Scissortail Park’s Stage and Great Lawn named for Love’s Travel Stops

Naming was made at park’s first major gift ceremony The Stage and Great Lawn at Scissortail Park, scheduled to open this fall in Oklahoma City, will be named the Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn in recognition of a major gift from the Love Family. The $2 million gift will fund ongoing maintenance of […]

Innovative irrigation keeps Scissortail Park ‘green’

Green is more than just a color for the plants at MAPS 3’s Scissortail Park. The park’s eco-friendly, “green” irrigation system will use reclaimed rainwater for its grass, trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants. The park’s four-acre lake is 20 feet deep at its deepest point, and it captures runoff as a rainwater retention basin. […]

240-foot pedestrian bridge progress

The 240-foot pedestrian bridge spanning the lake will be a perfect place to enjoy amazing views of The Park and take photos with city’s skyline or Union Station in the background. It is coming together!

Gathering Place, Scissortail Park Celebrate Arbor Day

Oklahoma’s two world-class parks join in Arbor Day celebration, with tree dedication Gathering Place, Tulsa’s Riverfront Park, traveled to Scissortail Park in downtown Oklahoma City for a joint Arbor Day celebration and tree dedication. On Friday, April 26, 2019, Gathering Place gifted a cottonwood tree, cultivar Siouxland, to Scissortail Park in honor of Arbor Day […]

SONIC Drive-In sponsors Scissortail Park Elementary Art Contest

SONIC recently announced their support of an art contest that will involve more than 5,000 pre-k through 6th grade students in the Oklahoma City Public School System. The contest will encourage students to express what they are most excited about when the Park opens later this fall. The new park will include a roller skating […]

Survivor Tree clone transplanted at Scissortail Park

The Oklahoma City National Memorial, Maps 3 and other partners worked together to plant a Survivor Tree clone in Scissortail Park on the 24th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. Victims and survivors were remembered at the ceremony. The tree is near Union Station and will ensure future generations can share the experience of the […]

Grand Opening Sponsors

Grand Opening Sponsors Thank you to our amazing Grand Opening Celebration sponsors! The Scissortail Park Foundation is creating an amazing four-day park opening experience that will provide unique integration opportunities for our corporate partners. All grand opening sponsorship packages are customized to meet the sponsor’s strategic goals including customer awareness and engagement, media and marketing […]

Scissortail Park Receives First Grand Opening Sponsorships

Express Employment Professionals, Devon Energy and Downtown OKC recently announced their support as the first sponsors of the grand opening celebration at Scissortail Park. “We’re excited to support Scissortail Park as the Family Night sponsor,” said Bill Stoller, CEO of Express. “The park is an amazing addition to downtown Oklahoma City and serves as a […]

The Lake is a Centerpiece

A centerpiece for Scissortail Park is the lake, which is 3-acres with a 240’ bridge. The boathouse will offer peddle boat and paddle board rentals. The Lake is replenished through a French drain system that extends throughout the Park which also helps mitigate the introduction of stormwater into the City’s drainage system. The lake will […]

Interactive Water Fountain Coming Together

Another unique feature in the Park designed For Everyone, is the interactive fountain in the children’s play area. It extends nearly a block down Robinson on the east side of the Park. The fountain includes more than 70 nozzles above and at ground level that spray water in a variety of patterns. This is sure […]

We’re Hiring! Help us make history

Friends of Scissortail Park: We’re hiring! Are you a fit? Find out. Here are the job descriptions. Take a look! Help us make history for Oklahoma City! Director of Security & Safety Rental Manager Events Manager Volunteer Manager Facility Trade Mechanic To Apply Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: About […]

Scissortail Park Cafe’ Brand Revealed!

Thursday, January 31, 2019 The Social Order Dining Collective that will be operating the Cafe’ in Scissortail Park recently announced the brand concept. The Cafe’ will be named SPARK and will feature a menu built around Burgers and Shakes. The Social Order Dining Collective manages a number of locally successful restaurants including Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Texadelphia, Seven47, and […]