The Sharptown Recreation and Parks commission is committed to keeping Sharptown active.  Through our sports programs, well-maintained parks,  and annual events, we strive to promote a sense of community throughout Sharptown and the surrounding areas.  Explore our site and find out what Sharptown Recreation and Parks can do for you.


Next Event: 09/14/2019 – Star Wars Movie Night

Join us Saturday September 14th at dusk at Cope Bennett Park for our Star Wars movie night.  Come in costume and get a free treat.  Photo ops, themed concessions and a whole lot of fun await.  Movie starts at dark.

09/15/2019 – Soapbox Derby and Bike Parade

Sunday September 15th we will be hosting our annual Soapbox Derby on Main Street.  We’ll start at 1pm with our Bike Parade and then immediately start our Derby.  Soap Box cars are provided.

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Gene Lowe Park

Located on State Street between Corporation Rd and Nanticoke St, Gene Lowe Park is home to Sharptown’s soccer field and basketball courts.  It also has playground equipment including swings and a play-gym with 3 slides!

Cope Bennett Park

Cope Bennett Park is near the intersection of Little Water St and Railway St on the Nanticoke River.  It is where Sharptown’s baseball field, secondary soccer field, tennis courts, and pickleball courts are located.  It has a small picnic pavilion situated next to a newly renovated playground with one the last merry-go-rounds in the county.

Cherry Beach Park & Boat Ramp

Just on the other side of 313 from Cope Bennett Park, an easy stroll under the bridge, is Cherry Beach Park & Boat Ramp.  There you can find more playground equipment, swimming, fishing, and the town boat ramp.  Its has a very large picnic pavilion with tables and the generously sized parking lot also serves as overflow parking for events at Cope Bennett Park.

Public Fishing Area

At the very end of Main Street along the Nanticoke river you will find the public fishing area. It runs from Main Street over to Ferry Street. A fishing license is not required if you fish between the signs.


The Sharptown Recreation and Parks  2019 Officers:

President - Scott McMahon
Vice President - Mark Carroll
Treasurer - Dot Dickerson
Secretary - Pam Eskridge