Memorial Day Weekend Float!

by OMP Admin on May 23, 2016

Does anyone out there have anything planned for Memorial Day weekend yet?  If not, join host Terri Bradley on an overnight float on the Buffalo River (Carver to Woolum = 15.4 miles) on May 28th – 29th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)

The plan is to meetup at Carver on Saturday (May 28th) NO LATER THAN 9 a.m. to setup shuttle, once on the river, we will be camping on the best gravel bar we can find.  If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please call Terri at 417.860.1449.

See you on the river!


JRBP River Rescue!

by OMP Admin on May 18, 2016


Place: James River – Private Property Access Points for Put-In & Take-Out (additional information and directions will be provided after registration)
Presented By: James River Basin Partnership
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Time: 8am – 1pm
Price: $15  (Pre-Registration Required)

On Saturday, June 4th, the Ozark Mountain Paddlers and our organization will be hosting our annual River Rescue clean-up event where volunteers will work together to remove trash from our local waterways.

This year’s clean-up, in it’s 18th year, will be held on 5.5 mile stretch of the James River just outside of Nixa. We will be putting in and taking out on beautiful private property access points. (Additional information and directions will be provided after registration)

Cost to participate is $15 per person and includes shuttling, lunch and a collectable River Rescue t-shirt. Door prizes and a raffle will be your chance to win!

Participants can bring your own boat or reserve one at no extra cost. Boats are first come first serve.  Kids 12 and under are free. (Kids shirts much be purchased separately for $10, if desired. Adult shirt included with payment of pre-registration.)

To register online, go to:


2nd Quarter Calendar!

March 18, 2016

***NOTE: These dates, times, and events are subject to change at any given time.  Please check this website for updates and further detailed posts.*** APRIL FUN FLOATS! – April 6th & 20th (WEDNESDAYS) • 6:30pm – 8:00pm • Southwood Access on Lake Springfield • Join our host, Rick Morrison, at the Southwood Access (CLICK HERE for […]

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Win a NEW Dagger Axiom!

March 16, 2016

This year, we are raffling off a brand new Dagger Axiom whitewater 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 etc, […]

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May Monthly Float!

May 18, 2016

Join Brian Grindstaff this coming Saturday, May 21st, for our May Float!  We will be starting on Indian Creek at Anderson City Park and taking out at Mt. Shira Access on the Elk River. Meet at the Anderson City Park at 9:00am. Contact Brian Grindstaff  at  417.300.5272 for more info.

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May Fun Floats!

April 26, 2016

This May’s Fun Floats dates will be:   May 4th (WEDNESDAY) at Finley River Park in Ozark, MO • 6pm – ? May 18th (WEDNESDAY) at Southwood Access on Lake Springfield • 6pm – ? Join Rick Morrison starting at 6:00pm for an informal paddle/training session.  Beginners/newbees are most welcome! Bring what boats/gear you do […]

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April Float on Current River!

April 18, 2016

Our April float is on April 23rd & 24th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) and will be on the Current River (Lower Round Springs to Two Rivers).  Be prepared to run shuttle no later than 9:30am at Lower Round Springs. This will be an overnight float, but is not required to be if you choose to make a […]

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LRFD Kid’s Fishing Day!

April 12, 2016

Join the Logan/Rogersville Fire Department on May 14th (SATURDAY) from 10am – 2pm for the Kid’s Fishing Day event! We will be needing some volunteers to assist in paddling kids around in a canoe on the fishing pond, assisting with loading and unloading boat passengers, and most importantly, keeping everyone safe to have a great […]

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Go Float a Boat Demo Day!

April 12, 2016

UPDATE!!! UPDATE!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED, MAY 15TH (SUNDAY)!!! Join Dynamic Earth on May 15th (SUNDAY) for their Ozarks Paddle Fest event: Interested in kayaking or stand up paddle boards, not sure what type you need, want to try out a specific type or model of kayak and SUP before making that purchase? Dynamic […]

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Fisher Ford Park & Play!

April 8, 2016

Come join us Sunday, April 17th (starting 11am) at the recently improved Fisher Ford Whitewater Park (Siloam Springs Kayak Park) on the Illinois River in Siloam Springs, AR (CLICK HERE for directions). Whether you’ve come to run the features continuously, surfing & playboating, spectating, or just walking the trails of the park, there’s a little […]

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