Bubbling with Excitement

Oklahoma’s new 11-acre whitewater park is an exciting addition to the existing training and rowing facilities within the city’s vibrant Boathouse District. The Riversport Rapids Whitewater Center is one of only three of its kind in the U.S., and is a key component of the city’s ongoing economic-development effort to revitalize the riverfront, promote health and recreation activities, and attract competitive events. The $45.2-million center, part of Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 program, opened last May when it hosted the Olympic canoe and kayak slalom trials for the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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