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Walton County Snowbirds Love Their Activities!

The Walton County Snowbirds offer over 30 activities.  For those who love the outdoors and/or exercise, we offer golf, basketball, pickleball, bowling, aerobics, line dancing, water aerobics, bike riding, tennis, and ballroom dancing.  Interested in music and art? We have two ukulele groups, a singing group, an art groupa creative writing group,and a crafts groupDon’t forget our very active card groups that include bridge, hand and foot, poker, euchre and Mah-Jongg.  The book club and discussion groups are also very popular with the snowbirds.  There is no doubt something for everyone!


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One of the most popular things to do for the Walton County Snowbirds is to play golf at the many courses in the area.  Members of the Walton County Snowbirds can join the Tuesday or Thursday 9-hole golf leagues at Seascape. Although it has been a little chilly this last week, the clubs are still swinging.  Anyone interested in joining a leagueshould contact the activity leaders listed on the Walton County Snowbird webpage.  For those looking for an afternoon on the links outside of organized play, go to the Walton County Snowbird website under “Golf to see the listing of the area courses where you can get discounted snowbird rates!

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The Ukulele has become very popular nation-wide.  Did you know that studies show that when you take up playing an instrument you keep your mind sharp?  Playing the ukulele has many benefits, including stress relief, easy to play, sense of achievement, improved cognitive function, affordable, social skill, and it’s lots of fun!  The Walton County Snowbirds now has two Ukulele groups.  The Beginner class already has 23 new members signed up to learn how to strum.  In the Beginner class you will learn how to play the ukulele, how to hold and tune your ukulele, how to read and play key chords, and how to strum clearly.  The Confident Beginner class is for those comfortable with playing a handful of key chords and has developed a strum or two.  You will learn new songs, new chords, and more ukulele strumming patterns beyond the Beginner level.  Join one or both classes


Additional opportunities to register for this season of the Walton County Snowbirds activities are on Monday, February 5from 8:30am-10:30am at Faith Assembly Hall306 S. Geronimo St.,Miramar Beach.  Dues are $20 per person for the season.

You can also register 9:00am-10:00am before any of our Snowbird Gatherings which are scheduled for 10:00am-12:00 noon on Thursday, January 25 and Thursday, February at Destin United Methodist Church, 200 Beach Dr, Destin.  The final Snowbird Gathering is on Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 207 Harbor Blvd, Destin.

For more information on registration and all the activities the club has to offer, go to the website at or join the group Facebook page “Walton County Snowbirds.”  

Cindy ArmstrongPublic Relations Walton County Snowbirds