First Quarter Calendar 2018!

by Russ Lewis on December 16, 2017

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

JANUARY MEMBERS MEETING – Jan. 8th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • Come join us to catch up on all of the upcoming for 2018 events!

JANUARY FLOAT – Jan 20th (Saturday) • Niangua River (Bennett Springs Access to Barclay Access) • Contact Marty Zerr at 417.818.8981 for more info.

ROLL CLASSES
• Jan. 27 (SATURDAY) • 2pm-4pm
• Feb. 4th (SUNDAY) • 2pm-4pm
• Feb. 17th (SATURDAY) • 2pm-4pm
• Feb. 25th (SUNDAY) • 2pm-4pm
• Mar. 3rd (SATURDAY) • 2pm-4pm
MANDATORY ROLL CLASS – FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE WHITEWATER CLINIC • Mar. 11th (SUNDAY) • 1pm-4pm! • Learn to roll your kayak at this indoor and heated pool, one-on-one with our trained and certified instructors • Good Samaritan Boys Ranch near Brighton, MO • Contact Jason Haskin at 417.379.2220 -or- Marty Zerr at 417.818.8981 for more info.

FEBRUARY FLOAT – VOLUNTEER NEEDED! • All details coming to our website, email David Jackson at:
website@ozarkmtnpaddlers.org with your float details and your contact info to volunteer.

FEBRUARY MEMBERS MEETING • Feb. 8th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center

MARCH FLOAT – VOLUNTEER NEEDED! • All details coming to our website, email David Jackson at:
  website@ozarkmtnpaddlers.orgwith your float details and your contact info to volunteer.

MARCH MEMBERS MEETING • Mar. 8th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center

OMP WHITEWATER CLINIC! • March 24th-25th (SATURDAY-SUNDAY) • ALL/MULTI-DAY EVENT! at Turner Bend in AR on the Mulberry River • APPLICATION AND MORE INFO COMING SOON! **NOTE: This location is subject to change IF the water levels are too high/low**

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2018 Calendars are on Sale NOW!

by Jay Dee on November 18, 2017

We are proud to announce that our 2018 OMP Calendars are ready for purchase!  Each month features:

  • Photos of each month’s photo contest winners
  • OMP events (Member’s Meetings, Roll Clinics, Whitewater Clinic)
  • Holidays
  • General purpose dates (Daylight Savings Time, Starting Seasons, etc.)
  • Lunar Events (Full and New Moons)

We are selling these for $15 each, we will have them ready to sell at the upcoming X-Mas party and at our next monthly meeting at the Springfield Nature Center (January 11th at 7 p.m.)!  You can purchase these at any of our OMP events or you can contact one of our board members for further information.  Sorry, no special deliveries for these!

NOTE: These calendars are: 11″ W x 8.5″ H, spiral-bound, and printed on satin card stock . Only 25 available so get them while you can!

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December Float on the Niangua River!

November 30, 2017

Join your host, Marty Zerr, on December 9th (Saturday) for the December float on the Niangua River (Bennett Springs Access to Barclay Access). This will be the club’s last planned event for 2017 so don’t miss out! If you’re interested, please meet us at the Walmart parking lot on N. Glenstone at 9:00am -or- at Bennett […]

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November Float Trip Report.

November 21, 2017

The weather front pushed us away from the water. Maybe if the wind at 25 mph were pushing us downstream that might have been a different story. But with driving rain and 40 mph gusts, we decided to postpone (till next year?) the Birthday float. Thank you to Howard, Rick and Ray for coming to […]

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2017 OMP X-Mas Party!

November 15, 2017

The OMP X-Mas Party is coming up very soon!  On December 2nd (SATURDAY) from 7pm – 10pm at B2 (B Squared) Cafe (CLICK HERE for location map) -or- 2804 E Battlefield Rd Springfield, Missouri 65804. Come join us for our annual X-mas party!  We will have catered appetizers, a beer and wine CASH BAR available (NO […]

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November Float on the James!

October 26, 2017

On Nov. 18th (SATURDAY), join your host, Terri Bradley on the James River (HL Kerr Access to Ralph Cox Access = about 5 miles).  The location was changed to due to extremely low water levels on the Buffalo River. This is The Birthday Float so come help Terri celebrate her Birthday (Terri requests no presents, […]

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October OKC Trip!

October 12, 2017

Join us on October 21st (SATURDAY) for a trip to the Oklahoma Riversport Rapids facility.  Come and experience some BIG water in a controlled environment. (CLICK HERE for directions -or- their address is: 800 Riversport Dr. • Oklahoma City, OK 73129). Bring your boats and gear if you prefer, otherwise, rent what you need from […]

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October Float on the Eleven Point!

October 5, 2017

On October 27-29th, join your host Rick Morrison for an overnight float on the Eleven Point River (Greer Crossing Access to Whitten Access = 11.9).  We will be base camping at Greer Crossing Access on Friday (Oct. 27th) night, if you are not wanting to base camp, meet us at Greer Crossing Access no later […]

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Current River Trip Report

September 25, 2017

September 23-24th, 2017 – Current River – Round Spring to Two Rivers: We had a large group of 13 paddlers that attended the overnight float on the Current River (18 miles total). The weather had blessed us with summer-like conditions on the 2nd day of Fall to compliment the cold waters and beautiful scenery.  We […]

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4th Quarter Calendar for 2017!

September 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.***  • The last day of 2017 memberships is on Sept. 30 (SATURDAY) • Memberships for 2018 will be due on October 1st (SUNDAY).  CLICK HERE to download an OMP Members Application • […]

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