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Paint ‘n Skim Workshop at SK8 30A Board Shop July 30

Design your own skimboard! Join Meyer Skimboards’ Cassidy brothers Dan and Matt together with local artist 2012 ArtsQuest winner Justin Lyons for a children’s Paint ‘n Skim Workshop at SK8 30A Board Shop in Blue Mountain Beach on Monday, July 30th from 10 a.m. – til. SK8 30A Board Shop is located at 2282 West County Highway 30A #5, Santa Rosa Beach. Learn firsthand the basic techniques for painting with acrylic, pencil, pen, and screen printing. Each participant will be provided...

Ride On Surf School announces summer camps 

Get on a board and learn to surf this summer! Break out your surf trunks and wax because Destin’s first Surf School is in full swing. Ride On Surf School offers surfing and paddle boarding fun lessons for any level. Come on out and let our team of experienced, certified surf instructors show you why this is the fastest growing water sport in the world. This summer, Ride On Surf School will add a new camp concept for those wanting...

South Walton Fire District (SWFD) announces 2012 Junior Lifeguard Program

2012 Junior Lifeguard season runs June 19 – July 19 Swim tryouts at Ed Walline Park (South end of CR 393)  Fri., May 18 at 3:30 p.m. and Sat., May 19 at 9 a.m. The South Walton Fire District’s (SWFD) Beach Safety Division is proud to announce the 2012 Junior Lifeguard Program. For the 5th consecutive year the SWFD Junior Lifeguard Program will be under the supervision of Gary Wise, South Walton Fire District Beach Safety Director assisted by the...

World class skimming in Seagrove Beach

Perfect day for skimmers Local photographer extraordinaire Brandan Babineax captured this great photo while a pair of world class skim boarders were enjoying themselves near Seagrove Beach on April 29. Locals Derek Makekau (pictured) and Kenny L’Abbe caught some great action on a perfect day on the Gulf of Mexico. For more great photos by Brandan Babineaux, go to his Facebook page by clicking here....

Enjoying quality time along South Walton beaches

Catching some waves at Blue Mountain Beach Local surfers were out in force this weekend enjoying the waves. Pictured here is Dylan Sturdivant catching one in the Gulf of Mexico at Blue Mountain Beach access on June 5. Dylan is the son of Trish and Michael Sturdivant of Santa Rosa Beach. Many locals are out enjoying quality time along the beaches in South Walton. With the future uncertain, everyone is getting out and enjoying our beautiful beaches....

Billabong Grom Comp surfing competition May 22

Billabong Grom Comp for Surfers 12 and under to be held at Pompano Joe’s in Miramar Beach 9 a.m. Great surfing competition for young surfers ages 12 and under  will include three divisions—Super Groms ages 8 and under, Mini Groms ages 10 and under, Groms ages 12 and under and Tiny Groms (Ages 6 & under). There will also be a Open Groms division where competitors will be required to catch waves on their own without assistance.  No surfing experience...

South Walton Fire District (SWFD) Junior Lifeguard Program tryouts May 22

Junior Lifeguard season runs June 29 – July 29 The South Walton Fire District’s (SWFD) Beach Safety Division is excited to announce its 2010 Junior Lifeguard Program. The SWFD Junior Lifeguard Program will be under the supervision of Gary Wise, South Walton Fire District Beach Safety Director and South Walton Fire District Professional Lifeguards. Qualifying boys and girls ages (9–15) will be instructed in many aspects of beach and water safety and environmental topics. Registration is limited. There is a...

Labor Day weekend events heating up for Walton County

Lots of outdoor action slated for Labor Day Weekend Walton County is heating up for Labor Day Weekend with lots of outdoor events to keep the summer going! Sept. 4 Seaside: 4 – 6 p.m. Seaside outdoor concert featuring Dread Clampitt Blue-eyed SoulGrass, Hipbilly, Newgrass…these words have been used to describe Dread Clampitt. With clever and heartfelt lyrics, Dread Clampitt combines a sense of humor and a unique view of the world with the sound of Bluegrass, Jazz, Blues and...