If swimming is your thing, Delaware State Parks offer quite a number
of opportunities to enjoy the water. Ocean beaches at the three major
beach parks offer guarded swimming away from the crowds and commercialism
of the resort beaches. The Water Park at Killens Pond State Park gives
visitors a chance to slide the tallest water slides in Kent County, play
in the fountains and enjoy a picnic in a brand new facility.
|June 1 and June 4 - 8
||10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|June 2 - 3 and
June 9 - Labor Day
|9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Please check with the Park Office for availibility of activities and amenities when planning your visit.
of the most beautiful beaches on the Atlantic seaboard are found in Delaware
State Parks. Enjoy a variety of activities along 14 miles of state park
beach including sun bathing, swimming, surf fishing, clamming, crabbing,
sailing, boating, surfing, and camping. Hiking trails, nature programs,
and bird watching offer superb opportunities for nature lovers.
Three of Delaware's state parks are on the ocean - where beautiful
sand and sparkling waters await.
Killens Pond Water Park --Pack
up the whole family and head for Kent County's only state park. Plan
to ride the slides, swim a few laps, grab a bite and relax in the
sun. The Water Park at Killens Pond State Park is the hot way to cool
down this summer!
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- Always swim in supervised areas
- Never swim alone - use the buddy system
- Never dive in shallow or unknown water
- Never swim while intoxicated
- Obey lifeguard instructions
- Glass containers on the beach are unsafe and not permitted
Each swimming area has rules specific to that area
- check for rules when entering the swim area and obey all park
rules and regulations.
Don't forget to bring your sunscreen and towels.
A Season Pass makes swimming adventures in Delaware State Parks
easy and inexpensive!