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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, 2016. 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 - 2017

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 6/22/17) to 8
DAYS: Monday- Friday (weather permitting)
TIME: 9 am- 12 noon
LOCATIONS:  North, 8th, 15th,34th & 52nd Street
COST: $60 per week
$225 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)
$385 for 8 weeks - June 19 - Aug. 11, 2017
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration)

WEEK #1 - 70's Disco Dayz (6/19 -  6/23)
WEEK #2 – Circus (6/26 – 6/30)
WEEK #3 – Fourth of July (7/3 – 7/7)
WEEK #4 – Aloha (7/10 – 7/14)
WEEK #5 – Dino (7/17 – 7/21)
WEEK #6 - Ahoy Matey (7/24 – 7/28)
WEEK # 7 – Champions (7/31 – 8/4)
WEEK #8 – Superheros (8/7– 8/11)

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 - 2017

MORNING SPORTS & RECREATION ACTIVITIES

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

AGES: 7 (by 6/20/17) to 13
DAYS:  Monday – Friday (weather permitting)
TIME:  9:00 am 12:00 noon
LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave (unless otherwise noted)

COST: $60.00 per week
$225 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)
$385 for 8 weeks - June 19 - August 11, 2017

WEEK #1 - Basketball (6/19 - 6/23)
WEEK #2 - Soccer (6/26 - 6/30)
WEEK #3 - Kickball & Playground Games - (7/3 - 7/7) Optional Trip - Bowling 7/6- $12
WEEK #4 - Street Hockey - (6th St.) (7/10 - 7/14)
WEEK #5 – Basketball  (7/17 - 7/21)                   
WEEK #6 - Track & Field -  (6th St.) (7/24 - 7/28) Optional Trip - Mini Golf & Go-Carts 7/26-  $6
WEEK #7 - Fitness,  Agility & Inflatables (7/31 - 8/4)
WEEK #8 - Beach Activities - (6th St.) (8/7 - 8/11) Optional Trip - Water Park 8/11- $13

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May1
(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

Morning Sports Survey

Fitness/Dance Class - 2017

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 19 - July 14
Session II - July 17 - Aug. 11

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Recreational Tumbling Class - 2017

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 19 - July 14
Session II - July 17 - Aug. 11

*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS

 Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Tiny Tots Tumbling - 2017

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

AGES: 3 (by 6/1/17) to 6
Registration Starts: May 1
DAYS: Tuesdays & Thursdays
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 19 - July 14
Session II - July 17 - Aug. 11


*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS PER AGE GROUP

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Fun N' Fitness Summer Camp - 2017

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 6/1/17) Must be toilet trained - 10 years old (must show proof of age)

Days: Monday through Friday

Time: 9:00am- 12pm

Dates: Session # 1 - June 19 - June 30
           Session # 2 - July 3 - July 14
           Session # 3 - July 17 - July 28
           Session # 4- July 31 - August 11

$290.00 Members (2 week session)
$340.00 Non Member (2 week session)

Registration is limited. Registration begins May 1st (in person only) at the Aquatic & FitnessCenter, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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

Printable or E-mail Emergency Contact Form

Swim Lessons - 2017

AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTER LEARN TO SWIM

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. 

Registration is limited. Registration for summer swim lessons begins June 1 in person only at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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 for each season: Spring: March 1st, Summer: June 1st, Fall: September 1st, Winter: November 1st.

Little Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2017

LITTLE MISS OCEAN CITY PAGEANT

AGES: 8 - 11 (cannot be 12 before 8/1/17

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

PAGEANT DATE: August 18, 2017

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $75.00

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

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Application Check List
Scoring %
Rules and Regulations
Application Page
Favorite Page
Practice Schedule

Jr Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2017

JUNIOR MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 12 - 15 (cannot be 16 before 8/1/17)

REGISTRATION: May 1 - Sept. 15
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: October 21, 2017

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $75.00

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

Register Now

Ocean City Youth Theatre Camp - 2017

OCEAN CITY YOUTH THEATRE CAMP

Casting will begin the first day of camp for a two-week rehearsal process of the musical, DISNEY: THE MUSIC AND THE MOVIES! 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
(with an interest in theatre, dance and or music)

DATES: July 3rd, 5th-7th & July 10th-13th
LOCATION: Hughes Performing Arts Center of OCHS
TIME: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon

DATE: July 14th
LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

TIME: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

SHOW: July 15th at 6:00 pm (Ocean City Music Pier)
KIDS REPORT: 5:15 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 - 2017

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) 
            
Thursdays (Long Distance) (5k & 1 mile)
LOCATION: Carey Field at 6th & Atlantic (meet at the shuffleboard courts)
COST: Free

BEGINS: June 15, 2017

INFORMATION: runawayac@comcast.net or call 609.525.9304

Hope to see you on the track!

Beach Exercise - 2017

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

DAYS: Mon, Wed. & Fri. - (June 26th - Sept.1st)
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 - 2017

2016 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 20-21 - Opening State Tournament Draw Doubles

June 27-28 - Reed Memorial Any Doubles

July 5-6 - Mildred & Bill Wray Memorial Pro & AM Singles

July 11-12 - Mid Summer State Tournament Draw Doubles

July 25-26 - N.J. State Singles Championship

August 8-9 - N.J. State Mixed Doubles Championship

August 22-23 - Kirk Memorial Pro & AM Singles

OCEAN CITY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB TOURNAMENTS

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

June 9 - Annual Opening Day Open Singles
June 16 -  "Super Six" (bring your own lunch) (10:00am)
June 23 - "Fun Day" Games and Candy Shoot
June 30 - Edward Veith Memorial Tournament
July 14 - "Super Six" (10:00am)
July 21 - Beverly Peppelman Memorial Draw Doubles
August 4 - "Super Six"- "Horse Collar" (10:00am)
August 17-18
- Club Draw Doubles Championship
September 7-8 - 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

www.Oceancitylibrary.org

Ocean City Historical Museum - History Camp - 2017

History Camp 2017

Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Dates: July 17th - 21st
            Aug. 7th - 11th


Time: 9am to 11am

Ocean City Historical Museum

Learn about Ocean City and American History, then put what you've learned into action by becoming "Docents for a Day." Each session of camp will consist of 5 days with culminating activity and awards presentation.

Cost of the camp is $25.  The program needs at least four students.

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

Basketball Leagues

Men's League - 2017

MEN’S LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE FOR 2017 SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 13th (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 4th
Maximum Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Women's League - 2017

WOMEN’S LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

2017 Summer Women's League Schedule

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 19th (Mon & Wed)

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

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST
: $60

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 11th
Maxmium Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Boys High School League - 2017

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

High School Boys League Schedule

AGES: Going into 9th - 12th grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 26th (Mon. - Thurs.)

TIME: 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th Street Courts

COST: $40

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 16th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players. 
 
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

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

Girls High School League 2017

Girls High School League By School Teams

Click here for Girls High School League Schedule - Revised 6/23

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Boys Jr. High League - 2017

BOYS JR. HIGH OPEN & TEAM LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF OPEN SCHEDULE - Revised 8/3

PLAY-OFF TEAM SCHEDULE

Boys Jr High League Schedule

AGES: Going into 7th - 8th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 27th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $40

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

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Jr High League - 2017

GIRLS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

Girl's Jr. High League Schedule

AGES: Going into 7th - 9th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 26th (Mon & Wed)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $40

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

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Boys Intermediate League - 2017

BOYS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF OPEN SCHEDULE

PLAY-OFF TEAM SCHEDULE

Boys Intermediate League Schedule

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 27th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME: 6:00 pm or 7:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $40

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 23rd.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Intermediate League -2017

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

Girls Intermediate League Schedule

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 26th (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 6:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $40

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 23rd.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Biddy League - 2017

BIDDY LEAGUE

Boys Biddy League Schedule

Girls Biddy League Schedule

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

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 26th (Mon. & Wed.) - Girls
                                June 27th (Tues. & Thurs.) - Boys

TIME: 5:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave Courts

COST: $40

REGISTRATION:
May 1 - June 12th
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 23rd.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEED
ED If you are interested in coaching please choose the register now button and register under your name for the volunteer coach option (choose the correct league)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Sports Camps

OC Hoops Basketball Camp - 2017

OC HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP

GRADES: K - 8TH

WEEK #1: July 17th - July 21st 
WEEK #2: July 24th - July 28th
WEEK #3: July 31st - August 4th

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

TIME: 9:00 am -  1:00 pm

COST: $270

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

On-line Application:   www.svgcamps.com

O.C. Football Camp - 2017

O.C. FOOTBALL CAMP

AGES: 3rd - 8th grades
DATE: July 10 – 14
TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: 6th & Atlantic Football Field
COST:  $125.00
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1 - www.ocnj.us/recreation 
INFORMATION: Mike Williscroft - (609)335-4187
mwilliscroft@yahoo.com

 Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Soccer Camp - 2017

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 26th -  June 30th
WEEK # 2: July 3rd - 7th
WEEK # 3: July 10th - 14th
WEEK # 4: July 24th - 28th
WEEK #5: July 31st - Aug. 4th

WEEK # 6: Aug. 7th - 11th

LOCATION: 6th & Haven Ave. Complex

INFORMATION & ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://www.oceancityfc.com/camps
EMAIL: camps@oceancityfc.com
      

Field Hockey Camp - 2017

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 10th – 14th

TIME: 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: 20th & Bay Ave. Fields

COST: $180.00

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

www.sandysticks.com

SIGN UP IS BY MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM Click here for printable brochure

OC Field Hockey Clinics & Games - 2017

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

INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES
AGES: 6th - 8th Grades
DATES: June 22 - July 27 (Thurs.)
TIME: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm

COST
: $25


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

Register Now

PICK-UP GAMES
AGES: 9th - 12th Grades
DATES: June 22 - July 27 (Thurs.)
TIME: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

COST
: $25


INSTRUCTORS: Ocean City High School Coaches & Players
LOCATION: 
6th St & Atlantic Carey Turf Field Avenue
REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation
INFORMATION: 609-525-9304

Register Now

Black Bear Boys Lacrosse Camp - 2017

BLACK BEAR BOYS LACROSSE CAMP

AGES: 4 - 14

DATE:  Week 1: July 3rd- 7th
             Week 2: July 24th - July 28th

TIME: 9 am - 12 noon

LOCATION: Tenn. Ave. Soccer Complex

COST: $275

INFORMATION & ON-LINE REGISTRATION: www.blackbearlax.com

Contact: Jon Heisman - 215-421-9170 or jnh20@hotmail.com

Lady Raider Lacrosse Camp- 2017

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 26th - June 30th

TIME: 9am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: Tenn. Ave. Soccer Complex

COST: $200

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

Register Now

Girls Lacrosse Pick-Up Games 2017

GIRLS LACROSSE PICK-UP GAMES

AGES:  6th - 8th Grades

TIME:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

AGES:  9th - 12 Grades

TIME:  6:00pm - 7:30pm

 

DATES:  June 20th - August 1st - (Tuesday's) No July 4.

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

 

COST:  $25
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now

O.C. Track Camp

 

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:  Aug. 14 - 17

 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: 609-525-9304

Tennis Camp - 2017

TENNIS CAMP

AGES: 6 - 18

DATE: July 17 - 21 (Beginner
            July 31
 - Aug. 4 (Advanced) (has had tournament experience; needs to 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 - 2017

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 - 6:00 pm
*Class size is limited to 12*

Dates:
Session #1 - July 10th - July 13th

Session #2 - July 31 - August 3rd

LOCATION: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course 24th & 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 - 2017

OCEAN CITY JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP

AGES: 8-9, 10-12, 13-15

WEEK #1: July 17th - 20th
WEEK #2: July 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th
WEEK #3: July 31st - August 3rd


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 - 2017

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 14th - 18th
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Sports & Civic Center - 6th St. & Boardwalk
COST
: $135.00
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION:  Tom Mullineaux -  (609) 525-9108 or e-mail tjmullineaux@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Jr. Firefighter Camp - 2017

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 10 - 13
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

FCA SKATEBOARD CAMP

AGES:  8 – 14

DATES:  July 17 – 21

               July 24 – 28

TIME:  6:00 – 8:00 PM

COST: TBA 

SIGN UP:  www.fcacapeatlantic.org

    www.fcasurf.org 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOURS:

  www.ocnj.us/recreation

    (609) 399-6111

Bayside Center Camps

Week #1 - June 19 - June 23 - Water Wars: Kraken vs. Megalodon or Trouble in the Atlantic & Titanic

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 19-23

Water Wars: Kraken vs. Megalodon

Squid vs. an ancient giant shark. Octopus vs. a Great White. Cuttlefish vs. Cookie Cutter Shark. Some of the mightiest battles in the ocean! Study the world of the cephalopods and realm of the ancient sharks. Sharks have been on Earth for over 400 million years and considered living fossils ( they were around when dinosaurs where roaming the Earth).

Trouble in the Atlantic and Titanic+

Take a step back in time and board the Titanic. Explore the different parts of the ship, learn how the Titanic was made, and, the sequence of events that led to its demise. Each student will be given a Boarding Pass with a passenger’s name and biography and discover what happened to that passenger. +Friday, June 23rd will be a beach day. Drop off location will be 5th and the Boardwalk.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #2 - June 26 - June 30 - Crabby Catchers or Our Awesome Earth

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.

June 26- June 30

Crabby Catchers
Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in southern NJ bays. Cast your nets and traps to see 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. (Maximum of 15 Campers)
 

Our Awesome Earth
We live on a mysterious and beautiful planet, and it is the only planet (so far) to sustain life. Explore some of our planet's greatest mysteries and natural phenomena this week at Bayside with hands-on experiments, debates and discussions!

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #3 - July 3 - July 7 - Exploring the Beaches or Slime, Goo and 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, 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 3-7

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 everyday. +Friday July 7th will be "beach day". Drop off location will be 5th and the Boardwalk.

 

Slime, Goo and 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 a 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 #4 - July 10 - July 14 - Super Space or 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,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 10 - 14

Super Space

What is out there? What is beyond what we can see in the sky? Explore our solar system and outer space beyond with art-based projects and experiments that emphasize the beauty and mystery of our universe. 

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

Week #5 - July 17 - July 21 - Crabby Catchers or Hunt for Hidden Animals

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 17 - 21

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. (Maximum of 15 Campers) 

Hunt for Hidden Animals+

Wait a minute... was that Bigfoot or the Yeti? Become a crypto zoologist and experience a couple of days in the life of an animal researcher and scientist. Campers will fictionally encounter beings like the Loch Ness Monster, Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Goat Man, Yeti, merepeople, werewolves, vampires, leprechauns and many more! Campers will also use their imagination and come up with their own animal! +Field Trip this week will be a trip to the Cape May County Zoo. 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #6 - July 24 - July 28 - Boardwalk Sci/Action, Amusements, Adventure or Fun, Fitness & Exercise Science

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 24 - 28

Boardwalk Sci/Action, Amusements, Adventure!

From K’Nex and Legos, to Kingda Ka and Space Mountain, our campers will be catapulted 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-Cart. **Special notice!: To drive a go-cart, one has to be at least 54 inches tall; It is policy and for safety purposes. If under 54 inches, a child may ride with a driver who is 54 inches or over.

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! 

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #7 - July 31 - August 4 - Cool Chemistry or Pirates

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.

July 31- August 4

Cool Chemistry

What are matter, density, 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 the senses.

Pirates

What say you Matey! Take a trip back to the Golden Age Piracy and the Spanish Main. Receive your pirate name, job on board, construct your pirate flag, pick your animal and make a treasure map! Learn about some of the famous pirates in history and maybe even stage a mutiny! Will there be a treasure in the chest this year? Lots of adventures with this experience! +Field Trip: Will take a pirate voyage aboard the Sea Dragon.  A permission slip is required to be signed for attendance; the date and drop-off/pickup location will be disclosed on the permission slip form.  (Maximum of 15 campers)

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #8 - August 7 - August 11 - Per-Historic Life or Ghost Busting at the Shore

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 7 - 11

Per-Historic Life

Learn all about geologic time as your 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! 

Ghost Busting at the Shore (suggested 9-12 years)

What is that creaking noise that is heard on the stairs? I fear not. . . We are here to observe and infer all about the stangely cool and interesting world of the paranormal side of Ocean City. Don't worry though, it's all for fun! We will be conducting mock paranormal experiments and activities that relate to the wonderfully mysterious world of the supernatural. Get on that phost busting gear! +Field trip this week will be an authentic ghost tour of the city tat will take place during one evening from 6pm-9pm and takes the place of the daily 9am-12pm time

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Learn to Sail - 2017

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 26 through August 26.
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 4:30 to 6:30 pm, 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 1st - 9:00AM - 12 noon

We will be offering free sailboat rides at Bayside Center
 

Tennis

Facilities & Hours - 2017

TENNIS PROGRAMS

HOURS OF OPERATION

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Open from 7:30 am to Sunset. 
Lighted Courts with Reservations
$8 per hour 

 

FACILITIES

6th St. & Atlantic Ave. - 10 courts  (including 5 lighted 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

Tournaments - 2017

Please join us for our Ocean City tournaments!

Please sign up at 6th street court in person for our tournament no later than one week prior to the tournament date.

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

 

TOURNAMENTS: All tournaments & registration will be at 6th St.courts

Mixed Doubles (Round Robin) June 24 - 11:30am
Register Now
Men's Open Doubles July 8 - 11:30am
Register Now
Men's Open Singles July 15 - 11:30am
Register Now
Boys Singles (18 & under) July 29 - 11:30am
Register Now
Girls Singles (18 & under)  July 29 - 11:30am
Register Now
Mother/Daughter & Father/Son  Aug. 5 - 11:45am
Register Now
Dixie Howell 50, 60 & Over Senior Doubles - Aug. 26 
Register Now

Programs & Clinics - 2017

PROGRAMS & CLINICS

May make all prior program and clinic reservations at 6th St. Tennis Desk. Please note, no junior high & high school clinics during our camp dates which are scheduled for July 17th - 21st and July 31st - August 4th.

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 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 19
LOCATION: 6th St. Tennis Courts
COST: $10.00 (Sign up online)

Register Now

HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT GROUP
Ages 14 - 18yrs. intermediate and advanced levels. Get ready for your high school season!
TIME:  4PM - 5PM
DATE:  Thursdays – Starting June 22 - August 17th
LOCATION: 6th St Tennis Courts
COST: $15.00  (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 19th
LOCATION: 6th St
COST: $20.00
(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 18th street. Payment will be taken day of.

TIME: 8am-10am 
DATE: Wednesdays - Starting June 21st
LOCATION: 18th St. Courts (Sign Up In Person)
                    * LOCATION CHANGE STARTING JULY 5- 34TH STREET.

COST: $10.00

TENNIS CAMP
AGES: 6 – 18
DATE: July 17 - 21 (Beginner) 
           July 31 - Aug. 4 (Advanced) (has had tournament experience; needs to 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

2017 US Open Bus Trip

OCEAN CITY RECREATION

US OPEN TENNIS BUS TRIP

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

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: $120.00 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 6 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

Daily Pass: $5.00
 

Golf Course

Facility & Hours - 2017

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-2017

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)
Information: 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