September Float on the Current River!

by Jay Dee on July 18, 2017

On September 23-24th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY), join your host, David Jackson, on the Current River (Round Spring to Two Rivers = 18 miles) for an overnight float. 

We will be meeting at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on S. Campbell Ave. at 7:00am to caravan out to Round Spring. The club will be supplying a meat/main course for dinner on Saturday night, all other meals will be up to you.

Contact David Jackson at 417.342.3906 -or- website@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org for a dinner headcount (no later than September 20th) and more info.

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3rd Quarter Calendar!

by Jay Dee on June 22, 2017

***NOTE: These dates, times, and events are subject to change at any given time.  Please check this website for updates and further detailed posts.***


  • JULY MEMBERS MEETING AND BOAT RAFFLE! – July 13th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • A special THANK YOU to the Ozark Mountain Trading Company for the boat donation! • NOTE: Don’t forget to bring your paddling and outdoor related photos for our monthly photo contest! One winner each month will receive $20 and have their photo featured in our 2018 OMP Calendar!

  • JULY FLOAT – July 15th (SATURDAY) • Jack’s Fork River (Alley Spring to Button Rock/Eminence = 7 miles) • Contact Howard Greenwood at 417.844.1794 for more info. • OVERNIGHT OPTION AVAILABLE: (Alley Spring to Two Rivers = 15 miles).  Contact Rick Morrison at 417.576.4048 for more info on the overnight portion.
  • DNA FLOAT (Drury Neighborhood Alliance) – July 19th (WEDNESDAY) • Meet at 8:00am at Boyd Elementary with breakfast provided (optional for volunteers) on steps. • For more information, please contact Brian Shipman at 417.880.2855.
  • AUGUST FLOAT – Aug. 5-6th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) • Current River (Two Rivers to Blue Spring = 8.5 miles) • Contact Nico Mateus at 417.719.8257 -or- locomat90@gmail.com for more info.
  • AUGUST MEMBERS MEETING – Aug. 10th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center NOTE: Don’t forget to bring your paddling and outdoor related photos for our monthly photo contest! One winner each month will receive $20 and have their photo featured in our 2018 OMP Calendar!

  • SEPTEMBER MEMBERS MEETING – Sept. 14th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center NOTE: Don’t forget to bring your paddling and outdoor related photos for our monthly photo contest! One winner each month will receive $20 and have their photo featured in our 2018 OMP Calendar!

  • SEPTEMBER FLOAT – Sept. 23-24th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) • Current River (Round Spring to Two Rivers = 18 miles) • Contact David Jackson at 417.342.3906 -or- website@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org for more info.

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August Float on the Current River!

July 18, 2017

UPDATED LOCATION! On August 5-6th (SATURDAY & SUNDAY), join your host, Nico Mateus, for a dog days of Summer float on the Current River (Two Rivers to Blue Spring = 8.5 miles). THIS IS AN OVERNIGHT FLOAT so be sure to bring all of your own necessary gear for camping and for meals. We will […]

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And the winner is…

July 14, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of our kayak raffle, Rick Collins (on RIGHT in picture)! Rick has won a brand new Dagger Zydeco recreational kayak donated by none other than OMTC. Thank you all who participated in purchasing raffle tickets, thanks to all who came and attended last nights meeting,  and the BIGGEST THANK YOU to […]

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Volunteer Citizen Scientists WANTED!

June 26, 2017

Interested in helping test out some light-trapping kits for river insects? Collect mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies, and other insects this summer on your overnight float trips by picking up one of Deb’s ammo-box kits from Marty’s garage. The kits are super-compact for storage in your boat of choice and include simple directions for setting up and […]

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DNA Float, needing volunteers!

June 19, 2017

If you have Wednesday, July 19th open, we would love to have you out for the DNA float. We have a lot of new kids in the club this year and this will be their first time ever in a boat. If you can attend you will personally take a child on their first every canoe trip in […]

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July Float on Jack’s Fork!

June 18, 2017

On July 15th, join your host, Howard Greenwood, on the the Jacks Fork River (Alley Springs to Buttin Rock Access on Hwy 19 Bridge Eminence).  If you would like to caravan with us, we will depart from Price Cutter on East Battlefield & 65 Hwy at 7:30 am -OR- you can meet at Alley Spring […]

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Volunteers Needed Please!

June 7, 2017

We are needing some volunteer help from those that would like to help out their local paddling club for the following events: JAMES RIVER BASIN PARTNERSHIP RIVER JAM! – June 10th (SATURDAY) • 2pm – 10pm • Finley River Park in Ozark, MO • Live music, crawfish, local beer, AND MORE! • Hosted by JRBP […]

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June Float on Buffalo River!

May 17, 2017

On June 3rd (Saturday), Join your host Gary Tombridge on the Buffalo River (Carver to Mt. Hersey = 6.8 miles).  Meet at Academy Sports in Springfield, MO by 7:30am to caravan down to the putin. For more info, contact Gary Tombridge at 417.861.6056. See you on the River!  

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May Members Meeting Guest Speaker!

May 5, 2017

Join us at our May Members Meeting on May 11th (THURSDAY) at 7:00pm at the Springfield Nature Center .  We will be hosted by our re-scheduled guest speaker, Ashley Schnake who will giving her presentation to us about wildlife on our Ozarks waterways. We hope to see you all at the Nature Center! ALSO NOTE: […]

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