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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!

Join us here @ The OC with Mayor Shane Nelson for Christmas fun & festivities as he officially "lights up" Finley River Park to open the holiday season for the City of Ozark.
Where:  Spring Room @ The OC (Ozark Community Center)
            1530 W. Jackson Street, Ozark, MO
When:  Thursday, November 20
Schedule:  6pm - Santa Arrives, Refreshments, Activities for Children
                7pm - Join us on the Ozark Parks & Rec. Bus (or follow behind)
                          as we carol our way to the "Lighting Ceremony" at Finley
                          River Park!
Cost:  Free to Public
Questions:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005, or

The Finley River Park in Ozark, MO, will "light up" for Christmas beginning Friday, November 14, 2014.
Come and enjoy approx. one mile of beautiful light displays at the Finley River Park in Ozark.
Drive through every:
Sunday - Thursday, 5pm - 10pm
Friday & Saturday, 5pm - 11pm
Admission is free to the public; however, donations are greatly appreciated!
The light displays will be available for viewing through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.

Come to The OC for a delicious breakfast with Santa Claus in a beautiful holiday setting!
Price includes breakfast, visit with Santa, and much more.
Be sure to bring your camera!!!
Date:  Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Time: 8am - 11am
Location:  The OC (Ozark Community Center)
               1530 W. Jackson Street, Ozark, MO
Cost:  $5/person; $15/family of 4 ($2 for each family member after 4)
Contact:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005,  or

Calling all "fun-loving" kids, grades K - 6...
Ozark Parks & Rec. is offering 5 days of activities and fun during your Christmas break!
Come join your friends here @ The OC for swimming, rock climbing, games, movies, field trips, and more.
Dates:  Dec. 29, 30, 31, Jan. 2 & 5
Times:  7am - 6pm
Place:  The OC (Ozark Community Center)
           1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Cost:  Non-Members - $105 for all 5 days or $22/day
         Annual OC Family Members - $95 for all 5 days or $20/day
REGISTRATION BEGINS:  Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
What to bring:  water bottle, snacks, sack lunch, swim suit, towel, and a smile!
Contact:  (417)581-7002, ext. 2005, or

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

KIDS NIGHT IN - Fall 2014
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!!!
Dates:  Friday, Nov. 14, Dec. 12
Times:  5:30pm - 9:30pm
Place:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
Cost:  if paid by 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 - Nov. 2014 - On-line Registration

KIDS DAY OFF - "Election Day" - Nov. 4
All students, grades K - 6, are invited to spend the day with us here @ The OC, when the schools are closed.
Students will enjoy swimming, games, crafts, bounce house fun, a movie, and much more with our fun staff at The OC!
Students should bring:  Sack Lunch, Swim Suit, Towel, Snacks, Water Bottle, and a Smile!
Date:  Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time:  7am - 6pm
Place:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark
Cost:  Non-Members - $22/day
         OC Annual Family Members - $18
For More Info:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005 or

On-Line Registration - Kids Day Off - Nov. 4, 2014

DANCE & CHEER - Fall 2014
Dance, cheer, kick, and jump in this fun 8-week class designed to teach kids, K - 5th grade, pom-pom and cheering basics.  Kids will learn proper technique, sideline cheers, chants, and a pom-pom routine throughout the session.  Tennis shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended.  Classes will be held on TUESDAYS with a performance at one of the Ozark Elementary Basketball games.  All practices are held at The OC.  Cost includes a T-shirt and pom-poms.
Dates:  Sept. 2 - Oct. 28 (every Tuesday)
Time:  6pm - 7pm
Grades:  K - 5
Location:  The OC
Cost:  $60/Non-Members
         $50/Annual OC Family Members
         (cost includes a T-shirt and pom-poms)
Contact:  (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005

Home School P.E. - Fall 2014
Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning September 2, 2014 - 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:  September 2 - 25 - Soccer ---(Due to OC Pool Closing in September, Tuesday sessions only (gym) in September at 1/2 the cost.)
Session 2:  September 30 - October 23 - Archery
Session 3:  October 28 - November 20 - Basketball

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 Monday, August 18, 2014)
Wednesday & Friday -- 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday -- 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 - November 2014
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger air-conditioned van.)
Experience with us the beauty of the College of the Ozarks campus.
On arrival, we will have a delicious lunch at the beautiful Keeter Center.
Next we will enjoy the play:  Four Star Country Boy.
Afterwards, we'll stretch our legs and explore the campus, farmer's market, and ice cream shop!
Date:  Thursday, November 6
Leave:  11am from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO)
Return:  5pm to The OC
RSVP: by Thursday, Oct. 30
Cost:  $25/person
RSVP or more info:  Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004

O.T.R.A. (On the Road Again) CLUB - December 2014
SIGHT & SOUND THEATER - Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Café, Christmas Lights
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger van.)
Enjoy with us a beautiful rendition of "Jonah" at Branson's Sight & Sound Theater where we will have a guided "behind the scenes" tour prior to the play. 
Afterwards, we'll have dinner at Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Café.
On our way home, we'll swing through Ozark's own Finley River Park to view the Christmas Lights Display.
Date:  Thursday, Dec. 11
Leave:  11:30am from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO)
Return:  9pm to The OC
RSVP: by Thursday, Nov. 13
Cost:  $25/person
RSVP or more info:  Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004

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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