RIVERSPORT In the News

2018

January

January 4 12 Travel Ideas from Wichita
January 8 Champagne & Oysters
January 8 NewsOK: Lifestyle Pass, Champagne & Oysters, Ice Rescue Training
January 9 Made In Oklahoma held at Devon Boathouse
January 10 MAPS 3 money for Boathouse Foundation
January 10 Oklahoma State of Education held in Devon Boathouse
January 10 High Water 2018 at RIVERSPORT Rapids (Fire Engineering)
January 10 High Water 2018 at RIVERSPORT Rapids (Firefighter Nation)
January 10 High Water 2018 at RIVERSPORT Rapids (Fire Apparatus Magazine)
January 12 Brian Ebke Coaching Success
January 12 High Water 2018 at RIVERSPORT Rapids (Journal Record)
January 14 Better understanding of how to benefit from sports tourism
January 16 Jr. Crew athlete rowing at Stanford
January 18 7 best romantic weekend getaways from Tulsa
January 20 Sign to help find the way in DT OKC
January 21 A Perfect Finish (405 Magazine)
January 22 A Perfect Finish (Oklahoman)
January 23 Spring Break destinations in Oklahoma
January 23 What’s next for OKC’s downtown Business Improvement District?
January 24 OKCBF envisions executive leadership institute on the Oklahoma River (NewsOK)
January 25 Oklahoma-made products highlight pop-up shop market
January 26 RIVERSPORT Update: Corporate Rowing League
January 28 OKC Painting by Corbyn Rhodes
January 29 OKCBF envisions executive leadership institute on the Oklahoma River (Oklahoman)

February

February 2 Get Rowing
February 3 Your Last Minute Valentine’s Getaway
February 5 RIVERSPORT Update: Projects, camps, and training
February 17 Erg Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships and More
February 19 RIVERSPORT Adventures: February 19th, 2018
February 20 4 destinations for a couple’s getaway
February 21 Around Town: Food tasting benefits kids
February 22 7 Best Bachelor Party Destinations in Oklahoma
February 25 20 Iconic OKC Attractions
February 26 RIVERSPORT Update: Marathon training and opening day
February 28 Turpen reappointed to State Regents

March

March 1 Heights native competing in World Rowing Indoor Championships
March 1 MAPS 3 convention center in Oklahoma City to include $9 million in optional work
March 5 #OKC Boxscore: Weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news
March 5 RIVERSPORT Update: New App, Birthday Party and Opening Day
March 6 Daycation: Day trips you can plan for the family as spring break approaches
March 6 On the water: Dearborn Heights native on rise as world-class rower
March 6 Thirty-One Gifts Tour Coming to Oklahoma City
March 10 5 Active Spring Break Getaways in Texas
March 11 Around Town: Time to get ready to enjoy spring
March 12 RIVERSPORT Update: Spring hours begin on March 17
March 16 K-State rowing will compete in Hornet Invitational in California
March 16 Riversport Rapids Set To Open Third Season On Saturday
March 19 RIVERSPORT Update: Open for business
March 21 Riversport Rapids Drawing Guides From Around The World
March 23 14 of the best cities to visit this April (A Luxury Travel Blog)
March 24 14 of the best cities to visit this April (Quick Travel)
March 26 RIVERSPORT Adventure Park to host day camps for kids during teacher walkout
March 26 RIVERSPORT Update: High Water Rescue Conference & Red Bull Pumptrack race comes to OKC
March 28 Most People Don’t Know There’s a Kayak Park Hiding In Oklahoma
March 29 Resources for parents during potential teacher walkout
March 29 Hyatt Place Oklahoma City/Bricktown Celebrates Official Opening
March 30 Walkout Watch: Childcare options across the metro

April

April 2 Hyatt Place Oklahoma City/Bricktown, opens with 134 rooms
April 8 Dozen Of First Responders Train In OKC For Flooding Season (News 9)
April 9 Dozen Of First Responders Train In OKC For Flooding Season (KSFFA)
April 9 Mayor reflects on changes to OKC sports while in office
April 10 Oklahoma Guardsman splash down with Task Force One (dvids)
April 11 Oklahoma Guardsmen Participate in Water Rescue Training (Department of Defense)
April 11 Oklahoma Guardsmen Participate in Water Rescue Training (Floods News Today)
April 12 Oklahoma Guardsman splash down with Task Force One (Big News Network)
April 12 Task Force Members Continue Water Rescue Training In OKC
April 16 RIVERSPORT Update: Event space
April 18 Boathouse starts training program for first responders
April 21 River Trail Relay for runners, cyclists and kayakers set for May 20
April 23 Around Town: Mom’s Day treat at Riversport OKC
April 24 U.S. Olympic Committee Accepting Applications For Second Season Of Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful
April 24 Celebrate Oklahoma
April 26 Scouting camp seeking Olympic hopefuls is coming to Oklahoma City
April 26 2018 Mother’s Day Fun Guide
April 30 There’s An Entire White Water Rafting Course Through Downtown OKC
April 30 Around Town: Red for Women promotes health
April 30 VDubs on Auto Alley Street Festival, May 12

May

May 1 Road to the 2018 USRowing Youth National Championship Begins This Weekend
May 4 Around Town: Early bird gets best show seats
May 4 OKC Margarita Madness 5k Run
May 5 New attractions planned for Oklahoma River (Oklahoman)
May 5 New attractions planned for Oklahoma River (NewsOK)
May 7 OSU 10th, OU 12th at NCAA Women’s Golf Regionals
May 7 Five Youth National Qualifiers Set for this Weekend; Three in the Books
May 8 15 Best Day Trips from Dallas
May 8 Crescent Masterpiece
May 9 FREE Admission for Moms at Various Venues
May 9 15 Cheap Vacation Spots for a Fun Summer Vacation
May 13 Rowing championship held on the Oklahoma River
May 14 Around Town: Here’s your only invite to royalty
May 15 Periscope: A location for embracing innovation, creativity
May 16 OKC Whitewater Festival (Oklahoma Magazine)
May 17 OKC Whitewater Festival (Metro Family)
May 18 Top 5 Must Do’s in OKC?
May 18 4 the weekend: Whitewater Festival, Heard on Hurd
May 19 Boatercross featured at OKC Whitewater Festival this weekend
May 20 This White Water Adventure Oklahoma Is An Outdoor Lover’s Dream
May 21 Epic Man-Made White Water Rapids
May 23 Paddlesports Retailer Announces 2018 Paddlesports Industry Dinner (Rapid Media)
May 23 Turpen and Price inducted into the TU Law Hall of Fame
May 24 How to enjoy a staycation in Oklahoma City this Memorial Day weekend
May 24 Kyle Dillingham to Make CMA Fest Debut on the Spotlight Stage at Music City Center, June 8
May 25 Around Town: Try swimsuits for film viewing
May 27 Graduates of new intervention program grateful for second chance: Police see program as win-win for community
May 28 RIVERSPORT Update: Rafting, tubing and movies
May 30 Learn to row at event
May 30 Mortgage form makes Tech 100 list
May 30 Paddlesports Retailer Announces 2018 Paddlesports Industry Dinner (Snews)
May 30 5 summertime movie spots in the Oklahoma City metro
May 31 Full palette
May 31 Paddlesports Retailer Announces 2018 Paddlesports Industry Dinner (Unsponsored)

June

June 1 MetroFamily: Stars & Stripes, Father’s Day, Floating Films
June 1 SoSix: Stars & Stripes (Page 39)
June 3 FREE Friday Evening Glow
June 4 Take me to the river (NewsOK)
June 4 Take me to the river (Oklahoman)

2017

January 

January 4 Riversport Adventures launches its first Indoor Golf Shootout 
January 5 Oklahomans to receive new license plates
January 6 Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017
January 6 The City of Reinvention
January 6 Around Town: White paintings
January 16 Riversport: Spring Cleaning and Raft Guides
January 17 CEO of Marketing 2 Point 0, Inc. Plans to Educate Local Businesses About Being Digitally Relevant in 2017 (Cision)
January 17 CEO of Marketing 2 Point 0, Inc. Plans to Educate Local Businesses About Being Digitally Relevant in 2017 (University Chronicle)
January 17 CEO of Marketing 2 Point 0, Inc. Plans to Educate Local Businesses About Being Digitally Relevant in 2017 (Benzinga)
January 18 Riversport Rapids Cleaning (2017-2018)
January 19 Riversport Rapids undergoes seasonal maintenance
January 20 Travel to Oklahoma City – Episode 545
January 22 WILD ABOUT THE WEST : Saddle up for an adventure for all ages in Oklahoma and Kansas
January 23 OKC Riversports Update: Youth Rowing Programs
January 24 Hello 20’s
January 30 Riversport Adventures: Paddlesports

February

February 2 Architectural Masterstrokes: 8 Contemporary Boathouses
February 2 Oklahoma City’s best athletes spend most meals eating to perform, but a few local restaurants are worth a cheat day
February 5 8 Simply Amazing University Buildings
February 6 Riversport Adventures: Bart and Nadia Sports Experience (Oklahoman)
February 6 Riversport Adventures: Bart and Nadia Sports Experience (NewsOK)
February 8 RIVERSPORT Rapids
February 9 Lot Lines: Being a tourist in your hometown
February 9 Oklahoma City’s Bricktown set to get its first full-service hotel
February 11 Sprints, Slams, Assessments and Shockers
February 13 Training camp set in Boathouse District
February 13 Riversport Adventures: Events, Meeting spaces, Boathouse Bride Open House
February 19 Riversport Adventures in OKC
February 21 Around Town: Rocket Fuel Up
February 23 Around Town: Art on the Cherokee Strip
February 23 OKC Riversports Update: High performance program & spring opening
February 24 Around Town: A dark comedy
February 27 Around Town: Spring Show set
February 28 Consistent Heating And Cooling Down By The River
February 28 Boathouse Foundation launches Aubrey McClendon memorial campaign

March

March 1 OKCine Latino Film Festival adds a student film program in its third year
March 1 CHK | Central Boathouse
March 1 Okc Whitewater Center To Be Named In Honor Of Aubrey McClendon
March 2 Whitewater rafting facility to be named for McClendon (Canadian Press)
March 2 Whitewater rafting facility to be named for McClendon (Wopular)
March 2 Whitewater rafting facility to be named for McClendon (Times Record)
March 2 Whitewater rafting facility to be named for McClendon (PennEnergy)
March 2 Whitewater rafting facility to be named for McClendon (Grand Lake News)
March 3 Jordan Willis getting ready for Combine
March 3 The Oklahoman’s Week In Review: Trump Rally, Boathouse District, Mayoral Race And High School Basketball (Wopular)
March 6 Gypsy Glam Roadshow
March 6 Oklahoma City whitewater center to honor McClendon
March 7 Around Town: Spring break activities
March 9 Parents have many places to turn for youth-centered spring break events in the metro
March 10 Hot Cities, Cool Choices in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas
March 15 Whitewater season approaching rapidly at Riversport
March 18 Spring Break Races, Regattas, and More
March 22 Outdoor Activities
March 24 Modern Black + White Rules this Stylish OKC Wedding
March 25 3rd Annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival
March 29 TRAVEL: Surprises abound in OKC

April

April 5 What’s to Come for Oklahoma City & Why You Should be Here
April 6 American Architecture Awards 2017
April 7 Cover Story: PLAY BALL! Bricktown Ballpark launched a hitting streak for urban redevelopment
April 10 *OKLAHOMA CITY HOT SPOTS FOR 2017*
April 10 SCALE Was the Place to Be for Students
April 11 Oklahoma River Cruises Kicks Off Its 10th Season 2017 Expected to Continue Ridership Growth
April 11 Periscope: Hang around, something great might bloom
April 17 Looking To Turn Oar Into Gold, Crew Teams Ply Lake Las Vegas
April 17 Design Department: Squared UP
April 18 2017 American Architecture Award Winners Announced
April 20 Around Town: Spring happenings
April 20 Winner of 2017 American Architecture Awards Revealed
April 20 Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Oklahoma City
April 20 Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City
April 21 Big Blend Radio: Debbie Stone Explores Surprising Oklahoma City!
April 25 Student research conference will be in Edmond next year
April 25 OKLAHOMA CITY ACCOLADES
April 27 Explore the Whitewater

May

May 3 Summer Guide: Near or far, adventure awaits across Oklahoma
May 4 Development camp set at USRowing Center
May 5 Walk to Cure Arthritis
May 11 Residence Inn Hotel To Open In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 11 MAPS 3 downtown park construction bid comes in below estimate
May 12 Residence Inn hotel to open in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 13 “I take five pills a day and four extra on weekends,” Hundreds participate in Walk to Cure Arthritis
May 16 SURPRISES ABOUND IN OKC
May 16 Residence Inn hotel to open in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (TravelDailyNews)
May 16 Residence Inn hotel to open in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Hotel Executive)
May 17 Oklahoma City Whitewater Festival
May 17 White Water Festival (OKC)
May 17 FREE Oklahoma City Whitewater Festival
May 18 The Day Trip Of A Lifetime You Can Only Take In Oklahoma
May 19 Die Sportszene in Kansas und Oklahoma
May 21 Summit County Ark Sharks win R4 Nationals, Eagle County Sage team 2nd
May 22 Summit County Ark Sharks win R4 Nationals rafting comp, now headed to 2018 Worlds
May 23 More Than OK
May 25 The 12 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take In Oklahoma
May 25 The City’s Playground – Downtown Tulsa and OKC provide multiple entertainment options.
May 30 Beware the Ark Sharks, Breckenridge’s national championship rafting crew

June

June 2 Cover Story: OKC Restaurant Week runs June 9-18 at almost 30 participating venues
June 2 10 Surprising Summer Escapes
June 6 Family of Geese Enjoys day at Riversport Rapids
June 6 “They were pros!” Geese seen splashing around at Riversport Rapids
June 6 Fitness in the 405
June 11 City building, and rock’n’roll on the side for OKC engineer
June 11 Just stick a fork in it
June 11 Case Studies in Commercial Ductless Applications: Mitsubishi VRF Meets Diverse Comfort Requirements
June 12 Outdoors with Dad in OKC
June 15 The OKC Bucket List: Outdoor Escapades and Eats
June 16 Blog: Scott Sackett sketching in BHD
June 16 Sarasota caterer starts brand to provide athletes nutritious meals
June 16 You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In Oklahoma This Year
June 18 Neighborhoods of Oklahoma City Gym
June 19 The Sports Beat
June 20 Much to celebrate at the Oklahoma River
June 20 Around Town: Celebrating July 4
June 21 Stars & Stripes River Festival (OKC)
June 23 Stars & Stripes set for Saturday
June 24 Terrance Ferguson Excited to Be Back Home, Ready to Work
June 24 Ferguson Glad to Be Back Home, Ready to Work
June 24 Ferguson Excited to Be Back Home, Ready to Work
June 24 One Stroke Closer
June 25 Tulsa can’t compete w/ OKC (reddit discusison)
June 25 Stars & Stripes River Festival draws crowd for boat races, adventure park activities
June 27 72 hours in OKC
June 27 2018 Independence Day Fun Guide
June 28 Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 To Charities
June 28 Downtown 4th Fest
June 30 Best places to watch fireworks in and around Norman

July

July 1 Oklahoma’s Frontier Country
July 2 Opening reception
July 2 Free downtown 4th Fest
July 4 July 4th Fun and Fireworks List
July 4 STEAM Academy students visit boathouse district (Oklahoman)
July 4 STEAM Academy students visit boathouse district (NewsOk)
July 4 Fireworks on the River hopes to bring backyard barbeque atmosphere to July 4th celebration (Chron)
July 4 Fireworks on the River hopes to bring backyard barbeque atmosphere to July 4th celebration (mySA)
July 5 Eliza Dickson: Sammamish Rowing Coach
July 5 Water adventures in Oklahoma
July 7 What to visit in OKC
July 10 My Guide to Oklahoma City
July 10 A Visit to the Boathouse District for STEAM Academy Students
July 24 Olympic Gold is sophomore’s goal: ‘Desire, Drive, Determination, Dedication to get to the Destination’
July 25 Exciting water fun at Riversport Adventure OKC
July 25 OKC Hosts Arabian Youth Nationals
July 26 Urban Camping at RIVERSPORT Adventures
July 28 RIVERSPORT Rapids offers whitewater adventure near downtown (News 9)
July 28 RIVERSPORT Rapids offers whitewater adventure near downtown (News 6)
July 28 Terrance Ferguson gets clearance to play NBA
July 31 RIVERSPORT brings in record crowd

August

August 3 Tourist in Your Own City: OKC
August 7 Boathouse bike trail recommendation (reddit)
August 8 RIVERSPORT OKC Adventures
August 11 9 Things To Do This Weekend Around the Metro
August 13 Development underway along a blighted corridor east of Oklahoma City’s Bricktown
August 16 Visit OKC ideas on Reddit
August 16 RiverSport Adventures’ Surf Zone Thursdays start weekends off with a splash
August 16 Mustang schools rowing teams at Lake Overholser (Mustang Paper)
August 17 Mustang schools rowing teams at Lake Overholser (Yukon Review)
August 18 9 Things To Do This Weekend Around The Metro
August 21 How to Plan a Weekend Getaway That Feels Like a Vacation
August 22 12 Fabulous Fields Trips in OKC
August 22 OKC’s most instagram-able spots
August 23 Aubrey McClendon Tribute
August 23 5 Last-Minute Outdoor Adventures You Must Have Before Oklahoma’s Summer Is Gone For Good
August 23 Boy Scouts experience RIVERSPORT
August 23 Pete Brevick returns as crew coach
August 24 Best meeting facility
August 24 OBI blood drive at Oklahoma Bob Moore Auto Group locations helps save over 2,900 lives, man wins car
August 26 Downtown on a Dime
August 26 Adventure Camp For Boy Scouts At Riversport Rapids
August 27 Kayaking star to conduct clinics at Riversport Rapids
August 28 Paddle Power
August 30 Oklahoma Regatta Festival
August 31 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (Snowboarding)
August 31 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (OIA)
August 31 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (InsideOutdoor)
August 31 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (SGB Media)
August 31 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (Outdoor Sportswire)

September

September 3 OKC athletes competing in Olympic Hopes Regatta (NewsOK)
September 4 OKC athletes competing in Olympic Hopes Regatta (News 9)
September 5 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (CSGA)
September 5 Paddlesports Retailer moving to OKC (Oklahoman)
September 7 Edmond Scouts to kayak in Olympic Hopes Regatta
September 8 Oklahoma City Fire Department’s 5th Annual Project Life Run
September 9 Free whitewater rafting clinic with Rafa Ortiz
September 10 Raising the Stakes party
September 11 Luke Reynolds named Jr. Crew Head Coach
September 11 GunVenture at RIVERSPORT Rapids
September 13 Fun things to do in OKC
September 14 Luke Reynolds named Jr. Crew Head Coach
September 16 Perpetual Motion Performs at the Black White Blacklight Fundraiser
September 18 Energy HQ video on Boathouse District
September 19 Oklahoma Regatta Festival
September 19 11 Reasons We’re Obsessed with Oklahoma City
September 20 Fundraiser in CHK Boathouse
September 23 Camels & Chocolate day at RIVERSPORT
September 23 Yelp Elites day at RIVERSPORT
September 30 Rapid Media official media partner for PaddleSports
September 30 Riversport Rapids Rafting with OSU

October

October 1 13 Reasons Travelocity loves OK
October 1 Fans, organizers cheer success of World Rowing Championships
October 3 Bob Moore Subaru Howl-O-Ween event
October 3 Rapid Media official media partner for PaddleSports (Snews)
October 3 Rapid Media official media partner for PaddleSports (Outdoor Sportswire)
October 3 Boathouse District moves onward and upward
October 3 Hinton Senior Citizens Bowling
October 4 Boathouse Foundation to christen McClendon Whitewater Center
October 4 Oklahoma Regatta Festival (OKC)
October 5 OKC Boathouse District, Community Leaders Honor Aubrey McClendon (News 9)
October 5 Oklahoma Regatta Festival
October 5 2017 Oklahoma Regatta Festival Set To Kick Off
October 6 Boathouse building renamed in honor of Aubrey McClendon
October 6 OKC Boathouse District, Community Leaders Honor Aubrey McClendon (Strategic Journal
October 6 K state rowing begins season in Oklahoma City
October 6 Oklahoma Regatta Festival (News 9)
October 6 Oklahoma Regatta Festival (Automotive Industry Today)
October 6 Oklahoma Regatta Festival (News 4)
October 8 Tulsa Earns Two Bronze Medals in the Opening Day of the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta
October 8 K state rowing places first at Head of the Oklahoma regatta
October 9 Mercedes Benz car show at Devon Boathouse
October 11 Participants churn the water at Oklahoma Regatta Festival
October 12 2017 Classics on the River
October 13 ESD Crew Wins Three Medals at Head of the Oklahoma Regatta
October 15 The Best Outdoor Things to Do in Oklahoma City this Fall
October 20 Oklahoma City offers fun, new attractions mixed with some old favorites
October 25 SuperHero Saturday
October 26 Last Weekend of the Season

November 

November 1 Oklahoma A to Z
November 2 OKC Whitewater Festival
November 13 “Now I can give back,” Thunder star launches foundation to help children learn to fish
November 13 Metro elementary students get fishing lesson from Thunder’s Paul George
November 13 Paul George Invests in OKC, Reels Youths into Experiencing the Outdoors
November 27 Discover Oklahoma City
November 29 Holiday Lights on Parade

December

December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (The Reporter)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (Redwood Times)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (Monterey Herald)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (The Washington Times)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (Times-Herald)
December 3 Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools (Times Standard)
December 3 A family travel guide to Oklahoma City
December 4 8 Unforgettable Date Activities For Romantics in Oklahoma City
December 5 Grow with Google workshop in Devon Boathouse/Google nonprofit grants (Wopular)
December 6 Grow with Google workshop in Devon Boathouse/Google nonprofit grants (Tulsa World)
December 7 Google Brings Workshop to Downtown OKC
December 13 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City
December 13 Plan Underway For Park Featuring USS Oklahoma City Submarine
December 18 OKC’s Visually Impaired Adaptive Rowing Project Vipers
December 22 MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus
December 24 7 Best Weekend Getaways from Tulsa