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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 2, 10am-2pm - Registration will be taken after this date until all camps are full.
Questions:  (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

1st day of camp - Tues., May 26.   Last day of camp - Wed., Aug. 12.
Ozark Parks & Recreation Dept. offers 4 full-time summer day camps.
Campers meet @ 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 day 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 you 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/week; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week
         3 days/week - $80/week; Annual OC Family Members - $65/week

This camp offers tons of variety, as students, 1st - 3rd grades, 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
***(5-day option only)***
Cost:  5 days/week - $105/week; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week

This camp is similar to our Summer Fun Camp with Field Trips every day, but for students, grades 3 - 5.  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
***(5-day option only)***
Cost:  5 days/week - $105/week; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week

This is our newest camp offering for our oldest campers, grades 4th - 7th (must be at least 10 years old).  More adventurous field trips, sporting activities, & projects, as well as swimming, games, and fun with friends, is sure to make this camp a GREAT ADVENTURE!
Grades:  4th - 7th (must be at least 10 years old)
Time:  7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
Location:  Finley River Park & The OC
Cost:  5 days/week - $105/week; Annual OC Family Members - $90/week
         3 days/week - $80/week; Annual OC Family Members - $65/week

2014-2015 After-School Program
Offer your child a more physically and mentally active After-School Program!!!

August 14, 2014 - May 22, 2015
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.
Click here
for the registration packet for the After School Program @ the OC

Easter Break - Kids Day Off Program
When the kids are out of school for Easter break, join us @ The OC for fun & games!
Students will enjoy swimming, games, crafts, bounce house fun, movies, and much more with our excellent staff here at The OC!
Place:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson Street, Ozark, MO
Dates:  Friday, April 3
Time:  7am - 6pm
Cost:  $22/child/Non-Member/day
          $18/child/Annual OC Family Member/day
Students should bring:  Sack Lunch, Swim Suit, Towel, Snacks, Water Bottle,
                                   and a Smile!
Contact:  (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Easter Break - Kids Day Off Program - On-line Registration

KIDS NIGHT IN - April 2015
All kids, grades K - 6, are invited to hang with us @ 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!
Kids Night In's are the 2nd Friday of each month.
Register early for best pricing!!!
Date:  Friday, April 10
Times:  5:30pm - 9:30pm
Place:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
Cost:  if paid by 6pm on the Thursday prior to event...
          Non-Members - $15/child; add a sibling/$10
         OC Annual Family Members - $10/child; add a sibling/$10
Cost: day of event - $20/child (Members & Non-Members)
Contact:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Kids Night In - April - On-line Registration

EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA - 4th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt -- FREE to PUBLIC - March 28, 2015
Join us down on the nature trail @ The OC for crafts, egg hunts, & the Easter Bunny!!
Be sure to bring your camera and Easter baskets for a day of Egg-citing fun!
Join us on the Veranda afterwards for bounce house fun.
Date:  Saturday, March 28
Place:  Nature Trail @ The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Cost:  Free to public, however, donations are gladly accepted
Times:  Arrive 15 minutes prior to your egg hunt to register --
    10:15am - Hunt begins for ages 2 & under
    10:30am - Hunt begins for ages 3 - 4
    11:00am - Hunt begins for ages 5 - 6
    11:30am - Hunt begins for ages 7 - 8
    12 noon - Hunt begins for ages 9 - 10
Contact: (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

HOME ALONE / BABYSITTING 101 - April 11, 2015
This is a 3-hour class for kids, ages 9-13, that teaches simple first aid, safety, emergency procedures, and babysitting tips for children who are home alone or babysitting younger children for short periods of time. 
Topics covered will include:  entering & leaving the house, basic first aid, answering the door & phone, simple snacks to prepare, & appropriate activities.
*Snacks will be provided.
**Students will receive a completion certificate.
Date:  Saturday, April 11
Time:  9am - 12noon
Place:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Cost:  Non-Members - $25/child
         Annual OC Family Members - $20/child
Contact:  (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Home Alone/Babysitting 101 Class - On-line Registration

Home School P.E. - Spring 2015
Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning January 6, 2015 - 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 6 - 29 - Bowling
Session 2:  February 3 - 26 - Rock Wall/Gym Games
Session 3:  March 3 - April 2 - Martial Arts
Session 4:  April 7 - 30 - Wiffleball/Kickball

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

Joan Bryant, experienced dance instructor, and The OC are offering Folk Dance in  8-week sessions, beginning January 2015.

Home School Students, ages 10 & up, will meet on Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30pm, beginning Jan. 6 - April 28
Cost: $25/person or $20/OC Members

Adult Dance Classes will meet on Thursdays, 2pm - 3:30pm, beginning Jan. 8 - April 30.
Cost:  $25/person

All classes meet @ The OC, Aerobics Room, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark.

More info.: (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.

Wednesday & Friday -- 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday -- 1pm - 5pm
***Also, available for Birthday Parties!!! Call The OC for details.

NEW ROCK WALL SPRING HOURS (beginning April 1):
Wednesday & Friday -- 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday - 1pm - 5pm

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


O.T.R.A. (On the Road Again) CLUB - April 2015
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger van)
Enjoy an outdoor lunch with your OTRA friends at Dogwood Canyon's
onsite "Outdoor Café," then onto a springtime tram tour of the
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park!
Date:  Thursday, April 9
Leave:  11am from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St, Ozark, MO)
Return:  approx. 4:30pm
Cost:  $35/person (meal not included)
Registration Opens:  March 12
RSVP: by Thursday, March 26th
For more info:  Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004 or

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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