BUS and TRAIN SERVICE
The ShuttleBus Tri-Town Service provides convenient and affordable bus service between the communities of Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach.
The Amtrak Downeaster service stops in Old Orchard Beach from April to October. For more information on “Downeaster” rail service to Old Orchard Beach or to purchase tickets contact Amtrak at: 1-800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245) or visit them on the web at: www.amtrakdowneaster.com
FAX and PHOTOCOPIES SERVICE
Available at the Ocean Park Business Office. FAX number: (207) 934-2823.
Memorial Library (seasonal June, July, August, September)
Libby Memorial Library (year round)
The Ocean Park Post Office at 15 Colby Avenue is operated by the Association for the convenience of residents and visitors. It can fulfill most of your postal needs.The Old Orchard Beach Post Office is located at 2 Cascade Rd. (Rte 98).
By town ordinance Sec. 38-292 of the Town charter: USE AND SALE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS PROHIBITED. No person shall use, sell, or offer for sale consumer fireworks within the Town of Old
Ocean Park neighbors looking out for each other.
Where can I park my car when I come to events at Ocean Park? Parking is quite limited within Ocean Park, as the streets are very narrow and the Park was not designed for cars. Many streets are clearly posted for NO on-street parking for anyone, including homeowners or renters. However, there are limited on-street parking spots located throughout the Park. There are also some 30 minute spots to accommodate brief shopping trips and some 2 hour spots for short visits. Parking on W. Grand Avenue is restricted.
Be very careful to park 20 ft from stop signs; do not block pedestrian crossings, homeowner garages or driveways; and do not park on the sidewalks. Parking spots are scarce; use care to not take up more than one parking space. Be aware that many homeowners park their personal vehicles beside their cottages and these parking areas or driveways are not necessarily paved. Your vehicle will be towed if it blocks a driveway or parking area. Parking regulations ARE enforced to maintain access for residents and public safety vehicles at all times.
You will also want to take note of the speed limit of 25 MPH within Ocean Park, the local vehicular noise ordinance and the cruising ordinance.
Seasonal restrooms (June, July, August, September) are made available by the Ocean Park Association in the area next to the Memorial Library in Furber Park.
The Old Orchard Beach Transfer Station closed effective October 31, 2010 and all solid waste is contracted to BBI Industries (BBI) located on Vallee Lane, off the Smithwheel Road (934-3880). Disposal fees.
Leaf and yard waste will still be accepted at the former Town of Old Orchard Beach transfer facility on a reduced schedule free to residents. The Transfer Station will open for the collection of leaf and brush material on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00a.m. to noon, starting April 2, 2011.
TRASH PICKUP & RECYCLING
Trash pick-up – for information on what day your garbage will be picked up, you may call Blow Bros Inc. (BBI) at 934-3880. BBI also provides recycling pick-up. For more information regarding recycling pick-up, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 934-5714. OOB trash bags are available at the Ocean Park Business Office: $1.50 each
USE OF DUNE AREA:
No traffic of any kind, vehicular or pedestrian, may enter or use any area of the beach where so-called dune grass is growing.
WEATHER AND TIDE CHARTThe average summer temperature is in the 70's and winter days on the coast average 32 degrees. Coastal Maine may experience a week or two of 90 degree plus temperatures during the summer. Cool ocean water in the summer results in frequent early morning fog, particularly when the there is a significant temperature difference between the cool water and the warm land. Today's weather, five day forecast, and tide chart.
WIRELESS INTERNETWireless Internet service is available during your stay in Ocean Park and may be purchased at the Ocean Park Association office during business hours: $5 a day (24 hrs), $15 a week (168 hrs), $25 a month (720 hrs). The wireless service is designed for use in and around Jakeman Hall only. Please call 934-9068 x200 for more information.