This summer Orcas Park and Rec is bringing a variety of sports camps your way. These half and full day camps run week to week and include Skateboarding, Soccer with Coach Rob, British and Brazilian Soccer with Challenger, Volleyball and Basketball Camps, and a variety of games in our Games Galore Day Camp –think Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, Kick the Can, and more! Tennis Clinics w/ Jill continue throughout the season with clinics offered at all levels, and International pro Baturay Balic offers Soccer Clinics in Buck Park for ages 10+.

 Dance your heart out with instructor Stephanie Moss. Classes offered for ages 3 and up in Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Tap, and Modern Dance.

Adult Drop-in Sports include Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Basketball, Pickleball, and Ultimate Frisbee. You’re never too old to come play in the park!

Park and Rec’s office space in the Funhouse building is under remodel as part of the overall Funhouse renovation. For your convenience, we will be operating in Buck Park from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for onsite registration and equipment checkout. You may reach us during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 – 5:00, by email at, or phone 376-PARK. For the full activity schedule, registration and to learn more click the big green registration button on the right. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to program start. Come on out and enjoy the summer fun!

Orcas Park and Rec is offering another year of Youth Tackle Football. The 2017 season will begin with practices starting July 31st. League play for ages 6 through 14 are divided as Pee Wees, aged 6-8; Midgets, aged 9-10; Juniors, aged 11-12; and Seniors, aged 13-14. Orcas Island teams will participate in games against mainland and island teams in the NCYFL from August 26th through October 21st. Registration is open to CO-ED players and must completed by July 1st.

Orcas Park and Rec offers feeder programs to the Orcas Island public and private school athletic programs and is pleased to continue another year of this youth football experience, which teaches safe and controlled play, the rules of the game, and builds on the valuable foundation of sportsmanship and teamwork.

Contributions to support player scholarships and the purchase of safety equipment are being accepted.

Volunteer head and assistant coaching positions are available. If you are interested in participating or volunteering, please contact Orcas Park and Rec at, or call 376-7275.

Come cheer on the 5th Annual March Mayhem Basketball Tournament hosted by Orcas Island Park and Recreation this weekend, Mar. 18 and 19.

Ten teams are traveling from near and far to participate in the two-day event. Saturday tips off at 9:00 a.m. with round-robin games in the Orcas Island High School and Old Gyms; the last game of day one is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Day two holds the final tournament bracket, where teams are placed based on their Saturday earnings as they fight for first place. Sunday games start at 8:30 a.m. with the championship game at 1:30.

Concessions will be available for purchase compliments of the Orcas Island Youth Majors Baseball team. Come on down, grab some snacks, stay dry and warm, and have a great time.

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, contact Kim Ihlenfeldt at (360) 376-7275.



Come dance with Stephanie Moss! Winter Session II classes begin this week. Click the green registration button to the right for a list of Winter II classes. Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet I, Ballet II & III, Tap I, Tap II, Modern I, and Modern II all have space!

Registration ends February 27th

February 20, 2017

Sign up for Baseball or Softball soon! Registration ends on February 27th.

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Orcas Park and Rec Spring Baseball

January 25, 2017

Play ball! This spring we will be offering more games and increased competition for our baseball and softball players. The baseball committee along with the Park and Rec Board has thoroughly researched all league options and the last several years of season play. After completing this study, all have voted to rejoin the local Little […]

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Dance – Winter Session I

December 31, 2016

Winter Dance Session I starts soon! Join Stephanie Moss and immerse yourself in the world of dance and movement. Classes for ages 3+ include Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet I, Ballet II & III, Tap I, and Tap II. Find more information and register using the big green registration button on the right side of the […]

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Special Public Meeting December 2016

December 13, 2016

The OIPRD Board of Commissioners will hold a regular public meeting for the month of December on Wednesday, December 14th beginning at 4PM at the Eastsound Firehall, Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, Washington. This change is in order to accommodate the annual holiday concert at the Elementary School. All are welcome to attend.

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