Recreation, Parks and You!

Recreation Councils

The mission of Wicomico County Recreation & Parks is pushed forward with the assistance of Recreation Councils. These councils serve to develop and coordinate recreation programs for the community, and it is through their voice regarding community needs and interests that the Recreation & Parks Department determines what recreation programs should be developed.

The purpose of the Council is to represent its respective community and foster the development of well-rounded parks and recreation programs for all community members. Furthermore, the Councils work to maintain facilities within their area and promote currently on-going programs and events.

Recreation Councils are tasked with five main responsibilities

  1. Raise money to supplement County funds used to administer recreation programs
  2. To offer recreation programs assistance
  3. To provide maintenance of facilities
  4. Capital Improvements
  5. Establishing Policies for the Recreation Council

PDF Recreation Council Manual

Recreation Councils represent the following areas

  • Delmar
  • Eastside Youth Sports Complex Committee (Willards)
  • Friends of Recreation & Parks
  • Fruitland
  • Mardela
  • Pemberton Park Board
  • Pittsville
  • Salisbury Advisory Council for Youth Activities
  • Sharptown
  • Westside Advisory Board

Recreation Council members consist of representatives from non-profit, civic, church, school, cultural, youth and adult community organizations and interested citizens who are concerned with leisure time activities. If you have an interest in recreation, bettering your community and time to dedicate to the cause - please contact James Simmons to see how you can get involved at jsimmons@wicomicocounty.org or 410-548-4900 ext. 114.

Current Programs & News

  • Pemberton Park Nature Camp

    Pemberton Park Nature Camp

    Does your child love the great outdoors? Check out Pemberton Park Nature Camp! Pemberton's 260 acres of forests, meadows and wetlands create an ideal place for campers to discover the natural world through hands-on lessons, hikes, games, crafts, fishing and other fun activities. - Read More


  • Summerfest

    Summerfest

    Spend the evening at a community park during Summerfest, a FREE event series for kids and families. - Read More


  • ESEVA Summer Camp

    ESEVA Summer Camp

    The Eastern Shore Elite Volleyball Academy Volleyball Camp immerses players in the sport of volleyball, giving them the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement – no matter the player's ability level. - Read More


Wicomico Youth Soccer League

For advertising information, contact us

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletter and you will receive regular news and promotions.

Sign Up