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Welcome to the Ocean City Recreation Summer Programs page. You may browse by program category, Sports Camps, Basketball Leagues, Active Activities, Bayside Center Camps, Tennis, Golf and the Surf Chair program or just start scrolling down to checkout all the programs listed at once!

If you need more information on the many other aspects of recreation in Ocean City choose another link from the recreation tab, Aquatic & Fitness Center, Bayside and Marina, Ocean City Community Center, Race Events, Facilities Parks & Playgrounds & Ocean City Dog Park.

We hope you find plenty to do this summer in Ocean City America’s Greatest Family Resort!

All online and walk in camp registration begins May 1. Choose register now to create a username & password or check your login from last year. Register Now
Walk in registration taken at the 6th & Boardwalk Sports & Civic Center or 1735 Simpson Ave Aquatic & Fitness Center.

 

Active Activities

Playground Activities - 2019

PLAYGROUND ACTIVITIES

A supervised program for children to play games and participate in arts & crafts. Tons of games, crafts and a different theme for every week!
AGES: 4 (by 6/20/19) to 8
DAYS: Monday- Friday (weather permitting)
TIME: 9 am- 12 noon
LOCATIONS:  North, 8th, 15th,34th & 52nd Street
COST: $70 per week
            $250 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)
            
$425 for 8 weeks - June 24 - Aug. 16, 2019
            $70 for week #9 (8th St. only)
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration)
 

WEEK #1 - Week of Champions (6/24 -  6/28)
WEEK #2 – Fourth of July (7/1 – 7/5)
WEEK #3 – Super Heros (7/8 – 7/12)
WEEK #4 – 70's Disco Days (7/15 – 7/19)
WEEK #5 – Circus (7/22 – 7/26)
WEEK #6 - Aloha (7/29– 8/2)
WEEK # 7 – Dino Days (8/5 – 8/9)
WEEK #8 – Ahoy Matey! (8/12– 8/16)
WEEK #9 - Artful Antics (8/19-8/23) 8th St. only


REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st
(Camp is weather permitting. Cancellations are emailed and posted under Recreation Announcements)
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Morning Sports - 2019

MORNING SPORTS & RECREATION ACTIVITIES

An introductory program in which your child will play a variety of sports and games.

AGES: 7 (by 6/20/19) to 13
DAYS:  Monday – Friday (weather permitting)
TIME:  9:00 am 12:00 noon
LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave (unless otherwise noted)
COST: $70.00 per week
            
$250 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks) 
            
$425 for 8 weeks - June 24- August 16, 2019

WEEK #1 - Soccer - (6/24 - 6/28)
WEEK #2 - Basketball - (7/1 - 7/5)
WEEK #3 - Street Hockey (6th St.) - (7/8 - 7/12)
WEEK #4 - Kickball & Playground Games - (7/15 - 7/19) *Optional Trip- Bowling (Date: TBD)- Fee: $12.00
WEEK #5 – Track & Field (6th St.) - (7/22 - 7/26)  *Optional Trip-Golf & Go-Karts (Date: TBD)- Fee: $6.00
WEEK #6Basketball - (7/29 - 8/2)
WEEK #7 - Beach Activities (6th St.) - (8/5 - 8/9) *Optional Trip-Water Park (Date: TBD)- Fee: $13.00
WEEK #8Fitness, Agility & Inflatables - (8/12 - 8/16)


Camp is weather permitting. Cancellations are emailed and posted under Recreation Announcements
(Schedule subject to change)
*Trips are optional and not included in fee. Any child not participating in the trips reports to assigned site.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Printable or E-mail Emergency Contact Form

Fitness/Dance Class - 2019

FITNESS/DANCE CLASS

This class is a dance based and high energy conditioning fitness class. This class is designed to maintain strength and flexibility conditioning as a vital portion that is necessary in practicing safe tumbling. 

AGES:  7 - 12 yrs.

REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1

DAYS:  Mon., Wed., Fri

TIMES:  9:00 am - 10:00 am

LOCATION:  Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk

COST:  Session I - $100/Session II - $100

Both Sessions I & II - $180

Session I - June 24 - July 19
Session II - July 22 - Aug. 16

* Class sizes are limited to 20 students

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Recreational Tumbling Class - 2019

RECREATIONAL TUMBLING CLASS

This is an open gym class designed for cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts. Children will work on strength, flexibility and balance

AGES:  7 - 12 yrs.

REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1

DAYS:  Mon., Wed., Fri.

TIMES:  10:00 am - 11:00 am

LOCATION:  Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk

COST:  Session I - $100/Session II - $100

Both Sessions I & II - $180

Session I - June 24 - July 19
Session II - July 22 - Aug. 16

*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS

 Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Tiny Tots Tumbling - 2019

TINY TOTS TUMBLING
This class is designed for beginners that want to learn the fundamentals of gymnastics.

AGES: 3 (by 6/1/19) to 6
Registration Starts: May 1
DAYS: Tuesdays & Thursdays (no class on Aug 8)
AGES: 3 - 4
9:00 am -  9:45 am
AGES: 4 - 5
10:00 am- 10:45 am
AGES: 5 - 6
11:00 am - 11:45 am

LOCATION: Sports & Civic Center

Session I - $65/Session II - $65
Session I & II - $110

Session I - June 24 - July 19
Session II - July 22 - Aug. 16


*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS PER AGE GROUP

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Fun N' Fitness Summer Camp - 2019

FUN N’ FITNESS SUMMER CAMP

 The Aquatic & Fitness Summer Camp staff is hoping to see you and your child this summer. We are offering the Fun N’ Fitness Summer Camp for ages 4 to 10 year olds. Camp will be full of splashing fun, lots of glue, and fitness challenges. The children will be kept busy in the morning program with fun sports and games, a swim lesson and pool playtime. Later we fuel up with a snack and make a crafty momento to take home each day of camp.Camp will provide outdoor activities, swim lessons and a trip once a session. Qualified camp counselors guide you through many facets of Fun-N-Fitness.

Swim Lessons/Activities/Crafts

Gathering and outside activity location 18th St. Intermediate School, Swim Lessons held at the Aquatic & Fitness Center.

Ages:  4 (as of 6/1/19) Must be toilet trained - 10 years old (must show proof of age)

Days: Monday through Friday

Time: 9:00am- 12pm

Dates: Session # 1 - June 24 - July 5
           Session # 2 - July 8 - July 19
           Session # 3 - July 22 - August 2
           Session # 4 - August 5 - August 16

$305.00 (2 week session)

Registration is limited and begins May 1st at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.
Register online- Click Here

For more information on all Aquatic & Fitness Center classes and programs – Click Here

Printable or E-mail Emergency Contact Form

Swim Lessons - 2019

AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTER LEARN TO SWIM

Registration is limited. Registration for summer swim lessons begins June 1 Online or in person at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.
Online Registration Link - Create a Community Pass account or Log in.

The American Red Cross Learn to Swim program teaches youngsters to swim and be safe in, on and around water. We teach 5 progressive levels. Starting with Level I where the most (elementary) beginning swimming skills are taught, thru Level 5 refining the competitive strokes. 

PARENT & TOT
6 months - 3 1/2 years
Parents participation is required. This class is designed to introduce and acclimate your young child to the water.

ADULT LESSONS
Instructors work with you at any level

PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS
Adult & child individualized instruction, the lessons may be arranged at your convenience
Call the Aquatic & Fitness Front Desk - (609) 398 - 6900 for more information

Find more about the Aquatic and Fitness Center programs – Click Here

1st Day of Registration: Summer: Friday, May 31st 9:00AM
Online Registration Link - Create a Community Pass account or Log in.

Skateboarding Private Lessons

60 min - Private Skateboarding Lesson by qualified instructor - Register Now

$45 - 60 mins
(Required Equipment: Helmet, knee & elbow pads (may borrow these from the skatepark.) Must provide your own skateboard) 
After registering for your lesson please contact: Wendy Moyle for scheduling.
Wmoyle@ocnj.us or (609) 525-9301

Instructors:
Willie Fannon - Has been actively Skateboarding since the age of 9. 31 yrs of experience. Has a background in Street Skating with a new found love of Skating Skateparks. Has Skated all over the country and has been teaching people how to skate for over 10 years. In addition to being a Skateboarding Instructor, Willie also teaches people how to Surf and Paddleboard. Willie hopes to see you at the Ocean City Skatepark!!!

Joe Payne - Began skateboarding at 10 years old in 1985 when he moved to Ocean City. He’s the founder of a local skate team called Havoc. He has helped his teammates with skating and they have gone on to win and place in contests locally and in other states. “I consider skateboarding to being compared to a martial art. It takes focus, balance, and discipline to perfect each new trick a skater learns. I try to teach new skaters how to learn new tricks and then apply that process to every trick, so the skater can begin to learn on their own after a short time.” 

Little Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2019

LITTLE MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 8 - 11 (cannot be 12 before 8/1/19

REGISTRATION: May 1st - July 14th
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 16, 2019

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $75.00

INFORMATION: 609-525-9304 or kfenton@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

 

Jr Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2019

JUNIOR MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 12 - 15 (cannot be 16 before 8/1/19)

REGISTRATION: May 1 at 9:00am - July 1
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 17, 2019

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST$75.00

INFORMATION: 609-525-9284 or mhartman@ocnj.us

Register Now

Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2019

Miss Ocean City

AGES: 16 - 22 (cannot be 23 before 8/1/19)

REGISTRATION: May 1 at 9:00am- July 1
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 10, 2019

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $100 or Sponsorship

INFO: 609-525 9284 or mhartman@ocnj.us

Ocean City Youth Theatre Camp - 2019

OCEAN CITY YOUTH THEATRE CAMP

Casting will begin the first day of camp for a two-week rehearsal process of the musical, Disney's Aristocats KIDS!,  
Other camp activities will include:  trips to the Music Pier morning Theatre Series, acting games, singing and movement/dance.

Director:  Michael Hartman

Limited to 55 students
AGES: 3rd - 8th Grade (by 9/1/19)
(with an interest in theatre, dance and or music)

DATES: July 1-3 & 5 & July 8-11 (NO CAMP JULY 4)
LOCATION: Hughes Performing Arts Center of OCHS 6th St. entrance
TIME: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon

DATE: July 12th
LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

TIME: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

SHOW: July 12th at 5:30 pm (Ocean City Music Pier)
KIDS REPORT: 5:00 pm

COST
: $225.00

REGISTRATION BEGINS:  May 1st

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304
www.ocnj.us/recreation

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

For more information on other theatre, dance and music programs offered through the Ocean City Theatre Company visit their website. www.oceancitytheatrecompany.com  

Fun Runs - 2019

FUN RUNS

The Fun Runs are sanctioned by the Ocean City Recreation Department and hosted by the Runaway Athletic Club.

AGES: All Ages
TIME: 6pm
DAYS: Tuesdays (Short Distance) Begins: July 2, 2019
            
Thursdays (Long Distance) (5k & 1 mile) Begins: June 27, 2019
LOCATION: Carey Field at 6th & Atlantic
COST: Free

BEGINS: June 27, 2019

INFORMATION: lrumer@ocnj.us or call 609.525.9304

Hope to see you on the track!

Beach Exercise - 2019

BEACH EXERCISE: exercise classes taught on the beach by a variety of certified Aquatic & Fitness Center Instructors.

DAYS: Mon, Wed. & Fri. - (June 24th - Aug.30th)
Mon. (Yoga) Wed (Pilates) Fri (Low Impact)

LOCATION:  6th Street Beach

TIME: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

COST: Free
*Bring a towel and a friend*

For more information on all Aquatic & Fitness Center classes and programs – Click Here

Ocean City Shuffleboard Club - 2018

2018 OCEAN CITY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB

5TH STREET OFF THE BOARDWALK

609-399-7839
www.ocnjshuffleboard.weebly.com

 

NEW JERSEY STATE TOURNAMENTS
 

Entry fee: $3.00 per person

Registration Closes: 9:00 am Rain or Shine

Format: To be determined by the number of players registered

 

June 19-20 - Opening State Tournament Draw Doubles

June 26-27 - Reed Memorial Any Doubles

July 3-5- Mildred & Bill Wray Memorial Pro & AM Singles

July 10-11 - Mid Summer State Tournament Draw Doubles

July 24-26 - N.J. State Singles Championship

August 7-8 - N.J. State Mixed Doubles Championship

August 21-22 - End of Summer Singles

OCEAN CITY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB TOURNAMENTS

Entry fee: $3.00 per person
Registration Closes: 9am rain or shine except as noted

June 8 - Annual Opening Day Open Singles
June 15 -  "Super Six" (bring your own lunch) (10:00am)
June 22 - "Fun Day" Games and Candy Shoot
June 29 - Edward Veith Memorial Tournament
July 13 - "Super Six" (10:00am)
July 20 - Beverly Peppelman Memorial Draw Doubles
August 3 - "Super Six"- "Horse Collar" (10:00am)
August 16-17
- Club Draw Doubles Championship
September 6-7 - Autumn Draw Doubles

All Tournaments Start at 9:00am Unless Otherwise Noted

HORSE COLLAR GAME
Mondays 10am, June thru Sept., $1 Entry Fee

PADDLE GAMES
Monday: Bowling Pin - 1:30pm
 

You may also call for Information Regarding Public Use 609-525-9304

Ocean City Free Public Library

Ocean City Free Public Library
1735 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
            Saturday: 9am - 5pm
            Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

Phone: 609-399-2434
www.oceancitylibrary.org

Ocean City Historical Museum - History Camp - 2019

History Camp 2019

Ages: 7 - 15 years old
Dates: Museum Studies: July 15th - 19th

Ages: 11 - 15 years old
Dates: Making History: August 12th-16th
      

Time: 9am to 11am

Cost: $40

Location: Ocean City Historical Museum

The program needs at least four students.

Register by calling the Museum: 609-399-1801 or email: info@ocnjmuseum.org

OC Surfing Association - 2019

Weekly surfing contests, participants accumulate points each week. If there are no waves the contest will continue until there are three good wave dates. Third and final week trophies are awarded for 1st-6th place.

LOCATION: 7th St. beach

DATES: July 8, 15 & 22

AGES: Girls & Boys 14 and younger

CATEGORIES: Girls & Boys 10 and under; Boys 11-12; Boys 13-14; Girls 11-14

REGISTRATION: Free- 3:30pm on the beach with parent/guardian

CONTEST TIME: 4pm

ADDITIONAL INFO:  Heritage Surf Shop, 609-398-6390

Basketball Leagues

Men's League - 2019

MEN’S LEAGUE -

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 11th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  7:00 pm, 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts & Intermediate School

COST: $60 per player

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 2nd
Maximum Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Women's League - 2019

WOMEN’S LEAGUE

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 17th (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST
: $60

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 9th
Maxmium Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Boys High School League - 2019

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 9th - 12th grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 25th (Tue. - Thurs.)

TIME: 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th Street Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 16th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players. 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st, 9:00AM

Boys Jr. High League - 2019

BOYS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 7th - 8th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 25th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 16th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 21st
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Jr High League - 2019

GIRLS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 7th - 9th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 24th (Mon & Wed)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 16th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 21st.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Boys Intermediate League - 2019

BOYS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 25th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME: 6:00 pm or 7:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 16th

Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 21st.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Intermediate League -2019

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 24th (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 6:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION:
May 1st - June 17th

Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 21st. 
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Biddy League - 2019

BIDDY LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 3rd & 4th Grade (9 ft. baskets)

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 24th (Mon. & Wed.) - Girls
                               June 25th (Tues. & Thurs.) - Boys

TIME: 5:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION:
May 1 - June 16th
Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

 

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Sports Camps

OC Hoops Basketball Camp - 2019

OC HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP

AGES: 5-13

WEEK #1: July 15th - July 19th 
WEEK #2: July 29th - August 2nd
WEEK #3: August 5th - August 9th

LOCATION: Ocean City High School - 6th & Atlantic Ave.

TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

COST: $275

INFORMATION: Frank Gaitley 484-802-7585 or frank@coachgaitley.com

On-line Application: www.svgcamps.com

O.C. Football Camp - 2019

O.C. FOOTBALL CAMP

AGES: 3rd - 8th grades
DATE: July 8 – 12
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LOCATION: 6th & Atlantic Football Field
COST:  $125.00
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1 - www.ocnj.us/recreation 
INFORMATION: Mike Williscroft - (609) 335-4187 or mwilliscroft@yahoo.com

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Soccer Camp - 2019

The Ocean City Nor’easters are proud to be hosting summer camps in Ocean City NJ. The Nor’easters have prepared the curriculum and are ready to host the best soccer camps the shore area has seen. The Nor’easters are putting on a Mini Kickers program for players aged 4-7 to introduce them to soccer with fun games and a Half Day camp for players aged 7-14. The camps in the past have been seen as a fun way to get into soccer as well as a great way to get a lot of touches in a fun atmosphere for the more experienced players.

Soccer Camp

AGES: 4 - 7 yrs  (Mini Kickers) 9am - 11am
COST: $ 115

AGES: 7 - 14 yrs (Half Day) 9am - 1pm 
COST: $ 175


WEEK # 1: June 24th -  28th
WEEK # 2: July 1st - 5th
WEEK # 3: July 8th - 12th
WEEK # 4: July 22nd - 26th
WEEK #5: July 29th - Aug. 2nd

WEEK # 6: Aug. 5th - 9th

LOCATION: 6th & Haven Ave. Complex

ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://www.oceancityfc.com/camps
INFORMATION: 609-432-8271
      

Field Hockey Camp - 2019

SANDY STICKS GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY CAMP

Sandy Sticks Field Hockey Camp offers an outstanding curriculum, designed to improve the skills of young players. Campers develop their skills in a supportive and inspirational atmosphere, while being challenged daily to do their best.
Campers are grouped by age and years of experience, and coached by some of the best area coaches, collegiate players, current field hockey league officials, and top high school athletes. A low camper to coach ratio is one of the many positives at Sandy Sticks.

AGES: 9 – 15

DATE: July 8th – 12th

TIME: 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: 20th & Bay Ave. Fields

COST: $185.00

INFORMATION & PROGRAM WEBSITE: Trish LeFever - (609) 335-4907 or trishlefever@hotmail.com

www.sandysticks.com

SIGN UP IS BY MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM

OC Field Hockey Clinics & Games - 2019

FIELD HOCKEY
(required equipment: stick, shin guards & mouth guard)

INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES
AGES: 6th - 9th Grades
DATES: June 20 - Aug. 1 (Thurs.) (No July 4)
TIME: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm

COST
: $30


INSTRUCTORS: Ocean City High School Coaches & Players
LOCATION: 6th St. & Atlantic  Ave. Turf Field at the Track
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation
INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now

Lady Raider Lacrosse Camp- 2019

LADY RAIDER GIRLS LACROSSE CAMP

Join Lady Raider's for their Girls OC Lacrosse Camp! Something for every level of play: Offense and Defense skills, stick skills, mini net games and prizes!

AGES: 8 - 14

GIRLS DATE: June 24th - June 28th

TIME: 9am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: Carey Field - 6th & Atlantic Ave.

COST: $200

ON-LINE Registration: www.ocnj.us/recreation
Information: Mikenzie Helpenstine- ocmikenzie@gmail.com

Register Now

Girls Lacrosse Instructional Clinic & Games - 2019

GIRLS LACROSSE PICK-UP GAMES

 

AGES:  6th - 8th Grades

TIME:  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

DATES:  June 25th - July 30th - (Tuesday's)

LOCATION:  18th & Haven Avenue
(required equipment: stick, goggles & mouth guard)

 

COST:  $30
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now

Boys Lacrosse Games - 2019

AGES: 3rd-5th Grades
TIME: 5:00pm-6:15pm

AGES: 6th-8th Grades
TIME: 6:15pm-7:30pm

DATES: July 3rd - 31st (Wednesday's)
LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.
(required equipment: stick, helmet, pads, gloves, mouth guard and athletic cup)
COST: $30

O.C. Track Camp - 2019

 

O.C. TRACK CAMP

Campers will have the opportunity to learn about each aspect of Track & Field, including: running, sprinting, jumping and throwing. Each day includes training sessions and games for each event. Camp concludes with an official track meet, with prizes awarded to event winners!    

AGES:  6-13 up to 8th grade

  DATES:  July 15th - 18th

 TIME:  9:00 am – 12 Noon

   LOCATION:  6th & Atlantic - Track

COST:  $125.00

ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1 – www.ocnj.us/recreation

Register Now

INFORMATION: Tim Cook - 609-340-3474
coachcookoctf@gmail.com

 

Tennis Camp - 2019

TENNIS CAMP
*limited to 50 participants*

 

AGES: 6 - 18

DATE: July 15 - 19 (Beginner
            July 29
 - Aug.2 (Advanced) (has had tournament experience; must know how to keep score)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST: $150.00

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304 or (609) 525-9306

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Golf Clinics - 2019

GOLF CLINIC
Emphasis on chipping, putting & short iron game.

AGES: 8 - 10 - Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
AGES: 11 - 12  - Time: 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
*Class size is limited to 12*

DATES:
Session #1 - July 8th - July 11th
Session #2 - August 5th - August 8th

LOCATION: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course 2600 Bay Avenue

COST: $50 per week

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Junior Lifeguard Camp - 2019

OCEAN CITY JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP

AGES: 8-9, 10-12, 13-15

WEEK #1: July 15th - 18th
WEEK #2: July 29th - Aug. 1st


TIME: 9:00 am- 11:30 am

LOCATION: 1st Street Beach

COST: $110.00

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9200 (Beach Patrol) or (609) 525-9304

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Police Department Youth Camp - 2019

OCEAN CITY POLICE DEPT. YOUTH CAMP

This “Police Academy” camp will allow participants the opportunity to experience different aspects of police work.


AGES: 10 - 14
DATE: August 19th - 23rd
TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Sports & Civic Center - 6th St. & Boardwalk
COST
: $135.00
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION:  Matt Schaeffer - mschaffer@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Jr. Firefighter Camp - 2019

OCEAN CITY JR. FIREFIGHTER CAMP

This camp will introduce the participants to the following aspects of the fire and rescue profession: fire safety, CPR, basic first aid & introduction to firefighters tools & skills.

AGES: 9 - 12
DATE: July 22 - 25
TIME: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon
LOCATION: Fire Headquarters - 550 Asbury Avenue
COST
: $110.00
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9182 or e-mail vdimarco@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Skateboard Camp - 2019

FCA SKATEBOARD CAMP

AGES:  8 – 14

DATES:  July 15 – 19
               July 22 – 26

TIME:  6:00 – 8:00 PM

COST: $100

SIGN UP:  www.fcacapeatlantic.org

                  www.fcasurf.org 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOURS:

  www.ocnj.us/recreation

    (609) 399-6111

2018 Bayside Center Camps

Week #1 - June 25 - June 29 - Fun, Fitness & Exercise Science vs. Megalodon or Slime, Goo & Poison Too

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 - 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

June 25-29

Fun, Fitness and Exercise Science

Learn the science of your favorite sports and what it truly takes to play and compete! Participate in different sports disciplines while practicing skill sets in soccer, kickball, volleyball, dodgeball and basketball. Show us your skills!

Slime, Goo & Poison Too

The title tells it all! Spend a week getting down and dirty in the world of toxicology of slime, goo, and chemicals. Conduct experiments as you learn all about how animal toxicology is needed to ensure and help human and animal health, and protection of Earth's habitat. *Campers may get messy during the experiments

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #2 - July 2- July 6 - Sailing Adventure vs. Cool Chemistry

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

July 2 - 6

Sailing Adventure  *Ages 8-12
"Sail away with Bayside and study the history and physics of how a sailboat works." Learn knot tying along with parts of a sailboat! Have fun playing nautical games and end up sailing with the sailing foundation.
 

Cool Chemistry
What are matter, denisity, salinity, reactants, solutions, mixtures and solvents? What do pennies and toothpicks have to do with chemistry? Recreate Frankenstein's hand, fizzy airbags and more in this exploration of science, matter and these senses.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #3 - July 9 - July 13 - Ancient Civilizations vs. Forensics

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, live animals, movies and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

July 9-13

Ancient Civilizations

Learn about the basics of history and explore a different civilization everyday. During the week we will look at the Mesopatamians, Egyptians, Greeks, Inca and Chinese; while also completing hands on activities related to each civilization for a fun learning experience.

 

Forensics

Ever wonder how police solve crime? Become Bayside detectives by designing your own badge, picking out a name your canine dog, collecting fingerprints, learn how to process a crime scene and discover how science can help solve crimes. We will learn how to collect, record and analyze data to investigate evidence that solves crimes.

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #4 - July 16 - July 20 - Food Science at OC vs. Crabby Catchers

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities,dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

July 16 - 20

Food Science in Ocean City

Did you know that baking is actually a chemical reaction? When you add heat to something and it changes, we call this an endothermic reaction. So, baking is chemistry in the kitchen! Campers will learn the basics of baking and what chemical procedures (AKA recipe) are used in making yummy desserts. Kids will experiment with how to change variables in some of the experiments in the week and will be examining (tasting) each result.

Crabby Catchers

Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in southern NJ bays. Cast your nets and traps to see just how many you can catch! Bayside will supply gear to help catch crabs, but if campers would like to bring some of his or her own gear, he/she is more than welcome to do so. *Field trip this week will be a visit to Fun Time Crabbing. Drop-off location will be announced on the first day of camp.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #5 - July 23 - July 27 - Water water is everywhere vs. Archaeology

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips! All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

July 23 - 27

Water, water is everywhere

Kids will cool off from the summer heat participating in water-based activities, experiments, water play and even art projects to discover how water is used all around us. Campers will splish and splash their way into learning about the water cycle and various other concepts of water in engaging and exciting ways! You will end the week with a beach field trip.

Archaeology

Did you ever want to be an archaeologist like Indiana Jones? Come and learn the basics of archaeology from what artifacts are, to how we excavate sites. You will even get to do a simulated excavation.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #6 - July 30 - August 3 - Pirates vs. Exploring the Beaches

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and eleven years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

July 30 - August 3

Pirates

What you say matey! Take a trip back to the Golden age of Piracy and Spanish Main. Receive your pirate name, jog on board, construct your pirate flag, pick your animal and make a treasure map! Learn about some of the most famous pirates in history and maybe stage a mutiny! Will there be a treasure in the chest this year? Lots of adventures with this experience. *Will take a pirate voyage aboard the Sea Dragon

Exploring the Beaches

Discover the wonderful ecosystem of the beach! Learn what animals you can see on the beaches of Ocean City! What will you find lurking when we take a field trip to the beach? Experience a Bayside Camp sandcastle contest. Explore marine biology and animals that may be swimming nearby. Find out why we have tides that make the ocean come in and go out every day. *Friday, August 3 will be a "beach day". Drop off location will be 5th & the boardwalk.

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #7 - August 6 - August 10 - Boardwalk Sci/Action, Amusements, Adventure vs. Crabby Catchers

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissection (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and eleven years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

August 6-10

Boardwalk Sci/Action, Amusements, Adventure

From K'Nex and Legos to Kingda Ka and Space Mountain, our campers will be capulted into adventure! Campers will construct scaled mini attractions that will feature the greatness of force, motion and energy. We will examine "Top Lists"  and fun filled facts and info regarding what it truly takes to make some of the most awesome and jaw dropping and thrilling rides and attractions in the entire world. We will cap it off with a walking trip to the Ocean City boardwalk's Go-Carts on Thursday, August 9

Crabby Catchers

Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in southern NJ bays. Cast your nets and traps to see just how many you can catch! Bayside will supply gear to help catch crabs, but it campers would like to bring some of his or her own gear, he/she is more than welcome to do so. *Field trip this week will be a visit to Fun Time Crabbing. Drop off location will be announced on the first day of camp.

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #8 - August 13 - August 17 - Dinosaurs vs. Sharks, Rays and Skates

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissection (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips! All classes are $90. Campers must be between 7 and eleven years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  *denotes a dissection class. +denotes a field trip.

August 13 - 17

Dinosaurs

Learn all about geologic time as you soar through the history of the Earth. Learn about dinosaurs, where modern day reptiles came from and how life evolved. Make fossils, construct dinosaurs and be a saber tooth tiger. Enjoy a visit to the Ocean City beach and learn how life came from the ocean! 

Sharks, Rays and Skates

How are they different from bony fish like goldfish and tuna? Study the more than 375 species of sharks, rays and skates. Learn about their anatomy and behaviors and how they haven't faced extinction in more than 40 million years.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Learn to Sail - 2019

LEARN TO SAIL ON THE BAY

The Ocean City Sailing Foundation is offering sailing lessons to Juniors and Adults.
Classes are held at the Bayside Center, 520 Bay Avenue, starting June 24 through August 24.
Our OCSF mission is “to promote sailing to youth and families in the Greater Ocean City area by providing safe, affordable sailing instruction and sailing opportunities.” All instructors are US Sailing Level One certified.  Most classes have a student to instructor ratio of 4:1.
Four half-day lessons cost is $275. Family discounts are available.  Private lessons are also available each day from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, cost is $150 for up to three students. There is also a 2 hour "Introduction to Sailing" session $120. Youth students must be eight years of age and must be able to swim.   

Morning Sessions:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Sessions:  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please visit the foundation’s web site to get the complete registration information and schedule a summer lessons:

 

www.ocsailingfoundation.org Or (609) 418-3356

 

 

 

Join us at the OC Sailing Foundation Open House
Saturday, July 6th - 9:00AM - 12 noon

We will be offering free sailboat rides at Bayside Center
 

CSI Camp

Monday, August 20, 2018

This full day educational class is limited to 7th-12th grade students who have an interest in law enforcement or related forensic sciences. Students will learn how to identify then process a mock crime scene by collecting evidence using the most up-to-date modern techniques and methodologies learned during the lecture porton of the class. The students will follow the clues left behind by the suspect(s), and develop supporting evidence to solve the crime. This class is designed to challenge all students while having fun solving the crime. This class is taught by Captain (ret) Sean Clancy formerly of the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office and other experienced Detectives.

 

Location: Bayside Center, 520 Bay Ave.
Cost: $100 per person
Time: 9am-4pm

 

For More Information please visit: NationalCSIcamp.org

To register please click HERE

Tennis

Facilities & Hours - 2019

TENNIS PROGRAMS

HOURS OF OPERATION

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Open from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
 

FACILITIES

6th St. & Atlantic Ave. - 10 courts
(609) 525-9306

18th & Haven Avenue – 3 courts
(609) 525-9307

 35th & West Avenue – 8 courts
(609) 525-9308

RESERVATIONS

Courts may be reserved in person daily or up to one week in advance (Sorry no phone reservations).
$8 per hour
$65 for 10 hour play card

Tournaments - 2019

Please join us for our Ocean City tournaments!

Please sign up online no later than one week prior to the tournament date by clicking here 

All tournaments will be held at 6th St. except for our ladies doubles tournament

 

TOURNAMENTS: 

Mixed Doubles (Round Robin) June 29 - 11:30am
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Men's Open Doubles July 20 - 11:30am
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Men's Open Singles July 27 - 11:30am
Register Now
Mother/Daughter & Father/Son  Aug. 3 - 11:30am
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Ladies Doubles Round Robin Aug. 21 - 8:00am (34th Street Courts)
Register Now

Dixie Howell 50 & Over Senior Doubles - Aug. 24 - 11:30am
Register Now

Programs & Clinics - 2019

PROGRAMS & CLINICS

May make all prior program and clinic reservations at 6th St. Tennis Desk. Please note, no PM clinics during camp dates which are scheduled for July 15th - 19th and July 29th - August 2nd.

QUICK START LITTLE TENNIS
Start your little one in tennis this summer.
AGES: 5 - 9
TIME: 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
DATE: Mondays - Starting June 24 - August 19
LOCATION: 6th St. Tennis Courts
COST: $10.00 (Sign up online)
Register Now


JUNIOR TENNIS CLINIC
For beginners and intermediates.
AGES:  10 – 14
TIME:  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
DATE: Mondays Starting June 24 - August 19
LOCATION: 6th St. Tennis Courts
COST: $10.00 (Sign up online)

Register Now

CONCENTRATED STROKE CLINIC
Designed for adults of ALL Levels
AGES: Adults
TIME: 6:30 pm to 8 pm
DATE: Mondays - Starting June 24 - August 19
LOCATION: 6th St
COST: $20.00
(Sign up online)
Register Now

COURT CONDITIONING CLINIC
Desgined for adults of ALL levels
AGES: Adults
TIME: 9:00am-10:00am
DATE: Thursday's - Starting June 27-August 22
LOCATION: 6th St.
COST: $15.00 (Sign up online)
Register Now

LADIES DOUBLES ROUND ROBIN
Ladies can enjoy playing doubles.  Friendly competition for the intermediate level. Sign up one week in advance at 34th street.

TIME: 8am-10am 
DATE: Wednesdays - Starting June 26 - August 14
LOCATION: 34th St. Courts

COST: $10.00

JUNIOR PLAY ROUND ROBIN
Friendly competition for children. Must know how to keep score.
TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm
DATE: Thursdays- June 27- August 22 (no play 7/18 & 8/1)
LOCATION: 6th St.
COST: $10.00
Register Now

 

TENNIS CAMP (limited to 50 participants)
AGES: 6 – 18
DATE: July 15 - 19 (Beginner) 
           July 29 - Aug. 2 (Advanced) (has playing experience and knows how to keep score)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LOCATION: 6th St. Courts
COST: $150.00
INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304 or (609) 525-9306

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

2019 US Open Bus Trip

OCEAN CITY RECREATION

US OPEN TENNIS BUS TRIP

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019

Departure from: Ocean City Transportation Center
                10th & Haven Ave Parking Lot at 7:30 AM

Arrival Billie Jean King National Tennis Center: 10:30 AM (Approximate)

Departure from US Open: 6:00 PM

Return to Ocean City: 9:00 PM (Approximate)

Cost: $125 for bus and ticket
         Children must be accompanied by an adult

For more information: 609-525-9304

Register Now 

Walk-in registration 6th St Civic Center or the Aquatic & Fitness Center 1753 Simpson Ave.

Pickleball

Facility & Hours

Summer Location: 18th & Haven Intermediate School 12 outdoor courts

Pickleball is a fun game that is played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball (similar to a whiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Hours of Operation:
Memorial Day through Labor Day

Starting at 7:30am-Sunset

 

Cost:
Annual Pass: $50.00
Weekly Pass: $15.00 (Saturday through Friday)
Daily Pass: $5.00

*No Credit Cards
 

Golf Course

Facility & Hours - 2019

OCEAN CITY MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE

26th & Bay Ave. - (609)399-1315

Par 3 - 12  holes

Join us at the Ocean City Golf Course for an experience you’ll enjoy, make a good game better. The 12 hole par 37 course offers a beautiful blend of nature and challenging golf. A better more affordable golf round while on vacation you will not find. One of the City’s recreational facilities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. We welcome you to Ocean City and invite you to enjoy our course.

Open April through October, weather permitting.

Rentals: Clubs, Hand Carts & Ride Carts

Memberships Available * Visit Our Pro Shop

Everyone Must Have Their Own Golf Bag

No One Under 12 Years Old Permitted Without Parent Present

Opens April 1st

Click here for more Information & Course Description

Handicap Surf Chair Program

Reservation Information-2019

SURF CHAIR PROGRAM
Beach Accessible Wheelchairs
Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk
Hours: 9am- 5pm
Beach accessible program for mobility/limited individuals of all ages. Now “Surf Chairs” can provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the surf and sand. Must use from 6th St.pick up facility or have large vehicle to transport.
AVAILABILITY:  Memorial Day – Labor Day
RESERVATIONS STRONGLY SUGGESTED (Daily or 1 week maximum)
Reservations please call:  609-525-9304

HANDICAPPED BEACH ACCESS & RESTROOMS
Handicapped beach access is provided at Stenton Place, 1st, Pennlyn, 3rd, Park Place, 4th, Brighton Place, 5th, 6th, Music Pier, 11th-18th, 20th, 26th, 35th - 46th, 50th-59th Streets.
Direct access at 23rd, 29th, 30th, 34th, 48th, 57th Streets and Morningside.
Accessible bathrooms are located on the Boardwalk at 
Moorlyn Terrace, 1st, 6th,11th and 12th Streets.

For further information, please call a Customer Care Representative at 609-399-6111,
Monday thru Friday 8:45 am - 4:30pm