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Your Destination for After School Programs, Kids Night Ins, Kids Day Offs, Holiday Camps, Special Seasonal Activities, Dance & Cheer, Home School activities, On The Road Again (OTRA), Summer Camps, and various other classes and activities for all ages.  Check back frequently for "new" opportunities!

Registration Day @ The OC - Saturday, May 3, 10am - 2pm -Registration will be taken after this date until all camps are full.
Questions:  (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or 2004 or

1st day of camp - Mon., June 2.   Last day of camp - Wed., August 13.
Ozark Parks & Recreation Dept. offers 4 full-time summer day camps.
Campers meet @ the Finley River Park, daily Monday - Friday, at 7am; pick-up @ Finley River Park by 6pm.
Each camp has a different activity schedule, which includes field trips, swimming, visits to The OC, and other locations in a 30-mile radius.
The camps begin the Monday after Ozark Schools are out for the summer, and run through the day before Ozark schools resume in August.
Please note - Maximum capacity for each camp is 45 campers, so early registration is a must.
If you are not interested in full-time camp, ie., attending only after Summer School or only a portion of the summer, we will gladly add your name to a waiting list, in case the 45-maximum of full-time campers is not met.
(Ozark Parks & Rec. is NOT offering pick-up after Summer School.)


This camp offers our beginning & youngest campers, K - 3rd grade, a fun and safe camp experience, as they enjoy a new "theme" each week.  Lots of swimming, crafts, games, at least 3 field trips per week, and wonderful interaction with our super camp counselors allow these campers to have a very positive camp experience.
Grades:  K - 3rd
Time: 7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Location:  Finley River Park & The OC
Cost:  5 days/week - $105; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week
         3 days/week - $80; Annual OC Family Members - $65/week

This camp offers tons of variety, as students, 1st - 3rd grade, enjoy field trips every day!  Skating, bowling, pizza arcades, mini-golf, zoo, movies, educational trips, & ice cream excursions, to name a few.  Swimming, games, and lots of fun make this camp a favorite!
Grades:  1st - 3rd
Time:  7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Location:  Finley River Park & The OC
Cost:  5 days/week - $105; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week
         (5 day option only on this camp)

This camp is similar to our Summer Fun Camp, but for students, grades 3 - 5.  Field Trips every day, plus swimming, games, and lots of fun interacting with our great camp counselors, friends, and camp mates, make this camp a sure winner!
Grades:  3rd - 5th
Time:  7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Location:  Finley River Park & The OC
Cost:  5 days/week - $105; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week
         (5 day option only on this camp)

This is our newest camp offering for our oldest campers, grades 4th - 7th.  More adventurous field trips, sporting activities, & projects, as well as swimming, games, & fun with friends, is sure to make this camp a GREAT ADVENTURE!
Grades:  4th - 7th
Time:  7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Location:  Finley River Park & The OC
Cost:  5 days/week - $105; Annual OC Family Members - $90
         3 days/week - $80; Annual OC Family Members - $65

3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Enjoy crafts, egg hunts, and the Easter Bunny!!
Bring your baskets and cameras for a day of Egg-citing fun!

Who:  Egg Hunters, ages 10 & under
Where:  On the Nature Trails @ The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
When:  Saturday, April 12
Cost:  Free (Donations gladly accepted)
Contact:  417-581-7002, ext. 2005

***Arrive 15 minutes prior to YOUR egg hunt to register***
10:15am - Egg Hunt - ages 2 & under
10:30am - Egg Hunt - ages 3 - 4
11:00am - Egg Hunt - ages 5 - 6
11:30am - Egg Hunt - ages 7 - 8
12:00pm - Egg Hunt - ages 9 - 10

Join us on the Veranda afterwards for Bounce House fun!!!

Kids Day Off - Good Friday, April 18, 2014
Friday, April 18, 2014

All students grades K - 6th are invited to spend their day off from school with us here at The OC!
Students will enjoy swimming, games, bounce house fun, a movie, and much more with our staff @ The OC.
Students should bring:  Sack Lunch, Water Bottle, Snacks, Swim Suit, Towel, and a Smile!

Grades:  K - 6th
Where:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
When:  Friday, April 18
Time:  7am - 6pm
Cost:  $22/non-members; $18/Annual OC Family Members
Contact:  417-581-7002, ext. 2005 or

On-Line Registration - April 18 - Kids Day Off

The OC's "Snow Days" Program
When school is out due to bad weather, Ozark Parks & Rec. want to help keep the kids busy!!!
The OC is offering a program loaded with swimming, games, crafts, movies, and fun all day long!!!
Students should bring: sack lunch, swim suit, towel, snacks, water bottle, & a smile!
Parents please call The OC to check on availability when school is cancelled. 
Program is limited to 30 each Snow Day.

Location:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
Time:  7am - 6pm
Grades:  K - 6th
Cost:  $22/child or $18/child/OC Annual Family Members
Contact:  (417) 581-7002 or


2013-2014 After-School Program
Offer your child a more physically and mentally active After-School Program!!!

August 15, 2013 - May 23, 2014
Registration Packets may be picked up @ The OC's frontdesk or click below to download.
The after-school program consists of swimming, rock wall, games, crafts, snack, and study time for grades K-4 from the time school is out until 6:00 pm. Transportation is provided from the schools to the OC.
Cost is $110 per month; or $95 per month for those with Annual Family Membership to The OC. 
A maximum of 45 students allowed in the program.  Must Pre-register for this program.
here for the registration packet for the After School Program @ the OC

"KIDS NIGHT IN" - Spring 2014
Kids grades K - 6 are invited to hang with us at The OC for a night "in" while your parents enjoy a night "out."  We will have dinner, go swimming, enjoy some games, climb the rock wall, and have lots of fun! 

Dates: April 11, 2014
Time:  5:30pm - 9:30pm
Pre-Registration Cost (by Thursday before event):
     $15/child (non-members); $10/each additional sibling
     $10/child (Annual OC Family Member); $10/each additional sibling
Day of Event Registration Fee:  $20/child (Member & Non-Member)
Place:  The OC, Ozark Community Center
          1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Contact:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005 or

On-Line Registration - April

Home School P.E. - Spring 2014
Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning January 7 - 1:00-2:00 pm
(Tuesdays - Gym; Thursdays - Indoor Pool)

Designed for Home School students, ages 5 - 16, to develop & improve physical fitness, learn fundamentals of various sports, & enjoy use of indoor swimming pool.
Classes meet twice a week, one hour in the pool and one hour in the gym.

Session 1:  January 14 - February 6 - Rock Wall/Fitness
Session 2:  February 11 - March 6 - Bowling
Session 3:  March 11 - April 3 - Martial Arts
Session 4:  April 8 - May 1 - Playground Games/Fitness Testing

Cost per Session:  $40/child/month ($15 for each additional sibling) -
                           $30/child/month ($15 for each additional sibling) -
                                 Annual OC Family Member
Time:  1pm - 2pm
Ages:  5 - 16
Location:  The OC (Ozark Community Center)
               1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
Contact:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Join our Rock Wall Climbing Club by signing up with rock wall staff during rock wall climbing hours. Record 10 days of climbing and receive one free pass to climb. Record 20 days of climbing and receive an "I Conquered the Rock” t-shirt! 
The cost for a 1 hour climb is $3.00/OC Member and $5.00/Non-Member.

Fall Hours (beginning Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
Wednesday -- 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday -- 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday - 1pm - 5pm
Sunday - 1pm - 5pm

Only $10 -- Good for 5 hours of climbing!
Pick up yours @ The OC's Front Desk today!


"ON THE ROAD AGAIN" - 55-plus field trip group - MAY TRIP - HERMANN, MO

Come Celebrate Valentine's Day with us... Join us while we explore the history and tastes of Hermann,MO.  We will start with a lunch at the historic Concert Hall & Barrel  Restaurant, then learn a little history on a tour of the Dutshheim Museum. Finally, we'll enjoy a taste of wine at the towns oldest winery, Adam Puchta Winery.

Date:  Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Time:  7am - 8pm (24-passenger van will leave The OC @ 7am & return approx. 8pm)

Cost:  $22/person (meal not included)

RSVP:  Amanda @ 417-581-7002, ext. 2004

Pre-Registration is required!


For more information on how to sign up for the different programs offered at the OC call (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005 or 2004, or email us @ .

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