Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department

Weekly Publicity Release - September 30, 2005

New Programs/Events

Celebration of Oak Island
The Celebration of Oak Island will be held on October 8, 2005 at Middleton Park from 10am-2pm. The event will include entertainment, inflatable rides, community informational booths, food vendors, karaoke, and more. Free admission. Volunteers needed. Call 278-5518 for more information.

Teen, Pre-teen, and Youth Activities
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will offer the following activities:

October 9th- Skating at Scooters-Wilmington, 1-6pm $5 ages 10-18
October 10th- Day of Great Adventures-8:30-4:30 $12 ages 5-18
October 14th- Unite the Generations Night-Concert BSL, 5-8:30pm ages 5 and up
October 15th- Pumpkin Day-Indigo Farms, 9am-4:30pm $1 ages 10-18
October 21st- Musical Theater Demo- Rec. Center, 5:30pm ages 7-18
October 22nd-23rd- Boys’ Camping Trip-Lake Waccamaw State Park $15 ages 10-18
October 27th- Spooky Ghost Stories-Rec. Center 7pm ages 8 and up
October 28th- Halloween Carnival- Rec. Center 5-7pm all ages
October 29th- Remote Ramping at Sk8 Park, 9-10am ages 10-18
October 29th- Sk8 Park Adventures, 10am-noon ages 10-18
October 29th- Halloween Party-Rec. Center, 5-8pm $2 ages 10-18
October 31st- Spooky Fun Monday-8:30am-4:30pm $12 ages 5-18

Pre-registration is required for all activities. Call 278-5518 for more information.

Kids Golf Clinic
Head pro, Robert Spangler, will offer instruction to youth, ages 16 and under, on beginning or improving golf skills. The clinic will be held at the Oak Island Golf course on October 22 at 10am. The fee is $5, clubs will be provided. Call 278-4747 for more information.

In-line Hockey League Registration
Boys and girls, ages 6-18, may register from October 20th through November 11th to join this hockey league for in-line roller skaters. Practice will begin in November. Fee is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Call 278-4747 for more information. Register at the Oak Island Recreation Center.

Autumn Kayak Trips
Perfect for the beginner paddler, these trips offer a first-hand chance to see up close birds, fish and other aquatic wildlife. Trip fees are $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Pre-register at the Recreation Center.

October 12-10am Wetlands
October 19- 10am Davis Canal

Senior Scrabble
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor scrabble sessions for seniors on October 5th and October 19th from 2-4pm at the Recreation Center. The group meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Pre-registration required. Call 278-5518 for more information.

Get Moving Again Oak Island
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department would like to challenge residents to complete a town goal of 200,000 minutes of movement in a 10-week time frame. The Department also wants to meet a goal of at least 75 total participants. Join us as we strive to increase the physical activity level of our community. Pre-register at the Recreation Center or by calling 278-5518.

Note: By Law, appropriate car seats/booster seats are required for ages 8 and under or 80 pounds when participating in Recreation Department programs involving transportation.

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