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Sandy Harbor Family Fun Center | Camptown Center | Outdoor Fun | Recreation Building | Church Service


Sandy Harbor Family Fun Center

Sandy Harbor’s new water park style amenities opened to rave reviews! Guests can enjoy nearly 3 acres of water features.  Float in the new Adventure [lazy] River, race family and friends on the Drop Zone Mat Racer, slide The Tube, kids love the Splash Zone and there’s the Tad Pool (for our littlest guests). Now Sandy Harbor is even better with more than 368,041 gallons of water, and we more than doubled the water surface to 28,110 sq. ft. for our guests to relax and cool off. See our Sandy Harbor Pool Rules here.

Our activity center named “Sandy Harbor Family Fun Center” is located next to the Recreation Building. Sandy Harbor features an 18 hole miniature golf course that features a’fisherman’s wharf’ theme. The indoor pool is open all year long and features swimming and also water aerobics. The Olympic-sized outdoor pool and the two kiddie pools and enlarged the existing pool deck. Sandy Harbor features new restrooms and changing areas for sunbathers. Enjoy a combo meal or snack from food “Sandy Harbor Cafe” featuring indoor and outdoor seating areas. Our arcade is located inside the Sandy Harbor building as “Sandy Harbor Games.” Children will be thrilled with Sandy Harbor Splash Zone! This large pool features large water guns, boats to climb in and more! Finally, golf car parking is located adjacent to the pool area.

The Game Center features more than 84 excellent games! Try the latest video games, play a game of pool or revisit some old favorites and play.

Mini Golf
Our 18-hole Miniature Golf Course is located in our new Sandy Harbor complex near the Recreation Building and our pools.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground has several beautiful pools, a large sun deck, kiddie pools and an interactive wading pool. Our new water park includes a mat racer, tube slide, lazy river and two new pools for kids! Please review the Sandy Harbor Pool Rules with your family.

Splash Zone!
Sandy Harbor’s new Splash Zone features dozens of interactive features for kids! Of course the BIGGEST one is a giant 350 gallon bucket of water to “cool off” anyone standing nearby. Slide, soak, play…kids will have hours of fun on Splash Zone. Please review the Sandy Harbor Pool Rules with your family.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground has several Snack Bars to melt away your beach hungers!

Snack Shak
Oceanfront Conveniently located steps away from the beaches, you can enjoy a cold beverage, nachos, snacks and more!

Camptown Center

During your stay you may find you have forgotten something, run out of something, or just plain want something. More than likely you’ll find it at the 12,000 square foot Sandy Mart, along with groceries, snacks, ice, gifts and souvenirs. If shopping makes you hungry, Sandy’s Meet n’ Eat shares the same parking lot! You can throw piles of laundry into one of our machines (we have 100) at Sandy’s Soapy Suds, or let us do it for you at Sandys’ Fluff n’ Fold. Located in the heart of the campground it is a major hub of activity. Guests can enjoy dining, shopping, entertainment, majestic Live Oak trees, free wi-fi and a great laundry facility.

The Camptown Center is part of our ongoing master planned improvements and opened in March 2005. Commemorative brick pavers are available for families who dream of always being part of Ocean Lakes. The brick pavers are a great gift for the beach lover in your family, or in honor of a loved one. Proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association and the March of Dimes. Learn more here.

Sandy Mart
Ocean Lakes Sandy Mart is a great place to pick up groceries, gifts, souvenirs, swimwear, hardware, fishing tackle, fishing bait and more.

Soapy Suds
Sandy’s Soap Suds features 100 machines in heated and air-conditioned comfort. Large items, like blankets and sleeping bags can be washed in our oversize washers.

Fluff N’ Fold
Laundry is a pleasure when YOU don’t have to do it. Let us do it! Sandy’s Fluff n’ Fold features a drop-off laundry service. Just bring your dirty laundry and we will wash, dry and fold it for you.

Meet N’ Eat
Sandy’s Meet n’ Eat ‘s menu ranges from breakfast to dinner and of course, our world famous ice cream!

Center Stage
Guests can relax there while enjoying various performers including storytellers, musicians and magicians at the deck’s raised gazebo.

Free Wireless Zone
For those who need to stay wired, guests can enjoy the internet free of charge on their laptops at the Wireless Zone. This free service is available for up to 8 users at a time.

Brick Pavers
Commemorative brick pavers are available for families who dream of always being part of Ocean Lakes. The “L” shaped walkway from Sandy’s Soapy Suds to Sandy Mart will have groups of bricks inset in a rectangular formation.

Outdoor Fun

With nearly one mile of oceanfront and the warm Carolina weather guests can enjoy the outdoors year round! Our outdoor amenities and recreation have something to please all generations in your family. How often can you play oceanfront basketball? Feel the ocean breeze as your little ones swing and climb, enjoy a morning workout on our beachfront workout stations, or challenge the family in a game of shuffleboard.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground features two large oceanfront playgrounds! One is located near the HH Section, the other adjacent to the B Section near the vending machines and the swash.

Shuffle Board
Enjoy the salty ocean breezes and time with your friends and family. Don’t know how to play? Pick up a brochure with the guidelines in the Recreation Office – sign out the equipment there, too!

Ocean Lakes Family Campground features eight freshwater lakes and nearly one mile of oceanfront, so pack your tackle box! Our lakes our stocked with catfish, bass, brim and carp.

Horse Shoes
Ocean Lakes Family Campground has several horseshoe pits on the beachfront! Equipment can be checked out at the Recreation Office.

You’ll enjoy the salt air and the Myrtle Beach sunshine on our basketball court! So form your teams or just shoot one on one. Basketballs are available through the Recreation Office.

Bocce Ball
Enjoy a game of bocce ball on our oceanfront court! Don’t know how to play? Just ask for a brochure on the rules of the game in the Recreation Office when you check out the equipment!

Our oceanfront volleyball court is fun for any guest who wants to play, or just sit in the sand and watch. Sign out the equipment in the Recreation Office.

SDU Skate Park! You asked for it – it’s now open! Enjoy the ramp, bars, and concrete you need to have fun – shade, too!

Ping Pong
Ocean Lakes Family Campground’s guests of all ages love to take a break from the fun and sun for a game of Ping Pong in the climate controlled Recreation Building.

Bicycle Rental
One of the best and most fun ways to see the campground is on a bicycle!

Recreation Building

Ocean Lakes Recreation Center
The Ocean Lakes Recreation Center is the heart of many of the recreational activities and events in our campground. Located on Periwinkle Drive adjacent to Sandy Harbor Family Fun Center, this facility is unique. It is home to our Recreation team and they are all about having fun and guest interaction! Whether it is Bingo, crafts, a dance, a show, a meeting, or just Coffee and News in the AM, guests need to stop in and check it out. Many of our Recreation Program activities take place in the Recreation Center.

Tickets to Area Attractions
Have a question or need help with tickets to a Myrtle Beach attraction? Ocean Lakes Recreation Office can assist you with purchasing tickets to many area shows and attractions, plus you might save some money with a special discount to that attraction because you are a guest at Ocean Lakes!

Group Meetings and Rallies
Ocean Lakes’ Recreation Building features 17,000 square feet of climate controlled space only 180 feet from the ocean. It can easily seat 1,000 guests and we have hosted dinners for even more than that! Our raised stage is large with lights and sound to accommodate any meeting, but is excellent for entertainment. Moveable partitions form three smaller meeting rooms. Our commercial style kitchen is great for cooking or catering. Ocean Lakes teammates provide outstanding customer service and are always on hand to assist our guests.

Church Service

Please join us for our non-denominational worship service every Sunday at 9 AM. Come as you are! Everyone is welcome. Reverend Kirk Lawton, along with his wife, Jane, direct and inspirational Christian service. The service generally lasts about one hour. Church Service is held inside the Recreation Center located on Periwinkle Drive.

Bible Study
A non-denominational Bible Study is held every Sunday at 10:15 AM, after the Worship Service. Dig deeper into the Lord’s Word and fellowship with others as Rev. Lawton leads the group and encourages all in their walk with Christ. We hope to see you there! Tapes of the Sunday sermons are available through the Recreation Office.