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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

Amenities

Planning your event in the Boathouse District or at Lake Overholser is easy! We offer an array of catering options and can recommend local suppliers for decorations, music, photography – everything you need to ensure your event comes together seamlessly. To schedule a private tour or to check date availability, please email our private event staff.

CATERING

The Boathouse District and Lake Overholser offer catering by many of Oklahoma City’s finest caterers. All provide an array of menus at various prices and can provide alcoholic beverages as well.

TABLES/CHAIRS

The facilities in the Boathouse District offer a number of tables and chairs at no additional cost. Options include six-foot rectangular tables, 60” round tables, and white chairs (with arms). Bistro tables and white garden chairs are also available for an additional charge.

The Lake Overholser Boathouse offers indoor/outdoor tables and chairs at no additional cost. Options include 3×3 tables, a 5×3 table, and chairs.

If you need additional tables, chairs, linens, etc., we will help you find a dependable local supplier.

DECORATIONS

Get creative! Floral arrangements, balloons,creative centerpieces and dramatic lighting can all create a unique and memorable experience for your guests. You may bring your own, or we can help you make arrangements with a local party planner. As you’re planning your event, please note that confetti, glitter, sparkles, hay, straw, bubbles and birdseed are not allowed, and candles are limited to votives only.

AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT

Each of the Boathouse District and Lake Overholser’s indoor event spaces comes with digital screens at no additional charge. If you have special audiovisual requirements, we can work with a local vendor to bring in additional equipment.

MAKE IT AN ADVENTURE

One of the unique aspects of having your event in the Boathouse District or at Lake Overholser is the opportunity to offer your guests a unique experience. We can arrange behind-the-scenes tours of our U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, offer a team building activity such as dragon boating or rowing, or offer group pricing for our Adventure activities including the SandRidge Sky Trail.