2014 4th Quarter Calendar!

by OMP Admin on October 1, 2014

**NOTE:  These events are subject to change and update at any given time.  Please check the website for all the latest and greatest on these updates or contact any of our board members for further information!**

• IT’S TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP, CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED! •

OCTOBER MEMBERS MEETING – October 9th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • Come join us to catch up on the final quarter of OMP events. DON’T FORGET to bring your photos for the monthly photo contest!

OCTOBER MONTHLY FLOAT – October 25th (SATURDAY) • ALL DAY EVENT • Middle/Lower Buffalo River • Baker Ford to Gilbert • Overnight camping option available! • Contact Marty Zerr: 417.818.8981 -or- secretary@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org for more info.

NOVEMBER MEMBERS MEETING – November 13th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • Come join us to catch up on the final quarter of OMP events.  This will be will the final regular meeting for 2014. DON’T FORGET to bring your photos for the monthly photo contest!

NOVEMBER MONTHLY FLOAT HIKE - November 15th (SATURDAY) • ALL DAY EVENT! • Long Creek in Hercules Glades Wilderness • This will be a wilderness hike into 12,413 acres of unique Missouri Ozarks scenery leading to Long Creek. If there is enough rain before this trip, there is a beautiful waterfall to behold! • Contact David Jackson: 417.342.3906 -or- website@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org for more information.

OMP X-MAS PARTY - December 6th (SATURDAY) • 7:00pm – 10:00pm • The Buzz Inc – 2810 E. Battlefield, Suite D (CLICK HERE for location map) • Come join us for our annual X-mas party. This will substitute for our monthly meeting, you will be required to turn in your membership application and dues in order to attend. There will be catered appetizers, a cash bar, and a whole lot of fun reflecting on 2014 and previous years! • Contact Jason Haskin: 417.379.2220 for more information.

DECEMBER MONTHLY FLOAT - December 13th (SATURDAY) • ALL DAY EVENT • Flat Creek •  Hwy 39 Bridge to EE • We will meet at Braum’s in Aurora 8:30a.m. - or- you may meet us at Hwy 39 bridge at 9:00a.m • Contact Jason Haskin: 417.379.2220 for more information.

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Renew your Membership!

by OMP Admin on October 1, 2014

It’s that time of year again (oh how the time flows by).  Starting October 1st, we ask that all new and current members print out a copy of our membership application (CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION), completed and signed along with your choice of application fee amount, and send it to:
Ozark Mountain Paddlers
PO Box 1581
Springfield, MO  65801
 
Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at our many events to come!

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October Float!

October 21, 2014

The October Float is right around the corner and we have some updates to announce!  This month’s float will still be on the Lower section of the Buffalo River in Arkansas, but due to lower than desirable water levels we have decided to change the section to putin at Baker Ford and to takeout at more »

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Whitewater Clinic T-Shirt

March 19, 2014

Here is 2014′s whitewater clinic t-shirt design, created by David Jackson and Jason Haskin.  This maroon colored shirt will be given to clinic students and will be available for non-students or staff for $15 each.  Hurry, they won’t last long! …and don’t forget to buy raffle tickets!  Many prizes to be given away, including our more »

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Boat Repair Services

March 14, 2014

Meet Larry Thompson, he does boat repairs and offers private consultation on canoe or kayak restoration.  He is specially offering customers: 18″ Ash gunwales for $240 per set (2 IN and 2 OUT gunwales) NOTE: freight is included at that price Marine epoxy – price on epoxy varies and will have 2″, 3″ and 4″ more »

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2014 Whitewater Clinic!!!

March 8, 2014

Here it is folks, the moment you have all been waiting for!  Please fill out your application and or RSVP for the Saturday dinner for this years OMP Whitewater Clinic down at Turner Bend on the Mulberry River in Arkansas, March 29-30th (Saturday & Sunday). CLICK TO VIEW DIRECTIONS! OMP’s whitewater clinic includes  two days more »

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Boat Raffle, BUY TICKETS NOW!!!

March 7, 2014

This year, we are raffling off a brand new Dagger Katana crossover kayak (suitable for recreational and whitewater kayaking)!  Tickets are on sale NOW to win this boat and here is how it works: $1 = 1 TICKET $10 = 12 TICKETS $20 = 25 TICKETS $40 = 50 TICKETS $100 = 125 TICKETS! This more »

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Missouri River Race!

February 24, 2014

CLICK HERE for more information regarding the MR 340 (Missouri River 340 mile endurance race on Class I water).

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OMP at the Sertoma Chili Cook-off!

February 24, 2014

The day started early, 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 23rd as we waited patiently in a line of many competitors to sanitize our cooking gear and wait even longer to pass inspection.  Our 8′ x 10′ booth became home for the next 11 hours as we raced against the clock to cook a hefty serving more »

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President’s Corner

February 2, 2014

OMP certainly is a canoe & paddle club, but that’s not all we do.  We work with the Parks Board, Missouri Stream Team, James River Basin Partnership, Missouri Department of Conservation and other services across the Ozarks to help protect our waterways.  With the help of our sponsors (Bass Pro, Dynamic Earth, Ozark Adventures, & Ozark Mountain Trading Company), more »

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