Oak Point

Open House at Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club April 14th 2018

By Karen Svien Johnson | Oak Point

OAK POINT, TX – Those who are intrigued or curious about the yacht club seen just northeast of the Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge are invited to attend the Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club (DCYC) Open House on Saturday, April 14. The club is located at 1399 Yacht Club Road in Oak Point, Texas. The DCYC setting is spectacular, perched on a hill overlooking the lake and a harbor full of sailboats and powerboats. Complementing the impressive setting is a family-friendly membership eager to share this “hidden gem” with our 380 corridor…Read More

Children’s Lighthouse of Oak Point Achieves National Honor “Bright Star”

By 380news | Oak Point

Presented to Childrens Lighthouse Learning CenterSM in Oak Point During Annual Franchise Convention and Awards Ceremony   OAK POINT, TX – Julie and Michael Carter, owners of Childrens Lighthouse Learning CenterSM in Oak Point, joined more than 50 franchisees and business partners at the 2018 Children’s Lighthouse National Franchise Convention in Las Vegas. During the four-day event held from Thursday, January 25 through Sunday, January 28, franchisees participated in training seminars, panel discussions and business enhancement programs. A high point of the convention was the awards ceremony where the Carters…Read More

Santa Visits Oak Point

By 380news | Oak Point

Jakes Place in Oak Point was alive with activity as residents and visitors awaited the arrival of Santa to light the Town Christmas Tree. The visitors were treated to free hot chocolate and cookies, a jump house, pony rides, and of course a visit with Santa and Ms. Clause.Read More

Children’s Lighthouse of Oak Point Partners with H.O.P.E.

By 380news | Oak Point

Food and Clothing Bank OAK POINT, TX – Children’s Lighthouse of Oak Point, the area’s high-quality early childhood education and child care center, recently announced a partnership with H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everywhere) Food and Clothing Bank to help provide local families in need with nourishing meals and clean, warm clothes just in time for the holidays. The center, located at 301 Shahan Prairie Road in Oak Point, is now a collection site for the charity, which accepts donations including new and gently used clothing for all ages and healthy non-perishable food. A H.O.P.E. donation box can be found in the lobby of the child care center and is open to public donations Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 a.m. to…Read More

Prestonwood Polo Brings the Kentucky Derby to Denton County Residents for a Worthy Cause

By 380news | Oak Point

OAK POINT, TX – Prestonwood Polo and Country Club will give Denton County residents a slice of the real Kentucky Derby experience at the annual Polo on the Lawn on Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. Prestonwood Polo and Country Club will host a day full of engaging festivities for derby and polo newbies and fans with proceeds benefiting Children’s Advocacy for Denton County. “Polo on the Lawn is the premiere Kentucky Derby event in North Texas,” Polo on the Lawn Event Chair, Dena Miller said. “Prestonwood Polo Foundation is…Read More

Meet Busby the Inspiration Behind Busby’s Décor

By 380news | Community

Oak Points, Sarah Vilhauer’s father purchased Busby when she was a young girl. The car had many layers of avocado green paint and had only 52,000 miles. It was a running and driving vehicle that had been only used on a summer estate called Monkswood near Rhinelander, Wisconsin. This was a nicely accessorized car with bumper guards, fog lights, hill holder, six lug wheel locks, window washer, directionals and the coolest little sun visors that fit next to the rear view mirror. There is also a little switch in the glove compartment that her dad didn’t know about until he was fiddling with it one day, went to get out of the car, and it started honking…it was a burglar…Read More

Oak Point Middle School Design Progresses

By 380news | Oak Point

Planning of Denton Independent School District’s eighth middle school is progressing in anticipation of a likely fall 2017 opening, with the district’s board of trustees recently receiving a glimpse at the school’s tentative design that emphasizes collaborative learning. Middle School No. 8, which will be located between Martop and McCormick streets in the town of Oak Point, will be the first building to use Denton ISD’s new prototype middle school design. That layout, designed by architecture firm Corgan, focuses on providing students with quality learning environments, including self-contained classroom pods,…Read More

DCYC Opening Day Ceremony

By 380news | Oak Point

OAK POINT, TX – Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club Opening Day Ceremony was formally celebrated on Saturday the 18th with recognizing club officers, with flags being raised simultaneous to the cannon’s firing. The event took place overlooking the pool with a fleet of sailboats on the water. After was a blessing of the boats led by Chance Beck , followed by a Champagne Toast and lunch. Guest were given a tour of the club grounds and an opportunity for an afternoon sail. The event was well attended by members and guest…Read More

DCYC Celebrates the Christmas and Winter Season

By Karen Svien-Gradel | Oak Point

Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club located in Oak Point, knows how to make the Christmas-Winter Season special! As captured in the photo, there is a Santa Claus Pursuit Race where all competitors including crew wear Santa hats. This really navigated DCYC right into the festivity of the season! The family friendly club’s primary formal affair is held in December, The Commodores Ball and is always elegantly fun. A Winter Holiday Party was held for the youth sailing group, a fantastic group of impressive kids. In March there is a Race Team Clinic for Youth Sailing, the instructor is Coach Kelly Moon a World contender with expansive experience. There is youth racing/regatta and crewing opportunities. This experience broadens youth’s judgment and responsibility,…Read More

October Regatta and Event Fun at DCYC

By Karen Svien | Oak Point

Located in Oak Point is a member owned club, Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club. October is a outstanding month to visit the unpretentious club for reasons beyond gorgeous weather. Launching the racing is a youth TSA Regatta, October 5th and 6th. In this event, young racers can sharpen their skill sets of navagating, setting sails, reading wind, judgement calls and rounding the markers, to finish the race course. Many of the youth participate in the clubs youth sailing classes and we get to witness them “bloom” while they have a blast…Read More

Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club Regattas

By Karen Svien | Oak Point

DCYC located in Oak Point held two major Regattas in May. The Corinthian Heritage Cup benef iting DCYC’s youth sailing programs and the Hobie Cat Mid Americas. Great casual fun with the racing, dinners and live entertainment. Check out the web site for events, summer camps and youth/adult sailing lessons. As a reminder, you do not have to be a member of DCYC to participate.Read More

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