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Rollin’ on the River

Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12:00:00 am

With the amount of activity taking place on the Oklahoma River these days, it’s hard to believe that not too long ago, the City of OKC regularly mowed the river. Now an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic training site and home to USA Canoe/Kayak, you’ll find athletes of all levels on the Oklahoma River.

OKCitians from the young to the old, as well as the Olympic-caliber, have benefited from the recreational rendezvous it affords, and you can too. If you aren’t familiar with rowing, canoeing and kayaking, OKC RIVERSPORT offers classes that will teach you basic technique and general safety rules so you will be out on the water in no time. And athletic opportunities abound for kids, with adventure camps for children ages 8-16 and co-ed rowing camps for ages 13-19.

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