Much like traditional golf, the object of disc golf is to complete each hole in the fewest number of ‘strokes’. Formalized as a sport in the 1970’s, disc golf differs from the traditional version in that instead of a ball and clubs players use a flying disc. Players throw the discs from a tee area to the target, which is the ‘hole’. The ‘hole’ is usually an elevated metal basket. Once thrown, players track the number of throws and consecutively make shots from the spot where their last throw landed until they reaching the ‘hole’.
Although Recreation & Parks does not yet host a Disc Golf program, Wicomico County’s Schumaker Park is home to an 18-hole disc golf course, affectionately called “the Schu” by regular players. The course is home to league play on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and also to special events, such as the Schumaker Spring Shootout and Father’s Day Doubles. According to a league member, “the multiple tees & pins on every hole allow everyone from the true rec player to the top pro to have an enjoyable round”. For more information about leagues and events, check out the message board by the central restroom building at the park or visit one of the following websites: www.discgolfscene.com or www.dgcoursereview.com.
The Easter Bunny is laying eggs all over Pemberton Historical Park! Hop on over to Wicomico County's Annual Spring Eggstravaganza on Sunday, March 29 for egg hunts, crafts, egg toss, bunny hop, egg dyeing and more! Read More
This spring we are excited to introduce the Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy for boys and girls ages 4-15. The program focuses on fundamental technical skill development through Matrix designed training sessions teaching turns, moves and passing superiority. Registration is open now! Read More
Summer is right around the corner and registration is now open for Kids Klub Summer Escape! Under the supervision of highly trained counselors, campers will explore a unique theme each week packed with core activities, games, contests, special guests and free field trips! Read More
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