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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

Venue

Located on the Oklahoma River in downtown Oklahoma City, the Boathouse District is emerging as one of the world’s premier sites for both rowing and canoe/kayak – and as a “go to” place for Oklahoma City metro area families and visitors looking for outdoor fun.

RIVERSPORT Adventures offers family fun March to October with adventure courses, zip lines, rock climbing, and on-the-water activities including kayaking, dragon boating and stand up paddle boarding [more].

The U.S. Olympic Committee has recognized the Oklahoma River as a U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site, and you’ll find Olympic hopefuls in both rowing and canoe/kayak training at the OKC National High Performance Center.

Directions & Hours

The Boathouse District is adjacent to downtown’s Bricktown entertainment district and is just a short walk or drive from hotels, restaurants and entertainment.

Getting here is easy; we’re located at the crossroads of the nation where I35 and I40 intersect [map]. Our welcome center at the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower is open 9a-8p Monday through Saturday and 1-5p on Sundays. Stop by to inquire about our available programs or relax in our seating area. The welcome center is equipped with wi-fi and has snacks and apparel available for purchase. Questions? Email us or call (405) 552-4040.