Gulf State Park  Activities Schedule



Sat. 12/3

 

10:00 AM— Snake Encounters: Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes.  Bring a camera and get your picture

     touching a beautiful snake. There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guests staying in the park.

1:00PM-- Video: Webs of Intrigue (45min) Enter the world of an ancient creature that has become an expert weaver, a consummate

     hunter, and with more than 30,000 faces—a master of adaptation. Meet at the Education Building for this program. There is a $2

     charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guests staying in the park..

 

Sun. 12/4

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

Coastal Christmas Kick-off Party at the Beach Pavilion 5pm until 8pm 9 (rain or shine unless severe weather warnings) FREE event- Santa Photos, red beans and rice, hot chocolate and cookies, nature holiday ornament craft, Children's Choir, roasted marshmallows

 

Mon. 12/5

8:00AM—Earlybird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

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

9:45AM—Aerobic Dance: Following P.T.F. in the Act. Bldg.

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

1:00PM—Video:  Nature:  Is That Skunk?  (60 min.)  We find them in the evening digging through our garbage, hiding under our  houses, or walking through our yards, streets, and parks. Skunks seem perfectly adapted to life around us. But we are less  comfortable around them, for fear of their potent spray. But what do we really know about these infamous black and white  creatures?  Meet at the Education Building for this program. There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guests staying in the park.

 

Tues. 12/6

9:00AM— Ladies Social and Crafts: Bring your own project to work on or come to learn a  new one. Come and share ideas and company with like-

     minded ladies.  Meet in the Education  Bldg.

9:00AM—Pickle Ball:  Meet at the Tennis Courts.

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

1:00PM— Video: The Alligator Gar: Predator or Prey  (30min) This Earth Save production has some interesting facts about some  strange fish that can be found in our State Park lakes.   Meet at the Education Building for this program. There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all  guests staying in the park.

7:00 PM— Music Jam Session: Join us in the Activities Bldg. for an evening of fun and music.  This is open to anyone who wants to get together and play music without formal leadership.  Bring an instrument to join in, or just come to listen.     There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guest staying in the park.

 

Wed.  12/7

8:00AM—Earlybird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

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

9:45AM—Aerobic Dance: Following P.T.F. in the Act. Bldg.

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

10:00AM—   Video: Nature: The Loneliest Animals: (60 min.) This amazing video follows the plight of some incredible, charismatic creatures  and struggles of the dedicated conservationists who fight for them.  Meet at the Education Building.

     There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the Campground.   Free to all guests staying in the park.

1:00PM — Video: Crash: A Tale of Two Species (60 min.) This is an awesome tale of a tiny shorebird and its dependence on one of Earth’s most

     prehistoric creatures, the horseshoe crab.  Meet at the Education Building for this  program. There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the

    campground. Free to all guests staying in the park.

 

Thurs. 12/8

9:00AM—Pickle Ball:  Meet at the Tennis Courts.

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

10:00AM — Video: Natonal Geographic: Ocean Drifters  An extraordinary odyssey on the incredible  superhighways of marine life.  (60 min.)  Meet at

       the Education Bldg.There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the Campground.   Free to all guests staying in the park.

1:00PM — Guided  Pier Walk: Meet at the Gulf State Park  Fishing Pier concession stand for a guided walk/talk  on  the pier.

 

Fri. 12/9

 

8:00AM—Earlybird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

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

9:45AM—Aerobic Dance: Following P.T.F. in the Act. Bldg.

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

1:00PM--  Video: Discovering Alabama—Dauphin Island This video presents both the natural and the human history of Dauphin Island and describes

     the forces of geologic change to barrier islands. Meet at the Education Building for this program. There is a $2 charge per vehicle

     to enter the campground. Free to all guests staying in the park.

 

Sat. 12/10

10:00 AM— Video: Seashore (35min) This Eyewitness video dives into the explosive frontline between land and sea. 

      From crashing waves and blasting winds to placid tide pool, discover what makes our coastlines so alluring to the

      masses of wildlife and humans who gather there.    Meet at the Education Building for this program.

      There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guests staying in the park.

         

       

NOTE: All Snow Bird Activities should be coordinated thru Wendy Horn at 512-508-5654 or you can talk with her on Mondays at 10:00AM in the Activities Building.