Whitewater course in Oklahoma City design plans falling into place
BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD NewsOK.com
Monday, December 31, 2012
12/31/12 at 2:00 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The mud red rivers and lakes in Oklahoma City may soon be overshadowed by a new, much more pristine water element.
Designers of a proposed white-water racing and training course on the Oklahoma River downtown said the facility, when built, stands to attract Olympic and professional training teams from across the country.
But just as significant, the rapids will be just one more attraction for kids and families citywide to spend some time outdoors in the city's developing boathouse district, said Scott Shipley, president of S2o Design.
“We want that rafting experience to be the gateway to those other outdoor experiences that are already there,” Shipley said. “This park is all about putting down your Nintendo, putting away that 36-ounce Coke and coming down to get active.”
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