Spring Youth Programs, Adult Drop-In Sports, and More!

Spring Youth Programs, Adult Drop-In Sports, and More!

Hello Orcas Island Community,

Please help us welcome Alfred Bentley to Orcas Island Park and Recreation District. We are excited to have Al fill the Program Coordinator position. We are busy putting the finishing touches on the Summer 2022 activity schedule. Stay tuned for the activity postcard. YES – ACTIVITY POSTCARDS ARE COMING BACK!

Spring is not over and we have Youth Soccer and Tennis Programs starting soon. Register online www.oiprd.org today!

Soccer Programs:

Youth Soccer – 2nd/3rd grade (Monday/Wednesday) – Starts Monday, May 2, 2022 

Youth Soccer – 4th/5th/6th grade (Tuesday/Thursday) – Starts Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Pee Wee Soccer – K/1st grade (Monday/Wednesday) – Starts Monday, May 2, 2022

Pre-K Soccer – Ages 3 – 5 (Tuesday/Thursday) – Starts Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Girls Tuesday Soccer with Chama (Hummingbird’s) – Starts Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Girls Friday Soccer with Celia – Continues Friday, April 29, 2022

Soccer Skills Clinics:

U14 OIFC Soccer Skills with Batu – Ages 11 – 14 (Monday/Wednesday/Saturday) Starts Monday, April 25, 2022. Goalkeepers get 50% off program fee. Call OIPRD at 360-376-7275 for details and goalkeeper registration.

Youth Tennis Clinics:

Tennis w/Jill – Intro to Tennis – ages 7 – 10 (Thursdays @3:30) – Starts Thursday April 28, 2022

Tennis w/Jill – Intermediate Tennis – ages 10 – 14 (Thursdays @4:30) – Starts Thursday April 28, 2022

Both tennis clinics have limited enrollment – sign up now!

Volunteers Needed!

We are always looking for more volunteer coaches to help support our youth sports programs. Call Terri or Al at 360-376-7275 or email alfred@oiprd.org for more information.

ADULT DROP-IN SPORTS NEWS

Due to Covid delaying the re-start of adult drop-in sports earlier this year, OIPRD is extending the drop-in season through the end of May. So, we can all take advantage of indoor Pickleball, Basketball, Volleyball and Futsal through May 29th!

Monday: Pickleball (7:30 pm)

Tuesday: Basketball (7:30 pm)

Wednesday: Volleyball (7:30 pm)

Thursday: Pickleball (7:30 pm)

Sunday: Pickleball (10:00 am); Futsal (2:00 pm); and Volleyball (7:30 pm)

OIPRD is hiring! We are looking for a Park Steward on a part-time, seasonal basis to help manage and maintain Buck Park during the late-spring through early-fall months (April – September). Flexible schedule; Hourly wage $18 – $20/hour DOE. Call Terri at 360-376-7275 or email terri@oiprd.org

Get out, get active – See you at Buck Park!

Dear community, 
We have some fun youth and adult programs open for enrollment, as well as a variety of volunteer and career opportunities.

 
ART:

After school art with Ms. Brook (this program is in progress, but there are 4 spots open). 

Mid-winter break Art Camp with Ms. Brook (February 21 – 25).

SOCCER:

OIFC U14 Soccer Skills Training with Baturay Balic starts on February 14, 2022

OIFC U18 Soccer Skills Training with Baturay Balic starts on February 12, 2022


RUNNING: 


Running Club with Coach Mike Kulper starts on March 7, 2022. 


DANCE:

A wide variety of dance classes are available for ages preschool through adult. Winter session is in progress, space is still available. 


DROP-IN ADULT SPORTS

Drop-in adult sports are back! Programs are held at the Public Middle School Gym (“Old Gym”). In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep kids learning in-person, participants must follow the school masking requirement. At this time N95, KN95, or 3-layer surgical masks are required. Cloth masks may be worn over the required masks – no cloth mask only. 


Monday: Pickleball (7:30 p.m.)

Tuesday: Basketball (7:30 p.m.)

Wednesday: Volleyball (7:30 p.m.)

Thursday: Pickleball (7:30 p.m.)

Sunday: Pickleball (10:00 a.m.); Futsal (2:00 p.m.); and Volleyball (7:00 p.m.) 


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

OIPRD needs volunteer coaches! We will be starting baseball and softball programs the week of March 21, 2022. Recreational youth soccer will start mid-April and we are always looking for help with Running Club. Please contact Terri Rodgers at terri@oiprd.org or 360-376-7275 if you can help island youth! No experience necessary other than a love of sports and a desire to help kids achieve their best. Background check is required. 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 OIPRD is hiring! We are searching for a new team member (full-time/year-round with benefits) to join us as a Program Assistant. This position helps create and implement adult and youth programs here on Orcas Island. We are also looking for a part-time, seasonal/temporary Park Steward to help manage and maintain Buck Park during the spring and summer months. Contact Terri Rodgers at terri@oiprd.org or 360-376-7275 for more information on the open positions. 
Get up, get out, and come play!