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$45M Whitewater Center Grand Opening Set for May 7-8 

RIVERSPORT Rapids, Oklahoma City’s new $45.2 million whitewater rafting and kayaking center, will hold a grand opening celebration May 7-8, 2016. The whitewater center was built in the city’s Boathouse District as part of MAPS 3, ... Read More

OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew Wins Overall Trophy at USRowing Central Youth Championships

The OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew competed in the 2015 USRowing Central Youth Championships on May 2-3. Twenty crews from around the region gathered in the Boathouse District to compete in several qualifiers for the 2015 ... Read More

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City Leaders Sign RIVERSPORT Rapids Steel Beam

Members of the MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board, the MAPS 3 Oklahoma River Improvement Subcommittee and City Council met on April 9 to sign a steel beam that will be used in the construction of ... Read More

MAPS 3 Whitewater Construction Update

February 20, 2015 - MAPS 3 Program Manager David Todd provides a construction update on the Oklahoma River Improvements project. Jeffrey Gustin, senior project manager with whitewater consultant S2O Design discusses upcoming project milestones and ... Read More

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OKCBF Hires New High Performance Training Center Coach

OKLAHOMA CITY – The USRowing National High Performance Center at the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation has named Reilly Dampeer as the new head coach. Dampeer will work in collaboration with USRowing in providing coaching and training ... Read More

RIVERSPORT Rapids in the News

Looking forward to the RIVERSPORT Rapids Grand Opening on May 7-8? Read the latest national news stories that mention RIVERSPORT Rapids and share in the excitement! Learn more about RIVERSPORT Rapids or buy your All Access Annual Pass ... Read More

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OKCBF Hires New High Performance Training Center Coach

OKLAHOMA CITY – The USRowing National High Performance Center at the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation has named Reilly Dampeer as the new head coach. Dampeer will work in collaboration with USRowing in providing coaching and training ... Read More

RIVERSPORT Rapids in the News

Looking forward to the RIVERSPORT Rapids Grand Opening on May 7-8? Read the latest national news stories that mention RIVERSPORT Rapids and share in the excitement! Learn more about RIVERSPORT Rapids or buy your All Access Annual Pass ... Read More

Festivals & Races

The Boathouse District hosts some of Oklahoma City’s top family-friendly festivals and races throughout the year, drawing thousands of athletes and spectators to the Oklahoma River.

Bricktown Landing is now open!

Bricktown Landing, where the Oklahoma River and the Bricktown Canal intersect, is now open! Pedestrians can now park in Bricktown and walk to the Oklahoma River.

2016 Schedule of Events

RIVERSPORT RUNderground, February 13
OKC RIVERSPORT Indoor Championships, February 13
USRowing Central Youth Championships, May 7-8
RIVERSPORT Rapids Grand Opening, May 7-8
2016 U.S. Olympic Trials – Canoe/Kayak Slalom, May 7-8
OKC RIVERSPORT Youth League Championships, May 14
RIVERSPORT Memorial Day Festival, May 28
Stars & Stripes River Festival, June 25
PaddleFest Dragon Boat Festival, June 25
USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Nationals, August 3-6
USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom Age Group National Championships, August 6-7
Oklahoma Regatta Festival, September 29 – October 2

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