Latest news & announcements

Middle School Hoops to be Offered at Worcester County Recreation Center

For the first time, Worcester County Recreation & Parks will be offering an evening basketball program for middle school students. Middle School Hoops will give participants the opportunity to shoot hoops, join pick-up games, and have fun while participating in basketball.

Middle School Hoops will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., May 26 through June 30. The fee is $25 per person and girls and boys grades 5 – 8 are invited to participate.

Cedar Hall Boat Ramp Closed for Reconstruction

The county boat ramp, located six miles from US Route 13 off MD Route 371 in Pocomoke, will undergo rehabilitation work and will be closed to the public for approximately 90 days beginning May 26, 2015. The anticipated reopening is September 15, 2015.

Adult Golf League Takes Players to Eight Different Courses in Worcester County

Worcester County Recreation & Parks brings back the Adult Golf League for the 2015 Spring/Summer season. The league will begin on Wednesday, May 20 at Eagles Landing Golf course in Berlin.

Golf league participants will have the opportunity to play on eight different courses in Worcester County including Ocean Pines Golf Club, Rum Pointe, Ocean City Golf Club, Glen Riddle, River Run, The Bay Club, Lighthouse Sound, and Eagles Landing. Participants will play on a different course each week during this 9-hole shotgun and take pleasure in the game of golf.

Nominations Being Accepted for 2015 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards

Volunteers make Worcester County a better place to live, work, and visit. To honor volunteers whose contributions help improve the quality of life here locally, Worcester County residents are invited to nominate individuals, organizations and businesses for the 2015 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards. The deadline to submit nomination forms is June 10, 2015. A recognition ceremony for all nominees will take place in August. 

Residents Urged to Prepare for Snow

The National Weather Service is calling for snow accumulations tonight ranging from four to eight inches for the Lower Eastern Shore. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) urge residents to remain indoors and stay off the roads once conditions deteriorate. 

The heaviest snow accumulations are expected to take place from midnight tonight into midmorning Thursday. Those who must venture out onto area roadways are warned to exercise extreme caution, as slick conditions and periods of low visibility will make driving hazardous. 

Tourism Officials call for Worcester Green nominations

Worcester County Tourism is accepting nominations through April 10, 2015 for the 4th annual Worcester Green Awards. Worcester Green celebrates excellence in promoting environmentally friendly practices, strategies and products.