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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,

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 steal beam that will be used in the construction of the new MAPS 3 RIVERSPORT Rapids Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking Center.

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

Courage on the Water

Courage on the Water Rob Jones’ Story of Rowing, Rigor and Resilience Jan. 30, 2015  •  7p Devon Boathouse  •  Boathouse District Rob Jones is a remarkable individual. While deployed in Afghanistan in 2010 as a combat engineer in the Marine Corps, he lost both legs to an IED (improvised explosive device). After recovery and rehabilitation

2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships Photos

View a selection of photos from the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World and Pan Am Championships, the first world championships to be held on the Oklahoma River!         

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Oklahoma City Athletes to Compete at World Rowing Championships –

Team OKC has 19 athletes, three coaches in Amsterdam with sights on Rio

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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.

USA Canoe/Kayak Talent Identification at the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival

USA Canoe/Kayak will be conducting a Talent Identification Assessment testing session at the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival at 11a on Saturday, June 28 in the training center of the Devon Boathouse.

Talent Identification Assessment is a great opportunity to learn more about the sport of canoe/kayak and to find out if you have what it takes to be a High Performance athlete! No experience is necessary and the testing session is open to the public. Find out more information about our High Performance athletes who train at the OKC National High Performance Center on the Oklahoma River, a U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site.

Sign Up for ICF Canoe Marathon World and Pan Am Championships Newsletter

USA Canoe/Kayak and the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation are excited to be hosting the 2014 ICF Canoe/Kayak Marathon World Championships in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River.

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