4th Quarter Calendar 2016!

by OMP Admin on September 19, 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.***

***The last day of 2016 memberships is on Sept. 30 (FRIDAY) • Memberships for 2017 will be due on October 1st (SATURDAY). CLICK HERE to download an OMP Application!***

  • OCTOBER MEMBERS MEETING – Oct. 13th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • Come join us to catch up on all the up coming and recent events! • NOTE: Don’t forget to bring your kayaking, canoeing, hiking, camping, outdoor pictures to be entered into the picture contest to be featured on the 2017 OMP Calendar!  Each month’s winner will receive $20 for their winning picture.
  • NOVEMBER MEMBERS MEETING – Nov. 10th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature CenterNOTE: Don’t forget to bring your kayaking, canoeing, hiking, camping, outdoor pictures to be entered into the picture contest to be featured on the 2017 OMP Calendar!  Each month’s winner will receive $20 for their winning picture
  • NOVEMBER FLOAT – Nov. 12-13th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) Eleven Point River (Section TBA) • Contact Craig Hesington at 417.693.1618 for more info. 
  • OMP X-MAS PARTY! – Dec. 3rd (SATURDAY) • 7pm – 10pm! • B2 (B Squared) Cafe (CLICK HERE for location map, NOTE: they’re moving next to Bambinos on 9/24/16) • Come join us for our annual X-mas party! We will have catered appetizers, a beer and wine CASH BAR available (NO BYOB ALLOWED at this event, sorry!), a slideshow with many pictures and video clips of paddling experiences over the years, and a whole lot of mingling fun reflecting on 2016 and previous years! This will substitute for our monthly meeting and you will be required to turn in your membership application and dues in order to attend.  Please R.S.V.P. to give the caterers an accurate headcount for this event.  This will substitute for our monthly meeting and you will be required to turn in your membership application and dues in order to attend.  Contact Marty Zerr at 417.818.8981 to R.S.V.P. or for more information. 

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Please Volunteer!

by OMP Admin on August 5, 2016

1350469531-3833mWe ask that all of our members please consider volunteering for the Ozark Mountain Paddlers, whether it is for becoming an OMP Board member (which we would really, really, and I mean REALLY appreciate any of you stepping up for) or just showing up to any of our scheduled events, we need volunteers to keep this club going.

Please contact any of our current Board Members to learn more about how you can help or if you want to become a board member.

Thank you for your support!

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2017 OMP MEMBERSHIPS!

August 3, 2016

The last day of 2016 memberships is on Sept. 30 (FRIDAY) • Memberships for 2017 will be due on October 1st (SATURDAY).  Please download, print, fill out, and return an application with payment to: Ozark Mountain Paddlers P.O. Box 1581 Springfield, MO 65801 CLICK HERE to download an OMP Application!

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September Float on the Buffalo!

September 13, 2016

***UPDATE!!! SECTION HAS CHANGED, SEE BELOW!!!*** Join your host, Marty Zerr, on September 24th (SATURDAY) for our monthly float on the Buffalo River (Tyler Bend to Gilbert = 5.4 miles).   We will meet at Sam’s on E Sunshine at 8:00am on Saturday morning.   It takes about 2 hrs to get there so if you are […]

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Eleven Point Float CANCELLED!

August 8, 2016

The August Monthly Float on the Eleven Point River has been CANCELLED due to high amounts of rain in the future forecast!!! Contact Craig Hesington at 417.693.1618 for more info, he may want to pick another location!  

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Jacks Fork Float!

July 29, 2016

!!!UPDATE ON CAMPING!!! Saturday, July 30th, Craig Hesington is hosting a float on the Jacks Fork River (approx 8 mile float).  If interested, please meet at Sam’s Club on East Sunshine at 10:00am to caravan/carpool to Alley Spring, the plan is to camp overnight at Alley Spring then float on Sunday. Contact Craig Hesington at […]

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And the winner is….

July 15, 2016

And the winner is…. (drum roll)…. CONGRATULATIONS to Ethan Edwards for winning the new Dagger Axiom kayak in our 2016 boat raffle! (applause)… Happy paddling Ethan! Thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets, a thanks to all who attended the member’s meeting last night, and the BIGGEST THANK YOU goes out to the Ozark Mountain […]

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July Float on Spring River!

June 29, 2016

Join your host, Marty Zerr on July 9th (SATURDAY) for our monthly float for July on the lovely Spring River (Dam #3 to Spring River Oak Campground). Contact Marty Zerr at:  secretary@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org -or-  417.818.8981

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July Fun Floats!

June 29, 2016

This July’s Fun Floats dates will be: July 6th (WEDNESDAY) at  Southwood Access on Lake Springfield • 6:30pm – ?***NOTE: EAST ACCESS TO SOUTHWOOD CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION FOR SOME TIME.  USE EVANS RD EXIT WEST OFF 65 TO SOUTHWOOD RD. CLICK THE ABOVE LINK FOR UPDATED DIRECTIONS.*** July 20th (WEDNESDAY) at  Finley River Park • […]

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Float for Independence!

June 16, 2016

The Float for Independence is happening Sunday, June 26th on the Niangua River! You won’t want to miss this one! Get out your squirt guns and get ready for some fun in the sun with the “kids”!   What a blessing it is to be involved in this very special float trip for some very special […]

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