Columbia Parks and Recreation
Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs
Activities are scheduled at the Stephens Lake Activity Center, 2311 E Walnut (north side of Stephens Lake Park). This inviting area includes a large craft room, multi purpose rooms for dances and other activities, and offices.
OFFICE HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9 am to 4 pm
Organized in 1969, The Older American Klub (OAK) gives individuals 50 and better, a place to share common interests and enjoy their retirement years. OAK is for people who are active and enjoy having fun.
There are many monthly OAK programs that you can take advantage of!
Meet new friends and enjoy social and dinner meetings at this social club.
Days: 1st Fri & 3rd Wed
Time: 6:30 pm
These musical groups give everyone the opportunity to perform. Whether you play an instrument, would like to learn, love singing or listening, one of these groups is for you.
|Bell Choir||Mon||2 pm - 3 pm|
|Choir||1st & 3rd Tues||10 am - 11 am|
|Rhythm Band||2nd & 4th Thurs||2 pm - 3 pm|
|O.A.K. Jammers||Wed||1 pm - 3 pm|
|Ukelele||2nd, 3rd, 4th Fri||2 pm|
Bring an instrument and join in. Play or dance at the monthly jamm session.
Day/Time: 2nd Fri, 7 pm - 10 pm
Come kick up your heels at the monthly live band dances.
Day/Time: 3rd Fri, 7 pm - 10 pm
Enjoy entertainment by the OAK Jammers.
Day/Time: 4th Wed, 1 pm - 3 pm
O.A.K. Jammers perform.
Day/Time: 5th Fri, 7 pm - 10 pm
Join us for bingo every week and get a chance to win one of the many prizes given away.
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 1 pm
Bring a dish (meat and drink provided) and enjoy a full meal plus a fun-filled afternoon of socializing, eating and playing bingo for prizes.
Day/Time: 1st Friday, 11:30 am
Drop in pool. Two tables provide a chance to sharpen your skills and socialize. A monthly pool tournament with trophies to 1st and 2nd place winners is held the 4th Friday.
Day/Time: Mon-Fri, 8 am-4 pm, sign in sheet
Price: 50 cents/day
Tournament: 4th Fri, 10 am, Fee $1
Organized in 1970, OAK Tours offers a variety of tours especially designed for active persons 50 and over. Participants are invited to enjoy traveling at group costs with friends of similar age. Travel by motorcoach , escorted by an experienced staff member. OAK Tours provides an exciting itinerary, quality accommodations, comfortable pacing and the sense of security that makes for travel at its best.
Members of OAK Tours enjoy frequent trip information newsletters, pre-trip/reunion (photo sharing) meetings, monthly slide and video travelogues, Friday afternoon cards and dominoes.
By request, day trips make pickups at Lenior and Terrace Apartments. By request, home pickup within Columbia city limits for overnight and long distance trips is available. When trips travel I-70 going EAST, a stop in Kingdom City and WEST a stop in Boonville can be requested. Travel SOUTH on Hwy 63 and a Jefferson City stop can be requested.
The majority of our trips are by comfortable, bathroom equipped, non-smoking motorcoaches owned by our own local Tiger Coaches. Frequent stops are scheduled to allow a chance to move around and stretch your legs.
When time and/or destination requires, we also include air travel in our plans.
Trip prices include many extras - baggage handling, tips and gratuities, taxes, admission fees, and some meals. All overnight and long distance trips include group trip cancellation & medical insurance (a 90-day pre-existing condition clause applies).
Examples of trips include holiday trips to Branson, extended 10 day overnight trips, the New Theater dinner theater and surprise trips.
Our goal is to provide interesting itineraries for our members with convenience, quality, value and security as top priorities.
Stop by the office at Stephens Lake Activity Center (2311 E. Walnut) for more information or to check on upcoming trips. For membership payment of $10, your name will be added to the mailing list. New trips are always being added. Call 442-5353 for information and prices.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
Travel with confidence. Travel with OAK TOURS.