Pocomoke River State Park

Swimming Pool in Pocomoke River State Park ​​

Swimming Pool

ALERT: Due to staffing shortages, the Shad Landing pool will operate on weekends only and with capacity limits until further notice. Please be prepared for closures due to staffing availability or capacity limits. The concession stand will not be open during this time. Youth groups reservations and private rentals are also not available at this time. Please call the park at 410-632-2566 for more information before your arrival.

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 to Labor Day weekend - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Also open Monday of Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends
  • ​Pool hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The pool is staffed by certified life guards.

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.