This Week in the Pines 5-21

You’re Invited to Ocean Pines’ Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11:00 am @ the Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines

Keynote speaker for the event will be COL Douglas A. Dods, USAR (Ret),  Past Commander of the Maryland State Police Barracks in Berlin.  Patriotic music will be provided by Randy Lee Ashcraft, Dick Jacobs, The Delmarva Chorus and Ocean City Pipes and Drums.Please bring lawn chairs.  Parking is available on site.  In case of inclement weather,  event held at OP Community Church .

Photo:  2013 Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines taken by John T. Harris    

OPA Regular Board Meeting
Saturday, May 24th @ 9:00 am
OP Community Center
View Agenda  / Stream or Watch Live 78
Have a safe holiday weekend and enjoy the great weather! 

Well, the unofficial Summer Kick-Off Weekend is finally here!  Your OPA staff has been preparing for a big weekend in the Pines!  New Facility opening, Pools and Beach Club Opening, Golf Course looks amazing!  
Take a look at what is happening in and around the Pines this week!  visit our new website at for further info on all and sign up for weekly eblasts! 
 OPA Administration Office Extended Hours!!!
Now open Saturdays 8am – 2pm
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 
 SWIM, SWING, SERVE!! Beat the Rush……..
Stop by and see Ruthann and the girls to pay your dues, purchase or renew your swim, tennis, platform and or golf memberships.  New Pickle ball memberships available!
We offer payment plans for annual memberships with 25% down and 11 monthly payments.  Don’t forget your Beach Club Parking permit or pick up a weekly pass to swim, tennis and Beach Parking.   Lifetime Golf Memberships available and swim coupon cards can be loaded up for summer fun!
Ask about our first time member discounts in Tennis.  2014 Dog Park Tags can be purchased the Community Center daily.   Please bring current rabies vaccination info.
 Seasonal Boat slip rentals and transient slips available.
For more info, call 410-641-7717 or email us
Daily Pool Rates: 5 pools open now!
Daily Pool Fees: Pay Cash at Door
OP Residents & Homeowners
Adults 18 – up: $8 Children 5- 17: $6 
Non-Residents/Guests of Residents-  add $1

Save $$ with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards now available at the Admin Building at 239 Ocean Pkwy.
Adults $35 for 5 visits and Youth (5-17) $25 for 5 visits
$5 off for Resident Swim Membership Holders
** Reload the Cards at Sports Core or Admin

 Download the Spring Newsletter from the website with the link above …. Thank you advertisers and contributors!  Advertise with us!

Sign up now, something for all age groups and interests!
  Open Mon – Sat 8am – 10pm / Sun 10am – 6pm

Coming Up……

DIY Floral Arranging – Sat, May 24th11am,
OP Community Center $20 per person, Bring vase!
Bus Trips
Nasa’s Wallops Flight Facility Trip to VA – Fri, May 30th
Million Dollar Quartet- Sat, May 31st
Free seminars
Maximize Social Security Benes – Tues, May 27 1:30pm
Fit for the Fairway – Wed, May 28th 10am
OP Community Center, register
 Registering Classes 
 Line Dancing Classes – Start June 3rd
Aquatics Classes 
Early Bird Lap Swim – starts May 26
Wet Works 1 and Too – starts May 26/27
Children’s Swim Lessons start in June!

Fitness Partners
Stand Up Fitness Classes Daily at Swim and Racquet Club this year Tues & Thurs.  Classes may be booked through Walk on Water online reservation system. 410-289-8787

WOC Fitness Classes Start June 10th  – Yoga & BodyTalk / 410-213-7000

Ayers Creek Adventures Kayak, Canoe, SUP Rentals
at Swim and Racquet Club

Starts Saturday, May 24 & 25th , Noon – 5pm
443.513.0889 /

 Community Center is open Daily for sign ups

Golf Update View Golf Update from our Director of Golf

Resident Rates for GOLF!

$62 before Noon, $52 after Noon, $40

Twilight Golf – Play 18 for $40, $25 for 9 after 3pm plus cart.   public and guest rates available.


Get Golf Ready, Signing up for Sessions
$99 for each session of skills taught (5)

Thursdays 5:30pm or Saturdays 10am   Next sessions starts July 10

Drop-in Clinic start June 4   
Beginners and Intermediate ages 5-14
Wednesdays 4:30 & 5:30pm
$10 per week or $32 in advance

..see pro shop for details

Summer Junior Golf Camps starts June 23rd


LifeTime and Annual Memberships Avail Now! CURRENT MEMBERS….RENEW NOW!



Three Ways to Rally with the Racquet
 Platform Tennis, Tennis, &andPickleball

The Pro Shop Hours are:

 Month of May – 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Jun, Jul, Aug –  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Month of Sept – 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Platform Tennis Clinic

 Saturday, May 24th @ 12Noon
(and every Saturday)
Beginner at noon, Advanced at 12:30pm
Manklin Meadows Racquet Center
Annual Membership start at $150

Ocean Pines Tennis Block Party
Monday, May 26th @ 4pm
Sign Up for a Membership or
Pay Daily Use Fee $10/person
Residents and Non-Residents, Public Welcome.
Visit Pro-shop, meet new pro Scott Thornton

3rd Ocean Pines Charity Racquet Rally Day

play Pickleball, Platform Tennis and/or Tennis

Date:  Friday, May 30th (raindate May 31st)


Format:  There will be 3 rounds of organized play in the morning, and you can play one, two or three of the racquet sports.  Whichever sport you sign up with is the sport you will play first. Once the first round is over, you will move on to (or stay at) the racquet sport of your choice.

Cost/Sign-Up:   $10 Sign-Up fee (covers breakfast, lunch, drinks, many prizes, and all day play).  If Pickleball is the sport you wish to play first, then please give your check (made out to OPTC) to Julie or Frank, or mail your check to Julie Woulfe, 20 Clipper Ct, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.

Donation:Make your donation check (for any amount) out to BCRF, and turn in with you Sign-Up fee OR hand in on the day of the event at the Check-in table
Location: Racquet Complex, Manklin Creek Road

Schedule:  8:30-9:15am – Check-in, light breakfast

                    9:15-9:30am – Group photos

                    9:30-11:45am – Play Pickleball, Platform Tennis,                                and/or Tennis – 3 rounds

                  11:45am  – Drawings for Door Prizes, then Lunch

                  All Afternoon – Free play Tennis, Platform Tennis and                      Pickleball.
Come Exercise, Have Fun, and Donate to a good cause!



Hey Pickleball Players!  Ocean Pines has a new Amenity Offering and Outdoor Pickleball Courts are ready for play!


Two Outdoor Drop-in Play times  
Come Play or Watch Outdoor Pickleball!

Wednesday, May 21st  6-9pm  and

        Saturday, May 24th  9:30am to noon  

 sign up for Drop-in times,

Things to know about the outdoor OP Pickleball Courts!

 Dave Marshall has been hired by Ocean Pines Association, Inc. to manage the Racquet Complex.  He has several assistants who are all there to help you with anything you may need.  Please sign in to play Pickleball at the Racquet Clubhouse/Pro Shop..  If you are not an OP Pickleball Member, pay your $5 Fee there.  If the building is closed when you come to play, then pay your $5 at the “Pickleball Drop-Box”, located around the left side of building.
Four daytime Pickleball Courts are Tennis Courts12.
Primary two night time Pickleball Courts are on Tennis Court #10. The switch to turn on the lights is in a box on a pole, located between Tennis
and Platform Tennis courts. Please Display Pickleball Membership bag tag. N
o fee for your friend’s first time!

 Available Pickleball Memberships

 $150 Family, $100 Individual, $135 Non-Resident Individual.

410-641-7717 admin / 410-641-7228 pro shop
Summer Deals for Ocean Pines Residents & Guests!

BJ’s Club Membership (download offer)
Sam’s Club Membership (download offer)
Jolly Roger & Inlet Pier Rides

Amusement Park Tickets 

 Regal Movie Tickets
Visit the Community Center open M-Sat 8am – 10pm, Sun 10am – 6pm  to purchase or get info on these deals for OP.


night yacht


Old Yacht Club 1972- 2013

Project Update……


 New Facility 2014 at Night!   First Wedding was a success!  Now…The New Ocean Pines Yacht Club Facility with a downstairs Restaurant that will be called “The Cove at Ocean Pines” prepares to be open to the public for bar and dining services Friday evening 4pm and  booked with the locals’ favorite bands this weekend to help celebrate this occasion we have all been waiting for!

Chef Tim has prepared a special, fresh menu for this weekend!   Take a Peek! (click to view)
Sunday Brunch Buffets are Back!

2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm, $15 adults / $7.50 kids 6-12.  We are planning to start serving brunch Sun, May 25th!  Jazz Brunch, Sun, June 8th. 410-641-7501


SAVE THE DATE! JUNE 8th!    Grand Opening Celebration with facility tours, jazz brunch, music on the deck , Chef’s menu samples and ribbon cutting set for Sun, June 8th!

.Live Music THIS Weekend on the Deck!

Friday 5-23 Tranzfusion  6pm – 10pm
Saturday 5-24 Over Time Band  6pm – 10pm
Sunday 5-25 Bluesman Tom Larsen 5pm – 9pmView 2014 Entertainment and Events Schedule

View webpage   

Join us for Happy Hour  @  Bars  Every Mon – Fri 4-7pm

Indoor Bar planning to open Friday 5-23 @ 4pm

Outdoor Bar  is not quite open yet – SOON! (that is an older picture, it is further along that this, don’t worry!)


New Yacht Club Pool opens Saturday @10am

 Open daily to the public 10am – 7pm
Twilight Swim 4pm – 7pm  Entry $4  residents / $5 other

Adults Only at this Pool Please…..Except Family Fun Nights are back at this pool every Wednesday starting June 18th! 

Pay at the door – VIEW RATES & OPTIONS 

410-641-5255 Aquatics Dept. / 410-641-6722 Pool Phone


Mumford’s Landing Pool & new baby pool opens Saturday @10am– Open daily to the public 10am – 6pm  

Twilight Swim 4pm – 6pm  Entry $4  residents / $5 other

Pay at the door – VIEW RATES and OPTIONS

410-641-5255 Aquatics / 410-208-6005 Pool Phone




The OP Marina is open daily @ 8am- 6pm  will be opening earlier starting in June. We are currently selling non-ethanol gas, bait (squid / shiners) & oil.  Soon you may buy ice, beer and wine, ice cream, sodas, snacks, coffee, tackle and more in the new marina building. Boaters are loving the new dockside bath house!  Come say hi to the new dock master, Ron Fisher and his dock crew!  Tie Ups available for dining and entertainment, transient slips and seasonal slips available call 410-641-7447

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Thank you for your patience everyone!  We are all super excited to unveil this new facility to you!  


 Open daily 11am – 6pm / Pool opens Saturday
for season and will open daily 10am – 6pm

Come over and Try our New, Awesome Menu!
View Menu Front – includes Apps & Kids Menu

View Menu Back – Wraps, Burgers, Salads & More!
2014 Live Music Schedule

SAVE THE DATE” Notice!   Friday, June 25th Celebration Event with Kaleb Brown and food and drink specials and facility improvement showcase!



Friday 5/30 & Sun 6/1- Reggae Deck Parties start with Kaleb Brown from  2pm – 6pm


The Beach is Calling You! 

Stop by and pick up your beach parking lot pass or try your luck at street parking, car pool or whatever you  need to get over the Ocean Pines Beach Club!  Lynda, Melanie, Dana, Leah, and the gang are waiting for ya!  Stop By and watch the sunset on the bay from the deck!
Grill 410-524-2957 / Pool 410-524-2979 




VISIT US!  Stop by any OP facility for info! 
10am – 9pm ,lap lanes, lessons and class times vary.
see pool for details or sign up for classes

6 Weeks, Tues & Thurs @ 6pm 
$65 Pool Member / $75 Resident / $85 Non-Resident
Beach Club Pool Open Daily 10am – 6pm 

Enjoy the ocean sounds, live entertainment and new menu at the grille.  49th Street and the Ocean in Ocean City Md!
Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
See admin for beach parking lot passes!


Swim & Racquet Pool open daily 10am – 9pm 
New splash pad not open just yet, but very soon!  Kayak,Canoe, SUP rentals, fitness and more!
Yacht Club Pool – adults only open daily 10am – 7pm 
 Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
Family Fun Nights Kids Party Wed. starting 6/18
  Mumford’s Landing Pool Open Daily 10am – 6pm
New Baby Pool and Changing Tables!
Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
Swim all summer in all open pools for one payment or spread out an annual membership over 11 payments.
Member Guests will receive discounts on Daily Passes!
Stop by the pools and meet the new Aquatics Director, Colby and the aquatics team! Give them your feedback on your experience.  Tell a friend to visit us at any pool!
410-641-5255 – pool / 410-641-7052 to register or
email for info. 
  All Welcome! Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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