This Week in the Pines 7-20

    This Week in the Pines!
Picture of the Week ~ Yacht Club Pool

“An evening rainbow”
Photo taken in Ocean Pines by Ursula


Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm & Saturdays 8am – 12Noon
Click HERE for Club Membership Rates and Info 
Weekly Memberships available.  Ask about our payment plans
Ballots Mailed to eligible voters.
Please return your ballot by Thursday, August 11 @ 5pm.
Drop Off Box is located in the OPPD, open 24 hrs.
Open 6am – 6pm Daily!
Gas, ice, cold drinks, ice cream, snacks, and minnows.   410-641-7447

Explore the Ocean Pines Beach Club 
Open Daily 11am – 6pm / Pool Open 10am – 6pm
Friday – Kaleb Brown 12-4pm
Saturday – Smooth and Remy 1-5pm
Sunday – Kaleb Brown 12-4pm
Wednesday 7/27 Pat O’Brennan 2-5pm
Twilight Swim Special 4-6, discounted rates.
See Admin Office for Parking Options or park on your own in O.C. Located between 49th and 50th streets. 410-524-2957
Click HERE for information about the Beach Club

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks
Click HERE for all Rec and Parks
Angler’s Club’s
the Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest
Saturday July 23
South Gate Pond
Registration is from 8:30AM to 9:30AM and the contest will be from 9:00 AM-10:30AM.
Youths should bring their own fishing rod and reel. Bait is provided. 3 age groups;  4-7, 8-11, 12-16.


Please register at the Rec Center 410-641-7052 or
email us at
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Camps Coming Up!
7/22 & 7/29 Big Wave 1-Day Surf Camp
7/25-/28 Summer Junior Golf Camp
7/26-28 Beach Body Boarding Camp
7/26-28 Summer Junior Lifeguard Program
7/26 + 7/28 SUP Camp
7/29 Camp Kayak Adventure Camp
Sign up at Recreation and Parks 410-641-7052 / or stop by open 7 days a week!

Ocean Pines Swimming Pools! 
Outdoor Pools open for season.
Click  HERE for Pool directory 

Daily Fees – Pay Cash at Door
OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults 18 & up: $8 | Youth (5-17): $6
Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults 18 & up: $9 | Youth (5-17): $7

Save with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards!

Available at the Admin Building and  you can reload the Cards at Sports Core Pool or the Admin Office
OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults: $35 for 5 visits | Youth (5-17): $25 for 5 visits
Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults: $40 for 5 visits / Youth (5-17): $30 for

5 visits

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Christmas in July Party -(click to view flyer)

Sunday, July 24 from 4pm – 8pm
@ Swim and Racquet Club Pool
BYOC (No Glass), Moon Bounce, Face Painting, DJ, Snack Bar
$3 Swim Member / $5 Resident / $7 Non-res./ $20 FamilyOther classes starting soon….. 
Deep Water Swimmin Wimmin – July 25
Aqua Jog – July 26
Summer Jr. Lifeguard Program – July 26-28
Doggie Swim – September 10
See activity guide for other class dates
Drop In Prices $5/$6/$7 
7 DAYS A WEEK 9am-5pm
Ask about Private Pool Parties.Online Registration Form

 Open to the Public. All Welcome!
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Ocean Pines Golf, Hot Dog & Beer for $30!

We’re celebrating National Hot Dog Day all month long! Now through July 31, enjoy 18 holes of golf (and the best greens in the area!), a hot dog and a draft beer for only $30 for all rounds after 2 pm. Book up to 5 days in advance. Call 410-641-6057 or visit for tee times.

Junior Golf Camp Continues
July 25-28   & Aug 8-11
$125 per golfer per camp
9:30am – 1pm
includes lunch, drinks, snacks and goody bags.
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Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club
100 Clubhouse Dr, Ocean Pines, MD 21811

Ocean Pines Racquet Sport Events!
Congratulations Delmarva Beach Tennis Coach Erika Cook for being voted Coastal Style’s “Best Youth Sports Coach in Worcester County.”
All Racquet Sports Block Party
Sunday, July 31 @ 4:00 pm
Tennis Events Coming Up

Tennis & Yoga Session 
Wed, July 20th / View Flyer
Junior Tennis Open
Sat, July 23 – $20 Entry Fee
Call Erika to registe –   410-641-7228
Tennis Shot of the Day Clinic

Thurs, July 21 – “Doubles Strategy” 

“Shot of the Day” clinics for adults (16+ up). This clinic is a series of customized drills to get you hitting a lot of tennis balls! We ask that you sign up in advance, to get an accurate head count.
$10.00 for member/$15.00 non-members.
 Pickleball Events Coming Up
 Indoor Drop-in Pickleball 
Ages 12 and Older
Sundays 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Ocean Pines Community Center Gym
$5/per participant, per visit or free with membership.
 Platform Tennis Events Coming Up

Free Platform Tennis Clinic Saturdays @ Noon.

   $5 drop-in for non-members of platform to play.
Free Clinic and Week Trial (all Racquet Sports)
Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex
410-641-7228 /  410-641-7052
Hours Vary….Call Ahead if you are not sure.
View Webpage for Info on all 3 sports. 

Splash into Your Next 
Pool Party
Let Us Host Your Next Event!
Club Meetings, Birthday Parties, Class Trips, Reunions, Team Building, Social Seminars, Chamber Events, Scout Groups, Charity Events…
A long party table is provided & reserved tables are provided for your event. Bring your own music to play on our surround sound audio system. Controlled temperature inside for those who are not swimming. Ask about food options! Food & beverage allowed – please no glass!
Swimming Guest $7, Non-Swimming Guest $2
*48-hour notice is required to allow for staffing to be scheduled. Includes lifeguard staff.
*$50 refundable clean-up fee due at time of sign up

OP Farmers 

open every Saturday 
 8am-1pm in 
White Horse Park
– Apples, Apricots, Beans, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli Rabe, Cabbage, Carrots, Chard, Cauliflower, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Currants, Eggplant, Fennel, Garlic, Gooseberries, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuces, Mushrooms, Muskmelons, Nectarines, Okra Onions, Peaches, Peppers, Plums, Potatoes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Salad Greens, Shallots, Sprouts, Sugar & Snap Peas, Summer Squash, Sweet Cherries, Tomatoes, and Watermelons.
 View or Download July Events Calendar
View or Download August Events Calendar
All Activities and Programs are open to the Public
2016 Monday Movies in the Park
Mondays, through Aug 22 from 8pm-til
White Horse Park.  Snack for sale or BYOC.

July 25: Minions (2015)
Aug 1: Finding Nemo (2003)
Aug 8: The Goonies (1985)
Aug 15: Home (2015)
Aug 22: The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Click HERE for more info
Wednesday Family Fun Nights 
Wednesdays thru Aug 24 – 6-8pm – Yacht Club Pool
Fun for the entire family! Every Wednesday the Yacht Club transforms into a wave of fun for the young & young at heart! The pool is open for all ages to enjoy as DJs fill the air with the sounds of summer. Food & beverages are available poolside ($). Admission:$3 Swim Member (must show membership card); $5 OP Resident; $7 for Non-Residents. Only persons swimming pay a fee.

Thursday Concerts in the Park
JULY 21 ~ Opposite Directions
Thursdays 7-9pm White Horse Park
Bring Chairs, food, family and friends for an evening of fun & FREE Entertainment
Concessions for sale, BYOB allowed.
For a full list of entertainment click HERE

Join us at the Cove/Yacht Club
open 7 Days a week
Lunch & Dinner starting at 11am.  Happy Hour 
Sun-Thurs 4-7pm
Sunday Brunch 9am – 1pm.
Menus:   Lunch     Dinner       Kids       Pool   
Special Musical Guest
Thursday, July 21
Kevin Poole
from 12-4pm @ the Cove
Make the Cove your new lunch spot!
Now featuring 50% off all lunch wraps Monday through Friday! Chicken Wraps, Tuna Wraps, and Shrimp Wraps 50% off all week long!  $5 Margarita Mondays and $5 Crushes on Tuesdays.  Family Fun Wednesdays.
Live Music All Weekend!  
Ocean Pines Yacht Club Summer Promos!
Sundays with Brunch- Bottomless Bloody Mary Bar $10
Sundays with Brunch –  Bottomless Mimosas $10
Monday Margaritas! $5 Margaritas all day long!
 Tuesday “Crush Day” ALL crushes $5 all day!
Wednesday – Family Fun Nights 6-8pm
Live Music at the Yacht Club
Friday 7/22 Tranzfusion
Saturday 7/23 Kayla Kroh
Sunday 7/24 Jack Worthington
410-641-7501 /

Sunday Brunch at the Yacht Club
9am-1pm @ The Cove
$15 adults / $7.50 kids ages 6-12
5 and under eat 


$10 for our bottomless Bloody Mary Bar with all the fixings or $10 bottomless Mimosas!
 Prices are per person & do not include tax & gratuity. Alcoholic beverages available for additional fee.

Reservations accepted at 410-641-7501 or

Holy Communion Services Every Sunday in OP
offered by Pastor Harry Biles
Upstairs of Ocean Pines Country Club
Every Sunday through Labor Day Weekend
All are welcome.
Sponsored by St. Pete’s Lutheran Church
$30 Cat Adoption
Looking for a feline companion? Now is your opportunity with the Summertime Feline Fling. The Worcester County Humane Society is running a limited time special cat adoption program. Between July 1 and September 30 all cat adoptions are only $30. What a PURRfect time to adopt a new friend.

The Humane Society is located adjacent to Eagles Landing Golf Course in W. Ocean City and can be reached at 410-213-0146.

Gift Shop at White Horse Park, Open:

Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm/ Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Pine’eer Craft & Gift Shop is now the Gift Shop at White Horse Park!  Stop in and shop the selection of handmade items created by local crafters from the Pine’eer Craft Club – at very reasonable prices.  You’ll find unique jewelry, hand-stitched items, beach décor and much more. Open all year long.
Ask A Master Gardener
Every Tuesday May-September     1:00-4:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
Master gardeners will be available to help you with your gardening questions. Please put your plant damage samples in a plastic bag and label the bag with your name and phone number. If your question cannot be answered at the time of submission, it will be researched and we will get back to you at a later date.
Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
Thursday, July 21
9:45 am refreshments / 10:00 am business meeting
Ocean Pines Community Center
This month’s meeting will be followed by a flip-flop wreath craft project.
Ocean Pines Players Presents “The Whole Shebang”
July 22-24 & July 29-31
7:00 pm Friday & Saturday
4:00 pm Sunday
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 103rd St. & Coastal Highway, OC
$15 per person
Join the Ocean Pines Players for this whimsical comedy for adults and teens about the origin of the heavens and the earth. Doors open one hour prior to show time for open seating, free refreshments and pre-show entertainment. Admission is payable at the door; for reservations call 410-208-6787.
Youth Fishing Contest
      The Ocean Pines Anglers Club will host the 20th annual Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest
Saturday July 23     South Gate Pond
Registration is from 8:30AM to 9:30AM and the contest will be from 9:00 AM-10:30AM.
Youths should bring their own fishing rod and reel. Bait is provided. 3 age groups;  4-7, 8-11, 12-16.  A trophy will be awarded for the biggest fish in each age group. Participants in each age group will be given special awards for the three largest fish and for the most fish.  Children younger than age 4 can fish but will not be eligible for a trophy. All participants will receive a prize compliments of the Ocean City/Berlin Optimist Club and the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association.  For information call Walt Boge at 410-208-2855

Ocean Pines Library Book Sale
Saturday, July 23     9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday, July 25     10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean Pines Library.
Happy Anniversary Happy Hour
Thursday, August 4     4:00-6pm
The Cove, Ocean Pines Yacht Club & Marina
Still Rockin’, an oldies band of Ocean Pines residents, invites you to celebrate with them at a “Happy Anniversary Happy Hour”.  The band members have a total of 291 years of  wedded bliss (or not: – ) Tony Karacoulakis-drummer, Gene Edge-lead guitar, Tom Piatti-bass guitar, Char Vanvick-keyboard, Bernie Kessler- saxophone, and Carol Ludwig- lead vocals, have been married to Deb, Gloria, Joyce, Ted, Joan and Jack for anywhere from 42 to 58 years!  There will be announcements of YOUR  special celebration if you submit them on site-birthday, wedding,  kids out of your home, divorce, employment, retirement, whatever.  Come on over to The Cove and have your own celebration with Still Rockin’.
Fifth Annual Mary Mac Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament
Friday, August 5     9:00 am Shotgun Start
Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club
$110 per golfer / $400 per foursome / $500 per foursome and hole sponsorship / $100 tee sign sponsorship
This annual tournament benefits a variety of nonprofit organizations. Includes continental breakfast and lunch, awards and silent auction at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. For more information or to make donations or pay for golf registration online please visit
Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Flounder Tournament
Saturday, August 6
Weigh In 12:00-4:00 pm
Pines Point Marina
$35 per person / $30 two or more
Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Cash prizes plus calcutta. $500 first prize, $300 second prize, $100 third prize. Free t-shirt to the first 100 entries. Fish from the shore, bridge, pier or boat (private or charter). Fish anywhere in Maryland or Delaware waters (within 3 nautical miles from shore), bay and inland waters to the Virginia state line. Fish must be weighed in by 4:00 pm with awards immediately following. Weigh in will be at the Pines Point Marina at 869 Yacht Club Drive., Ocean Pines from 12:00-4:00 pm. Registrations must be completed by Friday, August 5 at 3:00 pm. Register online at
CLICK HERE to view all events

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks offer discounted amusement park tickets to your favorite park instead of paying full price at the gate.  Stop by the Community Center to purchase.
Parks include:  Busch Gardens, Digglerland USA, Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland, Hershey Park, Kings Dominion, Sahara Sam’s Oasis, Sesame Place, Six Flags America, Six Flags Great Adventure, and Water Country USA.
Click HERE for rates.
Jolly Roger Amusement Tickets On Sale.
Click HERE for rates and passes available
Visit website for Jolly Roger Amusement Park Info
Discount Regal Cinema Tickets available now!

SUP KIDS CAMP for ages 9 and Up.
July 26 and 28
Aug 9th and 11th
 9am – 11am
Sign Up at Community Center
$75 per person.

If you can walk, you can PADDLE! Our instructors are trained

professionals & will provide you with an amazing experience.
TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Swim & Racquet Club
Classes must be booked through For more info, call 410.289.8SUP.
Kayak & SUP Rentals @ Swim & Racquet Club
Camp Kayak Adventure Camp
July 29 for ages 10 and Up.
9:00am – 4:00pm
$55 for OP residents, $60 for Non-residents.
no experience required. 
Take your time to explore the waterways around Ocean Pines at your own pace. They’ll supply all you need including basic paddling instructions, water trail maps, wildlife guides & kayaks & stand up Paddleboards fitted to your experience. Rent half day, all day or all weekend. Guided eco-tours avail.

WHEN: Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun.: 11:00am – 4:00pm
WHERE: Swim & Racquet Club

Rentals must be booked through

For more info & hours of operation call 443-513-0889

Ocean Pines Rec & Parks Vacation Offers & Bus Trips.
NEW**  “Is there life after 50?”
Sunday, August 21, leave at 10am
Return 9:30pm.  $90 per person
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