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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

Let's Play Camp Schedule Week 1-6
Let's Play Camp Schedule Week 7 - 12

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

Summer Fun Camp Schedule Week 1-6
Summer Fun Camp Schedule Week 7 - 12

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

Summer Discovery Camp Schedule week 1-6
Summer Discovery Camp Schedule Week 7 - 12

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

Great Adventure Camp Schedule week 1-6
Great Adventure Camp Schedule Week 7 - 12


Offer your child FUN physical and mental activities with The OC's AFTERNOON KIDZ CLUB! 

August 13, 2015 - May 20, 2016
Registration Packets may be picked up @ The OC's frontdesk or click below to download.
The OC's AFTERNOON KIDZ CLUB consists of swimming, rock wall, games, crafts, and snacks for grades K-4, Monday - Thursday, 3:30-6:00 pm, and Friday, 2:30-6:00pm. Transportation is provided upon request.
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 this FUN club.  Pre-Registration is required.
Click HERE for Registration Packet for The OC's AFTERNOON KIDZ CLUB.

KIDS NIGHT IN - Fall 2015
Back-to-School Kids Night In - Friday, August 14
Second Friday of each Month - Sept., Oct., Nov., & Dec.
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.
Maximum of 50 children, so sign up early!
Dates:  Friday, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, & Dec. 11
Time:  5:30pm - 9:30pm
Location:  The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Cost: Register early for best pricing:
        $15/child; $10/additional sibling - Non-Member
        $10/child; $10/additional sibling - OC Annual Family Member
        $20/child - Member & Non-Member - if register on Friday of event
Contact: (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Kids Night In - 8-14-15 - On-line Registration

Dance, cheer, kick, and jump into this FUN 8-week class designed to teach kids, from 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 will be held @ The OC.
Dates:  Tuesdays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 27
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Location: The OC, 1530 W. Jackson St., Ozark, MO
Cost:  Cost includes a T-shirt and pom-poms --
          $60/child - Non-Member
          $50/child - Annual OC Family Member
Contact: (417)581-7002, ext. 2005 or

Dance & Cheer - Fall 2015 - On-line Registration

HOME SCHOOL P.E. - Fall 2015
Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning September 8, 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 gym and one hour in the pool.

Session 1:  September 8 - October 1 - Soccer
Session 2:  October 6 - 29 - Archery
Session 3:  November 3 - 24 - 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

2nd Annual GLOW RUN 5K @ The OC
Saturday, September 26 @ 8pm.
Join us @ The OC for this fun family event.
The 5K starts & ends @ The OC.
Glow-in-the-Dark brackets & necklaces/packet. Cool T-shirts will glow as you run!
Free Family Activities available before and after the race.
Boys: 6-9, 10-13, & 14-19
Girls: 6-9, 10-13, & 14-19
Men: 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, & 60+
Women: 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, & 60+
Top three times in each category will receive a medal.
Over-all Male & Female will receive a trophy!
Cost: Until end of day on 9-11-15 (includes T-shirt guaranteed day of race) - 
            $25 - Non-Member
            $20 - Annual OC Family Member
        Until end of day on 9-25-15 -
            $30 - Member or Non-Member
        Day of Race -
            $35 - Member or Non-Member
*Any Registrations received after 9-11-15, will pick-up their T-shirts at The OC beginning 10-9-15.
**Age 5 & under - Free
REGISTRATION FORMS may be filled out on-line @ or picked up @ front desk of The OC, 1530 W. Jackson Street, Ozark, MO.
For more info: (417)581-7002, ext. 2004 or

Joan Bryant, experienced dance instructor, and The OC are offering Folk Dance classes for the summer!

Scottish Country Dance - Tuesdays, 2-3:30pm.

English Country Dance - Thursdays, 2-3:30pm.

Dates: Fall Classes begin - September 8, 2015
Time: 2pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 8 - Adult
Cost: $25/person or $20/OC Annual Family Members

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.

NEW ROCK WALL SUMMER HOURS (beginning June 1):
Wednesday & Friday -- 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday - 1pm - 5pm
***Also, available for Birthday Parties!!! (Call The OC for details.

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


O.T.R.A. - July Planning Luncheon
Join us for this fun luncheon.  Everyone is invited - old & new!
During this luncheon, we will be planning our O.T.R.A. trips for the coming year.
We'll enjoy friends, conversation, games, and of course, some delicious food!
When:  Friday, July 17 @ 12:30pm
Where: The OC, Spring Room
Meal:  Picnic Style Food (without the bugs!)
Cost:  $10/person
**Meal will include: sliders, potato salad, pasta salad, baked beans, drinks, and dessert. 

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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