The public is invited to the following Park and Recreation Meetings-

Nov. 5th at 4:30 at the OIPRD Conference Room, in the Funhouse we will have a budget workshop for the 2015 operating budget. If needed there will be a followup workshop on Nov. 6th at 4:30.

Nov. 13th at 4PM at the Eastsound Firehall we will have the 2015 Budget Hearing and the regular monthly public meeting.

If you have input and are unable to attend please email your comments to OIPRD at

Orcas Park and Rec will be offering a free Community Swim on the first Sundays of October, November and December, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the newly renovated Orcas Athletic Center pool.

For more information contact Marcia at, call 376-7275 or stop into the office located in the Funhouse Commons.


Starting October 1st Orcas Park and Rec will once again be offering adult drop-in sports in the old gym at the public school, Saturdays through Wednesday’s, 7:00-9:00 p.m. In addition to volleyball and basketball this season, they will also be offering pickleball.

Pickleball is a racquet sport, which combines elements of badminton, ping-pong, and tennis. Originating from Bainbridge Island, it is now played throughout the world by people young and old.

The Open Gym schedule kicks off with Volleyball on Wednesdays and Sundays, Basketball on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and Pickleball on Mondays.

There is a $2 drop-in fee. Discount punch cards are available for purchase at Open Gym.

For more information contact Marcia at, call 376-7275 or stop into the office located in the Funhouse Commons.

Youth soccer start Tuesday, Sept 16th. Avoid standing in line and sign up tonight using the big green button.

Bring cleats and shin guards to trade, we will have a station during tomorrow’s first meeting.

Pee Wee practice is from 3:30 – 4:30 and Youth practice is from 3:30 – 5:00.

We still need coaches and volunteer help. Let us know at sign in if you can help out.

See you at Buck Park.

OIPRD Welcomes Commissioner Paulsen

September 3, 2014

Orcas Island Park and Recreation District has selected Justin Paulsen to fill the remaining term for Jim Bredouw. The remaining term of this position runs until December 31, 2015. Justin bring a wealth of knowledge to the park and recreation board including many years of volunteering with youth sports and working with the Orcas Booster Club. […]

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Adult Drop In Sports

August 26, 2014

Due to construction in the K-8 public gym, we will continue outdoor drop-in adult sports in Buck Park until mid-October. Drop-in volleyball and basketball will startup indoors the week of Oct. 20th. Please let us know the best times and days for your sport and we will do our best to meet the players schedule […]

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Fall Youth Soccer

August 26, 2014

The Orcas Park and Rec Fall Soccer season starts Tuesday, September 16. We have both Youth and Pee Wee soccer again this year. The times and dates are: Practices:  Youth (ages 7 – 13) – Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30 – 5:00, on the lower fields of Buck Park (Sept 16– Oct 25) Pee Wee (ages […]

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Summer Spike

July 24, 2014

2014 Summer Spike volleyball tournament was a great day in the sun in Buck Park. Eight teams turned out for the play including 30 players. The teams and spectators enjoyed watching three grass courts of games. Many thanks to Hank Date for organizing the event and bring in players from as far as Olympia. Hope […]

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