Sports Core Pool


Hours and Location

Open Daily*

Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm*

*The Sports Core Pool closes at 2:00 pm one day a month for a deep cleaning of the pool deck. The closure will normally occur on the third Sunday of the month, but this is subject to change. Check the Aquatics calendar for the most current information.

11144 Cathell Road
Ocean Pines, MD 21811

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This facility offers a large, heated indoor pool with a slide, large stepped entry, spacious indoor & outdoor sundecks and loungers. The Sports Core Pool hosts fitness classes, swim lessons, and special events all year for all ages and is perfect for birthday parties. Swim members may use this pool for lap lanes Monday – Friday starting at 6:00am.

Daily Rates

Note:  Non-swimmers at the Sports Core Pool pay a facility-use fee of $3 per person.  Non-swimmers at all other pools pay the regular daily fees.

Daily Fees – Pay Cash at Door
• OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults 18 & up: $8 | Youth (5-17): $6

• Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults 18 & up: $10 | Youth (5-17): $8

Save with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards!
Available at the Admin Building at 239 Ocean Parkway.
** Reload the Cards at Sports Core Pool or the Administration Office. Cards expire on April 30 in the fiscal year in which they were purchased. Cards purchased prior to Fiscal Year 2019-20 expire April 30, 2020.

• OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults: $35 for 5 visits | Youth (5-17): $25 for 5 visits

• Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults: $45 for 5 visits / Youth (5-17): $35 for 5 visits

Save with A Swim Membership!
Use all 5 swimming facilities. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by a guardian 13 years and older at the pools. Membership cards are not valid at special pool events.

Weather Policy

In the winter, the indoor Sports Core Pool may open late or close due to inclement weather. If Worcester County Public Schools are closed or open on a two-hour delay for snow or ice, the pool will open at 9:00 am for all activities. If Worcester County Public Schools operate on a one-hour delay or a fog delay, the pool will open at its regularly scheduled time. In the event of more extreme snow or ice, it may be necessary to close the pool for the day or longer. Please visit Ocean Pines Aquatics on Facebook for the latest weather updates. Any aquatics classes missed due a delayed opening or closure will be made up.

Please note that all outdoor pools in Ocean Pines and the indoor Sports Core Pool close during thunder and/or lightning.


Let the Sports Core host your next party! Perfect for club meetings, birthday parties, class trips, reunions, team-building, social seminars, chamber events, scout groups, charity events and more.

Tables are provided. Bring your own music to play on the surround-sound audio system. Ask about food options, or bring your own food and drink (no glass).

$7 per person ($2 per person for non-swimmers). $50 refundable deposit due at booking. Two weeks’ notice required to schedule staffing. Call for group rates (50 or more) or for private party information.

Call 410-641-5255 to book your event!

Document Name Description
2019-2020 Associate Application

Amenity Membership Application for golf, swim, tennis, platform tennis, pickleball and beach parking for those who are not Ocean Pines property owners or residents.

Daily Beach Club Parking Permit Application

Application to purchase a daily Beach Club parking permit. Application must be submitted to the Ocean Pines Administration Building.

2019-2020 Weekly Membership Application

Weekly Membership Application for Beach Parking and Ocean Pines Pools.

2019-2020 Amenity Membership Application

Amenity Membership Application for golf, swim, tennis, platform tennis, pickleball and Beach Club parking for Ocean Pines property owners and residents.

Pool Swim Card Application

Application to purchase swim coupon cards and pool access cards to be used at all five Ocean Pines pools.

View more information on our Amenity Memberships

For questions, call: 410.641.5255 (Sports Core Pool)
To register for classes or lessons, call: 410.641.5255
For Membership, call: 410.641.7717 (Administration)

Pool Rules

Click HERE to view a pdf of Pool Rules.