Summer Recreation Programs

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 check out all the programs listed at once!

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

Registration will open online and in-person at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 1. Many of the programs are popular and fill up quickly, so participants are encouraged to take a look at what’s available in advance and be ready to sign up early on May 1. Online registration will be through the new RecDesk system (ocnj.recdesk.com), and anybody can create an account there to manage program and event registrations, as well as Aquatic and Fitness Center memberships. In-person registration will be available at the Ocean City Community Center (1735 Simpson Avenue).

Click Here: 2021 Recreation Brochure

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Basketball Leagues
Men's League - 2021

MEN’S LEAGUE

2021 MEN'S SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 8th (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 1st
Maximum Players 12 per team

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Women's League - 2021

WOMEN’S LEAGUE

2021 WOMENS SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 14th (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST: $60

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 7th
Maxmium Players 12 per team

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Boys High School League - 2021

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LEAGUE

2021 HIGH BOYS VARSITY SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE revised.pdf

2021 HIGH BOYS JV SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE revised.pdf

AGES: Going into 9th - 12th grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 21st (Mon. - Thurs.)

TIME: 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts (Next to the Civic Center)

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players. 

Beginning May 1st, 9:00AM
Register Here

Girls High School League -2021

Girls High School League By School Teams

2021 H.S. GIRL'S SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Boys Jr. High League - 2021

BOYS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

2021 JR. HIGH BOYS OPEN SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

2021 JR. HIGH BOYS SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

AGES: Going into 7th - 8th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22rd (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  6:00 pm 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts (Behind the Intermediate School)

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

Girls Jr High League - 2021

GIRLS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

2021 GIRLS JR. HIGH SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

AGES: Going into 7th - 9th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 21st (Mon & Wed)

TIME:  6:00 pm 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th


Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

Boys Intermediate League - 2021

BOYS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

2021 INT. BOYS SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22nd (Tues & Thurs)

TIME: 6:00 pm or 7:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th
 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

Girls Intermediate League - 2021

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

2021 INT GIRL'S SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 21st (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 6:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th. 
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

Biddy League - 2021

BIDDY LEAGUE

2021 BIDDY GIRL'S SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

2021 BIDDY BOYS SUMMER B-BALL SCHEDULE.pdf

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

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 21st (Mon. & Wed.) - Girls
                               June 22nd (Tues. & Thurs.) - Boys

TIME: 5:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave Courts

COST: $50

REGISTRATION: May 1 - June 14th

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

*VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED*

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM
Register Here

Active Activities
Playground Activities - 2021

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 6/20/20) to 8
DAYS: Monday- Friday (weather permitting)
TIME: 9 am- 12 noon
LOCATIONS:  North, 8th, 15th,34th & 52nd Street

COST: $75 per week
            $275 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)
            
$450 for 8 weeks (any combination of 8 weeks)
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration) 

WEEK #1 – Ahoy Matey! (6/21 – 6/25)

WEEK #2 – Stars & Stripes (6/28 – 7/2)

WEEK #3 – Week of Champions (7/5 – 7/9)

WEEK #4 – Super Heroes      (7/12 – 7/16)

WEEK #5 – Disco Days (7/19 – 7/23)

WEEK #6 – Circus (7/26 – 7/30)

WEEK #7 – Aloha (8/2 – 8/6)

WEEK #8 – Dino Days (8/9 – 8/13)

WEEK #9 – Creative Campers (8/16 8/20) - 8th St. Only

WEEK #10 – Wrap It Up! (8/23 8/27)  8th St. Only

Register Here

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Morning Sports - 2021

MORNING SPORTS & RECREATION ACTIVITIES

An introductory program in which your child will play a variety of sports and games.
2021. Will follow CDC Considerations. Campers will have temperature checks daily, to attend camp. Also, parental verification that you are not sending your child to camp with any Covid-19 symptoms, which include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell

AGES: 7 to13   

DAYS: Monday – Friday (weather permitting)

TIME:  9:00 am – 12:00 noon

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. or Otherwise Noted

COST: $75 per week 

$275 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)

$450 for 8 weeks (June 21 - August 13, 2021)

WEEK #1 Soccer (6/21- 6/25)

WEEK #2 Basketball (6/28 - 7/2)

WEEK #3 Street Hockey - (6th St.) (7/5 - 7/9)

WEEK #4 Track & Field -  (6th St.) - (7/12 - 7/16)

       *TRIP - Golf & Go-Karts

WEEK #5 Kickball & Playground Games - (7/19 - 7/23)  

WEEK #6 Basketball - (7/26 - 7/30)

WEEK #7 Beach Activities - (8/2 - 8/6)

      *TRIP - Water Park - August 6th - (6th St. trip day)

WEEK #8 Fitness, Agility & Inflatables (8/9 - 8/13)

WEEK #9 Play Ball (Counselors’ Choice) - (8/16 - 8/20)

Register Here 

(Schedule subject to change)
*Trips are optional and not included in the fee. Any child not participating in the trips reports to the assigned site.

 In your account we ask that you check the box, Receive alerts via text messaging. By checking this box, I understand that standard text messaging rates may apply.
To Find: Go to view account (bottom right box) - under Email Preferences choose Edit under the Option 1 primary contact section is the check box. This option will be used for communication due to cancellations or changes in time due to weather or other factors.

Little Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2022

LITTLE MISS OCEAN CITY PAGEANT

AGES: 8 - 11 (cannot be 12 before 8/1/21

REGISTRATION: May 1 - July 19

Must live, attend Ocean City Schools, or be a property owner in Ocean City

PAGEANT DATE: August 20, 2021

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

REGISTRATION FEE OR SPONSORSHIP: $75.00

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

Register Here

 

Jr Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2022

JUNIOR MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES:  12 - 15 (cannot be 16 before 8/1/21)

REGISTRATION:  May 1 - July 1

Must live, attend Ocean City Schools, or be a property owner in Ocean City

PAGEANT DATE:  August 21, 2021

LOCATION:  Ocean City Music Pier

REGISTRATION FEE OR SPONSORSHIP:  $75.00

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

Register Here

Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2022

MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 16 - 22 (must be 16 by 8/1/21, cannot be 23 before 8/1/21)

REGISTRATION:  May 1 - July 1

Must live, attend Ocean City Schools, or be a

property owner in Ocean City

PAGEANT DATE:  August 14, 2021

LOCATION:  Ocean City Music Pier

REGISTRATION FEE OR SPONSORSHIP: $100.00

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

Register Here

 

Ocean City Youth Theatre Camp - 2021

OCEAN CITY

YOUTH THEATRE CAMP

Casting will begin the first day of camp for a two-week rehearsal process of the musical,

ROCK AROUND THE 50’S

Keeping with the tradition of offering a fantastic theater experience for youth, Ocean City Theater Company’s annual collaboration with the City Recreation Department returns. Get ready to rock around the clock with songs and interesting, fun facts from the era of sock hops, Elvis, and

doo-wop. This high-energy musical experience will feature songs like Rock Around The Clock, Mister Sandman, Jailhouse Rock, Yakety Yak, Splish Splash, and La Bamba! Other activities will include trips to the Music Pier morning Theatre Series, acting games, singing and movement/dance. 

 

 Limited to 55 campers 

AGES: 3rd - 8th Grade as of Fall 2022

(with an interest in theatre, dance and or music)

 

REHEARSAL LOCATION:

Hughes Performing Arts Center of OCHS 6th St. Entrance

DATES:  June 28 - July 2 & July 5 - 8

TIME:  9:00 am-12:00 noon at OCHS

DATE:  July 9th TIME:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Ocean City Music Pier

SHOW TIME:  July 9, 2021 5:30 pm at The Ocean City Music Pier,

5:00 campers report   

COST:  $225.00

INFORMATION:  (609) 525-9304

Register Here

For more Information on other theatres, dance, and music programs offered through the Ocean City Theatre Company
visit www.oceancitytheatrecompany.com

 

Fun Runs - 2021

FUN RUNS

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

AGES: All Ages  

TIME: 6:00pm

DAYS: Tuesdays (Short Distance)  June 29 - August 24

LOCATION: Carey Field, 6th & Atlantic Ave.

COST:  Free

INFORMATION:  609-525-9304

Hope to see you on the track!

Register Here

Beach Exercise - 2021

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

DAYS:  Mon. (Yoga), Wed. (Pilates), Fri. (Low Impact)

DATES: June 28 - Sept. 3

LOCATION:  6th Street Beach

TIME:  8:00 am - 9:00 am

COST:  Free

INFORMATION: 609-398-6900

*Bring a towel and a friend*

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

Ocean City Free Public Library - 2021

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 - 2021

Ocean City Historical Museum

1735 Simpson Ave, Ocean City, NJ

Contact Information: 609-399-1801

Museum Hours:

Monday - Saturday   10:00 am to 4:00 pm

                   Sunday   Closed

Website: www.ocnjmuseum.org

Email: info@ocnjmuseum.org

U.S. Life Saving Station 30, Ocean City, NJ

801 4th Street, Ocean City, NJ

Contact Information: 609-398-5553

Museum Hours:

      Monday- Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Sunday Closed

Website: https://uslifesavingstation30.com/

SKATEBOARD PARK - 2021

   The Skateboard Park is located between 5th - 6th street on Asbury Ave. and is open year-round 7 days a week, weather permitting.

    Protective gear including helmets, knee pads, and elbow pads must be worn by all skaters.

 

 HOURS OF OPERATION: 
Mid June - Labor Day - 9:00 am - dusk
Fall, Winter & Spring - 12:00 pm - dusk 

Phone: 609-840-4220

 

   LESSONS: (Required equipment: skateboard, helmet, knee & elbow pads)

 

Private lessons with qualified staff:

1 Skater for 30 Minutes - $40

2 Skaters for 30 Minutes - $50

3 - 5 Skaters for 60 Minutes - $125

REGISTRATION: ocnj.recdesk.com

Register Here

SCHEDULING: wfannon@ocnj.us

 

OC POPS Summer Band Camp

Come play with the POPS!! The Ocean City POPS Orchestra is offering a week-long camp where youth will have the opportunity to play along with and learn from members of the Ocean City POPS Orchestra! Instrumentalists from 5th-12th grade can expect to participate in small group instruction, a large group performance, and watch multiple live performances from the Pros! The camp will be located at the Ocean City High School Hughes Performing Arts Center.

Dates: 6/21/21 - 6/25/21 

Times: 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Location: Ocean City High School Hughes Performing Arts Center.

Cost: $100.00

INFORMATION:  (609) 525-9304

Register Here

Sports Camps
Basketball - OC Hoops Camp - 2021

OC HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP

AGES: 5 - 13

WEEK #1: July 19 - 23

WEEK#2:  July 26 - 30

WEEK #3:  August 2 – 6

LOCATION: Ocean City High School
6
th & 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          

Field Hockey - O.C. Field Hockey Skills & Drills - 2021

FIELD HOCKEY 

(required equipment: stick, shin guards, goggles & mouth guard)
All clinics will focus on footwork, conditioning and individual skill development.
All CDC guidelines will be followed

FIELD HOCKEY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES

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

AGES:  6th - 9th Grades

DATES:  June 24 – July 29 (Thurs.)

TIME:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

COST:  $40

LOCATION:  6th & Atlantic Ave (Carey Stadium)

Register Here

 

FIELD HOCKEY PICK-UP GAMES

(required equipment:  stick, goggles, shin guards & mouth guard

AGES:  9th - 12th Grades

DATES:  June 24 – July 29 (Thurs.)

TIME:  6:00 pm - 9:00pm

Times may be adjusted to accommodate different skill levels

COST:  $40

LOCATION:  6th & Atlantic Ave. (Carey Stadium)

INSTRUCTORS: Ocean City Coaches & Players
INFORMATION:  609-525-9304

REGISTRATION STARTS: June 29th
INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304 or kfenton@ocnj.us

Register Here

Emergency Contact Jot Form 

Admission Ticket 

In your account we ask that you check the box, Receive alerts via text messaging. By checking this box, I understand that standard text messaging rates may apply.
To Find: Go to view account (bottom right box) - under Email Preferences choose Edit under the Option 1 primary contact section is the check box. This option will be used for communication due to cancellations or changes in time due to weather or other factors.

Field Hockey - SANDY STICKS GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY CAMP- 2021

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: 8 – 15

DATE: July 12th – 16th

TIME: 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: 20th & Bay Ave. Fields

COST: $190.00

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

www.sandysticks.com 

SIGN UP IS BY MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM

Football - O.C. Football Camp - 2021

O.C. FOOTBALL CAMP

AGES: 3rd - 8th grades

DATE: July 5 - 9

TIME: 9:00 am  - 12:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th & Atlantic Ave (Carey Stadium)

COST: $125.00 

INFORMATION: Mike Williscroft - 609-335-4187

mwilliscroft@yahoo.com

Register Here

Golf - Clinics - 2021

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 5th - July 8th
Session #2 - August 2nd - August 5th

LOCATION: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course 2600 Bay Avenue

COST: $50 per week

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st

Register Here

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse Skills & Drills - 2021

BOY’S LACROSSE INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES

(required equipment:  helmet, mouth guard, shoulder pads, elbow/arm pads,& stick)

 AGES:  3rd 5th Grades             AGES:  6th 8th Grades

 DATES:  June 30th – July 28th (Wed.)               DATES:  June 30th - July 28th (Wed.)

 TIME:  5:00 pm 6:15 pm             TIME:  6:15 pm 7:30 pm

 COST:  $40                               COST: $40

Register Here

LOCATION:  18th & Haven Ave. Field

INFORMATION:  609-525-9304

 

Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse Instructional Skills & Drills - 2021

GIRL’S LACROSSE INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES (required equipment: stick, goggles & mouth guard)

AGES: 3rd – 5th Grades
DATES: June 22 – July 27 (Tues.)
TIME: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

AGES: 6th – 8th Grades
DATES: June 22 – July 27 (Tues.)
TIME: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 

COST: $40 LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Field
INFORMATION: 609-525-9304

Register Here

Lacrosse - Lady Raider Lacrosse Camp - 2021

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: July 5 - 9

TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

LOCATION: Carey Field 6th & Atlantic Ave.

COST:  $200 
Register Here

INFORMATION: oceancityglax@gmail.com

Lifeguard - OC Junior Lifeguard Camp - 2021

JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP

Jr. Guard Camp will educate children about surf safety, develop beach awareness, and learn skills to understand the risk of the ocean.

AGES: 8 - 9, 10 - 12, 13 - 15

 WEEK #1:  July 12 - 15

 WEEK #2:  July 26 -  29

TIME: 9:00 am -11:30 am

LOCATION: 1st Street Beach

COST: $110.00

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

Register Here

 

Lifeguard - Junior Guard Competition Team - 2021

Jr. Guard Competition Team is a program geared toward rescuing skills and competition. This is for the junior who has great water skills, strong swimming and is looking to perfect the sport of surf racing.   

(Requirements 11-12: Swim 300 meters in 8:00 mins or less - Run 1/2 mile in  4:30 mins or less) 

(Requirements 13-15: Swim 300 meters in 7:30 mins or less - Run 1/2 mile in 4:15 mins or less) 

Additional testing will be in the 100 meter swim and 100 meter dash.

AGES:  11-12, 13-15 

PRE-REGISTRATION:  May 1 - June 1

Register Here

TIME:  2 - 3 times a week for 1 1/2 to 2 hours starting July 6

COST: $135.00  (payable once team is picked)

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

 

OC Jr. Firefighter Camp - 2021

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 19 - 22

TIME:  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

LOCATION:  Fire Headquarters - 550 Asbury Avenue

COST:  $110.00

Register Here

INFORMATION: Vito DiMarco - 609-525-9182 or vdimarco@ocnj.us

 

OC Police Department Youth Camp - 2021

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 16 - 20

TIME:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm

LOCATION:  Sports & Civic Center - 6th & Boardwalk

COST:  $135.00

Register Here

INFORMATION:  Matt Schaffer - mschaffer@ocnj.us

 

Skateboard Camp - 2021

FCA SKATEBOARD CAMP

AGES: 8 – 14

DATES: July 19 - 23 & July 26 - 30

TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

COST: $100.00

SIGN UP: www.fcasurf.org

Information: 609-675-4254 or email: lmatera@fca.org

ocnj.us or 609-525-9304

Soccer - OCEAN CITY NOR’EASTERS SOCCER CAMP - 2021

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 21 - June 25

WEEK #2: June 28 - July 2 

WEEK #3: July 5 - 9

WEEK #4: July 19 - 23

WEEK #5: July 26 - 30

WEEK #6: Aug 2 - 6

LOCATION: 6th & Haven Ave. Complex

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

Tennis Camp - 2021

TENNIS CAMP

Camp size limited to 50 participants for each session

AGES: 6 - 17

DATE: July 19 –23 (Beginner) July 26 - 30 (Advanced)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST: $150.00

INFORMATION:  609-525-9306
Please register online or by phone

ONLINE: Register Here

O.C. Track Camp - 2021

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 grades)

DATES:  July 26 - 29

TIME:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Noon)

LOCATION:  6th & Atlantic Ave. (Carey Stadium)

COST:  $125.00

INFORMATION: Tim Cook – 856-340-3474

Register Here

coachcookoctf@gmail.com

Bayside Center Camps
Week #1 - June 21 - June 25 - Beachin' It

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.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 - 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Beachin’ It  (June 21 - 25)

Discover the wonders of our beaches. Learn about and the names of the many various shells. Understand the important role of the barrier islands. Do experiments on erosion and make beach crafts. Friday will be a beach day exploring the northern end of our island. Learn all about our local habitat! 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Register Here

Week #2 - June 28- July 2 - 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. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Crabby Catchers  (June 28 - July 2)

Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in the bay. Cast nets and traps to see if a crab can be caught! Find out about horseshoe crabs and ghost crabs that scamper across our beaches. Go on a crabbing boat and catch some blue claws.  Friday will be a beach day exploring the northern end of our island. See where hermit crabs and ghost crabs live! 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Register Here

Week #3 - July 5 - July 9 - Ways of Weather

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.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Ways of Weather  (July 5 - 9)

Campers will be introduced to the many forms of weather. Learn about the different types of clouds, and how

hurricanes are formed. Create hurricane and tornado

models. Make a rain gauge, windsock, and other weather crafts. Enjoy a presentation from a meteorologist and learn how to give a weather report!


Beginning May 1st 9:00 AM

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Week #4 - July 12 - July 15 - Backyard Birds and Bugs 

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.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  + denotes a field trip.

Backyard Birds and Bugs  (July 12-16)

Birds and insects are amazing creatures. This week teaches all about those found right here in OC. Learn how to use

binoculars and how to identify different species of birds.

Explore the many special adaptations insects and birds

possess. Dissect owl pellets, make a bird feeder and try some local honey. Create insect crafts and conduct experiments.

 Walk to local parks to bird watch and find different insects!                                                

 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

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Week #5 - July 19 - July 23 - Boardwalk 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. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip).Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Boardwalk SCIENCE!+  (July 19 - 23)

Explore the wonderful world of force, motion, and energy and how they relate to many boardwalk attractions. Do various experiments to illustrate force, gravity, and motion function. Develop domino structures and card structures. Construct mini amusement rides using K’nex and Legos. On Thursday, travel to the boardwalk to visit an arcade, play a round at Golden Galleon Golf and ride on Pier 9 Go Karts.

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

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Week #6 - July 26 - July 30 - Pirates of the East +

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. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip).Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Pirates of the East +  (July 26 - 30)

Ahoy Matey! Get ready to embark on a pirate’s journey. Create a pirate name and take the pirate code.  Learn about the lives of real pirates like Blackbeard, Anne Bonny, and Sam Bellamy. Try hardtack and create a treasure chest. Find some hidden treasure and make many pirate crafts. On Thursday we venture to the Sea Dragon for a real voyage on the Great Egg Harbor Bay.

 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

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Week #7 - August 2 - August 6 - 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, dissection (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.   +denotes a field trip.

Slime, Goo, and Poison Too  (August 2 - 6)

The title tells it all! Spend a week getting down and dirty in the world of slime goo and chemicals. Conduct experiments, make slime, and learn about chemical reactions. Make a bouncy ball and see how high it can bounce. Make lava, restore pennies, and create an explosion!

 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

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Week #8 - August 9- August 13 - Beachin' It

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. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  +denotes a field trip.

Beachin’ It  (August 9 - 13)

Discover the wonders of our beaches. Learn about and the names of the many various shells. Understand the important role of the barrier islands. Do experiments on erosion and make beach crafts. Friday will be a beach day exploring the northern end of our island. Learn all about our local habitat!

 

Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

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Tennis
Facilities & Hours

Update: 

Gibson Electrical & General Contractors will begin a planned lighting replacement project at the Fifth Street tennis courts on Tuesday, May 18. The contractor will be working from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily during the project.

The courts will be closed to the public during these working hours on weekdays. The courts will be available at the end of each weekday and for the entire day on weekends.

The project includes complete replacement of the old poles and lighting with new poles and LED lighting. The completion date is contingent on weather and other factors, but the work is expected to take about two weeks.

TENNIS PROGRAMS

HOURS OF OPERATION

Memorial Day Weekend - 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 – 6 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

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Tournaments - 2021

TOURNAMENTS

Please join us for our Ocean City tournaments! Please sign up online at ocnj.recdesk.com for our tournament no later than one week prior to the

tournament date. All tournaments will be held at 6th St.

except for our ladies doubles tournament (34th Street). 

Please note rain date is one day after on Sunday. 

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Mixed Doubles (Round Robin) – June 26 - 11:30 am

Harvey Lake Men’s Open DoublesJuly 10 - 11:30 am

Harvey Lake Mens Open Singles – July 17 - 11:30 am
Mother/Daughter & Father/Son Aug. 14 - 11:30 am

Ladies Doubles Round Robin Aug.18 - 8:00 am (34th St. Courts)

Dixie Howell 50 & Over Doubles – Aug. 21 - 11:30 am

 

Programs & Clinics - 2021

TENNIS PROGRAMS & CLINICS

Make all program and clinic reservations at 6th St. tennis desk.
Please note, no PM clinics during our camp
dates which are scheduled for

July 19th - 24th and July 26th - 30th

All programs at 6th St. Courts unless otherwise noted.

QUICK START LITTLE TENNIS

Start your little one in tennis this summer.

AGES:  5 to 9

TIME:  4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

DATE: Mondays – starting June 21 - Aug. 23

(No Clinic July 19 & July 26)

COST:  $10.00

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JUNIOR TENNIS CLINIC

For beginners and intermediates.

AGES:  10 – 14

TIME: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

DATE:  Mondays – starting June 21 - Aug. 23

(No Clinic July 19 & July 26)

COST:  $10.00

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CONCENTRATED STROKE CLINIC

Designed for adults of ALL levels.

AGES: Adults

TIME: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

DATE:  Mondays - starting June 21 - Aug. 23

(No Clinic July 19 & July 26)

COST:  $20.00

Register Here

 

LADIES DOUBLES ROUND ROBIN

Ladies can enjoy playing doubles. Friendly competition for the intermediate level. Reserve with payment one week in advance at 34th St.

AGES: All Ages

TIME: 8:00 am to 10:00 am

DATE: Wednesdays - starting June 23 - Aug. 11

LOCATION: 34th & West Ave. Courts

COST:  $10.00

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JUNIOR PLAY ROUND ROBIN

Friendly competition for children. Must know how to keep score.

AGES:  16 and younger.

TIME:  4:30 pm  to 6:00 pm

DATE:  Thursdays - starting June 24 - Aug 26

(No Play on July 22 or July 29)

COST:  $10.00

Register Here

 

TENNIS CAMP

Camp size limited to 50 participants for each session

AGES: 6 - 17

DATE: July 19 –23 (Beginner) July 26 - 30 (Advanced)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST: $150.00

INFORMATION:  609-525-9306
Please register online or by phone

ONLINE: Register Here

Clinic dates subject to change

 

Pickleball
Facility & Hours

OCEAN CITY PICKLEBALL FACILITIES

18th St. & Haven Ave. (12) Courts

609-525-9307

 

 May 1st through May 28th — 7:00am to 12:00pm (Noon)

Memorial Day Weekend though Labor Day — 7:00am to 7:30pm

Tuesday after Labor Day through Oct 31st — 7:00am to 12:00pm (Noon)

 

Season Pass: $60.00

10 Play Pass: $40.00

Weekly Pass (Sat.- Fri.): $15.00

Daily Pass: $5.00

Register Here

 

Passes can be purchased in season at the 18th Street courts

 

Golf Course
Facility & Hours

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.

RENTALS:

Bags & Clubs - $10.00

Bag - $3.00

Hand Carts - $3.00

Ride Carts - $10.00 (per person)

 

YEARLY MEMBERSHIP: $200 (before 4/30), $250 (after 4/30)

 

DAILY FEES:  April 15 - October 15

Senior (62 & up) & Youth (14 & under) - $12.00

Regular - $15.00

 

TEN PLAY DISCOUNT CARDS: 

Preseason:  (October - April 30) - $75.00

In-season:  (May - September) - $95.00

*Prices Subject to Change*

 

Everyone Must Have Their Own Golf Bag

 

Click here for more Information & Course Description

Handicap Surf Chair Program
Reservation Information - 2021

SURF CHAIR PROGRAM
Beach Accessible Wheelchairs
46th St & West Ave. Welcome Center
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 – October (September & October, weekends only, weather permitting)
RESERVATIONS STRONGLY SUGGESTED (Daily or 1 week maximum)
Reservations please call:  609-554-0352

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 1st, 6th, Moorlyn Terrace, and 12th Streets.

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

Registration & Refund Policy
Registration Policy

REGISTRATION POLICY

All registration for activities are handled on a first come, first serve basis for

residents and seasonal vacationers. Program announcements will be distributed through schools and at www.ocnj.us

 

Any program requiring a deadline for registration will be noted on the program information flyer. A waiting list will be maintained for some programs.  If an  opening becomes available in a closed program that space will be offered to the first person on the waiting list.

 

The Ocean City Community Services Department and the Division of Recreation Programs reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any program due to lack of registration, inclement weather or reasons beyond our control. Programs, dates and times are subject to change due to the availability of facilities.

 

Program cancellation due to inclement weather will be posted on-line a

www.ocnj.us or call (609) 525-9304.

 

The Division of Recreation insists that a child should never be left at an activity or program before the person in charge arrives to accept responsibility for that participant. It is the obligation of the parent or guardian to be aware of program schedule and times.

 

Acceptable methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash or

checks payable to: “City of Ocean City.”

For more information on programs listed call the

Recreation Office at 609-525-9304.  

 

Refund Policy

*Prices are Subject to Change*

The City of Ocean City has set the following guidelines for registration fees for our Recreation and Aquatic & Fitness Center programs:

  • In order to request a refund, a written email should be sent to LSopko@ocnj.us with a detailed explanation for the request. After the request has been made, the city will review and make a decision on its status.
  • Refunds will only be made for canceled programs or medical reasons. Please provide a doctors note at the time of request.
  • Refunds will not be made for scheduling conflicts or dissatisfaction with program/team, etc.

The dollar amount will be prorated dependent on how much of the program/season has passed. Credit card payments will be returned to the card within 5-7 business days. Cash and check payments will be returned by check, which may take 2-3 weeks for processing.

The City of Ocean City reserves the right to waive this refund policy at its discretion at any time.