dedicated funds for Maryland's state and local parks and conservation areas. Established under the Department of Natural Resources in 1969, when a person buys a house or land, a small percentage (.5%) of the state real estate transfer tax goes into a special fund for Program Open Space. Over the years the County has been able to use this program to build the terrific facilities that serve the citizens at a minimal cost to local taxpayers.

In addition the Inland Waterway Fund was created in 1966 to support the development, use, and enjoyment of all waters of the State of Maryland for the benefit of the general boating public. This is funded by a 5% excise tax when a boat is purchased and titled in the State of Maryland. It provides grants for a wide variety of capitol projects (i.e. dredging, construction, maintenance, pump out stations, erosion control projects, etc.). All of the county boat ramps, piers, and marinas have benefited significantly from this program.

 

Current Programs and News

Junior Girls Softball

Registration is now open for Wicomico Recreation's Junior Girls Softball program. We offer six different leagues for girls ages 4-18. Girls of all skill levels and experience are invited to take part! Read More




Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy

This spring we are excited to introduce the Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy for boys and girls ages 4-15. The program focuses on fundamental technical skill development through Matrix designed training sessions teaching turns, moves and passing superiority. Registration is open now! Read More




Shamrock Shootout

Registration is open for the Shamrock Shootout Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, March 14 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Toss for your chance to win a cash prize! Proceeds benefit Stay Ready Riderz Bike Club and Wicomico Friends of Recreation & Park's Tomorrow Fund. Read More



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