Check out the latest Parks & Recreation news below.
City of Oklahoma City services are affected Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
01/15/2020 8:30 AM
Petition signatures validated for parks sales tax proposal, Oklahoma City Council calls March 3 election
The Oklahoma City Council called a March 3 election for voters to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks, as required by a validated initiative petition filed at City Hall.
12/17/2019 10:39 AM
OKC Parks employees will be up to their ankles in mud and muck beginning Jan. 21, when they’ll begin draining and cleaning the Bricktown Canal.
01/15/2020 8:30 AM
The Lake Overholser Bridge on NW 39th Street along historic Route 66 is re-opening Dec. 20 after being closed about three months for repairs.
12/19/2019 3:56 PM
Don’t just throw your Christmas tree away – recycle it with the City of Oklahoma City and turn it into free mulch.
12/17/2019 8:30 AM
Oklahoma City voters approved the sales tax to fund MAPS 4 in Tuesday’s special election, moving forward with a unique and ambitious plan to transform our community.
12/10/2019 8:30 PM
OKC Parks opens its 19th annual rainbow trout season beginning Sunday, Dec. 1 at Dolese Youth Park Pond, 5105 NW 50th Street. The season runs through Feb. 29.
11/25/2019 9:44 AM
Mayor David Holt and other civic leaders will break ground on new improvements at Manuel Perez Park in a ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. OKC Parks is hosting the groundbreaking, and the public is invited to attend.
11/22/2019 1:23 PM
The MAPS 3 Lake Draper Trail opens Oct. 26 with two bicycle rides, a 5k fun run and activities for kids.
10/11/2019 1:50 PM
Mayor David Holt and the Oklahoma City Council approved an ambitious and unique MAPS 4 package for voters to consider in a special election on Dec. 10.
08/27/2019 11:13 AM
Mayor David Holt and Oklahoma City Council will consider a potential MAPS 4 package at its Tuesday meeting, including a potential call for a special election on Dec. 10.
08/23/2019 2:00 PM
Anglers, motorists and cyclists who use Lake Hefner for their commuter or recreational needs will need to adjust their plans while a portion of the road that borders the west side of Lake Hefner is closed for repaving through November, 2019.
08/22/2019 4:16 PM
Part of the West River Trail is closed indefinitely in west Oklahoma City until erosion damage from the heavy spring rain is repaired.
07/30/2019 2:10 PM
Kings of Leon to kick off Scissortail Park’s grand opening in Oklahoma City with free concert Sept. 27
A free Kings of Leon concert presented by the Chickasaw Nation is the highlight of three days of celebrations for the grand opening of MAPS 3’s Scissortail Park in downtown Oklahoma City.
06/26/2019 10:11 AM
It’s 100 days until MAPS 3’s Scissortail Park opens in downtown Oklahoma City – the new crown jewel of public spaces in our community with accessible fun for everybody.
06/19/2019 9:46 AM
04/19/2019 2:05 PM
OKC Parks will open five new outdoor fitness courts with a grand opening April 6, launching a new partnership with the San Francisco-based National Fitness Campaign (NFC). The free outdoor fitness opportunities across Oklahoma City are for bodyweight exercises, circuit training and more.
04/01/2019 11:07 AM