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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

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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 USRowing Youth National Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., June 12-14. OKC RIVERSPORT won the overall points trophy,

Thunder Players Visit the Boathouse District

Two OKC Thunder players visited the Oklahoma City Boathouse District on March 14. The players, Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones, were taught how to row on an indoor rowing machine by members of the OKC RIVERSPORT Chesapeake Junior Crew. Once they got the hang of it, the Thunder players participated in a relay race along with members

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OKC RIVERSPORT Chesapeake Junior Crew raced in four events and won a national championship at the USRowing Youth National Championship, June 13-15 at Lake Natoma, California. OKC raced in the women’s lightweight four, the women’s eight, the men’s eight and the men’s lightweight eight. All events were contested on a 2,000-meter race course, which is the Olympic sprint distance for the sport of rowing.

OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew extended version

Find out more information about the OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew and Summer Rowing Camps online!

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Oklahoma City’s Olympic hopefuls Kaitlyn McElroy and Maggie Hogan took another step forward on the road to Rio as they qualified to race in two international World Cup events next month. The duo will race in the two person kayak 200-meter and 500-meter events at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup events to be held respectively in Racice, Czech Republic and Szeged, Hungary.

“They are aiming to qualify the USA for the women’s K2 in the 2016 Games in Rio,” said Shaun Caven, OKC RIVERSPORT canoe/kayak director and head coach. “Their performance at this year’s world cup events will be an important indicator as they test

RUNderground 5k Results

The 4th Annual RUNderground 5k was held Feb. 22 in conjunction with the Bart & Nadia Sports Experience. RUNderground participants completed the race through downtown Oklahoma City’s underground tunnel system. Runners and walkers ventured through many twists and turns, maneuvering up and down escalators and stairs. A total of 374 participants took part in the

Veterans Find Opportunities Through Rowing

The 2014 OKC RIVERSPORT Indoor Rowing & Canoe/Kayak Championships were held February 22, 2014 at the Cox Convention Center. 21 teams overall competed in the Indoor Rowing Corporate Challenge. Three teams represented Heart of a Warrior and were comprised of veterans affiliated with the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Waco Blakely, Patient Advocate in the Operation

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OKC Rowers Win 15 Medals at Steerhead Regatta

OKC RIVERSPORT athletes earned a total of 15 medals at the 2013 Steerhead Regatta in Fort Worth, Texas over the weekend. Out of the 15 medals, 7 were gold, 4 were silver and 4 were bronze. OKC RIVERSPORT swept the Men’s Masters E-J 1x and Men’s Masters AA-J 4x, earning the gold, silver and bronze medals