Image: Donate Now Button
  • OP6-25-15-020
  • 1262727_376441045822909_1252925079_o-2
  • 1146436_10200656148951768_1887911761_o-2
  • 1381500_10204219531962341_6656282498034360125_n-2
  • 10540722_10152184625246820_640176968930747583_o-2
  • 10548717_10203292591101174_1078233125912578783_o-2
  • soda-fountain
  • OPPics6-26-15-007
  • 10568864_815222161852025_3157767102208254092_n-3
  • beachNewSalt
  • temple-porter
  • 21Beach
  • tennis
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
EditRegion1

Other Recreational Activities

Shuffleboard
Ocean Park offers Shuffleboard and Corn Hole Games. Try our new "Match The Score" for great local prizes. Courts are available for hourly rentals for tournaments or family occasions. The Shuffleboard Courts at the corner of West Grand and Randall Avenues are now under the management of Cameron Jackman. Cameron is from Saco, Maine and is a 5th generation Ocean Parker. He is entering his senior year at Thomas College in Waterville. Memorial Day weekend and Fathers’ Day weekend—come on by, the courts will be open!

Image: Shuffleboard Starting June 25 through September 4, the courts are open from 9:00am to 9:00pm, Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays from noon to 6:00pm. For complete schedules and fees, drop by the courts for a visit.

An open Family Fun Tournament is held every Tuesday evening at 6:00pm beginning June 27 through August 23 and also on Thursday mornings at 9:00 am starting June 30 until August 25. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to ensure prompt starting times. Great new prizes are awarded to the winners. Family fun for all ages.

 

Move on Monday and Tuesday
The Move on Monday and Tuesday series will feature Zumba classes every Monday and Tuesday from June 27 through August 30 from 9:00 to 10:00am. Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow Latin-inspired calorie burning dance 19 fitness-party taught by Stacy Layburn, a licensed Zumba instructor. Come to one or all sessions. All classes will be held at the Rec Hall at 9:00am, with the exception of July 18 & 19 which will be held at Jordan Hall. No class on July 4. Cost: $5.00 per session.

Healthy You Series
Joe Harrigan is a life-long martial artist who teaches an Evidence-Based Taiji (Tai Chi) and Qigong program developed by Dr Yang Yang. Qigong practice encompasses the Taiji form, Qigong exercises, standing/sitting/lying down meditations and partner training. During the hour-long class all aspects of the practice will be touched on. And you will take-away some simple, yet profound, movements you can immediately use to get the benefit of this centuries old practice that the Harvard Medical School says, “This gentle form of exercise can prevent or ease many ills of aging and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.” Classes will be held every Thursday morning at the Rec Hall from June 30 through August 25, 9:00-10:00am (There will be no class on July 21). Cost: $5.00 per session.

Biking and Walking in Ocean Park
There are a number of good biking routes and hiking trails in Ocean Park and the surrounding area. Guild Park, a 10 acre old-growth white pine and spruce grove off Temple Avenue between Free Street and the railroad tracks has marked walking trails. Other trails are in the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge; a trailhead is in the Oceanwood Camp at the end of Royal Street. More information and maps are available in the Visitor's Center at 14 Temple Avenue. See also Nature Trails for more details and a downloadable map to the trails in thePark.

Fairy Garden

Image: Fairy Garden

July 5, from 10:00am-Noon
The Fairy Garden is located across from Jordan Hall on Temple Avenue. Our Fairy Garden consists of miniature houses for the fairies, built of all natural materials. The garden is open to builders and visitors all summer. On , everyone is invited to join in building fairy houses. Wear your fairy wings and come to the party! Additionally, fairies are invited to join in a special section in the July 4th parade, on bikes or on foot, wearing wings or other fairy costumes!

Eductional Bureau Programs
A complete listing of 2016 Education Bureau information and Community Events can be found here.

S'mores and More!
Drop by the beach at the end of Temple Avenue for a traditional campfire on the beach including s’mores, campfire songs, guitar players and silly skits. Great for the whole family! Bring your beach blanket or chair and we’ll bring everything else! 4 nights this summer! Tuesdays, July 5, July 19, July 26 and August 2, 7:00 to 9:00pm. Hosted jointly with Oceanwood Camp Staff. This event is weather permitting. In the event of rain, event will be rescheduled.


Summer Season 2016