August 26-28, 2022
Oklahoma City
, OK


Located in the center of the nation at the intersection of I35 and I40, the Oklahoma River is adjacent to downtown Oklahoma City and within walking distance of the Bricktown entertainment district. It offers both a 2000m sprint course and two 4000m courses, all sheltered by raised banks. It is also the only sanctioned race course in the world to have permanent stadium lights for night racing.
The 100-acre+ Boathouse District sits on the river’s north shore just blocks from downtown OKC and includes a row of iconic boathouses, a world-class whitewater rafting and kayaking center, bike park and an array of land adventures.

Watch our video to see RIVERSPORT in action!

Map of OKC Boathouse District 2018


Oklahoma City – The Modern Frontier

Located in America’s heartland, Oklahoma City’s western heritage and lively atmosphere combine with an innovative spirit you won’t find anywhere else. Known for its friendliness, the OKC metro area has undergone major transformation in recent decades with more than $1.8 billion invested in quality-of-life improvements including sports and recreation venues, updated schools, changes to create a vibrant, walkable downtown and improving neighborhoods.


RIVERSPORT and the Boathouse District are located adjacent to downtown Oklahoma City at the intersection of I35 and I40, the crossroads of the nation. The $100M+ development includes a series of iconic boathouses and four-story finish line tower, a whitewater center, a six-story adventure course, a zip line, surfing and an indoor ski slope. RIVERSPORT is a US Olympic and Paralympic Training Site and hosts national and international rowing and canoe kayak races on the adjacent Oklahoma River – the only permanently lighted race venue in the world.

RIVERSPORT is also located within walking distance of downtown’s Bricktown entertainment district which means great hotels, restaurants and entertainment are just steps away.

The State of Oklahoma

With numerous industries and a growing base of companies, Oklahoma is positioned for a strong future in aviation/aerospace, biotechnology, energy, healthcare, a developing film industry and travel/ tourism.

In 2021, the state celebrated the opening of the First Americans Museum. Located on the Oklahoma River east of the Boathouse District, the world-class museum features Native American history, culture, food and

Area Population1.4 million
Avg High Temp Range 92-96 F
Mean min. temperature112 F
Mean min. temperature August
Chance of rain in August+ 24%


Oklahoma City offers a wide range of hotel options and we are pleased to offer special event rates at the partner hotels. NOTE: Please request the “Boathouse Rate” at time of booking to receive the special pricing. If there is a code listed, use that when booking online.


Located at the crossroads of I-35, I-40 and I-44, Oklahoma City is as easy to reach as it is to navigate. With more than 2,400 miles of four-lane roads, it’s been ranked as the sixth most drivable city in the U.S.

AirportWill Rogers World Airport offers nonstop air service to 20 destinations in the U.S., including west and east coast cities. See a list of nonstop flights to Oklahoma City.
Airport to Hotel TransportationMany hotels offer shuttle service to the airport; please check with your hotel directly for details.
Taxi ServiceTaxis are located in the Transportation Plaza accessed from the baggage claim (lower) level. Average fare from the airport to downtown is $15.
Shuttle ServicePublic vans are onsite to meet all scheduled flights and transport incoming passengers to their desired destination. Visit Airport Express, Inc. online, call (405) 681-3311 or send an e-mail request for more information. Airport Express also offers disability services through its MedRide. Call (405) 685-8267 to learn more.
Rental CarsFor a complete list of rental services, visit the OKC Events website.