Ocean Canyon Properties Acquires Alabama RV Resort

Ocean Canyon Properties, a privately owned membership camping system, announces the acquisition of Gemini Funding Company, Inc., the owner of Styx River Resort and RV Park in Robertsdale, Alabama.

good ocp logoOcean Canyon Properties has been participating in the management of Styx River Resort since 2009. The acquisition was completed on December 31, 2012.

Styx River Resort is a members-only resort located near the Gulf of Mexico, between Mobile, Alabama and Pensacola, Florida, on the 41-mile long Styx River. Styx River Resort is open year-round and features contemporary amenities with exciting activity programs for its members.

Amenities include a river-front beach, an outdoor and indoor pool, restaurant, a large clubhouse, and activity center with an adjoining outdoor patio, nature trails, and a children’s playground. The resort also features 30 cabins and cottages available for member rental and 150 RV sites.

From their initial involvement in the management of Styx River, Ocean Canyon focused on the improvement of the resort, including the leveling of RV sites, cabin renovation, road repair, general repairs, and cosmetic enhancement.

According to the news release, the company plans aggressive improvements to the resort now that it has assumed ownership.

Mike Pournoury, president of Ocean Canyon Properties, states, “We’ve been working on this acquisition since 2009 and we are very excited about taking ownership. It is a great resort, and although it has been a part of the Ocean Canyon resort system for some time now, full ownership and control will allow us to bring the development and improvement of Styx to the next level.”

Styx River Resort is Ocean Canyon Properties’ flagship property in Southern Alabama and is a geographical complement to Ocean Canyon’s Mountain Lakes Resort on Lake Guntersville in Northern Alabama, near Huntsville.

Styx-River-ResortIt is one of eight resorts in the Ocean Canyon private membership resort system, which also includes Bear’s Den Resort in Grove, Oklahoma; Tres Rios Resort in Glen Rose, Texas; Millwood Landing Golf and RV Resort in Ashdown, Arkansas; Abita Springs Resort in Abita Springs, Louisiana; North Shore Resort in Greensboro, Georgia; Mountain Lakes Resort in Langston, Alabama; and Texoma Shores Resort in Madill, Oklahoma.

Ocean Canyon Properties is a growing system of eight privately owned, membership resorts that offer The Ocean Canyon Properties senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for more than 30 years.

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Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP)

Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP) is a growing system of privately-owned membership resorts that offer RV campsites, vacation cabins, cottages, and condos along with a variety of private resort amenities.

With eight beautiful resort locations situated throughout the southern United States, OCP’s resorts provide the safe, secure, and enjoyable recreational experience that so many families seek.

The OCP senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for over 30 years.

As an OCP member you will enjoy the many amenities found at the varied resorts: golf, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, and walking trails as well as swimming pools and eating and entertainment facilities.

Regularly planned activities are also scheduled for the whole family.

OCP also provides member access to over 300 other membership resorts around the U.S. and Canada. Whether you want to spend time at your OCP home resort or travel the country staying at reciprocal private membership RV resorts, you’ll enjoy the exclusive privileges of your OCP membership.

Styx River Resort map
Styx River Resort map

Address: 1911 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: (888) 567-5941 (toll free)

Website: oceancanyon.com

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Membership has its privileges.

—registered trademarks of American Express Company

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Ocean Canyon Properties Announce Recent Upgrades

With the summer camping season getting into full swing, Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP) is both ready and proud to show off the results of its winter work.

Over the course of the past six months, OCP has been hard at work at each of its eight resorts developing and upgrading areas of the parks for members to enjoy, according to a news release.

The first big change was at its largest park, Mountain Lakes Resort, in Langston, Alabama. Newly paved roads, the addition of 36 more full-service campsites, a larger RV and boat storage area, and new laundry equipment were all added over the past winter.

Member Jackie Weeks shared, “The country store is a great addition to the resort and a very well done job!” These are just a few of the improvements that will continue to be added to Mountain Lakes.

Another major OCP project was at Millwood Landing Golf and RV Resort in Ashdown, Arkansas. The bar and restaurant underwent a complete renovation. New floors were laid as well as full wood paneling on all of the walls.

The Country Store at Mountain Lakes Resort, in Langston, Alabama. (Source: oceancanyon.com)

Weekly poker nights are held at the resort, and with the large number of people that continue to play, a separate poker room was added into the bar. There is now a fully separate non-smoking area that separates the restaurant from the bar, and arcade games were placed in the bar area as well. “It looks great!” said Lori Turnage on Millwood’s Facebook page, “What a big change.”

If you feel like checking this out and enjoying good home-cooked daily dinner specials, look for it under its new name…the Coyote Bar and Grill!

Millwood was not the only resort to have an updated restaurant. Styx River Resort in Robertsdale, Alabama also had a facelift in its restaurant.

“From the top to the bottom we went through and updated the colors, the menu, and the service”, said Alan Patton, OCP Styx River resort manager. A new roof, new lighting, tables, and paint were all added.

Abita Springs Resort in Abita Springs, Louisiana, has always been a popular resort within OCP for its large, spacious pool deck. This winter the deck area was made even larger. Completely new wood decking was laid out, a Tiki Bar area was built for folks to enjoy, more pool furniture was added, and more palm trees and scenery areas were planted as well. Plus….a covered deck was added.

The new spacious pool and pool deck at Abita Springs Resort in Abita Springs, Louisiana. (Source: oceancanyon.com)

“Everything looks great! We could hardly wait to come see it,” said member Carole Nicolle. Members are now able to sit outside and enjoy a meal while they relax and enjoy the sun.

All of the resorts have had an upgrade in some form or another. Newly paved roads were placed at Tres Rios; North Shore Resort had several new sites put in with 50 amp service; Texoma Shores remodeled its cabins and added more RV sites; and Bears Den Resort had several small projects such as the remodeling of its guard shack, painting of the outside buildings, family building, and cabins.

OCP continues to work year round making sure that the resorts stay up-to-date with all areas of the park.

“We just wanted to tell you how much we appreciate that you are maintaining our parks and making them enjoyable to stay at,” sent a member through e-mail. Whether it’s remodeling a sales office or something as simple as adding a new flower bed, OCP makes sure its resorts are clean and taken care of for all of its members and guests to enjoy.

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Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP)
Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP) is a growing system of privately-owned membership resorts that offer spacious RV sites, comfortable cabins, cottages, and condos along with a wide variety of private resort amenities.

With eight beautiful resort locations situated throughout the southern United States, OCP’s resorts provide the safe, secure, and enjoyable recreational experience that so many families seek.

The bar and restaurant at Millwood Landing Golf and RV Resort in Ashdown, Arkansas, underwent a complete renovation. (Source: oceancanyon.com)

The OCP senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for over 30 years.

As an OCP member you will enjoy the many amenities found at the varied resorts: golf, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, and walking trails as well as swimming pools and eating and entertainment facilities.

Regularly planned activities are also scheduled for the whole family.

OCP also provides member access to over 300 other membership resorts around the U.S. and Canada. Whether you want to spend time at your OCP home resort or travel the country staying at reciprocal private membership RV resorts, you’ll enjoy the exclusive privileges of your OCP membership.

Address: 1911 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: (888) 567-5941 (toll free)

Website: oceancanyon.com

Worth Pondering…

Membership has its privileges.

—registered trademarks of American Express Company

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Ocean Canyon Properties Surpasses 12,000 Private Camping Members

Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP), a privately owned, membership camping system, is pleased to announce that its number of members has recently passed 12,000.

Founded in 2008, Ocean Canyon Properties was able to find ways to make vacationing easy and affordable—both aspects that helped to bring in such a quick rise in its number of members.

“At OCP, we want to ensure that our members are able to enjoy their stays with us. We were able to find a recipe of recreational success and resort development that appeals to people that helps us accomplish this,” stated Ben Carr, Vice President of Operations in a company news release.

Ocean Canyon Properties has taken this recipe and continues to grow.

One of the first things that OCP looks for is the location of their resorts.

Seven of the eight resorts are within an hour and a half from a major city:

  • Tres Rios to Dallas
  • Abita Springs to New Orleans
  • North Shore to Atlanta
  • Styx River to Mobile and Pensacola
  • Millwood Landing to Texarkana and Little Rock
  • Mountain Lakes to Huntsville
  • Bear’s Den to Tulsa

With these cities close by, the resorts are able to give the members the chance to easily spend relaxing days at the resort, and also the chance to head to the city for the day to shop or visit.

An integral part of the success recipe that OCP focuses on with their members is the amount of family and resort activities that they plan. Pot lucks, karaoke nights, bingo, and children’s arts and crafts are just a few of the daily events that each resort has to offer. The interaction of the staff with the members helps build relationships that OCP hopes will last a lifetime.

Ocean Canyon Properties - Glen Rose, Texas

“We just got back from Texoma Shores and had a great time. The staff is great and treated us as if they had been friends forever,” shared Charles Hair from Mountain View, Arkansas.

Resort security and making the members feel secure is another point that has helped OCP pass 12,000 members in such a quick amount of time.

“Knowing that when we arrive on park and that the security is all around is comforting. The resorts take great care of us when we are here and it helps make it a more relaxed stay,” said OCP member Steve Stevenson while visiting OCP’s Tres Rios Resort in Glen Rose, Texas.

Each resort has a 24-hour security system. With front gates that require security codes, or others that have staff to check everyone in, OCP takes the time at all hours of the day to ensure their members are able to relax in a safe environment.

Ocean Canyon Properties takes pride in its quick and continuing growth in memberships. Whether a person enjoys fishing at Texoma Shores Resort, boating at Mountain Lakes Resort, or simply relaxing by a campfire at Millwood Landing Resort in Ashdown, Arkansas, each of its resorts is able to offer these activities to you.

New member Carla Graham Mathews sums it up well: “Thank you for the wonderful places to come and relax and forget our troubles.”

Ocean Canyon Properties was recently recognized with several awards from Coast to Coast RV Resorts Network for their 2011 achievements in sales and growth.

Three of their representatives had over 100 sales each, with one, Gary Zehender, taking home the award for top sales representative in the Western Region.

“They are the fastest growing membership camping company in the nation,” said Bruce Hoster, president of Coast to Coast.

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Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP)
Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP) is a growing system of privately-owned membership resorts that offer spacious RV sites, comfortable cabins, cottages, and condos along with a wide variety of private resort amenities.

With eight beautiful resort locations situated throughout the southern United States, OCP’s resorts provide the safe, secure, and enjoyable recreational experience that so many families seek.

The OCP senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for over 30 years.

As an OCP member you will enjoy the many amenities found at the varied resorts: golf, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, and walking trails as well as swimming pools and eating and entertainment facilities.

Ocean Canyon Properties - Mountain Lakes in Langston, Alabama

Regularly planned activities are also scheduled for the whole family.

OCP also provides member access to over 300 other membership resorts around the U.S. and Canada. Whether you want to spend time at your OCP home resort or travel the country staying at reciprocal private membership RV resorts, you’ll enjoy the exclusive privileges of your OCP membership.

OCP offers several different types of memberships that are affiliated with the best networks within the private membership resort industry. Through these affiliations OCP provides a reciprocal service which expands the recreation and vacation opportunities for OCP members.

OCP is affiliated with and offers reciprocal membership privileges with Adventure Outdoor Resorts (AOR), Coast to Coast Resorts, and Resorts of Distinction (ROD).

Address: 1911 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: (888) 567-5941 (toll free)

Website: oceancanyon.com

Worth Pondering…

Membership has its privileges.

—registered trademarks of American Express Company

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Ocean Canyon Properties Acquires New Resort on Lake Texoma

Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP), a privately owned, membership camping system announced that they have acquired a new resort in Madill, Oklahoma on Lake Texoma.

Texoma Shores Resort is a special property in this popular tourist area, boasting over a mile of shoreline on Lake Texoma.

The resort features a swimming beach, boat launch, and a new fishing pier for the enjoyment of its members and guests. Accommodations range from pull-through RV sites with full hook ups, newly renovated two bedroom cabins, to a 16 unit motel on property. This location additionally offers boat and RV storage for its guest’s convenience.

The launch of Texoma Shores Resort is an exciting milestone for the company and its 11,400 members.

OCP has enjoyed great success with membership camping sales at their other seven properties:

  • Bear’s Den Resort in Grove, Oklahoma
  • Tres Rios Resort in Glen Rose, Texas
  • Millwood Landing Golf and RV Resort in Ashdown, Arkansas
  • Abita Springs Resort in Abita Springs, Louisiana
  • North Shore Resort in Greensboro, Georgia
  • Styx River Resort in Robertsdale, Alabama
  • Mountain Lakes in Langston, Alabama
Ocean Canyon Properties Mountain Lake Resort on beautiful Guntersville Lake, Alabama

Ocean Canyon Properties President Mike Pournoury states “The growing customer base and market need for private membership camping motivates our expansion.”

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Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP)
Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP) is a growing system of privately-owned membership resorts that offer spacious RV sites, comfortable cabins, cottages, and condos along with a wide variety of private resort amenities.

With eight beautiful resort locations situated throughout the southern United States, OCP’s resorts provide the safe, secure, and enjoyable recreational experience that so many families seek.

The OCP senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for over 30 years.

As an OCP member you will enjoy the many amenities found at the varied resorts: golf, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, and walking trails as well as swimming pools and eating and entertainment facilities.

Regularly planned activities are also scheduled for the whole family.

OCP also provides member access to over 300 other membership resorts around the U.S. and Canada. Whether you want to spend time at your OCP home resort or travel the country staying at reciprocal private membership RV resorts, you’ll enjoy the exclusive privileges of your OCP membership.

OCP offers several different types of memberships that are affiliated with the best networks within the private membership resort industry. Through these affiliations OCP provides a reciprocal service which expands the recreation and vacation opportunities for OCP members.

OCP is affiliated with and offers reciprocal membership privileges with Adventure Outdoor Resorts (AOR), Coast to Coast Resorts, and Resorts of Distinction (ROD).

Address: 1911 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: (888) 567-5941 (toll free)

Website: oceancanyon.com

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