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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!

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.

Carriage Rides @ Finley River Park will be offered again this season to enjoy the beautiful light displays via carriage, beginning Saturday, Nov. 29 and continuing every Saturday in December.
Please meet the carriage at the Maintenance Building at the park.
Remember to bring your own camera!
Cost:  $10/person (children under age three - no charge)
Offered by:  Cody Sharp Carriage Co.
Call for more info: (417) 581-7002, ext. 2005.

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

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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

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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 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

On-Line Registration - Kids Night In - Dec. 2014

DANCE & CHEER - Spring 2015
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:  Jan. 6 - Feb. 24, 2015 (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

On-line Registration - Dance & Cheer

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 - Feb. 24.
Cost: $25/person or $20/OC Members

Adult Dance Classes will meet on Thursdays, 2pm - 3:30pm, beginning Jan. 8 - Feb. 26.
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.

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 - 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

O.T.R.A. (On the Road Again) CLUB - January 2015
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger van)
Join us for dinner at Lambert's Café, Ozark, then on to the Springfield
Little Theater to watch the play, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Date:  Friday, January 23
Leave:  4:45pm from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO)
Return: approx. 10pm to The OC
Cost:  $22/person (meal not included)
Registration Opens:  Dec. 12, 2014
RSVP: by Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
For more info: Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004 or

O.T.R.A.(On the Road Again) CLUB - February 2015
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger van)
Join us for dinner at Mama's Style Greek Kitchen, Ozark, then on to Branson
to see the Acrobats of China: Shanghai Circus!
Date:  Thursday, Feb. 12
Leave:  4:45pm from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO)
Return:  approx. 10pm to The OC
Cost:  $30/person (meal not included)
Registration Opens:  Jan. 12
RSVP: by Thursday, Jan. 29th
For more info: Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004 or

O.T.R.A. (On the Road Again) CLUB - March 2015
(As always, transportation provided in The OC's 24-passenger van)
Join us for a delicious lunch @ OTC's student-run restaurant, Scallions,
then we'll take an underground tour of Fantastic Caverns.
Date:  Thursday, March 5
Leave:  11:15am from The OC (1530 W. Jackson St, Ozark, MO)
Return:  approx. 3:30pm
Cost:  $25/person (meal not included)
Registration Opens: Feb. 5
RSVP: by Friday, Feb. 27th
For more info:  Amanda @ 581-7002, ext. 2004 or

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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