Welcome to Freedom Boat Club of Maryland in Essex, MD (Baltimore)

Location: Baltimore Boating Center, 2015 Turkey Point Rd. Essex, MD 21221
                 Middle River

Meet Our Fleet: Glastron GTS Bowrider 20' | Wellcraft 222 Fisherman 22’ | Manitou Aurora LE 21'

Baltimore Boating Center is home of Freedom Boat Club at Middle River, which is located on Sue Creek. Middle River area is known for its wildlife, local beaches, swimming and the excellent fishing.  This hidden gem area also has some of the best seafood and crabs.

Freedom Boat Club members and guests enjoy free, secure parking at the Marina.

Here are some of the top cruising places some of our Maryland club members love.

  • Hawk Cove and Hart-Miller Island State Park. This beautiful little island is an uninhabited island in the Chesapeake Bay accessible only by boat. Enjoy the day swimming, biking, fishing and much more.
  • Across the Chesapeake Bay visit Rock Hall, Tolchester Marina and Fairlee Creek. A perfect swimming hole.
  • Just off Tolchester Marina is great stripped-bass fishing.
  • Enjoy a boat ride to the best tiki-bars in the area to Crazy Tune, Sue Island Grill, Sunset Cove.

Fun Things to Do:

  • Swiming & Beach enjoyment , Miami Beach & Hart-Miller Island
  • Anchorages at Stawberry Point & Sue Creek
  • 7 Restaurants
  • Paddleboard rental!
  • Fishing on the bay nearby
  • Lighted Boat Parade
  • Rocking on the River
  • Baltimore County Boating Saftey Day
  • Eastern Wine & Blues Festival
  • Enjoy special events, including the Fourth of July FireworksFestival, Fleet Week and the Parade of Lighted Boats​
  • Take a quick cab to Camden Yards and M&T Bank to catch a game
  • Live music every Saturday night, with special guest appearances once a month

Enjoy the day fishing, tubing, swimming, or cruising to your favorite place to eat. 

PLEASE NOTE: A Boater Education Card from Maryland or your home state must be in your possession.  You need education if you were born after July 1, 1972, and will be operating a boat or PWC in Maryland.  You can take the boaters safety course online for free at http://www.boatus.org/maryland/

Membership information: Jim Sproat (240) 232-2331 baltimore@freedomboatclub.com

Baltimore Boating Center Dock Cell Phone: (410) 404-3013

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New Season Opens April 15


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Aubrey Barringer | Membership Executive
(410) 995-7007

2015 Turkey Point Rd.
Essex, MD 21221

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(240) 506-0168

(410) 404-3013


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