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Recreation update: Thank you to all OCPR volunteers!

Osage City Parks and Recreation’s holiday art workshop is coming up Saturday and sign-up for kindergarten and 4-year old youth basketball players continues:


(4-year-old and kindergarten)

This is an instructional basketball program designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, dribbling, passing, and good sportsmanship through team practice and game play.

  • Kindergarten practice dates and location – Sundays – Jan. 12-Feb. 23 – 5-6 p.m. – OCES gym.
  • Kindergarten basketball instructors – Kate and Lucas Boss.
  • Players receive a team shirt and participation award.
  • Cost is $20 per player.
  • Kindergarten sign up deadline – Jan. 6.


Workshop instructor, Becky Weaver (USD 420 OCES Art Teacher).

  • December 14.
  • K-2nd grade (9-10:30am) and 3rd-8th grade (10:45am-12:15pm).
  • Location, OCES art room (Enter through the WEST doors by the OCES library).
  • Cost, $20 per person.
  • Projects may include: Painting a Christmas inspired picture and/or decoration; creating an ornament for the tree; making holiday cards to share with friends and family.
  • All projects will be available to take when your child leaves the workshop..
  • Reminder, art is messy – please dress accordingly.
  • Sign up forms will be sent through Osage City Elementary School, are available at Osage City Hall, and are online at

–For more workshop information, contact: Becky Weaver,, or Corey Linton, 528-4610,



OCPR would like to thank the following volunteer youth coaches, program coordinators and instructors for the 2013 OCPR Fall/Winter programs. Without your help these programs would not exist.

Flag Football

U6 – Chris Calderwood and Andrew Morrison

1st/2nd Grade – Tyler Parsons, Dustin Hokanson, Mike Fager, Mike Pitts, Andy Lohmeyer, Dave Williams, Will Kerns, Richard Lamb

3rd/4th Grade – Lucas Boss and Shawn Crettol.

Youth Soccer

U6 — Becky Siljenberg and Andrew Morrison

U8 — Ryan Phillips, Nicole Bailey, Andy Lohmeyer, John Camarena

5th/6th Grade Tackle Football — Corey Linton, Tyler Parsons, Brent Johnson, Justin Whalen, JT Crawford

OCPR Cheer Program — Kylie Baxter and the OCHS Cheer Team

Youth Volleyball Camp and 5th/6th Volleyball League

Coordinators – Tara Durkin and Amie Lohmeyer

Instructors – OCHS Volleyball Team Members

Osage City Youth Wrestling Camp and Club – Jamy Dunbar, Nathan Theel, Mike Fager, Rob Rowe.

OCPR Dance Program — Amie Lohmeyer and the OCHS Dance Team

Holiday Art Workshop — Becky Weaver

Youth Basketball

Kindergarten – Lucas and Kate Boss

1st/2nd Grade – Michelle Robert, John Camarena, Valerie Pitts, Kate Boss, Dakota Sporing, Tyler Buche, Jodi Stark, Nancy Wessel.

3rd/4th Grade Girls – Andrew Gantenbein.

5th Grade Girls – Chris Kirkpatrick.

6th Grade Girls – Troy Hultgren and Nancy Lamb.

3rd Grade Boys – Mike Pitts, Andy Lohmeyer, Tyler Parsons, Chris Kirkpatrick, Lucas Boss.

4th Grade Boys – Scott Brenner.

5th Grade Boys – Corey Linton.

6th Grade Boys – Jeff Tice.

See  OCPR online at Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information, printable sign-up forms, schedules, and more! Or for more information, contact Corey Linton, recreation director, at 785-528-4610, email, or at the OCPR office, 530 S. First St., Osage City.

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