Winter Activities for Kids

Dive in Movie 2014

If cold winter weather has left your kids with the boredom blues, Ocean Pines has the cure with several fun seasonal activities.

The Sports Core Pool, located at 11143 Cathell Road, will host one of its popular dive-in movie nights with a showing of “Monsters University” on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m.  Guests will be able to watch the movie on an inflatable screen while splashing and swimming or floating on inflatable rafts in the heated indoor pool.  The cost to attend the event is $3 for Ocean Pines swim members, $5 for Ocean Pines residents and $7 for non-residents.  Families of more than four may pay a flat rate of $20.

The Sports Core will also hold a special Valentine’s Family Fun Night on Friday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.  Guests can enjoy a fun night at the pool while making Valentine’s Day crafts.  Pizza and desserts will be available for purchase.  The cost to attend is $2 for swim members, $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents.

If staying dry is more your kids’ style, sign up for two programs to be held at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway. On Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon, the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department will offer a Valentine’s Day craft time for kids.  All materials will be provided; space is limited and pre-registration is required.  The cost is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents.

The community center will also host Quick Start Tennis, an introductory tennis program for children ages 5-7, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 18 from 6:15-7 pm.  The four-class session will be taught by staff from the Ocean Pines Tennis Center and will cover the basics of tennis using age-appropriate equipment on a smaller-scale court.  The cost is $45 for residents and $55 for non-residents and pre-registration is required.

These programs are open to public.   For more information or to register for programs at the Ocean Pines Community Center, call the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department at 410-641-7052.  For more information about aquatics events, please call the Sports Core Pool at 410-641-5255.  Information regarding additional recreational programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Winter Activity Guide, is available at www.OceanPines.org.

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