Pocomoke River State Park


Swimming Pool in Pocomoke River State ParkSwimming Pool

ALERT: In accordance with Governor Hogan's emergency actions to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shad Landing pool is closed until further notice.

The operating scheduled below is for informational purposes only.

The Shad Landing pool is perfect for a cool dip on a hot summer day. The Olympic size pool operates on the following schedule:

Memorial Day weekend to mid June - Weekends Only
Mid June to mid August - Thursday through Monday
Mid August to Labor Day weekend - weekends only

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, 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 for youth group reservations and pool rental rates.​​​