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Action-A-Day 8/12: Self-Care Saturday- A Summer Day by the Water

In the heart of summer there is nothing like getting some time by the water.  Here are some nearby options for kicking back and enjoying the sun sparkling on the water and maybe a little swimming or boating will follow!

Westminster Municipal Pool
325 Royer Road
Westminster, MD 21158 


Pool Hours:
Noon - 7 p.m.
Daily Admission: $7 gate fee
(children up to 18 months free with paid adult)

Punch Cards:  $50 for 10 visits

Piney Run Park—rent a boat to get out on the water.  Hike along the reservoir.  

30 Martz Road

Sykesville, MD 21784


Park Hours: 7 am until sunset (exact time posted at gatehouse) 7 days a week.

The Boat House offers canoes, kayaks and row boats for rent to park patrons at a fee of $9.00 per hour or $30.00 per day. Peddle boats are also available for rent at a fee of $9.00 per half hour. 

To rent a boat, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Leave a driver's license
  • Provide a $20 deposit per boat
  • Read & sign PRP boat rental agreement

Cascade Lake
2844 Snydersburg Road
Hampstead, MD 21074

(410) 374-9111


Cascade Lake Hours:

Gates Open at 10AM

Gates close at 6PM Weekdays

7PM Weekend / Holidays


Cascade Lake Weekend Rates

Adults & children over 7: $15.00

Children 1 to 7 years old: $12.00

Infants: FREE

Seniors 62+:$12.00

Paddleboat Rental: $7.00/1/2 hr

Admission includes lake swimming, waterslides (48" minimum on the 150 foot slide), spray ‘n’ playground, fishing, picnicking and the use of the grounds. A swim test will be administered to all patrons between the ages of 8 and 21 wishing to swim past the 5 foot depth markers. Patrons under 8 years are not eligible for deep-water swimming.

Earlier Event: August 11
Action-A-Day 8/11: Flashback Friday
Later Event: August 13
Action-A-Day  8/13: Service Sunday