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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

$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

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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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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

$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

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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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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

$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

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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

$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

Newsfeed

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

$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

Newsfeed

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

$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

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Stars & Stripes River Festival

June 25, 2016

This annual Fourth of July themed festival features the RIVERSPORT Challenge 500-meter kayak/5k run duathlon and the PaddleFest Dragon Boat Festival. Corporate rowing and Dragon Boat League racing takes place under the lights at the OGE NightSprints, as does Paddle for the Cure, a fun dragon boat competition benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central & Western Oklahoma Affiliate. Those not signed up to race can come enjoy the free family festival, try out all the exciting fun with RIVERSPORT Rapids and RIVERSPORT Adventures, listen to music and watch the spectacular American Energy Partners fireworks show!

2015 Stars & Stripes River Festival Photos

Family Festival →

Join us for this family friendly festival on the shore while racing action takes place on the water.
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PaddleFest Dragon Boat Festival →

The inaugural PaddleFest Dragon Boat Race occurred during the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World and Pan Am Championships. The 2016 PaddleFest Dragon Boat Festival will be held during the Stars & Stripes River Festival on Saturday, June 25. Teams of 20 can sign up to race local and regional teams in this unique event in Oklahoma City. PaddleFest welcomes…
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RIVERSPORT Challenge →

Looking for a fun 5k race? We put a twist on this classic race, with our new multi-sport event! This race begins with a 500m flat-water kayak or SUP race on the water, then moves to the Oklahoma River Trails for a 5k run. The challenge includes youth and adult racing.
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Canoe/Kayak Talent ID →

On June 27, 2015, USA Canoe/Kayak and the American Canoe Association came to Oklahoma City to discover America’s next generation of world-class paddlers! They are always looking for flatwater paddlers as well as future whitewater slalom athletes. Guests saw videos showcasing these exciting sports and the same kind of kayaks Olympians use in racing. They also met Olympian and former…
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Paddle for the Cure Race →

Paddle for the Cure is a friendly dragon boat competition benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central and Western Oklahoma Affiliate.
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Stars & Stripes Regatta →

The Stars & Stripes Regatta will get underway with masters crews from across the region competing on the Oklahoma River.
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OGE NightSprints →

The OGE NightSprints illuminate the Oklahoma River so teams can compete at night under stadium lighting, creating a memorable experience for the racers and spectators alike!
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Live Video →

Watch live video of the races here.
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Volunteer →

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and get involved in all the exciting activities at the Oklahoma River!
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