Sailwinds Park Beach

Cambridge, Maryland
Managed by ShoreRivers

The Sailwinds Park Beach is located at the Dorchester County Visitor Center in Cambridge, MD. Visible from the Rt. 50 bridge as you come over the Choptank River, this beach is seen as a local swimming hole where community members and visitors come to cool off during the hot months of summer. Other amenities at Sailwinds Park include a playground, restrooms, relaxing garden with native plants, mile-long board walk, and "Flying goose" monument fountain.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 31st, 2020. ShoreRivers updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 31st, 2020 at 11:54 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Sailwinds Park Beach is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st to October 1st.

Source Information

ShoreRivers monitors water quality at sites in this region. Sampling Season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend with samples taken weekly thought this time. ShoreRivers utilizes the standardized EPA criteria of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing a single water sample, and 35 cfu/100 ml for the geometric mean calculated from multiple samples. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available or by close of business on Friday of each week. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app. and the Choptank and Miles and Wye Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram accounts. Results tables are available by email or by calling ShoreRivers at 443 385 0511.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is under 35 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is equal to or above 35 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

Sailwinds Park Beach

Cambridge, Maryland
Managed by ShoreRivers

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 31st, 2020. ShoreRivers updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 31st, 2020 at 11:54 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

The Sailwinds Park Beach is located at the Dorchester County Visitor Center in Cambridge, MD. Visible from the Rt. 50 bridge as you come over the Choptank River, this beach is seen as a local swimming hole where community members and visitors come to cool off during the hot months of summer. Other amenities at Sailwinds Park include a playground, restrooms, relaxing garden with native plants, mile-long board walk, and "Flying goose" monument fountain.

Monitoring Frequency

Sailwinds Park Beach is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st to October 1st.

Source Information

ShoreRivers monitors water quality at sites in this region. Sampling Season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend with samples taken weekly thought this time. ShoreRivers utilizes the standardized EPA criteria of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing a single water sample, and 35 cfu/100 ml for the geometric mean calculated from multiple samples. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available or by close of business on Friday of each week. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app. and the Choptank and Miles and Wye Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram accounts. Results tables are available by email or by calling ShoreRivers at 443 385 0511.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is under 35 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is equal to or above 35 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

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