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Climbing Mountains & Swimming Oceans

October 4, 2023 2:01 pm Published by

Climbing Mountains & Swimming Oceans By Luis Bracamonte, Director of Fitness & Wellness For many of our Members, summer may be a time to slow down, relax, visit their homes away from Ocean Reef, but for our most fitness-inclined Members,... Read More »

Memberabilia: Aren’t we Lucky!

August 15, 2023 3:21 pm Published by

Memberabilia Aren’t we Lucky! On the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of Ocean Reef Club – A look at How far We’ve Come…. Seventy-five years ago, Morris Baker, a Minneapolis developer on a quest for a fishing camp, found a... Read More »

“The Edge of the World”

August 8, 2023 1:26 pm Published by

“The Edge of the World” By Mike Love, Member since 2004 On February 15, my oldest son and I journeyed to Argentina in search of the fabled Sea-run Brown Trout. After an overnight in Buenos Aires (8 1/2 hr. flight)... Read More »

Seeing Recreation Red

July 17, 2023 10:39 am Published by

Seeing Recreation Red By Felicia M. Koretsky Member Since 2010 Pursuing a master’s degree, managing a real estate business, competing twice-a-week in Mahjong and Pickleball, being the president of The Academy’s PTO, taking Grandma to doctor appointments, handling a dog,... Read More »


July 14, 2023 1:49 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA: Spotlight on Ocean Reef Members The Irrepressible Barbara Olcott A mainstay of the Cultural Center at Ocean Reef I have never met anyone with as much energy as Barbara Olcott. This petite blonde, who might possibly be mistaken for... Read More »

26th Annual Vintage Weekend

December 12, 2022 9:38 pm Published by

26th Annual Vintage Weekend Giving ‘Em What They Want “They did it right. They did it better than right.” This quote, said by one spectator but felt by all at Weekend’s end, embodies the sentiment of all Vintage Weekend attendees.... Read More »


November 4, 2021 5:06 pm Published by

Homecoming by Terry Baxter Winston waddled off the plane and took in a deep breath of sea air. His tongue rolled out, his ears went up, and his tail wagged. Even Winston knew: Home! Fair Patricia thinks home is New... Read More »

Making A Difference: Jodi Betz

April 30, 2021 4:48 pm Published by

Making A Difference: Jodi Betz by Gertrude Mann In this community, there are many fascinating people, coming from so many different places, with a myriad of interests and lifestyles, and together this creates the fabric of our Ocean Reef. All... Read More »

The Happy Hawkers

April 12, 2021 8:55 pm Published by

 The Happy Hawkers by Harold Brewer Featured Above: A Scissor-tailed Flycatcher. Think about how difficult it is to reach out and catch a mosquito or fly in your hand. Now imagine you are flying at the speed of one of... Read More »