Oak Island Parks
and Recreation Department
Publicity Release - August 19, 2005
Teen, Pre-teen, and Youth
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will offer the
August 28th- Roller
Skating-Scooters 1-6pm $5 ages 10-18
Pre-registration is required for all activities. Call 278-5518 for
The Oak Island Skate Park will offer free lessons on Wednesday and
Thursday mornings from 10-12pm. All new skaters will be instructed
by one of the staff members. Call 278-4747 for more information.
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will host a free
fishing derby for kids on August 27th at Ocean Crest Pier.
Registration will take place at 9:30 and the fishing will begin at
10am. Kids will need to bring a fishing pole. Bait will be provided.
The first 50 kids will receive a free goodie bag!! Prizes will be
awarded to first fish caught, most fish caught, longest fish,
shortest fish, etc. To register call 278-5518.
50+ Softball Registration
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking
registration for 50+ Softball. Women, ages 18 and over, and men ages
50 and over, may register through August 30th at the Recreation
Center. League play will begin tentatively September 20th. Fee is
$10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Call 278-4747 for more
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a trip
for seniors to Williamsburg, Va. The trip will depart the Recreation
Center on September 26th and return on September 29th. The cost of
the trip will be $130 per person based on double occupancy or $230
per person based on single occupancy. Costs are based on hotel
accommodations only. Meals and attractions will be additional and at
the participantís discretion. Space is limited. Pre-registration is
required. Call 278-5518 for more information.
Senior Shopping Trip
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a senior
shopping trip to Wilmington on September 2, 2005. The group will
depart the Recreation Center at 9am and will return at approximately
3pm. Stops will include Target Shopping Center and Westfield
Shoppingtown Independence. Lunch will be at K&W Cafeteria. Cost for
transportation is $5. Lunch and purchases are additional.
Pre-registration is required. Call 278-5518 for more information.
Note: By Law, appropriate
car seats/booster seats are required for ages 8 and under or 80
pounds when participating in Recreation Department programs
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