Wicomico Recreation: Summer programs now in full swing

By James Simmons
Posted 7/8/21

Summer is in full swing with Wicomico Recreation & Parks. Come out to one of the local parks for Summerfest, or the Playground Park Hop program, to socialize, play games, grab some snacks and see …

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Wicomico Recreation: Summer programs now in full swing

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Summer is in full swing with Wicomico Recreation & Parks. Come out to one of the local parks for Summerfest, or the Playground Park Hop program, to socialize, play games, grab some snacks and see a movie.

Registration for programs is available online at WicomicoRecandParks.org and in person at the Wicomico Civic Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and. To stay up-to-date on our programs, follow us on social media at @funwicomico.

 Summerfest

Experience games, food, music, movies and more at Summerfest. Wicomico Recreation & Parks has partnered with the city of Salisbury and the Mizzle House Foundation to host this free event series for kids and families. Each event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. The schedule is below:

  •         July 8: Indian Village Playground.
  •         July 22: Billy Gene Jackson Sr. Park.
  •         Aug. 12: Doverdale Park.

 Shore Hoops Summer Camp

The Wicomico Youth Basketball League is excited to bring back the Shore Hoops Summer Camp happening July 6-9 at Maggs Gymnasium on the Salisbury University campus. It is open to youth athletes ages 9-11.

 Maurice Williams, head coach of the Salisbury University Men’s Basketball team, and his staff will be directing instructions for this year’s camp. Registration is open until June 22 and is $150 per participant.

 Playground Park Hop

The Playground Park Hop is a free program for kids happening on Tuesdays at various community parks this summer. Children can enjoy games, sports, arts & crafts, a TikTok filming station and more. The program will take place from 2-5 p.m. at the following locations:

  •         July 13: Fruitland Recreational Park.
  •         July 20: Billy Gene Jackson Sr. Park
  •         July 27: Hebron Lions Park.
  •         Aug. 3: WinterPlace Park.
  •         Aug. 10: Doverdale Playground.

 Wicomico Youth Soccer League

With divisions for children ages 3-13, there’s opportunities for everyone in the Wicomico Youth Soccer League. Divisions include 3’s, U5, U7, U9, U11, Girls U11, U13 and Girls U13.

 The 3’s-U7 divisions’ season takes place Sept. 11-Oct. 30 and games are played on Saturdays. The U9-U13 divisions have one practice a week and play games on Saturdays. Their season begins Sept. 11 and continues through Nov. 6.

All divisions will play at WinterPlace Park and other County parks as needed. Registration is open through Aug. 24. The 3’s division is $40 per player and the U5-U13 divisions are $55 per player.

James Simmons is the Recreation Superintendent for Wicomico County’s Parks & Recreation Department.