Pocomoke River State Park


Swimming Pool in Pocomoke River State ParkSwimming Pool

The Shad Landing Pool is perfect for a cool dip on a hot summer day. The Olympic size pool operates weekends only from Memorial Day weekend to mid June Wednesday through Monday mid-June through mid-August; and weekends only from mid-August to Labor Day weekend. Daily pool hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. The pool is staffed by certified life guards and has a snack bar with sodas, water, hot dogs and ice cream.

The fee for pool use is free for campers, active duty military and veterans. The fee for day users is $6 per person per day. Punch passes are available for groups and visitors wanting to frequent the pool. Golden Age Pass holders, children 5 years old and under and Maryland Park Service Annual Passport holders are admitted free of charge.

Youth groups can reserve space at the pool by making a reservation for Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The charge for youth groups with reservations is $3 per person per day.

The pool is also available for rental when not open to the public. Call 410-632-2566 ext 100 for Youth Group Reservations and Pool Rental Rates.​