Check out the latest Parks & Recreation news below.
The Parks Department has purchased the 240 Sports Complex in south Oklahoma City with plans to renovate it in time for the spring 2020 baseball and softball seasons.
02/22/2019 8:30 AM
Public art projects are coming soon to the West River Trail, two parks and a fire station.
01/31/2019 12:00 PM
Dennis Clowers, one of Oklahoma City’s three Assistant City Managers, is retiring effective Feb. 7.
11/15/2018 1:23 PM
The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to accept 130 acres of the former Lone Oak Farms in far northwest Oklahoma City for park and trail development.
10/24/2018 8:30 AM
The community is invited to celebrate Lightning Creek Park’s revitalization during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10. The park is located at 801 SW 81st Street.
09/19/2018 9:11 AM
The recreation center at Pilot Park, 1435 NW 2nd Street, is closed for repairs until further notice.
08/20/2018 2:22 PM
New fees for City of Oklahoma City fishing permits and a new three-day permit take effect Sept. 1.
08/16/2018 8:30 AM
Construction projects in the coming weeks will affect the West River Trail and Lake Overholser Trail in west Oklahoma City.
08/10/2018 10:34 AM
Better Streets, Safer City street improvement projects are already under way, and the Oklahoma City Council just approved the program’s first trails project.
07/31/2018 11:32 AM
Projects expected to be funded by the first Better Streets, Safer City bond sale include streets across Oklahoma City, a new soccer complex on the northwest side and improvements to sports facilities.
04/23/2018 11:29 AM
Adjusting to demand as the Oklahoma teacher walkout continues, the Parks and Recreation Department will consolidate its extended services for children to three recreation centers.
04/06/2018 8:30 AM
Oklahoma City has earned recognition as a Tree City USA for the third year in a row thanks to efforts to protect and plant trees in our community.
03/23/2018 10:23 AM
More Oklahoma City residents than ever before will benefit from the life-changing and life-sustaining exposure to the outdoors at Martin Park Nature Center when a new, accessible boardwalk overlook officially opens April 6.
03/20/2018 10:45 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department and Oklahoma City Zoo will offer additional services for children beginning April 2 in the event of a teacher walkout in local public schools.
03/14/2018 12:01 PM
The public comment period is open until March 21 for the draft of bikewalkokc, the City of Oklahoma City’s plan for improving our transportation network for cyclists and pedestrians.
03/07/2018 1:56 PM
Mayor Mick Cornett and other civic leaders broke ground Wednesday on the Lake Draper Trail, the third of three MAPS 3 Trails.
03/07/2018 1:15 PM
Oklahoma City’s first neighborhood trail opened Friday as civic leaders cut the ribbon on MAPS 3’s Will Rogers Trail.
03/02/2018 3:37 PM
The Civic Center Music Hall invested in improvements for patrons with hearing aids with the installation of a new hearing loop system in the Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre.
02/26/2018 3:09 PM
02/14/2018 3:14 PM
Walking on frozen ponds and lakes could be a deadly mistake.
01/05/2018 2:28 PM