Gulf State Park  Activities Schedule

List of activity ideas to do while you are staying in the park in addition to our weekly activity schedule 

All activities are free to guests staying in the park and a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground for non-guests unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday 2/15

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

10:00AM – Navigating by the Stars: The Beginnings of Navigation – (Part 2 of 4) - Learn how the Phoenicians developed the first navigational instrument and the renaissance led to further knowledge of the solar system. Come to the Education Building to learn how these discovers would lead to man’s exploration of the earth.

6:30PM - Bunco: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

Friday 2/16

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

10:00 AM - It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No It’s a Dragonfly: Come and explore the wonderful world of dragonflies. Learn about their amazing life cycle and their surprising hunting abilities. Come to the Ed. Bldg. to learn more about dragonflies.

10:00 AM—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Guided Kayaking Tour: Join us at Lake Shelby for a one hour guided kayaking tour to explore the basics of kayaking and a short trip around the lake. $20 includes single kayak, lifejacket. Limited spaces available so please call for reservation. 251-948-7275 dial 9 then ext. 2114.

6:00PM – Yahtzee/Farkle: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

Gulf State Park Weekly Activities                            
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Saturday 2/17

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

10:00 AM - Video: Fabulous Frogs: (60 min) Journey on a wonderful trip through the weird and wonderful world of frogs. Learn about their bizarre behavior, anatomy, appearance, and more.  Through cutting-edge technology, you will get a glimpse into some of the most unusual life stories of frogs. Meet at the GSP Education Building for this program.

Sunday 2/18

The Nature Center is Closed on Sundays.

10:00AM - Camper Devotion:  Meet  in the Education Bldg. (non-denominational & casual)

6:00PM – Sunday Evening Bible Study - Non-Denominational Bible Overview: Meet in the Education Building. Bibles will be available.

6:00PM - Euchre: Canceled this week.

Monday 2/19

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

10:00 AM - Alligator Adventures: Come to the Nature Center to see our baby alligators and learn some interesting facts about this pre-historic creature that can be found in Gulf State Park!

10:00 AM—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00PM – Guided Beach Walk at the Pier: Meet at bronze sea turtle at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier to learn all about our coastal ecosystem.  Then, meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico. 

6:00PM – Social Bridge Night: Meet for a fun night in the Act. Bldg. (all experience levels welcomed)

6:30PM – Monday Night Movies: FIREPROOF – Meet in the Education Building to see this free movie sponsored by Gulf Area Resort Ministries. For more information, go to www.fireproofthemovie.com.

Tuesday 2/20

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM - Ladies Social and Crafts: Meet in the Ed. Bldg. to work your project or come to learn a new one with like-minded ladies.

10:00 AM - Guided Pier Walk: Meet at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier concession stand for a free guided tour along the pier. Our Naturalist will talk about some amazing facts about the pier as well as point out various wild life in the water and around the pier.

11:00 AM — Eco Art: Join us in the Ed. Bldg. to participate in an art project/craft. 

2:00 PM – Guided Kayaking Tour: Join us at Lake Shelby for a one hour guided kayaking tour to explore the basics of kayaking and a short trip around the lake. $20 includes single kayak, lifejacket. Limited spaces available so please call for reservation. 251-948-7275 dial 9 then ext. 2114.

7:00 PM - Music Jam Session: Join us in the Activities Building for an evening of fun and music.  This is open to anyone who wants to get together. Bring an instrument or just come to listen.

Wednesday 2/21

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

10:00 AM - SHARK!! – Come to the Education Building to learn about the amazing sharks that inhabit the Gulf of Mexico.

10:00 AM—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

6:30PM—Fun Bingo: Come to the Activities Building to meet new and old friends for a fun night of Bingo.  Please bring a wrapped $1 gift.

Thursday 2/22

8:30 AM – Yoga Time: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

10:00AM - Talk About Turtles!  Meet our Naturalist at Tacky Jack’s to learn some of the interesting facts about the turtles that you can find around Gulf State Park including the protected Gopher Tortoise & Sea Turtles.

10:00 AM – Navigating by the Stars: Early Methods of Navigation – (Part 3 of 4) - Learn how the understanding of Latitude and Longitude led to the successful navigation of the vast oceans. Come to the Ed. Bldg. to learn how these discoveries would lead to man’s exploration of the earth.

2:00 PM – Oodles of Oysters: Farm reared and pan-seared, oysters the new chicken. Learn what it takes for them to make it from the bottom of the sea to the top of the table. Join our Naturalist at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center for this program.

6:30PM - Bunco: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

Friday 2/23

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Act. Bldg.

10:00 AM - Radical Raptors - The Red Tailed Hawk- Come to the Nature Center to meet Hawkeye the Red Tailed Hawk and learn why she is a RADICAL RAPTOR!!!

10:00 AM—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Exploring Coastal Creatures: Meet at the foot of the pier by the Brass Sea Turtle to learn about and get up close with creatures found in Gulf of Mexico. You will learn about the creatures that live in the surf.

6:00PM – Yahtzee/Farkle: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Please Recycle: There are Recycling Bins available for plastic, paper and aluminum available in the Campground Parking Lot near the Tennis Courts. 

Please DO NOT put plastic grocery bags in recycle